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Annie Besant
b. October 1, 1847 – d. September 20, 1933 • Activist • Author • Politician
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Besant, Annie
BESANT, ANNIE (1847–1933)Theosophical leader and Indian political figureThe only daughter of a London businessman, Annie was educated privately. She married Frank Besant in 1867. Her husband became vicar of Sibsey in Lincolnshire, but she lost her Anglican religious conviction and left her husband