Margaret Fuller Biography
(American Journalist, Critic, Editor, and Women's Rights Advocate)
Birthday: May 23, 1810 (Gemini)
Born In: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
One of the first feminists to emerge in the United States of America, Margaret Fuller was a highly influential and sought-after women’s rights activist of the 19th century. One of the first women to be allowed to use the Harvard College library, Fuller was widely respected and recognised as the ‘best-read’ person in New England. Margaret Fuller initially worked as a teacher before she went on to become the editor of ‘The Dial’, a transcendentalist journal. She also became one of the first female editor and female foreign correspondents of the esteemed American newspaper, the ‘New-York Tribune’. As a foreign correspondent, she produced a total of over 37 reports in a span of four years for the ‘New-York Tribune’. Perhaps one of the most recognised and famous personalities of her generation, Fuller was known for her quick temper, outspoken nature, quick-wittedness and adventurous nature. She was a major leading figure in the transcendentalist movement and a celebrated writer, literary critic, book reviewer and a hearty social critic. Her seminal publication, ‘Woman in the Nineteenth Century’, is regarded as one of the first works on feminism in the U.S. To learn more interesting and intriguing facts about her childhood, personal life and professional achievements in the field of journalism and feminism, scroll down and continue to read this biography.