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Annie Besant (Wood)

Birthplace: Clapham, London, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 20, 1933 (85)
Adyar, Madras, India
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Page Wood and Emily Roche Wood
Wife of Reverend Frank Besant
Mother of Arthur Digby Besant and Mabel Emily Besant

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Annie Besant

  • 1871 English Census; Annie & Frank Besant with Arthur & Mabel. Leckhampton Gloucestershire.
  • Annie was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule.

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Annie Besant's Timeline

October 1, 1847
Clapham, London, England (United Kingdom)
January 16, 1869
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (United Kingdom)
August 28, 1870
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (United Kingdom)
September 20, 1933
Age 85
Adyar, Madras, India