Day: February 5, 2023

5 February: Remembering Františka Plamínková on Birthday

Františka Plamínková (5 February 1875 – 30 June 1942) was a Czech feminist and suffrage activist. she became involved in feminism because teachers were forbidden to marry. She transitioned into journalism, writing articles about inequality. Elected to the Prague City Council and the National Assembly, she served as Senate Chair when Czechoslovakia broke away from the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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