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By Francisca De Haan, Krasimira Daskalova, Anna Loutfi

This bographical dictionary describes the lives, works and aspirations of greater than a hundred and fifty men and women who have been energetic in, or a part of, women's activities and feminisms in primary, japanese and South jap Europe. hence, it demanding situations the generally held trust that there has been no ancient feminism during this a part of Europe. those cutting edge and sometimes relocating biographical graphics not just exhibit that feminists existed right here, but additionally that they have been common and various, and incorporated Romanian princesses, Serbian philosophers and peasants, Latvian and Slovakian novelists, Albanian academics, Hungarian Christian social staff and activists of the Catholic women's circulate, Austrian manufacturing facility employees, Bulgarian feminist scientists and socialist feminists, Russian radicals, philanthropists, militant suffragists and Bolshevik activists, well known writers and philosophers of the Ottoman period, in addition to Turkish republican leftist political activists and nationalists, across the world well-known Greek feminist leaders, Estonian pharmacologists and technological know-how historians, Slovenian 'literary feminists,' Czech avant-garde painters, Ukrainian feminist students, Polish and Czech Senate participants, and plenty of extra. Their tales jointly represent a wealthy tapestry of feminist job and redress a significant imbalance within the historiography of women's routine and feminisms. "A Biographical Dictionary of Women's events and Feminisms: important, jap, and South jap Europe, nineteenth and twentieth Centuries" is vital examining for college students of ecu women's and gender historical past, comparative historical past and social events.

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In 1930, she was elected to the prestigious position of President of the Committee on “Social and General Questions”—the fifth of the six principle committees of the Assembly of the League of Nations. She was re-elected for this position in 1935 and 1937 (but not in 1936). Countess Apponyi died on 1 September 1942. The long-standing President of the MNSz had begun her career as a “celebrated female member of the Viennese aristocracy” (Apponyi sine anno, 238). At the end of World War I, a respected, politically influential and leading representative of the non-socialist women’s movement in Hungary, she witnessed the declaration of Hungarian independence, a development completely in compliance with the world-view she had always so whole-heartedly advocated alongside her husband.

After her first election as President of the MNSz, Countess Apponyi began to increasingly emphasize international engagement. Having already represented the MNSz at the Rome Quinquennial of the ICW in 1914, her international activities broadened during World War I, when she worked in Switzerland on matters relating to Hungarian international affairs. By the end of the 1920s, Apponyi was developing a particularly strong international profile. The Countess represented Hungary as a substitute delegate (1928–1934), later delegate (1935 to at least 1937) to the annual Assembly of the League of Nations and participated repeatedly (as an official delegate of her government in Geneva) in the activities of, or formally related to the League of Nations.

Twenty five years in opposition). Budapest: second edition, sine anno. (C) Apponyi, Countess / Mrs Albert. “Az alkohol” (Alcohol). In Countess / Mrs Albert Apponyi, et. al. Asszonyokról asszonyoknak (On women for women). Budapest, 1913, 40–45. (E) A Pallas Nagy Lexikona (The big Pallas encyclopedia), various volumes. (E) A Révai Nagy Lexikona (The big Révai encyclopedia), various volumes. (E) Magyar életrajzi lexikon (Hungarian biographical dictionary) (1000–1990). CD-Rom edition. 28 (E) Zimmermann, Susan.

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