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Emily Davison
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Advocate
    (October 11, 1872-June 8, 1913)
    Outspoken advocate for women's right to vote
    Killed while attempting to steal a horse owned by King George V
    Many woman's rights activists went on hunger strikes endangering their lives, but she deliberately risked death.
    She was fanatical in her fight to gain voting rights.
    She set fire to pillar-boxes, resulting in her arrest.
    She was arrested after throwing stones at a politician's car.
    In both cases she was sentenced to prison, but was released after she went on hunger strikes.
    She never married.
    The Prime Minister refused to accept her signed petitions.
    She was strong in her resolve that women should have the right to vote in England.
    She gave up teaching to devote all of her time to her cause.
    She studied literature at Holloway College.
    She graduated London University.
    She was an intellectual.
    Despite being dismissed as a mad woman in England, she inspired the American Women's Rights movement.
    Researched by Jack Magic
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 7 Votes: 14.29% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 30 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 36 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 47 Votes: 46.81% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 96 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 157 Votes: 45.22% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 180 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
 
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