Annie wooden Besant (1847-1933) used to be a sought after Theosophist, women's rights activist, author and orator. She used to be born in 1847 in London right into a middle-class kin of Irish beginning. She fought for the motives she inspiration have been correct, beginning with freedom of suggestion, women's rights, secularism (she used to be a number one member of the nationwide Secular Society), contraception, Fabian socialism and staff' rights. quickly she was once incomes a small weekly salary by means of writing a column for the nationwide Reformer, the newspaper of the nationwide Secular Society. She used to be one of many major figures in Theosophy. quickly after joining the Theosophical Society she went to India for the 1st time (in 1893). She dedicated a lot of her power not just to the Society, but additionally to India's freedom and growth.
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