MARGARET FULLER #100travelHERS
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Birth: May 23, 1810; Cambridgeport, Massachusetts
Death: July 19, 1850; shipwreck off of Fire Island, New York
Occupation: Editor of The Dial, activist, New York Tribune writer, author
Notable journeys: In 1846, worked in England and Italy as the first American female foreign correspondent (for the New York Tribune).
Notable work: Summer on the Lakes; Woman in the Nineteenth Century
Quote: “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.”