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Emily Davison
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Born in Blackheath, London
Born on 11th of October 1872
Died on 8th of June 1913

Born 1872. Died 1913 - English suffragette.



Militant member of the Women’s Social and Political Union. Frequently imprisoned, going on hunger strikes and attempted suicide in Holloway Prison. During 1913 Derby tried to catch reins of King’s horse but she was trampled dying several days later.

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