Birth - Death
1810 - 1850
First American female foreign correspondent when she was appointed by the New York Tribune to England and Italy (1846). Also the first female press book review editor when she was appointed by the New York Tribune to this position (1846). Free thinker and leader associated with the Transcendentalist movement where she was the editor of their newsletter The Dial. Teacher and women's rights author. Author of the book 'Women in the Nineteenth Century' (1845). Known as the first female public intellectual.