Margaret Fuller

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Biography

Margaret Fuller was an American feminist, writer, literary critic; in addition to writing a solid body of critical reviews and essays, she became active in various social reform movements. Traveling to Italy in 1847, Margaret Fuller met Giovanni Angelo, the Marchese d'Ossoli; they became lovers, had a son in 1848 and married the next year during the Roman revolution, in which they where involved, supporting Giovanni Mazzini. At the beginning of 1850 they sailed for the United States but the ship ran aground in a storm off Fire Island, New York, and their bodies were never found.


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