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Cauer, Minna
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[German Version]

(Nov 1, 1841, Freyenstein/Ostprignitz – Aug 3, 1922, Berlin), women's rights activist. She was a leading representative of the progressive wing of the women's civil rights movement (Feminism and feminist theology), whose central concerns included the attainment of female suffrage. In 1888, she co-founded the Frauenwohl (“Women's Welfare”) association, which became the crystallization point of this movement and the publisher of its organ, Frauenwohl (1893/1894), later published under the title Die Frauenbewegung (The Women's Movement; 1895–1919), a jo…

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Balzer, Jette K.B., “Cauer, Minna”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 15 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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