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Lange, Helene
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(Apr 9, 1848, Oldenburg – May 13, 1930, Berlin) was a prominent personality in the middle-class women's movement (see also G. Bäumer). Orphaned at an early age, Lange was raised in a Württemberg vicarage. She moved to Berlin in 1871, trained as a teacher, and was appointed director of a teachers' seminary for women in 1876. She initiated the academ-ization of the higher girls' education by introducing curricula for secondary schools (1889) and grammar schools (1893). Her commitment, which led to the founding of the Allgemeiner Deutscher Lehre…

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Roggenkamp-Kaufmann, Antje, “Lange, Helene”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12646>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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