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date: 17 June 2024

Zetkin, Clara 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Mary Jo MaynesMary Jo Maynes

(1857–1933),German Socialist activist. Clara Eissner Zetkin was born in Saxony and trained for a career as a teacher in a newly founded school for women teachers. She came of age in the years following German unification, which witnessed the emergence of both the first organized women's movement in Germany and also the German Social Democratic Party. She joined the party in ... ...

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