Mary Ritter Beard Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Mary Ritter Beard (Mary Ritter)

Last Updated: 21 Feb, 2023 | Views: 102

Age: 82

Profession: Historical Women

Other Profession(s): Author, Activist, Historian

Famous For: Women's rights activist

Higher Education: DePauw University

Mary Ritter Beard Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
05 Aug, 1876 (82 Years 8 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
14 Aug, 1958
Cause of Death
Kidney Failure

Mary Ritter Beard Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Mary Ritter Beard, a well-known American historian, was born in Indiana. American historian, suffragist, and social activist Mary Ritter Beard was brought up in a home that valued education and supported her in following her passions. She graduated from DePauw University with a degree in ancient studies and continued her education at Oxford University in England. Her father was a lawyer who had fought in the Civil War as a colonel. The Republican Party, Methodism, and temperance were all part of the family heritage. Mary was raised in suburban comfort in a middle-class neighborhood.

Mary Ritter Beard Career:

Mary actively opposed the First and Second Wars and was a pacifist and peace activist. She was active in the labour movement and a supporter of workers' rights.

Beard was involved in numerous other political and social concerns in addition to her advocacy for women's rights. 

Mary Ritter Beard Books

Mary authored a number of publications on the subject, including "Women as Force in History" (1946), regarded as a seminal work in the study of women in history.

The history for women's rights in the USA is Beard's area of expertise. She was a founding member of the National Women's Party and actively involved in the fight for women's suffrage. 

Mary Ritter Beard Contribution:

For her contribution to history and social activity, Beard won multiple awards throughout her career. 

Mary was a fellow of the American Academy of Sciences and Arts and won many honours for her advocacy work for women's rights and other social causes.

Mary Ritter Beard Unknown Facts:

Mary is still regarded as one of the founders of women's history and feminist movement and left a legacy of significant works on the subject of women's rights.

Mary Ritter Beard Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 163 cm
In Meters 1.63 m
In feet & Inches 5'4"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 58 Kg
In Pounds 127 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Mary Ritter Beard Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Charles Austin Beard
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