Anna B. Eckstein

  • anna b. eckstein
    anna eckstein as a young woman maybe 1907.jpg
    born
    bernhardine anna eckstein[1]

    14 june 1868[1]
    coburg, germany[1]
    died16 october 1947(1947-10-16) (aged 79)
    coburg
    known forpeace activism

    anna bernhardine eckstein (14 june 1868 – 16 october 1947) was a german champion of world peace, who trained as a teacher and campaigned for peace across the world. she gathered six million signatures on a petition and, in 1913, was nominated for the nobel peace prize. the outbreak of the first world war interrupted her plans but her ideas influenced the kellogg–briand pact of 1928.

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  • peace activism
  • world war i
  • later life and death
  • legacy
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Anna B. Eckstein
Anna Eckstein as a young woman maybe 1907.jpg
Born
Bernhardine Anna Eckstein[1]

14 June 1868[1]
Died16 October 1947(1947-10-16) (aged 79)
Coburg
Known forPeace activism

Anna Bernhardine Eckstein (14 June 1868 – 16 October 1947) was a German champion of world peace, who trained as a teacher and campaigned for peace across the world. She gathered six million signatures on a petition and, in 1913, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The outbreak of the First World War interrupted her plans but her ideas influenced the Kellogg–Briand Pact of 1928.