Annie Besant Blue Plaque Photo

Annie Besant blue plaque - The Match Girls Strike of 1888 was led here by Annie Besant journalist and lecturer  1847-1933  Following the strike, Annie Besant became Secretary of the new Matchmakers Union. In 1917 she became President of the Indian National Congress and was also International President of the Theosophical Society from 1907-1933.

Annie Besant Blue Plaque Map


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Plaque Blue Plaque - This plaque was installed 6th may 2010