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.

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Alan Herbert Blue Plaque - Sir Alan Herbert (A. P. H.) 1890-1971 author, humourist and Reformist M.P. lived and died here
Stone Plaque № 11683 - The Women's Freedom League  founded 1907  worked for equality between men and  women from its headquarters on this  site between 1914 and 1959
Henry Cooper Blue Plaque - Sir Henry Cooper OBE KSG born 1934 British, European and Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion trained in the gymnasium of the Thomas a Becket