Bertha #Pappenheim, Austrian-German Jewish #feminist who translated Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" into German, was born #OnThisDay in 1859
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Pappenheim was also active in the women's movement of #Frankfurt/Main, her adopted home town. She was the first President of the Jüdischer Frauenbund (League of #Jewish Women), founded in 1904 after the International German Women's Conference in Berlin.
Pappenheim is also known for being patient "Anna O." in a case study in the early development of psychoanalysis. In her early 20s, she sought help for #mentalhealth problems, and later went on to become an important and influential women's rights activists and social campaigner.
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