Maria Cederschiöld

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Not to be confused with Maria Cederschiöld (deaconess)

Maria Cederschiöld (1856–1935) was a Swedish journalist and a suffragette.

Cederschiöld studied in Uppsala and graduated in 1874. After having worked as a teacher, she became a reporter at Aftonbladet in 1884. She wrote foreign news articles and reviewed literature as a critic. In 1909–1921, she was chief editor responsible for the paper's foreign news department.

Maria Cederschiöld was also a feminist, and as such, was internationally known. She was the secretary and later vice chairman of the Swedish suffrage movement and acted as her country's representative in many international suffrage meetings.

Works[edit]

  • Lars Johan Hierta och kvinnas rätt i samhället (Lars Johan Hierta and the rights of women in society) 1901
  • Den svenska gifta kvinnans rättsliga ställning (The legal position of the married Swedish woman) 1903
  • En banbryterska. En minnesskrift över Ellen Fries (A pioneer. A memorial over Ellen Fries) 1913

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References[edit]

  • Österberg, Carin et al., Svenska kvinnor: föregångare, nyskapare (Swedish women; Predecessors, pioneers). Lund: Signum 1990. (ISBN 91-87896-03-6)