Ana de Castro Osório

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Ana de Castro Osório
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Born 18 June 1872
Mangualde, Portugal
Died 23 March 1935 (1935-03-24) (aged 62)
Setúbal, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Occupation Writer
Known for Feminist and republican activist

Ana de Castro Osório (1872–1935), was a Portuguese feminist. She was the founder of several women's organisations: the Grupo Português de Estudos Feministas in 1907, the Liga Republicana das Mulheres Portuguesas (English: Republican Women's League) in 1909, the Associação de Propaganda Feminista in 1912 and Comissão Feminina Pela Pátria in 1916.

In 1905, she wrote Às Mulheres Portuguesas (English: To Portuguese Women), a feminist manifesto.[1]


  1. ^ "Women Writers up to 1974" by Hilary Owen and Cláudio Pazos Alonso, chapter 14, p. 169, in A Companion to Portuguese Literature (eds. Stephen Parkinson, Cláudio Pazos Alonso and T.F. Earle), Woodbridge, Suffolk and Rochester, NY: Tamesis, ISBN 9781855661943

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