Anna Stang

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Anna Stang
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Anna Stang circa 1870–1890
2nd President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights
In office
Preceded byHagbart Berner
Succeeded byRagna Nielsen
Personal details
Born(1834-05-18)May 18, 1834
DiedDecember 23, 1901(1901-12-23) (aged 67)
Political partyLiberal Party
Spouse(s)Jacob Stang

Anna Stang (May 18, 1834 – December 23, 1901), née Anna Sophie Margrethe Holmsen, was a Norwegian feminist, liberal politician and the second President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights, serving from 1885 to 1886. She also ran a private school in Kongsvinger for 17 years. She was married to Norwegian Prime Minister Jacob Stang, and they were the parents of Minister of Defence Georg Stang.[1]


  1. ^ Aslaug Moksnes. Likestilling eller særstilling? Norsk kvinnesaksforening 1884-1913, Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1984, ISBN 82-05-15356-6