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Voltairine de Cleyre

Voltairine de CleyreBorn: 17-Nov-1866
Birthplace: Leslie, MI
Died: 20-Jun-1912
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Anarchist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anarchist without an adjective

Father: Auguste de Cleyre
Mother: Eliza de Cleyre
Boyfriend: James B. Elliot
Son: Harry (b. 12-Jun-1890)

    Convent of Our Lady of Port Huron (1880-83)
    Suicide Attempt
    Assassination Attempt by Herman Helcher (19-Dec-1902)
    Shot three times, by Herman Helcher
    French Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Depression

Author of books:
The Drama of the Nineteenth Century (1889, lecture)
In Defense of Emma Goldmann and the Right of Expropriation (1894)
The Past and Future of the Ladies' Liberal League (1895)
The Gods and the People (1898)
The Worm Turns (1900)
Anarchism (1901)
Crime and Punishment (1903, lecture)
McKinley's Assassination from the Anarchist Standpoint (1907)
Anarchism and American Traditions (1909)
The Dominant Idea (1910)
Direct Action (1912)

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