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Maria Deraismes

Deraismes, Maria (märēäˈ dərāmˈ) [key], 1828–94, French feminist. She was a founder (1869) of the first French society dedicated to improving conditions and securing greater educational advantages for women. Her complete writings were published in 1895.

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