Concepción Aleixandre

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Concepción Aleixandre
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María de la Concepcion Aleixandre Ballester

(1862-02-02)2 February 1862
Valencia, Spain

María de la Concepcion Aleixandre Ballester, also known as Maria de la Concepcion Isidra Faustina Stephanie Vicenta (1862, Valencia - 1952) was a Spanish teacher, doctor, gynecologist, inventor, scientist, and writer. She was the first woman admitted to Spain's Gynecological Society, she belonged to several women's organizations which advocated for the advancing of women's rights. Her written work is mostly known from her published articles in journals and conferences, as well as speeches given at scientific meetings.[1] In 2001, Aleixandre was one of the selectees for "100 women of the twentieth century who paved the way for equality in the 21st century women".[2]


  1. ^ Agulló Díaz, Carme. "Mª de la Concepción Aleixandre Ballester - Metgessa ginecòloga pionera" (in Catalan). Diccionari Biografic de Dones.
  2. ^ Consejo de la Mujer (2001). 100 mujeres del siglo XX que abrieron camino a la igualdad en el siglo XXI. Madrid: Consejo de la Mujer. p. 2.

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