Isabelle Bogelot

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Isabelle Bogelot
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Born Isabelle Amélie Cottiaux
(1838-05-11)May 11, 1838
Paris, France
Died June 14, 1923(1923-06-14) (aged 85)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Nationality French
Occupation Philanthropist
Signature
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Isabelle Bogelot (11 May 1838, Paris - 14 June 1923, Boulogne-Billancourt) was a French philanthropist and feminist.

Biography[edit]

Born Isabelle Amélie Cottiaux, Bogelot was the daughter of Antoine André Cottiaux, a Parisian cotton trader, and Marie Anne Thérèse Cottiaux, from Cambrai. Orphaned at a young age (her father died when she was 2 and her mother when she was 4), she was adopted by the family of Maria Deraismes and her sister Anna Féresse-Deraismes.[1]

On May 7, 1864, she married Gustave Bogelot, a lawyer for the Court of Appeal of Paris.[2] The couple had at least two children.[3]

Distinctions[edit]

On January 1, 1889, she received the Ordre des Palmes académiques for the creation of temporary shelters. On May 2, 1894 she became a chevalier of the Legion of Honour.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Laurence Klejman, Florence Rochefort, L'égalité en marche. Le féminisme sous la IIIe République, Paris, Des femmes, 1989 ISBN 2-7210-0382-8
  • Geneviève Poujol, Un féminisme sous tutelle : les protestantes françaises, 1810-1960, Paris, les Éditions de Paris, 2003 (ISBN 978-2846210317)
  • Christine Bard, Les femmes dans la société française, Paris, Armand Colin, 2001

References[edit]

  1. ^ Journal La Française, 3 octobre 1936.
  2. ^ Marriage certificate, Paris, 18th arrondissement.
  3. ^ Isabelle Bogelot dedicated her work, Trente ans de solidarité to her children. Her death in 1923 was declared by her son Paul Bogelot, born 1866.
  4. ^ Record of the Legion of Honour, digitized national archives.