Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge - Champion of Peace and Nonviolence

Randolph Hollingsworth (she/her) Blog Post

The National Women's History Project recently called for nominations for 2019 honorees for "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence."  I submitted a nomination for Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, originally from Lexington, Kentucky, with the following information:

Sophonisba “Nisba” Preston Breckinridge

November 30, 1865 – November 30, 1947

Public intellectual, diplomat, suffragist, scholar, co-founder of the Woman’s Peace Party

In 2-3 sentences explain the nature of your nominee’s work and accomplishments:

A great scholar, Sophonisba P. Breckinridge earned a Ph.D. in political