Andrea Andreen


Ellenor Andrea Andreen born Örby, Sweden July 11, 1888 (d. 1972). Swedish doctor; radical peace leader of "Women's Non-Violent Revolt against War" when 20,000 women refused bomb shelter use 1935; major opponent of chemical and biological weapons; tried to stem Cold War for which USSR gave her Lenin Peace Prize 1953.


"[T]he most important guaranty for peace at present is the will for peace of the governments of the Eastern countries." (Congress of American Women, Oct. 23, 1949; photo ru.wikipedia)