Dagny Bang


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Dagny Bang born Kristiania, Norway June 8, 1868 (d. 1944). Norwegian physician. Delegate to Women's Peace Congress, 1915; member of Resolution Committee; seconded motion for popular control of foreign policy. Founded Norway branch of Open Door International, 1935.


Surely all women of Norway consider the war now going on as one of the most cruel disasters of mankind of any time, and they think it a crime not to be forgiven, to call forth war in order to settle international disputes. . . Our aim has been to point out means, if possible, such cruel disasters against working mankind being repeated.” (Jus Suffragi, Jun. 1, 1915, p. 131; photo Wikipedia)