Anne Cobden-Sanderson


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Anne Cobden-Sanderson born London, England March 26, 1853 (d. 1926). British suffragist; socialist. Early WILPF leader. Arrested for suffrage protest, 1906; served one month of two-month sentence at Holloway Prison. Arrested again, 1909, 1910. Co-founded Women’s Tax Resistance League, 1909. Signed women pacifist friendship to German women, 1917. Opposed World War I.


We have talked so much for the Cause now let us suffer for it. . . I am a law breaker because I want to be a law maker.” (at trial, Oct. 1909; photo