Marie Goegg-Pouchoulin


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Marie Goegg-Pouchoulin born Geneva, Switzerland May 24, 1826 (d. 1899). Pioneer Swiss feminist, pacifist; co-founder of the first international women's peace society, International League for Peace and Freedom 1868; founded first international women’s association, Association Internationale des Femmes 1868; began journal United States of Europe advocating abolition of standing armies.


"I am confident that we will emerge victorious one day of our struggle that has no other purpose than to make sure all the reign of justice, freedom, education and happiness for all that is human." (Swiss Confed. bio.; photo