Rosa Genoni


Rosa Genoni born Tirano, Italy June 18, 1867 (d. 1954). Famous Italian style designer took unusual Italian stand against war; WILPF delegate to heads of state to end World War 1915; got Pope's support.


"Alas! In Italy they [the women] do not think only of peace. Everybody desires it perhaps, but first of all they think of the national interest." (June 5, 1915, Women at the Hague, p. 221; photo