Hanna Rydh


Hanna Rydh born Stockholm, Sweden February 12, 1891 (d. 1964). Swedish archaeologist; women's rights advocate. Delegate to League of Nations, 1938; member of Swedish parliament, 1943-44; president of International Alliance of Women, 1946-52.


"Women must unite in something greater than national or race loyalties, and that is the motherhood of the whole wide world." (Address to IAW, Sept. 1949, quoted in Offen, European Feminisms pp. 380, 506; port. by Maira Kalman http://bit.ly/IQ4368)