Annie Besant Biography
- Date of Birth:October 1, 1847 in a middle-class family in London.
- Education: In 1879 she matriculated at London University and went on with her studies in science but met obstacles there owing to the sexist prejudices of her time.
- Achievements :
- President of Theosophical Society of India; founded Home Rule League in 1916 and demand self rule in India;
- Became first woman president of Indian National Congress.