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Harriet Taylor (1807-1858)

Sesquicentenial of the Death of Harriet Taylor

Harriet Taylor (1807-1858) was the long-time companion and eventually the wife of John Stuart Mill (1806-1873). She had a great influence on his thinking about the situation of women in Victorian Britain and co-wrote some articles with him. She also wrote a number of works on her own such as The Enfranchisement of Women (1851).

[For further reading see Women on Liberty, the Rights of Women]

Last modified April 13, 2016