FRY, Elizabeth


FRY, Elizabeth
(1780-1845)
   English QUAKER and advocate of PRISON REFORM and practical help for the poor.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Fry, Elizabeth — ▪ British philanthropist née  Gurney  born May 21, 1780, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng. died Oct. 12, 1845, Ramsgate, Kent  British Quaker philanthropist and one of the chief promoters of prison reform in Europe. She also helped to improve the British… …   Universalium

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  • Elizabeth Fry — (* 21. Mai 1780 in Norwich; † 12. Oktober 1845 in Ramsgate) war britische Reformerin des Gefängniswesens und ist als „Engel der Gefängnisse“ bekannt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Gurney Fry — Elizabeth Fry Elizabeth Fry (* 21. Mai 1780 in Cartham Hall bei Norwich; † 12. Oktober 1845 in Ramsgate) war britische Reformerin des Gefängniswesens und ist als „Engel der Gefängnisse“ bekannt. Inhaltsver …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Fry — [Elizabeth Fry] (1780–1845) an English ↑Quaker who led many campaigns to improve the conditions of people in prison, especially women …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Fry (surname) — Fry is the surname of several people:*Abi Fry *Adam Fry (born 1985), British footballer *Adrian Fry (born 1969), British musician *Arthur Fry *Barry Fry *Bertha Fry *Birkett D. Fry *C. B. Fry (1872 1956), British sportsman, politician, writer,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fry — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Arthur Fry (* 1931), US amerikanischer Chemiker Christopher Fry (1907–2005), britischer Schriftsteller und Dramatiker Elizabeth Fry (1780–1845), britische Menschenrechtlerin Franklin Clark Fry (1900 1968) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Barrett — Browning Pour les articles homonymes, voir Barrett et Browning. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Elizabeth Barrett Br …   Wikipédia en Français


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