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 Voltairine de Cleyre

Voltairine de Cleyre

Birth
Leslie, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Death 19 Jun 1912 (aged 45)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot 3 graves to the right of the Haymarket Monument right by the bush. Next to her is Mena Neebe, the wife of one of the Haymarket Martyrs
Memorial ID 8795 · View Source
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Female anarchist and social reformer. Famous for speaking at Copper Union in New York City in front of 2,000 people declaring "Freedom of speech means nothing if it does not mean the freedom for that to be said which we do not like." She was one of Emma Goldman's best friends.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8795
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Voltairine de Cleyre (17 Nov 1866–19 Jun 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8795, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .