Lizinka Dyrssen

Charlotta Maria Thérèse Lizinka Dyrssen, née af Ugglas (28 July 1866[1] – 9 September 1952), was a Swedish women's rights activist. She served as chairperson of the Swedish Red Cross 1902–1906, the Stockholm branch of the National Association for Women's Suffrage, the Fredrika Bremer Association in 1921–1937, and the Moderate Women.

Lizinka Dyrssen
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Born(1866-07-28)28 July 1866
DiedMarch 6, 1986(1986-03-06) (aged 98)
NationalitySwedish
Spouse(s)
Wilhelm Dyrssen (m. 1888)

Dyrssen was born to Baron Gustaf af Ugglas [sv] and Thérèse Björnstjerna, and married Admiral and Naval Minister Wilhelm Dyrssen (1858–1929) in 1888. She was mother to Gustaf Dyrssen (1891–1981) and Magnus Dyrssen [sv] (1894–1940). She died September 9, 1952 in Stockholm.

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ "724 (Hvar 8 dag / Årg. 17 (1915/1916))". Project Runeberg (in Swedish). Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  • Wallberg, Evabritta, ed. (2005). Unionsåret 1905 – dramatik och vardag: två brevväxlingar : Wilhelm och Lizinka Dyrssen, Joachim och Martina Åkerman. Handlingar / Kungl. Samfundet för utgivande av handskrifter rörande Skandinaviens historia, 0347-8505 ; 28 (in Swedish). Stockholm: Kungl. Samfundet för utgivande av handskrifter rörande Skandinaviens historia. ISBN 91-85104-32-9.