Mariane van Hogendorp

jkvr. Mariane Catherine van Hogendorp (August 8, 1834, The Hague – September 17, 1909, Lausanne), a member of the Van Hogendorp family, was a Dutch feminist. She founded the Nederlandsche Vrouwenbond ter Verhooging van het Zedelijk Bewustzijn [nl] (Dutch Women's Union to Increase Moral Consciousness).

Mariane van Hogendorp
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Born(1834-08-08)8 August 1834
The Hague, Netherlands
Died17 September 1909(1909-09-17) (aged 75)
Lausanne, Switzerland
NationalityDutch
OccupationSocial Reformer
Spouse
Aarnout Klerck
(m. 1875; died in 1876)

LifeEdit

Hogendorp was born on 8 August 1834 in The Hague.[1] She married Aarnout Klerck in 1875 ending with his death in 1876.[2]

Hogendorp was the founder of the Nederlandsche Vrouwenbond ter Verhooging van het Zedelijk Bewustzijn (NPV), an influential women's organisation which worked for against prostitution, which she managed alongside her sister Anna van Hogendorp [nl] in 1883–1909. She also worked on issues surrounding prostitution with the English feminist Josephine Butler.[2]

Hogendorp was a member of the Vereeniging voor Vrouwenkiesrecht from 1894 to 1909,[3] and the representative of the Netherlands in the international women's movement in 1900.[citation needed] She was president of the Vrienden der Armen Association from 1874 to 1900.[2]

She died in Lausanne, Switzerland on September 17, 1909.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Hogendorp, Mariane Catherine van". Biografisch Portaal van Nederland. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Vries, Petra de (4 October 2018). "Hogendorp, Mariane Catherine van (1834-1909)". Digitaal Vrouwenlexicon van Nederland (in Dutch). Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  3. ^ Strijland, Arlette (22 February 2019). "Marianne Klerck-van Hogendorp". Atria (in Dutch). Retrieved 4 August 2019.