b. Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic (then Aussig), June 25, 1878, d. New York (USA), March 17, 1948, social-democratic politician and author. Came to Vienna in 1911 and played a leading role in the Austrian movement of women workers from 1919. In 1921 became president of the international cooperative women's guild. As Austrian representative, she was the sole woman delegate to the Committee of the League of Nations in 1928. After a temporary detention in 1934, emigrated to England in 1939 and moved to New York in 1947.
Literature#A. Magaziner, Die Wegbereiter, 1975.