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Jessie Chrystal MacMillan

Jessie Chrystal MacMillan (1872 - 1937)

* 13 June 1872, † 21 September 1937

Jessie Chrystal MacMillan was born on 13 June 1872 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Chrystal Macmillan was the first female science graduate at Edinburgh University and the first female honours graduate in Mathematics. She went on to study at Berlin. She was the first woman to plead a case before the House of Lords. She became active in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and went on to become a lawyer. Jessie Chrystal MacMillan died on 21 September 1937 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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