Historical Who is Who

JAVOUHEY, Anne

1779 - 1850
France
RELIGION

 

Anne-Marie Javouhey was for over 50 years pioneering as a Catholic Christian the development of local provision for education and health in France and in both French and British colonies in Africa. Challenging of slavery, as of male domination within religious and political institutions, she had a dramatic effect on many individual lives in many different countries. Her distinctive religious convictions had very positive moral consequences.

Life

 

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