1828 – 1894
"MON BUT EST DE METTRE FIN AU
PRÉJUGÉ QUI EXCLUT LES FEMMES"'.
"My aim is to put an end to the prejudice which excludes women."
An anti-Catholic feminist, Maria Deraismes actively supported such anarchists as Louise Michel, André Léo and Elisée Reclus. Her statue stands at the entrance to the Square des Épinettes in the 17e.