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#Onthisday in History Lady Mary Wortley Montague was born 15th May 1689 A.D. and died on 21st August 1762 A.D. she was an English aristocrat, letter writer, and a poet, she was remembered as Lady Mary for her letters that travelled as far Ottoman Empire because she was the wife of a British ambassador to the turkey.  Billie Melman as “the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient”.

Here she was also known for, the introducing of advocating, for smallpox and inoculation to the Britain from her travels to the ottoman empire, her writings always showed challenges contemporary social attitudes towards women and their intellectual and social growth.

 

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