Anna Kingsford, née Bonus (September 16, 1846 in Maryland Point, Stratford, Essex – February 22, 1888 in London), was one of the first English women, after Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, to obtain a degree in medicine. Kingsford became known as an anti-vivisection campaigner, and an advocate of women\s rights and vegetarianism. She pursued her degree in Paris, graduating in 1880 after six years of study, in order to continue her advocacy from a position of authority. She was the only student at the time to graduate in medicine without having experimented on a single animal. Her final thesis was on the benefits of vegetarianism, which she later turned into a book, L\Alimentation Végétale de l\Homme, translated as The Perfect Way in Diet. Kingsford was also active in the theosophical movement in England, becoming president of the Theosophical Society in 1883. She said she received
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