Historic Photos of Women Voting Throughout the Years Museum of London/Heritage Images/Getty Image. Emmeline Pankhurst, among the most famous voices in the English suffrage movement, advertises a march for women's suffrage in
Downton Abbey era 'militant suffragettes' in England led by Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst sported purple, GREEN and white to show their support! American suffragettes led by "Iron-Jawed Angel" Alice Paul wore purple, GOLD and white!
Emmeline Pankhurst or 1857 -- was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the Century