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Elizabeth A.Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Bridget Tott

b. 1610, Fårupgård, Denmark; d. 1662, Sorø, Denmark

The correct spelling of this name is BIRGITTE THOTT.

Birgitte Thott, a champion of women’s right to education, produced the first translations of classical works in Danish. Her greatest achievement in the field was her edition of Seneca’s Philosophus (1658).