Betty Friedan

 

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: feminist writer and activist whose 1963 manifesto The Feminine Mystique became a best-seller in the 1960's and laid the groundwork for the modern feminist movement.

 

 

Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

 

Born: February 4, 1921

 

Died: February 4, 2006

 

Location: Washington, D.C.