Person    | Female  Born 1849  Died 1915

Martina Bergman Ősterberg

Categories: Education, Gender Issues, Sport / Games

Countries: Sweden

Pioneer of Physical Education for Women. A Swedish supporter of women's rights who settled in London in 1881. She was appointed Superintendent of Physical Education for London's public schools. William Charles Niblett was her brother-in-law.

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Martina Bergman Ősterberg

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