The activist Josephine Butler died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Remembered for her Victorian-era social reform work on behalf of women and female prostitutes, this activist and evangelical Christian fought to abolish the Contagious Diseases Acts, which were destructive to young, vulnerable women. Also an author, she published works such as The Education and Employment of Women and The Constitution Violated.
She grew up in Northumberland, England, as the daughter of Hannah Eliza Annett and John Grey. Her nearly four-decade marriage to George Butler resulted in three sons and one daughter.