Margaret Fuller’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 23, 1810

Death Date

Jul 19, 1850

Age of Death

40 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Fire Island, New York, United States



The activist Margaret Fuller died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the U.S. feminist movement who wrote My Heart is a Large Kingdom and Summer on the Lakes.

Her father taught her Latin while her mother taught her how to sew.

The house that she grew up in is now a landmark and is named after her.

She was the oldest daughter of Timothy Fuller.

She was a source of inspiration for Susan B Anthony.



Nature provides exceptions to every rule.

Margaret Fuller

Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.

Margaret Fuller

The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.

Margaret Fuller

It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance.

Margaret Fuller

Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth.

Margaret Fuller