- Name: Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor
- Born: 05/19/1879
- Died: 05/02/1964 (84 years old)
- Occupation: Politician
Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 1879 – 2 May 1964) was an American-born British politician who was the second female Member of Parliament (MP) but the first to take her seat, serving from 1919 to 1945. Sinn Féin’s Constance Markievicz had become the first elected female MP in 1918, but refused to take her seat in line with party policy.
Birth Name: Nancy Witcher Langhorne
Alias: Nancy Witcher Langhorne
Party: Coalition Conservative
Birth Place: Danville, Virginia, U.S.
Death Place: Grimsthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire, England
Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor quotes :
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing.Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.Nancy Astor