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Emma Goldman

Emma GoldmanBorn: 27-Jun-1869
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 14-May-1940
Location of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Anarchist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anarchist and feminist libertarian

Father: Abraham Goldman
Mother: Taube Bienowitch
Sister: Helena Zodikow (b. 1860, half-)
Sister: Lena Zodikow (b. 1862, half-)
Brother: Louis Goldman (b. 1870)
Brother: Herman Goldman (b. 1872)
Brother: Morris "Yegor" Goldman (b. 1879)
Husband: Jacob A. Kersner (factory worker, m. Feb-1887, div. 1888, remarried)
Husband: James Colton (Welsh trade unionist, m. 27-Jun-1925 for British citizenship, d. 1936 cancer)
Slept with: Alexander Berkman (Lithuanian anarchist, open affair 1889-1936)
Slept with: Edward Brady (Austrian anarchist, co-habitated 1894-98, d. 1903)
Slept with: Arthur Svensson (Swedish anarchist, b. 1892, dated 1922)
Slept with: Leon Malmed (American anarchist, b. 1881, d. 1956, dated 1926)
Slept with: Frank Heiner (dated 1934)

    Conspiracy (to assassinate President McKinley) 1901, charges dropped
    Conspiracy (to obstruct the draft) 1917
    Inciting a Riot
    Naturalized US Citizen 1887
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1925
    Citizenship Revoked 1908 (American)
    Traveled to Bolshevik Russia Sep-1920 to Dec-1921
    Stroke 17-Feb-1940
    Deported Dec-1919 to Russia
    Lithuanian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
Anarchism and Other Essays (1911, essays)
Social Significance of Modern Drama (1914)
My Disillusionment in Russia (1923)
Living My Life (1931, memoir)


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