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Annie Besant

Annie Besant was a British writer, activist, philanthropist, and orator. An advocate of Irish and Indian self-rule, she dedicated much of her life to both causes, while also fighting for social change within the United Kingdom. After meeting Helena Blavatsky-- the founder of the Theosophical Society--in 1890, Besant herself converted to Theosophy; later becoming president of the society in 1907. In 1917, her campaigns for democracy in India led to her election as president of the Indian...See more

Personality Profile For Annie Besant

Annie Besant

The following is a personality profile of Annie Besant based on her work.

Annie Besant is shrewd and somewhat insensitive.

She is philosophical, she is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. She is empathetic as well: she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Annie Besant is also calm under pressure: she handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what she does: she likes to set her own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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