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Who was the first woman to run for President of the US?


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Victoria Claflin Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull, who ran against Ulysses Grant in 1872, was the first woman to run for President of the US. She was a feminist, spiritualist and advocate of "free love" (allowing people to choose relationships, instead of the social and legal constraints of marriage put upon women of the time).

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