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Q: Which Suffragette threw herself under the King's horse at the Derby in 1913?
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Who were some famous people involved in the suffragette movement?

emily davison is a very famous suffragette that threw herself in front of a the kings horse,amner, at the epsom derby in 1913.


Who walked in front of the king's horse at the 1913 epsom derby?

Emily Davison walked in front of the kings horse in the derby of 1913 to get the right for women to vote as she was a suffragette member.


What was the name of the suffragette killed at the famous derby horse race?

Emily Wilding Davison


Who was the most important suffragette?

Probably the best known was Emmiline Pankhurst. Or maybe Emily Davison who threw herself in front of the Kings race horse.


Why was 1913 a special year for the epsom derby?

I think it was the year a suffraget threw herself in front of the Kings Horse just after Tattenham corner and killed herself.


What did the suffragettes do to get their votes?

the suffragettes had many different actions: heckling at meetings deliberately getting sent to prison and while going to prison they went on hunger strike to get the message across. they were forced fed by the government Emily Davison threw herself infront of the kings horse at the national derby. while trying to pin the suffragette medal on the horse.


What year did a suffragette throw herself under the king's horse?

Emily Davison, a suffragette, threw herself under the king's horse during the Epsom Derby in 1913. This event took place in an effort to bring attention to the suffragette movement and women's right to vote in the UK. Davison tragically died from her injuries a few days later.


What is the name of george v's horse?

King George owned a few horses. One was "Anmer", a racing horse brought to the ground but miraculously unharmed by a suffragette in a 1913 derby.


Which Sporting event in were the Suffragette famous for distrupting?

Horse race. I'm not sure if it was the Derby or an Ascot race, but you could probably find the details on one of the many suffragette websites by typing in English Suffragettes, or Emeline Pankhurst.


Who is Emily davison?

A_Person">Emily Davison was.... A PersonWho died in a savage attempt to kill herself (this worked). She was killed on June 8th at Derby. She was pulled underneath theKing's horse that the Royal Family traditionaly enter every year.Emily Davison threw herself in front of the kings horse on the 4-6-1913 at the Derby race in Epsom. She attempted to kill herself for publicity of the suffragettes. She did not die during this incident but four days later.


Why did Emily Davison jump in front of a horse?

emily davison didnt mean to get hit by the kings horse emily was trying to pin the suffragette medal on the kings horse but she missed and so she got hit by the horse and had really bad injurys and she died in hospital 4 days later on the 8th june. :(


Which suffragette threw herself under a horse?

I "think" it is Emily Davison. though i maybe wrong =S no no, you're right. she stepped in front of King George V's horse running in the Epsom Derby, she died from her injuries four days later. she was trying to disturb the Derby and make her cause known rather than commit suicide. it didn't work however as the MPs thought that they could not give women the vote while they believed they were silly enough to throw them self under a horse.