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Flora Tristan, grandmother of Paul Gauguin
Flora Tristan, grandmother of Paul Gauguin

Flora Tristan (born April 7, 1803 in Paris, France - died November 14, 1844 in Bordeaux, France) was a socialist writer and activist. She was also one of the founders of modern feminism and Paul Gauguin's grandmother. Her complete name was Flore-Celestine -Therèse-Henriette Tristan-Moscoso. Her father, Mariano Tristán y Moscoso, was an Arequipa-born Peruvian colonel of the Spanish Navy, and her mother, Anne Laisney, a Frenchwoman. Her parents met in Bilbao, Spain during her father's stay there. Description Flora Tristan, Grandmother of Paul Gauguin Source http://www. ... Description Flora Tristan, Grandmother of Paul Gauguin Source http://www. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... New city flag (traditional tri-crescent) City coat of arms Motto: The fleur-de-lis alone rules over the moon, the waves, the castle, and the lion Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région Aquitaine Département Gironde (33) Intercommunality Urban Community of Bordeaux Mayor... Feminism is a collection of social theories, political movements and moral philosophies, largely motivated by or concerned with the experiences of women. ... Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 – May 9, 1903) was a leading Post-Impressionist artist. ... Arequipa is a city in southern Peru and the nations second most-important city. ... The Spanish Navy (in Spanish, Armada Española) is the maritime arm of the Spanish Military. ... Geography > Europe > Spain > Basque Country > Biscay Cityscape of Bilbao, with the Guggenheim Museum on the bottom right Bilbao (Basque: Bilbo) is a city in northern Spain, the largest city in the Pais Vasco and the capital of the province of Vizcaya (Basque: Bizkaia). ...


When her father died before her fifth birthday in 1807, the situation of Flora and her mother changed drastically from the high standards of living they were accustomed to, prompting them in 1832 to go to Arequipa, to claim her paternal inheritance which was in possession of her uncle Pío de Tristán. She remained in Peru until July 16, 1834. Though she never secured the inheritance that brought her there, Tristan wrote a travel diary about her experiences in Peru during the country's tumultuous post-independence period. The diary was published in 1838 as Pérégrinations d'une paria. 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Arequipa is a city in southern Peru and the nations second most-important city. ... Pío de Tristán, the last Spanish Viceroy of Peru Pío de Tristán (in full, Juan Pío de Tristán y Moscoso) (July 11, 1773, Arequipa Peru—August 24, 1860, Lima) was a Peruvian general and politician. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This is the history of Peru. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Mario Vargas Llosa, in his historical novel The Way to Paradise, analyzes Flora Tristan and her grandson Paul Gauguin's contrasting quests for the ideal life through their experiences outside their native France. Mario Vargas Llosa (birth name: Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa) (born March 28, 1936) is a Peruvian writer who is one of Latin Americas leading novelists and essayists. ... Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 – May 9, 1903) was a leading Post-Impressionist artist. ...


Flora Tristan herself authored several works, the best known of which are Peregrinations of a Pariah (1838), Promenades in London (1840), and The Workers' Union (1843).


External links

  • Ibero-American Electronic Text Series: Tristan, Flora, Peregrinaciones de una Paria (Selección). Presented online by the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center.

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Ihr Vater, ein Oberst, ist ein reicher, adeliger Peruaner, ihre Mutter eine nach Spanien emigrierte Französin.
Tristan berichtet hier von der Frivolität der Frauen der herrschenden Klasse und wie sie auf einer der großen Haziendas Zeugin der grausamen Behandlung von Sklavinnen wurde.
Flora Tristan, de son côté, veut faire advenir un monde où la femme serait l'égale de l'homme et les ouvriers des travailleurs délivrés de l'esclavage imposé par les patrons.
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