Madeleine de Puisieux (/m/0g54clm)
Madeleine d'Arsant de Puisieux was a French writer and feminist. Madeleine de Puisieux, who was born in Paris, became a published author in 1745 and sometimes collaborated with Denis Diderot. In 1750, she published La Femme n'est pas inférieure à l'homme. She was married to Philippe-Florent de Puisieux, lawyer at the Paris parliament and the French ambassador to Switzerland. She had no children but made her name publishing advice books for girls. She was given a state pension in 1795 and died in 1798.
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