Margaret Brown

survivor of the sinking of the Titanic (1867–1932), women's rights activist, philanthropist

Margaret Brown (née Tobin; July 18, 1867 – October 26, 1932), posthumously known as "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", was an American socialite and philanthropist. She was a passenger on the RMS Titanic which sank in 1912 and she unsuccessfully urged the crew in Lifeboat No. 6 to return to the debris field to look for survivors.

Margaret Brown, posed for a political ad

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  • The Titanic disaster was a tragedy that was as unnecessary as turning the Brown Palace Hotel into Pikes Peak.
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