How Betty Friedan Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Betty Friedan reached the impressive age of 85 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Novelist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Author of the groundbreaking 1963 work, The Feminine Mystique, and a leading figure in 20th-century American feminism’s second wave. She established the National Organization for Women (NOW) in 1966 and served as the group’s first president.

She married Carl Friedan in 1947; together, the couple had three children: Emily, Daniel, and Jonathan.

How did Betty Friedan die?

Betty Friedan's death was caused by Heart Failure.

Information about the death of Betty Friedan
Cause of deathHeart Failure
Age of death85 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayFebruary 4, 1921
Death dateFebruary 4, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.

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A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man’s advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.

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Men weren’t really the enemy – they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.

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Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.

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We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it’s hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!

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