1813, Nov 101869, Nov 1
a Swedish philanthropist and writer, known for her charitable work. She is known as a pioneer of the Sunday school, and as the co-founder of the charity organisation "Fruntimmerssällskapet för fångars förbättring" (English: The Women Society for the Improvement of Prisoners) in 1854. Foy wrote several times about the Emilie Petersen, known as "Mormor på Herrestad" (The Herrestad Grandmother), a woman famed for her charitable work institutions on her estate, whom she often visited.
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