Quotes by William Thomas Stead

About William Thomas Stead:

William Thomas Stead is best known for his 1885 series of articles, The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon, written in support of a bill to raise the age of consent from 13 to 16, dubbed the "Stead Act."

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Thomas Stead
  • DescriptionBritish journalist
  • BornJuly 5, 1849
  • DiedApril 15, 1912
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Journalist; Esperantist