#anonymouswasawoman: #HERstory: Petra Kelly (1947-1992) was a German politician


Petra Kelly (1947-1992) was aGerman politician who played an important part in founding the Green Party inher home country. This was the first Green party to rise to prominence, both inGermany and internationally.

She studied in the USA,and went on to work for the European Commission, during which time shecampaigned for a number of pacifist and environmental causes. In 1982 shereceived the Right Livelihood Award for her championing of social justice,human rights, and sustainability.