Lady Ishbel Maria Hamilton-Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen

Title: Lady
Prename: Ishbel Maria
Surname: Hamilton-Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen
Name of birth: Marjoribanks
Profession: Philanthropist, woman's rights advocate
Birthday: 03/14/1857
Place of birth: London
Date of death: 04/18/1939
Place of death: Aberdeen
Married since: 1877
Married to: John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, Lord Aberdeen
Profession husband: Politician, 1886-1890 Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1893-1898 Governeur of Canada
Children: Four (George, Marjorie Adeline, Dudley Gladstone, Archibald Ian)
Education: 1897 Honorary LL.D., Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Career: 1893–1936 president, International Council of Women (ICW)
Memberships: 1887 founder of the National Health Association of Ireland; 1897 founder, and until 1898 chair of Canadian Council of Women and of Scottish Council for Women’s Trades; 1889 president, Victorian Order of Nurses
Biographical literature: Doris French, *Ishbel and the Empire. A Biography of Lady Aberdeen* (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1996)
Major works: *Women in Politics* (London: Fisher Unwin, 1900)