Chrystal Macmillan

lived from 1872 to 1937

Chrystal Macmillan was the first female science graduate at Edinburgh University and the first female honours graduate in Mathematics. She went on to study at Berlin. She was the first woman to plead a case before the House of Lords. She became active in the Women's Suffrage Movement and went on to become a lawyer.

Find out more at:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/MacMillan_Chrystal.html