Marthe Gosteli

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Marthe Gosteli
Born(1917-12-22)22 December 1917
Died7 April 2017(2017-04-07) (aged 99)
Muri bei Bern, Switzerland
NationalitySwiss
Occupationarchivist and suffrage activist
Years active1940–2014
Known forcreating the Swiss women's history archive

Marthe Gosteli (22 December 1917 – 7 April 2017) was a Swiss suffrage activist and archivist.

Gosteli led the fight for women's right to vote in Switzerland. Later she focused her attention on preserving the history of Swiss women. She created an archive of women's biographies and history. Gosteli's work was recognized by many honors and awards, including the 2011 Swiss Human Rights Award.

Gosteli died from complications of a fall in Muri bei Bern, Switzerland on 7 April 2017, aged 99.[1]

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