answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Lady Mary Wortley Montigu went to Turkey in 1717 and witnessed the inoculation of Smallpox (a deadly disease) then wrote about it and cured many people in England when she returned. Although the inoculation also killed a few people.

User Avatar

Wiki User

∙ 12y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

∙ 12y ago

The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May 1689 - 21 August 1762) was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wife to the British ambassador, which have been described by Billie Melman as "the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient".

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What did Lady Mary Wortley Montagu do to help the world?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

When was lady Mary montagu born?

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was born on May 26, 1689.


Who described the vaccine?

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu


How old is Lady Mary Wortley Montagu?

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was born on May 26, 1689 and died on August 21, 1762. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu would have been 73 years old at the time of death or 326 years old today.


How did lady Mary wortley montagu stop smallpox?

by doing it


When was lady mary wortley Montague born?

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was born on May 26, 1689.


How old was Mary Walter at death?

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu died on August 21, 1762 at the age of 73.


What is Lady Mary Wortley Montagues important achievement?

one particularly imortant achievement of lady mary wortley montuague


What was lady Mary wortley Montague achievement?

lady mary one particularly important achievment


What has the author Mary Wortley Montagu written?

Mary Wortley Montagu has written: 'The letters and works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' -- subject(s): Accessible book, Authors, English, British, Correspondence, Description and travel, Diplomats' spouses, Early works to 1800, English Authors, History, Social life and customs, Voyages and travels 'The complete letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' 'Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1709 to 1762' 'Complete letters' 'The Dean's provocation for writing the Lady's dressing-room' -- subject(s): Poetry 'The letters of Lady M.W. Montagu, during the embassy to Constantinople, 1716-18' -- subject(s): Description and travel 'The selected letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' -- subject(s): Authors, English, British, Correspondence, Description and travel, Diplomats' spouses, Early works to 1800, English Authors, History, Social life and customs, Voyages and travels 'The Nonsense of common-sense, 1737-1738' -- subject(s): Politics and government 'Correspondence' -- subject(s): British, Correspondence, Description and travel, Diplomats' spouses, Early works to 1800, English Authors, History, Voyages and travels 'An additional volume to the letters of the Right Honourable Lady M---y W----y M-----e' -- subject(s): Correspondence, Description and travel, Diplomats' spouses, Early works to 1800, English Women authors, Marriage 'Embassy to Constantinople' -- subject(s): Authors, English, British, Correspondence, Description and travel, Diplomats' spouses, Early works to 1800, English Authors, History 'Letters' -- subject(s): Correspondence, English Women poets 'The works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' -- subject(s): Correspondence, Diplomats' spouses, English Authors 'Letters from the Levant during the embassy to Constantinople, 1716-18' -- subject(s): Authors, English, British, Correspondence, Description and travel, Diplomats' spouses, Early works to 1800, English Authors, History


What did Lady Mary Wortley Montague do in her life?

The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu mostly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, which have been described as "the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient" and for discovered the local practice of inoculation against small pox while in the Ottoman Empire and bringing it back to London and immunizing her own family, where the imminization there became more popular.


Where was Lady Mary Wortley Montague born?

She was born in London (England.


What has the author Isobel Grundy written?

Isobel Grundy has written: 'Secresy' 'Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' -- subject(s): Authors, English, Biography, Diplomats' spouses, English Authors, English letters, History, History and criticism, Women and literature