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Mary Baker Eddy
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Born
Mary Morse Baker

(1821-07-16)July 16, 1821
Died December 3, 1910(1910-12-03) (aged 89)
Cause of death Pneumonia
Resting place Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Other names Mary Baker Glover, Mary Patterson, Mary Baker Glover Eddy, Mary Baker G. Eddy
Known for Founder of Christian Science
Notable work
Science and Health (1875)
Spouse(s) George Washington Glover (m. 1843–1844); Daniel Patterson (m. 1853–1873); Asa Gilbert Eddy (m. 1877–1882)
Children George Washington Glover II (b. 1844)
Parent(s) Mark Baker (d. 1865); Abigail Ambrose Baker (d. 1849)

Mary Baker Eddy (July 16, 1821 – December 3, 1910) was the founder of Christian Science, a new religious movement in the United States in the latter half of the 19th century.

Eddy wrote the movement's textbook Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (first published 1875) and founded the Church of Christ, Scientist in 1879. She also founded the Christian Science Publishing Society (1898), which continues to publish a number of periodicals, including The Christian Science Monitor (founded in 1908).

Baker died of pneumonia at her home in Newton, Massachusetts on December 3, 1910 at the age of 89.

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