Ta fast tjuven! They stole monopoly from its real creator!

Monopoly’s Lost Female Inventor


Monopoly’s roots begin not with Darrow, but with a woman—a progressive named Elizabeth Magie.

Magie is one of countless women whose contributions were minimized, largely ignored, or in some cases, deliberately erased.

And with Monopoly, understanding the story of its true inventor provides a fascinating window into not only one woman’s life and times, but how the game that sits in many closets isn’t necessarily what we thought it was.





Ta fast tjuven Orban!


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