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Ada Lovelace MP (1815 - 1852)

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, was an English writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical gen...

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Maria Skłodowska-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1911 MP (1867 - 1934)

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish–French physicist–chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person ho...

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Dr. Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas (1909 - 1986)

Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas, Lady Fleming (1909 - 26 February 1986) was a Greek doctor, activist and politician. Fleming was born in Constantinople (Istanbul) in 1909. She moved to Greece and, during t...

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Emilie du Châtelet (1706 - 1749)

Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du Chatelet (17 December 1706, Paris – 10 September 1749, Lunéville) was a French mathematician, physicist, and author during the Age o...

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Irène Joliot-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1935 MP (1897 - 1956)

Irène Joliot-Curie (12 September 1897 – 17 March 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot...

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Mary the Jewess MP (deceased)

Maria the Jewess (or Maria Prophetissima, Maria Prophetissa, Mary Prophetissa, Miriam the Prophetess) is estimated to have lived anywhere between the first and third centuries CE. She is attributed wit...

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Cleopatra the Alchemist MP (c.-350 - c.-300)

Cleopatra the Alchemist (3rd- or 4th century), was an Egyptian alchemist and author. The dates of her life and death are unknown, but she was active in Alexandria in the 3rd century or the 4th century....

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Ada Yonath / עדה יונת Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009 MP

Rehovot, Israel

Ada E. Yonath, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 "Ada E. Yonath - Photo Gallery" . Nobelprize.org. עדה יונת עדה י...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 MP (1910 - 1994)

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin OM, FRS (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994), née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist and structural chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 "for her determinations by X-ray t...

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Emmy Noether (1882 - 1935)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Amalie Emmy Noether (German: [ˈnøːtɐ]; 23 March 1882 – 14 April 1935) was an influential German mathematician known for her gro...

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Dr. Alice Hamilton MP (1869 - 1970)

Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was...

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Ellen Swallow Richards (1842 - 1911)

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (December 3, 1842 – March 30, 1911) was the foremost female industrial and environmental chemist in the United States in the 19th century, pioneering the fie...

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Nettie Maria Stevens MP (1861 - 1912)

Nettie Maria Stevens (July 7, 1861 - May 4, 1912) was an early American geneticist. She and Edmund Beecher Wilson were the first researchers to describe the chromosomal basis of sex. An outstandi...

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Rachel Carson MP (1907 - 1964)

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Cars...

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Dixy Lee Ray, Governor (1914 - 1994)

Dixy Lee Ray (September 3, 1914–January 2, 1994) was the 17th Governor of the U.S. State of Washington. She was Washington's first female governor. Early years She was born Marguerite ...

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Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze MP (1758 - 1836)

Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze (20 January 1758 – 10 February 1836), was a French chemist. She was born in the town of Montbrison, Loire, in a small province in France. She is most commonly known a...

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Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898 - 1979)

Katharine Burr Blodgett (January 10, 1898 – October 12, 1979) was the first woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Cambridge in 1926. After receiving her master's degree, sh...

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Julia Anna Gardner (1882 - 1960)

Julia Anna Gardner (January 26, 1882–November 15, 1960), a geologist with the United States Geological Survey for 32 years, was known worldwide for her work in stratigraphy and mollusc paleont...

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Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849 - 1934)

Cornelia Maria Clapp (March 17, 1849 - December 31, 1934) was an American zoologist and academic specializing in marine biology. Born in Montague, Massachusetts, Clapp was educated at Mount Holyo...

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Margaret Morse Nice (1883 - 1974)

Margaret Morse Nice (December 6, 1883 – June 26, 1974) was an American ornithologist who made an extensive study of the life history of the Song Sparrow and was author of Studies in the Life H...

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Rebecca Lancefield (1895 - 1981)

Rebecca Craighill Lancefield (January 5, 1895 – March 3, 1981) was a prominent American microbiologist. She joined the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York in 1918, and was a...

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Isabel Bassett Wasson (1897 - 1994)

Isabel Bassett Wasson (1897–1994) was one of the first female petroleum geologists in the United States, the first female ranger at Yellowstone National Park, and also one of the first interpr...

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Henrietta Swan Leavitt MP (1868 - 1921)

Henrietta Swan Leavitt (July 4, 1868 – December 12, 1921) was an American astronomer. A graduate of Radcliffe College, in 1893 Leavitt started working at the Harvard College Observatory as a "...

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Rosalind Venetia Fox Pitt-Rivers (1907 - 1990)

Rosalind Venetia Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers, née Rosalind Venetia Henley (4 March 1907 – 14 January 1990) was a biochemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. Life and work She was born ...

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Filomena Francisco (deceased)

Filomen Francisco topped the Pharmacy Board examination in 1908, making her the first licensed pharmacist. Reference Ingles, Raul Rafael. "1908". Quezon City: UP Press, 2008. Page 205.

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