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Glückel von Hameln MP (c.1646 - 1724)

"Gluckel von Hameln", "Glückel Hameln", "Glückel Pinkerlé", "Glückel bat Loeb Pinkerle", "Glückel dite "Hameln"", "Glückel of Hameln", "Gluckel of Hameln", "Glikl of Hamelin", "Glikl bas Judah Leib"

Glückel of Hameln Lecture/Biography Dr. Henry Abramson Glückel of Hameln (also spelled Gluckel or Glikl of Hamelin; also known as Glikl bas Judah Leib) (1646 – September 19, 17...

1/1/2008 7/21/2015

Ella Maillart (1903 - 1997)


"I am glad that I left home when I was young and followed the wake of the subtle Ulysses, glad to have lived the sea and the desert instead of helping father to air the silky softness of the deep seals...

7/8/2015 7/8/2015

Finola McDonnell, Queen of Tyrconnell MP (c.1570 - 1608)

"Ineen Duv", "Iníon Dubh"

Iníon Dubh (said, Nee-an doo) is one of the most remembered and beloved heroines in Irish history. Iníon Dubh was her pet name which means 'black haired daughter.' She was Fionnuala N�...

5/1/2012 5/11/2015

Sophie Scholl (1921 - 1943)

English: Sophie Scholl= Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was c...

5/15/2012 4/14/2015

Nancy Ann Hart MP (1735 - 1830)

Nancy Morgan Hart (c. 1735 – 1830) was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War whose exploits against Loyalists in the Georgia backcountry are the stuff of legend. Because stories about her ...

7/20/2008 3/14/2015

Soraya Khan, Barakzai (1899 - 1968)

Afghanistan Ruling Families Chart Soraya Tarzi , known mostly as Queen Soraya (Pashto/Dari: ملکه ثريا) (November 24, 1899 – April 20, ...

1/27/2015 1/27/2015

Sojourner Truth MP (1797 - 1883)

"Isabella Baumfree", "Isabella Bomfree", "Bell", "Belle", "Sojourner Truth"

Isabella her given name at birth Sojourner Truth she later changed her given name from Isabella, to Sojourner and added Truth as her surname (being born into slavery, a surname was something she ...

2/8/2011 11/10/2014

Mary Stevenson Cassatt MP (1844 - 1926)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Mary Stevenson Cassatt (May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first b...

5/17/2007 8/11/2014

Mary Ingles MP (1732 - 1815)

Mary Draper Ingles (1732 – February 1815), also known in records as Mary Inglis or Mary English, was an American pioneer and early settler of western Virginia. In summer 1755 she and her two you...

1/23/2013 8/8/2014

Anne Trotter/Bailey (1742 - 1825)

"Mad Anne"

Anne Trotter Bailey This colonial woman came to America as an indentured servant in 1761. Two years later, King George II made an official proclamation forbidding English subjects in America to settl...

7/27/2011 6/24/2014

Nellie Bly (1864 - 1922)

"Nellie Bly"

Aunt Pink married Bob Seaman in 1895. Nellie Bly (May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922) was the pen name of American pioneer female journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran. She remains notable for two fea...

2/24/2012 2/7/2014

Harriet Prudence Hall (1743 - 1839)

Prudence married John Hall in 1763 in Charleston, SC and quickly had her first child named Margaret. Prudence went on to have 9 children in all. While raising 9 children, husband John entered into the ...

10/8/2008 2/1/2014

Grace Aguilar MP (1816 - 1847)

Grace Aguilar (2 June 1816 – 16 September 1847) was an English novelist and writer on Jewish history and religion. She was delicate from childhood, and early showed great interest in history, ...

9/8/2009 1/27/2014

Hannah Dustin, Indian Fighter MP (1657 - 1737)

"Duston", "Dustan", "Dunstan", "Durstan", "indian fighter"

Hannah Webster (Emerson) Dustin (1657 - 1736) - Hannah Dustin was a 40-year-old colonial Massachusetts Puritan mother of eight during King William's War who was taken captive with her newborn daughter ...

6/22/2007 1/7/2014

Malala Yousafzai, ملالہ یوسف زئی, Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 MP

""the Bravest Woman in the World"", ""the most Famous Teenager in the World"", "Education Activist"

On 10 October 2014, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were announced as the winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, making Yousafzai the youngest Nobel laureate ever. Malala Yousafzai Wikipedia...

10/13/2013 12/10/2013

Teresa Cabarrús, madame Tallien MP (1773 - 1835)

"Notre-Dame de Thermidor"

Thérésa Cabarrus, Madame Tallien (31 July 1773 – 15 January 1835), was a French social figure during the Revolution. Later she became Princess of Chimay.

3/8/2009 7/23/2013

Aphra Behn MP (1640 - 1689)


Born Aphra Johnson Harbledown, Kent Died 16 April 1689 (aged 48) Nationality English Occupation novelist, dramatist Aphra Behn (baptised 14 December 1640 – 16 April 1689) was a prolific dramat...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Edith Cavell, Spy and Martyr MP (1865 - 1915)

Edith Louisa Cavell; 4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides without distinction and in helping some...

6/20/2010 12/15/2012

Kitty Knight, Heroine of the War of 1812 (1775 - 1855)

"Kitty Knight"

An early American heroine, Kitty Knight was credited with saving part of Georgetown, Kent County, MD, during the War of 1812. She was the daughter of John and Catherine Knight, both prominent and activ...

11/11/2012 11/11/2012

Penelope Stout (van Princis), The Mother of Middletown MP (c.1622 - 1732)

"Penelope", "van Printzen", "Kent (Lent)", "Van", "Princess", "Penelope /Thomson/", "Penelope Kent /Prncis/", "Penelope /Van Princen/", "Kent / lent"

Penelope (van Princis) Stout Penelope emigrated in 1644 from Amsterdam, Netherlands to New Netherland. Shipwrecked on the New Jersey shore, all from ship murdered by Indians, she critically wounded (...

3/7/2007 10/24/2012

Elizabeth Poindexter MP (1739 - 1816)

"Betty Pledge"

DAR Ancestor # A089942 Red Flagged: "FUTURE APPLICANTS MUST PROVE CORRECT SERVICE" SERVICE BASED ONLY ON TRADITION Burial: Yadkin Co. NC Note: Granddaughter of Cherokee Indian Chief Donnahoo ...

5/27/2007 10/24/2012

Mary Elizabeth Bowser was born into slavery and owned by John Van Lew John Van Lew . Mary Elizabeth Bowser was born as a slave to owner John Van Lew, a wealthy hardware merchant. His daughter, Elizabet...

10/23/2012 10/23/2012

Mammy Kate: In an 1820 letter she was said to be the "biggest and tallest" black woman the writer had ever seen and had "proven herself to be a strong, a kindly, a never failing friend to Colonel Heard...

10/22/2012 10/22/2012

Martha McFarlane (1735 - 1820)


MARTHA McFARLANE McGEE BELL, 1734-1820 Martha McFarlane was born in 1734 in Alamance County, North Carolina of Scottish Parents. At this time I do not have any information about her father or mother. S...

5/11/2010 10/22/2012

"Black Agnes" Randolph, Countess of Dunbar and March MP (1310 - 1361)

"Agnes de Dunbar"

Agnes Randolph, Countess of Dunbar and March (c. 1312 – 1369), was also known as Black Agnes because of her olive skin complexion, was the spouse of Patrick, 9th Earl of Dunbar & March. She is b...

9/18/2007 10/1/2012

Mary Martha Reid (September 19, 1812 – June 24, 1894) is Florida's "most famous nurse and Confederate heroine." She is best known for serving as the matron of the Florida Hospital, founded i...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Anita Garibaldi MP (1821 - 1849)


Ana Maria de Jesus Ribeiro di Garibaldi , best known as Anita Garibaldi, (August 30, 1821 – August 4, 1849) was the Brazilian wife and comrade-in-arms of Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi...

1/30/2011 7/28/2012

Flora MacDonald MP (1722 - 1790)

) Flora MacDonald (Gaelic: Fionnghal NicDhòmhnaill) (1722 – 4 March 1790), Jacobite heroine, was the daughter of Ranald MacDonald of Milton on the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebr...

7/6/2011 5/1/2012

Beatrix Farrand (1872 - 1959)

Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February 28, 1959) was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design the gardens for priva...

4/5/2012 4/5/2012

Sarah Josepha Hale MP (1788 - 1879)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 - April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned f...

4/5/2012 4/5/2012

Simone Veil, DBE (born 13 July 1927) is a French politician and attorney who served as Minister of Health under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the European Parliament and member of the C...

2/11/2010 3/29/2012

Vashti Amestris MP (b. - 366)

Vashti - Wikipedia Book of Esther, Wikipedia Read The Book of Esther - English & Hebrew Vashti the First Feminist"'

6/23/2008 3/20/2012

Yael (or alternately, Jael) (Hebrew Ya'el, יעל, the Hebrew name of the Nubian Ibex) is a character mentioned in the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible, as the heroine who killed Si...

3/18/2012 3/18/2012

Anna Ticho MP (1894 - 1980)

Anna TichoAnna Ticho (אנה טיכו) (born 1894, died 1980) was a Jewish artist who became famous for her drawings of the Jerusalem hills. In 2005, she was v...

4/23/2011 3/11/2012

Edith Nourse Rogers (1881 - 1960)

Edith Nourse Rogers (March 19, 1881 – September 10, 1960) was an American social welfare volunteer and politician who was one of the first women to serve in the United States Congress. She was...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860 - 1935)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935) was a prominent American sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She...

7/16/2007 2/22/2012

Yoko Ono MP

"小野 洋子", "ヨーコ・オノ"

Yoko Ono is a Japanese American artist and musician originally coming to wider attention through her relationship with The Beatles' John Lennon. An avante-garde artist, her relationship, and subsequent...

4/23/2009 2/20/2012

Emmy Noether MP (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...

2/23/2009 2/14/2012

Regina Margareten (Horowitz) MP (1863 - 1959)

"Directory and Genealogy of the Horowitz-Margareten Family- from Generation to Generation" revised Edition 1994. -No. H123- chart no. 2-A & chart no. 26 Regina Margareten (1863-1959) According to t...

8/16/2007 1/26/2012

Held DAR membership # 243 ) Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Her influence w...

8/12/2007 12/26/2011

Belle Case La Follette (1859 - 1931)

Everything you wanted to know about Belle Case La Follette: Belle Case La Follette (April 21, 1859 – August 18, 1931) was a lawyer and a women's suffrage activist in Wisconsin, USA. La Folle...

5/28/2009 12/19/2011

Mélisende d'Édesse, Reine de Jerusalem MP (1105 - 1161)

"Melisende de Rethel", "Queen of Jerusalem /Melesende/"

Alt Death Dates: 9/12/1160, 9/11/1161, 9/11/1161m c. 9/11/1146 Melisende was the daughter of the king of the Frankish kingdom of Jerusalem and his Armenian wife. Christian crusaders had wrested Jerus...

6/2/2007 12/17/2011

Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark MP (1885 - 1969)

"Alice Mountbatten", "Mother Superior Alice-Elizabeth"

Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie Princess of Battenberg, HSH Princess Alice of Battenburg. On marriage HRH Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark Royal house House of Battenberg (Cadet branch ...

4/19/2007 11/28/2011

Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of Distributism. She was ...

10/15/2011 10/15/2011

Emma Lazarus MP (1849 - 1887)

Emma Lazarus wrote her own poems. Her most famous work is "The New Colossus", is inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. She is known as an important forerunner of the Zionist movement. She...

3/13/2010 10/10/2011

Saint Edith Stein MP (1891 - 1942)

"Saint Teresia Benedicta of the Cross", "Saint Edith Stein"

Wikipedia Bio In 1998 Edith Stein was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Edith Stein is the only Jewish-born person to be honored for sainthood in modern times. A prominent German-Jew...

7/25/2008 9/21/2011

Hannah Johnson (1705 - c.1774)

Cresap's War (also known as the Conojocular War — from the Conejohela Valley where it was located (mainly) along the south (right) bank) was a border conflict between Pennsylvania and Maryland...

9/17/2011 9/17/2011

Virginia Anne Trotter Hennis (1742 - 1825)

"Mad Anne Bailey"

"Mad" Anne Bailey (1742 – November 22, 1825) was a famous story teller and frontier scout who served in the fights of the American Revolutionary War and Northwest Indian War. Her single person...

3/30/2009 8/19/2011

Eugenia Phillips (1819 - 1902)

Her career during the Civil War was quite notorious, the incidents of her arrests and imprisonment being given wide international publicity. "She was pretty and vivacious and always dressed in the la...

10/25/2009 8/14/2011

Phoebe Yates Pember MP (1823 - 1913)

During the Civil War she was largely responsible for the operation of Chimbarrazo Hospital in Richmond, VA. She recounted her wartime experiences in a booklet, "A Southern Woman's Story." ---------...

1/8/2010 8/14/2011

Patience Wright (1725 - 1786)

Patience Lovell Wright (1725 – March 23, 1786) was the first recognized American-born sculptor. She chiefly created wax figures of people. She loved to write poetry and was also a painter. Nev...

8/14/2011 8/14/2011

Alice Marble (b. September 28, 1913, Beckwourth, California – d. December 13, 1990, Palm Springs, California) was a World No. 1 American tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam championships (1936...

8/13/2011 8/13/2011

Antonia Willard MP (1838 - 1871)

Confederate spy who fell in love with and married her Union soldier captor. Antonia Ford (July 23, 1838 – February 14, 1871) was a volunteer civilian spy for the Confederate States Army duri...

8/10/2011 8/10/2011

Sarah Emma Edmonds (December 1841 – September 5, 1898), was a Canadian-born woman who is known for serving with the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biography Sarah Emma Edmonds w...

8/10/2011 8/10/2011

Brevet Maj Pauline Cushman (USA) [Union spy] (1833 - 1893)

"cushman", "fryer", "wood", "pauline"

Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 10, 1833 – December 2, 1893), was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Harriet was born in N...

7/3/2009 8/10/2011

Claire Phillips (December 2, 1908 – May 22, 1960), also known as Clara Fuentes or High Pockets, was an American spy who worked in the Japanese controlled Philippines during World War II. In 19...

8/10/2011 8/10/2011

Virginia Hall (American spy) (1906 - 1982)

""Agent Heckler"", ""Marie Monin"", ""Germaine"", ""Diane"", ""Marie of Lyon"", ""Camille"", ""Artemis""

Virginia Hall, MBE, DSC (April 6, 1906 —July 14, 1982) was an American spy during World War II. She was also known by many aliases: "Marie Monin", "Germaine", "Diane", "Marie of Lyon" and "Cam...

8/9/2011 8/9/2011

Jeannette Leonard Gilder (1849 - 1916)

Jeannette Leonard Gilder (3 October 1849 – 1916) was a pioneer for United States women in journalism. Biography She was a daughter of the clergyman William Henry Gilder. She was connected ...

8/8/2011 8/8/2011

Profile photo: Gladys Mills Phipps and her husband Henry Carnegie Phipps Gladys Livingston Mills Phipps (1883-1970) was an United States socialite, sportsperson, and a thoroughbred racehorse owner ...

2/11/2007 7/26/2011

Melinda Ann Gates MP

Medina, King, WA, USA

Medina, King, WA, USA

Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French on August 15, 1964)[1] is an American philanthropist. She is the co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a former unit manager f...

1/17/2007 7/26/2011

Laura Ingersoll Secord Born Laura Ingersoll 13 September 1775 Great Barrington, Province of Massachusetts Bay Died 17 October 1868(1868-10-17) (aged 93) Village of...

8/29/2007 7/16/2011

Ada Augusta King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace MP (1815 - 1852)

"Ada Lovelace", "Ada Byron Lovelace", "The Hon. Augusta Ada Byron"

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...

8/18/2009 7/15/2011

Elizabeth Thomas "Tommie" Nolley Goree (1845 – 5 September 1929) was an early Texas teacher, school administrator, and education advocate. She was also the wife of Confederate States Army vete...

7/12/2011 7/12/2011

Born at Jefferson County, Virginia, May 7, 1818, she married Commodore Alexander Gordon in 1837 (he died in 1849). She married a second time to Judge Arthur F. Hopkins in 1854. During the Civil War...

7/11/2011 7/11/2011

Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is an American jurist who was the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States. She served as an Associate Justice from 1981 until her retir...

5/28/2009 7/6/2011

Juliette Gordon Low MP (1860 - 1927)

"Daisy Low", "Daisy Kinzie", "Founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA"

Juliette Gordon Low (born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon in Savannah, Georgia, October 31, 1860 – January 17, 1927) was an American youth leader and the founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA in...

7/25/2007 6/14/2011

Grace Darling Seibold was the founder of American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. " organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country." Her father was Brig General Ed...

6/13/2011 6/13/2011

Athena, também conhecida como Palas Athena é, na mitologia grega, a deusa da guerra, da civilização, da sabedoria, da estratégia, das artes, da justiça e...

9/19/2007 5/19/2011

Medea of Colchis MP (deceased)

Medea (Greek: Μήδεια, Mēdeia, Georgian: მედეა, Medea) is a woman in Greek mythology. She was the daughter of King Ae&...

2/13/2009 5/19/2011

Catherine II "the Great" Empress of All Russia MP (1729 - 1796)

"Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg'", "nicknamed 'Figchen'. as 'Catherine II'", "'Yekaterina II Alexeyevna' 'Sophie'", "Catharina the Great", "The Great", "Katharina die Große", "Empress Catherine II the Great"

Sophie Friederike Auguste princess of Anhalt-Zerbst By marriage Ekaterina Alexseivna Romanov Catherine II(Russian: Екатерина II A...

5/11/2007 5/19/2011

Benazir Bhutto MP (1953 - 2007)

"Benzair Bhutto"

Benazir Bhutto (Sindhi: بينظير ڀٽو;Benzair Bhutto ; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistan-born politician, with Pakistani...

1/29/2011 5/4/2011

Saint Catherine of Siena MP (1347 - 1380)


Saint Catherine of Siena is a greatly respected figure for her spiritual writings, and political boldness to " speak truth to power "— it being exceptional for a woman, in her time period, to ha...

4/29/2011 4/29/2011

Emilia Lanier (Bassano) MP (1569 - 1645)

Learning about the events of Lanier's life has not always been an easy task for researchers. Very little is known about her. Scholars have had to piece together Lanier's biography by relying on the spa...

10/1/2008 4/27/2011

Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Rebel Spy MP (1817 - 1864)

"Rose O'Neale", "Rose Greenhow"

Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1817–October 1, 1864) was a renowned Confederate spy. As a leader in Washington, D.C. society during the period prior to the American Civil War, she traveled in important p...

2/28/2009 4/19/2011

Deborah (Hebrew: דְּבוֹרָה, Modern Dvora Tiberian Dəḇôrā ; "Bee", Arabic: دیبا Dib...

2/12/2011 4/2/2011

Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is also the only woman ever to...

6/15/2007 3/30/2011

Hypatia - of Alexandria MP (c.360 - 415)

Hypatia Bio Hypatia ( /haɪˈpeɪʃə/; Greek: Ὑπατία, Hypatía; born between 350 CE and 370 CE; died March 415) was a ...

2/21/2011 2/21/2011

Harriet Martineau (1802 - 1876)

Harriet Martineau (June 12, 1802 – June 27, 1876) was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first woman sociologist. Martineau wrote more than 50 books and is significan...

2/2/2011 2/14/2011

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...

2/12/2011 2/12/2011

Michal . MP (-1040 - d.)

"Michal", "מיכל"

Wikipedia Hebrew - Wikipedia English - 1 Chronicles 15:29 Michal's appearances in 1–2 Samuel reflect her confinement as a woman caught in the fierce struggle over the kingship between her fa...

7/1/2007 1/8/2011

Geraldine Doyle (1924 - 2010)

The one-time factory worker inspired Rosie the Riveter and 'We Can Do It!' poster. Services set • A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Jan. 8. at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw S...

1/3/2011 1/3/2011

Mary Dyer MP (1611 - 1660)


The Quaker Martyr Mary Barrett Dyer (c. 1611[1] — June 1, 1660) was an English Puritan turned Quaker who was hanged in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony (now in present-day Massachusetts), for ...

1/22/2007 1/3/2011

Anne Hutchinson MP (1591 - 1643)

Anne Hutchinson (baptized July 20, 1591[1][2] – August 20, 1643) was a pioneer settler in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Netherlands, and the unauthorized minister of a dissident church d...

1/25/2007 1/3/2011

Alice Neel (1900 - 1984)

Alice Neel (January 28, 1900 – October 13, 1984) was an American artist known for her oil on canvas portraits of friends, family, lovers, poets, artists and strangers. Her paintings are notable ...

12/31/2010 12/31/2010

Dorothy Parker MP (1893 - 1967)

"Dorothy (Rothschild) Parker Campbell", "Constant Reader"

Dorothy Parker, born ROTHSCHILD (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles. Family Parents...

12/31/2010 12/31/2010

Natzbath . MP (-1080 - d.)

"Natzbath", "Abala", "Habliar", "נצבת", "Nahashet", "Nitzevet", "Nitzevet daughter of Adael"

With a prayer on her lips that her plan succeed, Nitzevet took the place of her maidservant. That night Nitzevet conceived David the future King of Israel. Yishai remained unaware of the switch. (see f...

7/7/2007 12/30/2010

Perdita (1757 - 1800)

Mary Robinson (née Darby) (27 November 1757 – 26 December 1800) was an English poet and novelist. During her lifetime she is known as 'the English Sappho'[1][2]. She was also known for he...

2/19/2009 12/30/2010

Nechama Leibowitz MP (c.1905 - c.1997)

Professor Nehama Leibowitz (1905–1997), winner of the Israel Prize in Education, was a unique figure in the twentieth century Jewish landscape. She wrote a best-selling series, Studies in the We...

4/27/2009 12/29/2010

[1] Khadijah al-Kubra (r.a.) 1st Mother of the Believers MP (c.576 - c.619)

"Khadijah the Great", "the Pure", "Khadījah al-Kubra", "Khadija the Great", "Khadīja Al-Kubra", "خديجة"

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid was the first wife of Muhammad and the first person to accept Islam. She is revered amongst Muslims as a "mother of the believers". The daughter of a wealthy merchant and late...

9/18/2007 12/27/2010

Nancy Ward, Beloved Woman of the Cherokee MP (1728 - c.1822)

"One who goes about"

Nancy Prophetess Na-ni Ghi-Ga-U aka Nancy Ward Nanye-hi ("One Who Goes About") Ward (Ani'-Wa'ya = Wolf Clan (Nanye'hi)) Click to view Nancy Prophetess Na-ni Ghi-Ga-U aka Nancy Ward Nanye-hi ("One Who G...

2/4/2007 12/27/2010

Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

5/23/2007 12/27/2010

Zoe (Karbonopsina) MP (870 - 899)

"Ζωή Καρβουνοψίνα", "Zoe Zautzes Carbondpsina Augusta Byzance", "императрица Зоя Карбонопсина"

Bild: Constantine VII och Zoe Karbonopsina, also Karvounopsina or Carbonopsina, i.e., "with the Coal-Black Eyes" (Greek: Ζωή Καρβων...

3/15/2007 12/25/2010

Theophano (Teófano) Phokas, Byzantine Empress MP (c.936 - 991)

"Theophano Anastasia Byzantine", "Anastasia //"

Theophano was a Byzantine empress. She was the daughter-in-law of Constantine VII; wife of Romanos II; wife of Nikephoros II Phokas; lover of John I Tzimiskes; the mother of Basil II, Constantine VIII ...

4/6/2007 12/25/2010

Anna von Kiew, Princess of the Byzantine Empire MP (963 - 1011)

"Anna af Grækenland"

: Anna Porphyrogeneta, daughter of Emperor Romanos II and Theophano, was the only princess of the Makedones to have been married to a foreigner. The Byzantine emperors regarded the Franks and Russi...

5/26/2007 12/25/2010

Saint Olga Helena of Kiev MP (c.890 - 969)

"The Saint Olga of Kiev", "Olga Prekrasa "The Beauty""

In Ioakimovskaya Chronicle it is said about choosing a wife for Igor, son of Rurik: " When Igor grew up, he was married by Oleg, who gave him a wife from Izborsk, Gostomyslov family, she was called Pre...

5/8/2007 12/25/2010

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's...

7/9/2010 12/22/2010

Simone de Beauvoir MP (1908 - 1986)

Simone de Beauvoir is now best known for her metaphysical novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, and for her 1949 treatise "The Second Sex" , a detailed analysis of women's oppression an...

4/20/2009 12/22/2010

Rosa Louise Parks MP (1913 - 2005)

She was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement". On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, A...

5/18/2010 12/22/2010

María Eva Duarte Ibarguren, "Evita" MP (1919 - 1952)

"Eva Perón", "Evita", "Evita Perón"

Evita Peron Foundation Eva Perón Wikipedia María Eva Duarte de Perón, First Lady of Argentina, Philanthropist, Actress, Politician, "Spiritual Leader of the Nation " was the ...

12/17/2007 12/22/2010

Genesis 29:5-30 Genesis 35:16-20 Dies in childbirth of Benjamin. Other: Wikipedia: Rachel and רחל Rachel This great love story describes the foundation of the twelv...

2/26/2007 12/22/2010