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Vashti Amestris MP (b. - 366)

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

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Countess Erzsébet - Elizabeth Báthory MP (1560 - 1614)

Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed (Báthory Erzsébet in Hungarian, Alžbeta Bátoriová in Slovak; 7 August 1560 – 21 August 1614) was a countess from the...

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Frida Kahlo MP (1907 - 1954)

Frida Kahlo de Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its...

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Mercedes de Acosta (1893 - 1968)

Mercedes de Acosta (March 1, 1893 – May 9, 1968) was an American poet, playwright, costume designer, and socialite, best known for her numerous lesbian affairs with Hollywood personalities inclu...

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Isadora Duncan MP (1877 - 1927)

Photos Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927) was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. Born in the United States, she lived in Europe and the Soviet Union fro...

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Victoria Woodhull (Claflin) MP (1838 - 1927)

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin, (September 23, 1838 – June 9, 1927) was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. Woodhull was an advocate of free lov...

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Tennessee Celeste "Tennie" Claflin (1845 - 1923)

Tennessee Celeste Claflin (October 26, 1845 – January 18, 1923), also known as Tennie C. and later Lady Cook, was an American suffragist best known as one of the first women to open a Wall Str...

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Mary Miles Minter (1902 - 1984)

Mary Miles Minter (April 1, 1902 – August 4, 1984) was an American film actress of the silent film era. Early life and rise to stardom Born Juliet Reilly in Shreveport, Louisiana, Mint...

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Charlotte Shelby (1877 - 1957)

Charlotte Shelby (Lily Pearl Miles Reilly) (19 December 1877 - 13 March 1957) was a popular Broadway actress in her youth and was long noted as a suspect in the murder of Hollywood director William D...

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Mabel Normand (1892 - 1930)

Mabel Normand (November 9, 1892 – February 23, 1930) was an American silent film comedienne and actress. She was a popular star of Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios and is noted as one of the fi...

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Anne Maddison Bradley (deceased)

On December 8, 1906, Senator Arthur Brown of Utah was shot in Washington, D.C., by his longtime mistress, Anne Maddison Bradley, who claimed to be the mother of his children. The lovers were jailed mor...

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Anna Cooke (c.1787 - 1826)

The Beauchamp–Sharp Tragedy (sometimes called the Kentucky Tragedy) was the murder of Kentucky legislator Solomon P. Sharp by Jereboam O. Beauchamp ( /dʒɛrəˈbo...

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Lady Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings (1806 - 1839)

Lady Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings (11 February 1806 – 5 July 1839) was a British aristocrat and lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria's mother, the Duchess of Kent. Her death in 1839 caused a c...

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Peggy O'Neale MP (c.1799 - 1879)

Margaret O'Neill (or O'Neale) Eaton (December 3, 1799 – November 8, 1879), better known as Peggy Eaton, was the daughter of Rhoda Howell and William O'Neale, the owner of Franklin House, a pop...

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Kate Ferguson (1841 - d.)

Kate Ferguson was a notorious "southern belle", who hailed from two of the South’s most prominent families. She was born Catherine Sarah Lee, to the southern poet Eleanor Percy Lee and William...

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Kate Chase (1840 - 1899)

Katherine Jane ("Kate") Chase Sprague (August 13, 1840 – July 31, 1899) was the daughter of Ohio politician Salmon P. Chase, Treasury Secretary during President Abraham Lincoln's first adminis...

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Isabella Beecher Hooker MP (1822 - 1907)

Author, leader of suffrage movement, member of Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Isabella Beecher Hooker was born on February 22, 1822 in Litchfield, Connecticut to the abolitionist Rev. Lyman Beecher...

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Sammuramat (Semiramis) Regent of Assyria MP (deceased)

The historical Assyrian queen Shammuramat (Semiramis), wife of Shamshi-Adad V of Assyria, certainly existed. After her husband's death, she served as regent from 810 - 806 BC for her son, Adad-nira...

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Natalie Clifford Barney MP (1876 - 1972)

Natalie Clifford Barney (October 31, 1876 – February 2, 1972) was an American playwright, poet and novelist who lived as an expatriate in Paris. Barney's salon was held at her home on Paris' L...

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Dorothy Ierne Wilde MP (1895 - 1941)

Everybody said that Dorothy Wilde, known always as Dolly, looked startlingly like her infamous uncle, who had died in Paris in 1900 at the shabby Hôtel d’Alsace (now L’Hotel...

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Nair de Tefé MP (1886 - 1981)

Nair de Tefé von Hoonholtz (Petrópolis, 10 de junho de 1886 — Rio de Janeiro, 10 de junho de 1981), mais conhecida como Nair de Tefé, foi uma pintora, cantora, atriz e piani...

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Neusinha Brizola MP (1954 - 2011)

Neusa Maria Goulart Brizola (?, 1954 — Rio de Janeiro, 27 de abril de 2011) foi uma cantora e compositora brasileira. Conhecida no mundo artístico como Neusinha Brizola, era filha do ex-g...

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Elinor Wylie MP (1885 - 1928)

WHEN the world turns completely upside down You say we'll emigrate to the Eastern Shore Aboard a river-boat from Baltimore; We'll live among wild peach trees, miles from town, You'll wear a coo...

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Evelyn Eugenia Bankhead MP (1901 - 1979)

Profile photo by: Yancy Cowan Mitchell, from From Hollywood Heyday: February 22, 1932 HOYTS TO WED THIRD TIME Tallulah Bankhead’s Sister Will Remarry on Riviera Nice, France Feb. 21 ...

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Sarah Ponsonby MP (deceased)

source of profile picture Eleanor Butler (1745-1829), sister of the 17th Earl, caused enormous scandal when she eloped with her neighbour, Sarah Ponsonby. They lived together for the rest of their ...

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Eleanor Charlotte Butler MP (1739 - 1829)

source of profile picture Eleanor Butler (1745-1829), sister of the 17th Earl, caused enormous scandal when she eloped with her neighbour, Sarah Ponsonby. They lived together for the rest of their ...

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Aimee Isabella Crocker (1863 - 1941)

Aimée Crocker (December 5, 1863 – February 7, 1941) was an American heiress, princess, eccentric and author best known for her adventures in the Far East, for her extravagant parties in...

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Luz del Fuego, a Bailarina do Povo (1917 - 1967)

Luz del Fuego, nome artístico de Dora Vivacqua, (Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, 21 de fevereiro de 1917 — Rio de Janeiro, 19 de julho de 1967) foi uma bailarina, naturista e feminista brasileir...

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Caril Ann Fugate MP

Caril Ann Fugate (born July 30, 1943) was the adolescent girlfriend and accomplice of spree killer Charles Starkweather. She is the youngest female in United States history to have been tried for fir...

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Patrícia "Pagu" Rehder Galvão MP (1910 - 1962)

Patrícia Rehder Galvão, conhecida pelo pseudônimo de Pagu, (São João da Boa Vista, 9 de junho de 1910 — Santos, 12 de dezembro de 1962[1]) foi uma escritora e ...

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Chevalier Charles-Geneviève d'Éon de Beaumont MP (1728 - 1810)

Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont (5 October 1728 – 21 May 1810), usually known as the Chevalier d'Éon, was a French diplomat,...

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Pancho Barnes (1901 - 1975)

Florence Lowe "Pancho" Barnes (July 22, 1901 – March 30, 1975) o Pancho was a pioneer aviator and the founder of the first test pilots union. She broke Amelia Earhart's air speed record in 193...

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Laura Bullion (member of the Wild Bunch gang) (1876 - 1961)

Laura Bullion (October 1876 – December 2, 1961) was a female outlaw of the Old West. Most sources indicate that Bullion was born of German and Native American heritage in Knickerbocker, near M...

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Madame Fannie Porter (brothel owner) (1873 - c.1940)

Fannie Porter (February 12, 1873 - c.1940) was a well known Madame of the 19th century. She was best known for her association with famous outlaws of the day, and for her popular brothel. Career as...

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Della Moore (girlfriend of outlaw Kid Curry) (1880 - c.1926)

Della Moore (1880-1926?), also known as Annie Rogers or Maude Williams, was a prostitute during the closing years of the Old West, best known as being the girlfriend of outlaw Harvey Logan (Kid Curry...

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Lucy Eldine Parsons MP (c.1853 - 1942)

Lucy (or Lucia) Eldine Gonzalez was born around 1853 in Texas, likely as a slave, to parents of Native American, Black American and Mexican ancestry. Died: March 7, 1942 in a house fire; she couldn't e...

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Carrie Amelia Nation MP (1846 - 1911)

Carrie Amelia (Moore) Nation November 25, 1846- June 9, 1911. Born in Garrard, Kentucky, USA; died in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Parents: George Moore c.1845-1883 and Mary James Campbell 1825-1893 H...

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Mary Pinchot Meyer MP (1920 - 1964)

Mary Eno Pinchot Meyer (October 14, 1920 – October 12, 1964) was an American socialite, painter, former wife of Central Intelligence Agency official Cord Meyer and close friend of US president...

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Katherine Duer Mackay (1879 - 1930)

Katherine Duer Mackay (1880–1930) was a beautiful debutante from an old, high society, New York family. She met wealthy American financier Clarence Mackay on a steamship crossing between New Yor...

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Betty Carstairs (1900 - 1993)

Marion/'Joe'(preferred)/'Betty'(media) Carstairs (1900–1993) was a wealthy British power boat racer known for her speed and her eccentric lifestyle. Biography She was born in 1900 as Mario...

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Elizabeth Gurley Flynn MP (1890 - 1964)

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn b. August 7, 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire, d.September 5, 1964 in Moscow Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was 16 years old when she began her career as a leftist orator. She spent her ...

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The Honorable Augusta Leigh (1783 - 1851)

Augusta Maria Byron, later Augusta Maria Leigh (26 January 1783 – 12 October 1851), styled "The Honourable" from birth, was the only daughter of John "Mad Jack" Byron, the poet Lord Byron's fa...

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Lizzie Borden MP (1860 - 1927)

Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was a New England spinster who was the central figure in the hatchet murders of her father and stepmother on August 4, 1892 in Fall River, M...

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Máire Rúa (Red Mary) O'Brien (1615 - 1686)

Maire Rua Red Mary (1615 - 1686) was the Chatelaine of Lemeneagh. She was born in 1615/1616 in Clonderlaw County Clare, Ireland; probably died at Dromoland Castle, near Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clar...

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Emma, Lady Hamilton (1763 - 1815)

Emma, Lady Hamilton (baptized April 26, 1765 – January 16, 1815) is best remembered as the mistress of Lord Nelson. She was born Amy Lyon in Cheshire, England, the daughter of a blacksmith, Henr...

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Diana Mitford, The Hon. Lady Mosley MP (1910 - 2003)

Diana Mitford, Lady Mosley, [fn1] was born on 17 June 1910 in Belgravia, Westminster, England and died 11 August 11, 2003 in Paris, France. Her remains are interred in the Swinbrook Churchyard in Oxfor...

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Grietje Reyniers MP (1602 - 1666)

Grietje Reyniers was born 1602 in Amsterdam, Estates-General of the United Provinces (Netherlands) to Johannes Rieniers and Jannetje . Some sources have her first name spelled Grietjen or Grietse. She ...

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Harriet C. Ely Blackford MP (1848 - d.)

Henrietta Blackford Born to a very prominent minister, Rev. Ezra Ely in Philadelphia in the middle of the 19th Century, she went from being the daughter of a respected clergyman to America's first re...

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Mary Wollstonecraft MP (1759 - 1797)

"I am going to be the first of a new genus. I am not born to tread in the beaten track - the peculiar bent of my nature pushes me on" Mary Wollstonecraft in letter to Everina, 1774 Mary Wollstonecr...

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Olympe de Gouges (1748 - 1793)

Marie Gouze was born into a petit bourgeois family in 1748 in Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne, in the South-West of France. Her father was a butcher, her mother, a washerwoman. However, she believed that ...

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Lillie / Emilie le Breton MP (1853 - 1929)

Jersey Lily, a beauty who dallied with many famous men Her father was the Dean of Jersey, Rev. William Corbet Le Breton who himself was associated with scandalous affairs. Lily's family must ha...

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Clymene Asia - Oceanide Sea Nymph MP (100 - d.)

KLYMENE Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation Klumhnh Klymenê Clymene Fame (klymenos) Asih Asia Asiê, Asia Asia Of Lydia or Anatolia Clymene, Athenian red-...

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Themis - Titaness MP (deceased)

She is Prometeus' mother by his brother Titan Iapetus of Greek Myth of Japet, not having married him.

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Persephone Goddess of Flowers MP (deceased)

In Greek mythology, Hades kidnapped Persephone to be his wife. Zeus ordered Hades to return her to Demeter, the goddess of the Earth and her mother. The myth of her abduction represents her function as...

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Dino Deino - Graeae (deceased)

The Graeae (English translation: "old women", "gray ones", or "gray witches", alternatively spelled Graiai (Γραῖαι), Graiae, Graii), were three sisters with on...

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Medusa MP (deceased)

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Elizabeth "Baby Doe" Tabor (1854 - 1935)

Elizabeth McCourt Tabor (1854, Oshkosh, Wisconsin - 7 March 1935, Leadville, Colorado), better known as Baby Doe, was the second wife of pioneer Colorado businessman Horace Tabor. Horace Tabor's divo...

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

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

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Anne Boleyn, Queen Consort of England MP (1501 - 1536)

"Anne Boleyn (/ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/); (c. 1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of...

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Mary Fields MP (1832 - 1914)

Mary Fields was born around 1832 Hickman, Tennessee, into slavery; and died in 1914 in Cascade, Montana of liver failure. Also known as Stagecoach Mary, she was the first African-American woman emplo...

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Rachel Jackson MP (1767 - 1828)

Rachael Donelson Robards Jackson, born Rachael Donelson (June 15, 1767 – December 22, 1828, aged 61) wife to the 7th President of the United States, Andrew Jackson. Born in present-day Halifax...

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Lady Godiva MP (c.980 - 1067)

Godiva (or Godgifu) (fl. 1040-1080) was an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in England in order to gain a remission of the oppressive toll imp...

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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...

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Cecily Reynolds MP (c.1601 - 1660)

Cicely Reynolds , born betw 1593 and 1604 in Dorset, England; died 1677 in Farrar's Island, Henrico Co., VA. She was also known as Sisley or Cesley Greene, Reynolds, Farrar, Jordan, Bayley , and Montag...

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Evelyn Nesbit MP (1884 - 1967)

Evelyn Nesbit (December 25, 1884 – January 17, 1967) was an American artists' model and chorus girl, noted for her entanglement in the murder of her ex-lover, architect Stanford White, by her ...

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Mae West MP (1893 - 1980)

Mae West (1893–1980) was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol. For her contribution to the film industry, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street...

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Bebe Buell MP

Bebe Buell (born Beverle Lorence Buell) is an American fashion model and singer, and Playboy magazine's November 1974 Playmate of the Month. She is the mother of actress Liv Tyler. Buell is also known ...

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Tallaluah Bankhead MP (1902 - 1968)

Born to a prestigious family (her father became a prominent congressman), she made her Broadway debut in 1918 and achieved fame on the London stage in The Dancer (1923). Her vivid presence and throaty ...

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Grace Slick MP

Grace Slick (born Grace Barnett Wing; October 30, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter, who was one of the lead singers of the rock groups The Great Society, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Stars...

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Rita Hayworth MP (1918 - 1987)

She was an American film actress and dancer who attained fame during the 1940s not only as one of the era's top stars, but also as the era's greatest sex symbol, most notably in Gilda (1946). She appea...

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Kim Basinger MP

The beautiful model turned Oscar winning actress Kim Basinger is known for her portrayals of Domino Petachi, the Bond girl in Never Say Never Again (1983), and Vicki Vale, the female lead in Batman (19...

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Cher MP

Cher (pronounced /ˈʃɛər/; born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American recording artist, actress, director and record producer. Referred to as the Goddess of Pop,...

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Clara Gordon Bow (1905 - 1965)

American actress and sex symbol Clara Bow rose to stardom in the silent film era of the 1920s. Her acting artistry and high spirits made her the premier flapper and the film It (1927) made her world fa...

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Maria Callas MP (1923 - 1977)

Maria Callas (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας) (December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) An American-born Greek soprano and one o...

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Janis Lyn Joplin MP (1943 - 1970)

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Ho...

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Isabella Rossellini MP

She is an Italian-Swedish actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and...

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Ingrid Bergman MP (1915 - 1982)

She was a Swedish actress noted for her starring roles in American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is ranked as the fourth greatest female...

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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 ...

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Sarah Palin, 9th Governor of Alaska MP

Sarah Louise (Heath) Palin February 11, 1964 Parents: Charles Heath March 24, 1938 and Sarah Sheeran October 26, 1940 Husband: Todd Mitchell Palin September 6, 1964 Children: Track 1989 Bri...

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Brigitte Bardot MP

gw4.geneanet... ; She is a French former actress, animal rights activist, fashion model, and singer. In her early life Bardot was an aspiring ballet dancer. She started her acting career in 1952 ...

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Jane Fonda MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. She rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as Barbarella and Cat Bal...

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Catherine Deneuve MP

Deneuve was born Catherine Fabienne Dorléac in Paris, as the third of four daughters to French stage and screen actor Maurice Dorléac and actress Renée Deneuve. She is the actress ...

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Jane Birkin MP

France

Jane Birkin. Inspiration for the Hermes Birkin. Hermès named and designed a handbag — the Birkin bag — for her in 1984. On an Airfrance flight from Paris to London, Jane Birkin p...

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Twiggy MP

Twiggy is an English model, actress, and singer, now also known by her married name of Twiggy Lawson . At 16, she became the first prominent teenage model. She was known for her androgynous looks, la...

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Julie Frances Christie MP

She is a British actress and sex symbol. A pop icon of the "swinging London" era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Julie Christie was born in...

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Lady Annabel Goldsmith MP

She is a British socialite and the eponym for a celebrated London nightclub of the late 20th century, Annabel's. She was first married for two decades to entrepreneur Mark Birley, the creator of Annabe...

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Mia Farrow MP

Mia Farrow, born Maria de Lourdes Villiers-Farrow, has appeared in more than forty films and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe award (and seven additional Golden Globe nominations), three B...

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Heidi Lynne Fleiss MP

Birth Name Heidi Lynne Fleiss Trivia Her cadre of high-class hookers once commanded $1,500-a-night from high-rolling celebrity clients At the height of her infamy Fleiss was known as the Hollywoo...

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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...

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Mary Boleyn, Mistress King Henry VIII MP (c.1499 - 1543)

a short summary from Wikipedia: Mary Boleyn Spouse(s) : Sir William Carey, Aldenham William Stafford, of Chebsey Issue: Catherine Knollys, Lady Knollys Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon A...

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Calamity Jane MP (1852 - 1903)

Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, better known as Calamity Jane (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903), was a frontierswoman and professional scout best known for her claim of being a close friend of Wild Bill...

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Anne 1696 Bonney, Pirate (c.1696 - c.1720)

Anne Bonny (March 8, 1702– possibly April 25, 1782) was an Irish pirate who plied her trade in the Caribbean. Discussion based on Captain Charles Johnson's A General History of the Pyrates...

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Dorothy Parker MP (1893 - 1967)

Dorothy Parker (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: Jacob Henry Rot...

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Bettie Page MP (1923 - 2008)

With locks as dark as midnight and a smile as bright as day, Bettie Page was much more than a beautiful pinup model, she was simply the best. A legend as much today as during her modeling days, every f...

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