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Malala Yousafzai, Education Activist MP

Malala Yousafzai Wikipedia Bio ---------------------------------- Malala Yousafzai Born: 7/12/1997 Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. She has two brothers. Malala, a Pakista...

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Sophia Williams - de Bruyn MP

Sophia Williams-de Bruyn THE LAST OF THE MATRIARCHS By Khubu Meth THE WOMEN WHO MADE US The only surviving leader of the 1956 march, Sophia Williams-de Bruyn - then barely 18, together with Lil...

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Lilian Masediba Ngoyi MP (1911 - 1980)

Lilian Masediba Ngoyi Born: 1911, Pretoria, Gauteng (then Transvaal), South Africa Died: 13 March 1980, Orlando Township, Gauteng (then Transvaal), South Africa In summary: Politician and anti-ap...

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Helen Joseph MP (1905 - 1992)

Helen Beatrice Joseph (née Fennell) (8 April 1905 – 25 December 1992) was born in Easebourne near Midhurst West Sussex, England and graduated from King's College London, in 1927. After ...

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Prudence Crandall MP (1803 - 1889)

Prudence Crandall was the leader of the first racially-integrated school for girls in America and is the Connecticut State Heroine. In 1831, Crandall opened an academy on the Canterbury Green to educ...

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Ellis Reynolds Shipp MP (1847 - 1939)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ellis Reynolds Shipp (January 20, 1847 – January 31, 1939) was one of the first female doctors in Utah. She founded The School of Nursing and Obstetrics in...

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Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (c. October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as the most famous actress the world has ever known. Bernhardt made h...

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Harper Lee MP

Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States

Harper Lee is an American author known for her 1961 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird , which deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometow...

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Laura Secord, Canadian Heroine of the War of 1812 MP (1775 - 1868)

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 C...

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Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA MP (1860 - 1927)

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...

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Jane Delano (founder of the American Red Cross Nursing Service) (1862 - 1919)

; aahn.org - grave at Arlington National Cemetery... ; swales.us ... ; Jane Arminda Delano, born March 13, 1862 in Montour Falls, New York, United States – died April 15, 1919 in Savenay, Loir...

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Rear Adm. Grace Hopper MP (1906 - 1992)

Click here to view information about Grace Hopper from Wikipedia. Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States N...

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Golda Meir, 4th Prime Minister of Israel / גולדה מאיר MP (1898 - 1978)

" I have seen my five grandchildren grow up as Jews, in a country that is their own. Let no one have any doubts about this. Our children and our children's children will never settle for anything less....

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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...

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Gráinne Ní Mháille, Sea Queen of Connacht MP (c.1530 - c.1603)

From the English Wikipedia page on Grace O'Malley, Pirate Queen: Gráinne Ní Mháille (c. 1530 – c. 1603), Gráinne O'Malley[1] or Grace O'Malley,[2] was Queen of Um...

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Bertha von Suttner MP (1843 - 1914)

The first women to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (1905) See Wikipedia...

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Benzair Bhutto بينظير ڀٽو MP (1953 - d.)

Benazir Bhutto (Sindhi: بينظير ڀٽو; Urdu: بینظیر بھٹو) Benzair Bhu...

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Margaret Chase Smith, U.S. Senator MP (1897 - 1995)

Margaret Chase Smith was a U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative from Maine. She was the first woman elected to both the House and the Senate and was also the first woman to be placed in nomination for ...

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Eudora Alice Welty MP (1909 - 2001)

Eudora Alice Welty was an American author of short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. Welty was awarded the Presidential Medal...

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Cornelia "Leila" Bryce Pinchot MP (1881 - 1960)

Suffragist, Congressional candidate, political activist, and conservationist. Taken from her official United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service biography: The daughter of wealthy jou...

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Mary Mason Lyon MP (1797 - 1849)

Women's Education Pioneer, Founder of Mount Holyoke College -------------------- Mary Mason Lyon was born on February 28, 1797 in Buckland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts to farmer Aaron Lyon, Jr. and...

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Sophia Smith MP (1796 - 1870)

Sophia Smith (August 27, 1796 in Hatfield, Massachusetts - June 12, 1870) founded Smith College in 1870 with the substantial estate she inherited from her father and siblings. American philanthropist...

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Belva Ann Lockwood (1830 - 1917)

From humble beginnings, Belva Lockwood (born 1830) forged an inspirational career that spanned decades in the nation’s capital. At a time when the Union was gripped by the reactionary conservati...

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Harriet Beecher Stowe MP (1811 - 1896)

Birth: 14 June - 1 Dec., 1811. Death: Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut or Mandarin, Florida. Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin -------------------- Harriet Beecher Stowe Introduction Harriet Bee...

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Florence Nightingale ("The Lady with the Lamp") MP (1820 - 1910)

Florence Nightingale Born 12 May 1820, Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Died 13 August 1910 (aged 90),Park Lane, London, United Kingdom. Profession: Nurse and Statistician. Institutions: Selimiye Ba...

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis MP (1929 - 1994)

Married in St. Mary's Church, Newport, R.I. The reception was held at the Hammersmith Farm in a Victorian house. Wedding night at Waldorf- Astoria, N.Y.C., N.Y., and then honeymooned in Acapulco, Mexic...

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Simone Bertrand 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...

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Greta Garbo MP (1905 - 1990)

Regarded as one of the greatest and most inscrutable movie stars ever produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and the Hollywood studio system, Swedish-American actress Greta Garbo appeared in only 27 American ...

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Coco Chanel MP (1883 - 1971)

Born Gabrielle Bonheur Chasnel, Coco Chanel pioneered French fasion design with her modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity. She was the founder of the fam...

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Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady MP (1884 - 1962)

A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve...

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Christina Paleotti (Dudley), Duchess of Northumberland MP (c.1650 - 1719)

Translated from "In Cerca di Fama: Docenti universitarie, artiste virtuose e animatrici dei salotti culturali in Bologna, dal medio evo al XIX secolo" by Fabia Zanasi: Bologna also had its own pers...

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Odetta MP (1930 - 2008)

Odetta (1930 – 2008) was an American singer, actress, guitarist, songwriter, and a human rights activist, often referred to as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement". Poet Maya Angelou onc...

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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...

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Saint Joan of Arc MP (1412 - 1431)

Jeanne d'Arc - Wikipedia - French Joan of Arc - Wikipedia - English Jeanne d'Arc - Wikipedia - German Saint Joan of Arc or The Maid of Orléans Saint Joan of Arc or The Maid of ...

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Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Sonia Sotomayor was born on 25 June 1954 in the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Sotomayor is the C...

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Oprah Gail Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, USA

Oprah Winfrey Bio Book Club Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-aw...

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Clara Barton (founder and 1st President of the American Red Cross) MP (1821 - 1912)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Clara Barton (1821-1912) "...was a pioneer American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. She is best remembered for organizing the American Red Cross..." "...Clarissa...

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Prof. Ruth Fulton Benedict, Ph.D. MP (1887 - 1948)

English Wikipedia page about Ruth Benedict Ruth Benedict (born Ruth Fulton, June 5, 1887–September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist. She was born in New York City, and attended Vassa...

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Margaret Brent, Esq. MP (c.1601 - 1671)

From Melissa Thompson Alexander's page on Margaret Brent: •ID: I27415 •Name: Margaret BRENT •Sex: F •Birth: 1601 in Admington, Gloucestershire, England •D...

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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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Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - d.)

Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərhɑrt/ AIR-hart...

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Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom MP (1819 - 1901)

Victoria Alexandrina Princess of Hanover. HM Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom on 20 June 1837. Crowned Queen of the United Kingdom on 28 June 1838 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, Eng...

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Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni MP (c.30 - c.62)

Boudica or Boudicca, also known as Boadicea and known in Welsh as Buddug (d. AD 60 or 61) was queen of the British Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire.

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Elizabeth I of England MP (1533 - 1603)

"Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bes...

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Indira Priyadarshani Gandhi MP (1917 - 1984)

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गा&#x...

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Grace Kelly MP (1929 - 1982)

Wiki - Grace Patricia Kelly bio Internet Movie Databse - Grace Kelly Biography.com - Grace Kelly articles Biography Channel - Grace Kelly Biography Find A Grave - Grace Kelly

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Mary Jane Seacole MP (1805 - 1881)

Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881) was a mixed-race British nurse. Born in Jamaica, she operated boarding houses in Panama and Crimea while simultaneously treating the sick. Seacole was taug...

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Yoko Ono MP

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...

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Jelena / Ilona Zrinjska / Zrinyi, GR MP (c.1643 - 1703)

Ilona Zrínyi /Jelena Zrinska Ilona Zrínyi, as painted by Károly Jakobey Jelena Zrinska (?-1703) her birthday is Not know! Countess Ilona Zrínyi (Croatian: Jelena...

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Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs MP (1854 - 1929)

Aletta Jacobs (1854-1929) was the first Dutch woman in history who was officially admitted to the University. During her life she fought for womens rights. Thanks to her and other brave women (and men)...

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Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in angloph...

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