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Esther Reed MP (1747 - 1780)

Esther De Berdt Reed (1746-1780) Esther de Berdt Reed led the largest women’s organization of the American Revolution. She was born October 22, 1746, in London, England. Her father, Dennis de Berdt, ...

7/15/2007 4/26/2017

Harriet Ward Hawley MP (1831 - 1886)

Harriet Ward Foote Hawley (1831-1886) Harriet Foote Hawley, a first cousin of the Beechers, married Joseph R. Hawley in 1855. During the Civil War Harriet became her husband's confidential secretary ...

11/14/2008 3/18/2017

Claire McCardell MP (1905 - 1958)


Claire McCardell (1905–1958) was an American fashion designer in the arena of ready-to-wear clothing in the 20th century. From the 1930s to the 1950s, she was known for designing functional, afford...

3/30/2015 3/13/2017

Helen Pitts Douglass MP (1837 - 1903)

Suffragist, abolitionist, editor, teacher, historical association founder ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Helen Pitt...

7/8/2007 3/13/2017

Norma Leah McCorvey MP (1947 - 2017)

Wiki - Norma McCorvey Norma Leah McCorvey (née Nelson; September 22, 1947 – February 18, 2017), better known by the legal pseudonym "Jane Roe", was the plaintiff in the landmark American lawsuit Roe v....

2/18/2017 2/18/2017

Martha Bratton MP (1749 - 1816)

DAR# A013870 Poisened 16 men at the "Battle of Huck's Defeat" Martha and her husband were entrusted with a precious commodity back then - gun powder. With her husband away, Martha was left in charg...

3/23/2010 2/10/2017

Clare Hollingworth, OBE MP (1911 - 2017)

Clare Hollingworth, the veteran British war correspondent who broke the news that World War Two had started, has died at the age of 105. Her first husband was Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, ...

1/10/2017 1/11/2017

Grace Bustill Douglass MP (1782 - 1842)

Grace Bustill Douglass (1782 – March 9, 1842) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights advocate. Her family was one of the first prominent free black families in the United States. Her f...

1/3/2017 1/3/2017

Wǔ Zétiān 武則天 MP (625 - 705)


Empress Wu Zetian Wu Zetian (simplified Chinese: 武则天; traditional Chinese: 武則天; pinyin: Wǔ Zétiān) (17 February[citation needed] 624[10][12] – 16 December 705[11]), personal name Wu Zhao (武曌), often re...

12/22/2008 11/10/2016

Abigail Adams (née Smith) (November 11, 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the wife of John Adams, the second President of the United States, and mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth, and is regarded as ...

3/5/2007 11/8/2016

Alice Stokes Paul MP (1885 - 1977)

Alice Paul was an American suffragist leader. Along with her close friend Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendm...

12/13/2008 11/5/2016

Betty Ford MP (1918 - 2011)


Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011), better known as Betty Ford, was the wife of former United States President Gerald Ford and served as the First Lady of the United State...

6/23/2007 10/17/2016

Gertrude Belle Elion MP (1918 - 1999)

Gertrude Belle Elion (January 23, 1918 – February 21, 1999) was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, and a 1988 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Working alone as well as wi...

11/10/2014 10/10/2016

Clara McBride "Mother" Hale MP (1905 - 1992)

""Mother Hale"", "Mother Clara Hale", "Clara "Mother" Hale"

Clara McBride Hale (April 1, 1905 – December 18, 1992), also known as Mother Hale , was a prominent African-American social activist and child care worker who created a sanctuary for drug-addicted and ...

5/10/2015 10/10/2016

Elizabeth Glaser MP (1947 - 1994)

"Glaser became a leading AIDS activist after she received an HIV-contaminated blood transfusion while giving birth to her daughter Ariel. Ariel later died after contracting the illness through breast-f...

8/14/2007 10/10/2016

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 groundbreaking contributions to abstra...

2/23/2009 10/3/2016

Nellie Neilsen MP (1873 - 1947)

Nellie Neilson (April 5, 1873 – May 26, 1947) was an American historian. Nellie Neilson was born on April 5, 1873, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William George Neilson, a metallurgical engineer, ...

9/24/2016 9/24/2016

Aung San Suu Kyi MP

"Daw Aung San Suu Kyi", "Aung San Suu Kyi Aris"

Myanmar (Burma)

Aung San Suu Kyi MP AC (Burmese: ; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany, IPA: [ʔàʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposition politician and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy...

2/22/2009 9/16/2016

Mother Jones MP (1837 - 1930)

Mary Harris Jones Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837 – 30 November 1930) was an Irish-American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer. She then helped coord...

7/3/2015 8/26/2016

Rosanna Thompson MP (1808 - 1894)

Rosanna was the daughter of John and Rosanna (Cormack) Gordon. She first shows up in the church records of the Union Methodist Episcopal Church in 1824 when she was accepted as a member. She's listed t...

1/17/2009 8/11/2016

Pat Summitt MP (1952 - 2016)


Legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt has died. She was 64. Summitt's son Tyler said his mother died "peacefully" Tuesday morning, surrounded by "those who loved her most," in Knoxville, Ten...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Theodora Eastern Roman Empress MP (c.485 - 548)

"Theodora of Byzantium", "of Constantinople"

Theodora (Greek: Θεοδώρα) (c. 500 - June 28 548), was empress of the Byzantine Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. Like her husband, she is a saint in the Orthodox Church, commemorated on Novem...

5/19/2008 6/17/2016

I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we've got to do it right. We've got to give those animals a decent life, and we've got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal res...

1/1/2013 6/3/2016

Karen Silkwood MP (1946 - 1974)

"Karen Meadows"

Karen Gay Silkwood (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) was an American chemical technician and labor union activist known for raising concerns about corporate practices related to health and safety...

5/8/2016 5/8/2016

Jane Jacobs MP (1916 - 2006)

Jane Jacobs OC OOnt (born Jane Butzner; May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was a Canadian and American journalist, author, and activist best known for her influence on urban studies. Her influential book Th...

5/4/2016 5/5/2016

Janet Reno served as the Attorney General of the United States, from 1993 to 2001. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11, 1993. She was the first w...

7/8/2015 4/30/2016

Leni Riefenstahl MP (1902 - 2003)

Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl from Wikipedia : Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl (German: [ˈʁiːfənʃtaːl]; 22 August 1902 – 8 September 2003) was a German film director, producer, sc...

4/14/2016 4/15/2016

Angela Merkel, Bundeskanzlerin MP

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Angela Dorothea Merkel , née Kasner, (born 17 July 1954) is the current Chancellor of Germany. Merkel topped Forbes magazine's list of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009...

12/20/2010 12/9/2015

Marlo Thomas MP


Actress, producer and social activist, Marlo Thomas has been a role model for women and children since she blazed the trail as television’s first single woman living alone in the hit series That Girl. ...

6/11/2010 11/15/2015

Zora Neale Hurston MP (1891 - 1960)

Zora Neale Hurston was an African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is bes...

1/7/2014 10/30/2015

Inge Lehmann MP (1888 - 1993)

Inge Lehmann ForMemRS (May 13, 1888 – February 21, 1993), was a Danish seismologist who discovered the Earth's inner core. In 1936 she postulated from existing seismic data that the Earth's core is not...

4/1/2015 5/12/2015

Virginia Woolf MP (1882 - 1941)

"Adeline Virginia Stephen"

Adeline Virginia Woolf (pronounced /ˈwʊlf/; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist lit...

6/16/2007 4/9/2015

Margaret Thatcher MP (1925 - 2013)

"Iron lady"

"Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS, née Roberts (13 October 1925 - 8 April 2013), was a British politician, the longest-serving (1979–1990) Prime Minister of the United Kingdo...

8/11/2010 4/9/2015

Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college. The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language...

9/15/2008 4/9/2015

Jean Swedberg, CV MP (b. - 1974)

Biography Her citation reads: On 4 September 1974, with complete disregard for her own safety, Jean Swedberg, switchboard operator at the Valnicola Hotel in Merritt, British Columbia, left her post...

5/24/2014 4/9/2015

Biography Mary Dohey was a Canadian flight attendant who was the first living person to receive the award Cross of Valour , Canada's highest award for bravery for a civilian, for her conduct during t...

5/24/2014 4/9/2015

"In the early afternoon of 9 September 1980, Anna Lang displayed selfless courage to a very high degree in the rescue of her two car passengers. At the entry of the Hammond River Bridge a fuel tanker h...

5/24/2014 4/9/2015

Emily Jane Brontë MP (1818 - 1848)

Brontë family The Brontës were a 19th century literary family associated with Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte (born 21 April 1816), Emily (born 30 July 1818),...

11/27/2007 4/9/2015

Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé PC CC CMM CD (née Benoît, April 26, 1922 – January 26, 1993) was a Canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 23rd since Cana...

8/3/2014 4/9/2015

Peggy Guggenheim MP (1898 - 1979)

"Peggy Guggenheim", "Marguerite S. /Guggenheim/", "Marguerite /Guggenheim/", "Marguerite S /Gugenheim/", "Margerite S /Guggenheim/"

Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite. Born to a wealthy New York City family, she was the daughter of Benjamin Gug...

10/4/2010 4/9/2015

Sarah Lockwood Pardee MP (1839 - 1922)

Sarah Winchester Sarah Winchester, formerly Sarah Lockwood Pardee, married William Wirt Winchester on 30 September 1862. Despite the fact that the Civil War was then going on in the USA, the wedding ...

6/1/2007 4/9/2015

Ida Mayfield Wood MP (1838 - 1932)

"Ida Mayfield", "Ida E. Mayfield", "Ida E. Mayfield Wood", "The Recluse of Herald Square"

From the Irish Echo February 17, 2011 Hibernian Chronicle: The Mayfield mystery solved in Archive / by admin / on February 17, 2011 at 4:14 am / Her death a few months later in early 1932 prompte...

9/20/2012 4/9/2015

Lillie Hitchcock Coit ('Firebelle Lil') MP (1843 - 1929)

"'Firebelle Lil' Coit"

Lillie Hitchcock Coit (August 23, 1843 in West Point – July 22, 1929 in San Francisco) was a well-known volunteer firefighter, wife of Howard Coit, and the benefactor for the construction of the ...

3/23/2013 4/9/2015

Luisa Adele Rosa Maria von Amman MP (1881 - 1957)

"Marchesa Luisa Casati", "Luisa Adele Rosa Maria von Amman"

Luisa, Marquise Casati Stampa di Soncino (23 January 1881 – 1 June 1957) was an eccentric Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early 20th-century Europe. As the concept of dandy was ex...

7/20/2013 4/9/2015

Hetty Green MP (1834 - 1916)

"The Witch of Wall Street"

Hetty Howland Robinson Green (1834-1916) – “The Witch of Wall Street” "After Hetty's death, family genealogist William Emery asked her son, Ned, for clarification [about her name] and was told her na...

12/31/2007 4/9/2015

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: Jacob...

12/31/2010 4/9/2015

Isabella Stewart Gardner MP (1840 - 1924)

Founder of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston – was an American art collector, philanthropist, and one of the foremost female patrons of the arts. Isabella Stewart Gardner had a zest for l...

6/7/2013 4/9/2015

May Bonfils Stanton MP (1883 - 1962)

Find a Grave Birth: 1883 Death: Mar., 1962 Lakewood Jefferson County Colorado, USA Philanthropist, eccentric. May Stanton was the daughter of Belle and Frederick Bonfils, owner of The Denver Po...

5/6/2014 4/9/2015

Madeleine Dansereau MP (1922 - 1991)

Biography Madeleine Danserau (Maranda-Dansereau) was the first female jeweler in Quebec. She studied in the workshop of the Swiss jewelry maker Philippe Vauthier Montreal from 1959 to 1965. In 1973, ...

1/2/2015 4/9/2015

Barbara Rosberg Frum, OC MP (1937 - 1992)

Barbara Frum , OC (September 8, 1937 – March 26, 1992) was a Canadian radio and television journalist, acclaimed for her interviews for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Personal life Barbara ...

12/6/2009 4/9/2015

Shirley Jean Douglas, OC is a Canadian television, film and stage actress and activist. Her acting career combined with her family name has made her recognizable in Canadian film, television and politics.

1/13/2009 4/9/2015

Céline Dion MP

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, United States

Celine Dion is the all-time, best-selling Canadian recording artist. Biography Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer and oc...

3/25/2007 4/9/2015

Helen Suzman, DCE MP (1917 - 2009)

Suzman, a lifelong citizen of South Africa, was born as Helen Gavronsky in 1917 to Samuel and Frieda Gavronsky, Jewish Lithuanian immigrants.[1][2] Helen Suzman matriculated in 1933 from Parktown Con...

2/25/2009 4/9/2015

Marian Anderson MP (1897 - 1993)

Marian Anderson b. February 27, 1897 d. April 8, 1993 Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Most of her singing career was...

3/14/2013 4/9/2015

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 a pion...

2/23/2012 4/9/2015

Martha Griffiths MP (1912 - 2003)

Martha Wright Griffiths (January 29, 1912 – April 22, 2003) was an American lawyer and judge before being elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1954. Griffiths was the first woman ...

3/27/2015 4/9/2015

Gertrude Buck MP (1871 - 1922)

Gertrude Buck (Kalamazoo, Michigan, July 14th, 1871 - 1922) was one of a group of powerful female rhetoricians of her time. She strived to inspire young women to take on leadership roles within the d...

3/28/2015 4/9/2015

Sarah Goddard Power MP (1835 - 1887)

Sarah Goddard Power (June 19, 1935 – March 24, 1987) was a United States Democratic Party activist and University of Michigan Regent who committed suicide by falling out a window at the Burton Towe...

3/28/2015 4/9/2015

Josephine Gomon MP (1892 - 1975)

Josephine Fellows Gomon (June 29, 1892 – November 13, 1975) was a social and political activist, mayoral secretary, labor leader and schoolteacher. She is noted for her contributions to Detroit, Mich...

3/28/2015 4/9/2015

Aretha Franklin is an American singer, songwriter and musician, active since 1956. Franklin has won 18 Grammy Awards and is one of the best selling female artists of all time, selling 75 million record...

1/24/2015 4/9/2015

Virginia Apgar MP (1909 - 1974)

Virginia Apgar (7 June 1909–7 August 1974) was an American pediatric anesthesiologist. She was a leader in the fields of anesthesiology and teratology, and effectively founded the field of neonatolog...

2/26/2012 4/9/2015

Blessed Dina Bélanger MP (1897 - 1929)

Overview Dina Belanger was born in Saint Roch Parish in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada and was professed a religious sister in February 1922, in Sillery, Quebec, Canada, taking the name of Sister Marie ...

6/20/2010 4/5/2015

Overview PARADIS, ÉLODIE (baptized Alodie-Virginie), named Mother Marie-Léonie, Marianite Sister of Holy Cross and founder of the Little Sisters of the Holy Family was beatified on 11 September 1984 ...

5/25/2014 4/5/2015

Bienheureuse Marie-Anne Blondin MP (1809 - 1890)

"Marie-Anne Blondin"

Overview Marie-Anne Blondin was a teacher who became foundress of the Sisters of Sainte Anne, established in 1850, dedicated to teaching the rural population of Canada. Blondin found out that one of ...

5/24/2014 4/5/2015

Blessed Émilie Gamelin MP (c.1800 - c.1851)

"Amélie", "Marie", "Eugène"

Overview La première fondatrice canadienne-française d’une communauté religieuse au Bas-Canada depuis la Conquête. Par le dévouement qu’elle a manifesté envers les vieillards, les malades et les pauv...

5/19/2012 4/5/2015

Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher MP (1811 - 1849)

Overview Marie-Rose Durocher was a Canadian Roman Catholic Religious Sister. She founded the Sœurs des Saints-Noms de Jésus et de Marie (Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary) in 1844. Marie-Ro...

5/23/2014 4/5/2015

Blessed Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin MP (1632 - 1668)

"Catherine of St. Augustine"

Overview Blessed Catherine was born into an aristocratic Norman family and a descendant of Thomas a Becket. She entered the monastery of the Canonesses of St. Augustine of the Mercy of Jesus in Bayeu...

5/20/2014 4/5/2015

Sainte Marguerite d’Youville MP (1701 - 1771)


Overview Marie-Margeurite d'Youville was a French Canadian widow who founded the Order of the Sisters of Montreal , also known as the Grey Nuns of Montreal. She was canonized on 9 December 1990 in Ro...

3/28/2010 4/5/2015

Sainte Kateri Tekakwitha MP (1656 - 1680)


Kaia'tanó:ron Kateri Tekakwitha 1656-1680 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha was baptized as Catherine Tekakwitha and was informally known as Lily of the Mohawks. She is the fourth Native American to be ven...

5/18/2014 4/5/2015

Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys MP (1620 - 1700)

"Bourgeoys", "Bourgeois"

Overview On 17 April 1620 Margeurite Bourgeoys was born in Troyes, then in Champagne Provence in France. She was 6th of 12 children born to Abraham Bourgeoys, candlemaker and coiner at the Royal ...

4/17/2007 4/5/2015

Marie of the Incarnation MP (1599 - 1672)

"Mother Marie"

Overview Saint Marie of the Incarnation, O.S.U. was born on 28 October 1599 and died on 30 April 1672. She was an Ursuline nun and leader of a group of nuns sent to establish the Ursuline Order in Ne...

5/18/2014 4/5/2015

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

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Xirsi Cali Arabic: أيان حرسي علي‎; born Ayaan Hirsi Magan; Books In 2005, Ayaan Hirsi Ali was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She ...

12/13/2010 8/4/2014

Josephine Lowell (Shaw) MP (1843 - 1905)

Josephine Shaw Lowell (December 16, 1843 - October 12, 1905) was a Progressive Reform leader in the United States in the Nineteenth century. She is best known for creating the New York Consumers Leag...

6/20/2010 4/27/2014

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

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...

8/9/2013 8/9/2013

Lilian Masediba Ngoyi MP (1911 - 1980)

"Ma Ngoyi"

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...

8/9/2013 8/9/2013

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 working as a t...

2/9/2011 8/9/2013

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 ed...

3/11/2009 8/7/2013

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 1879, ...

2/1/2009 7/24/2013

Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

"The Divine Sarah"

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 her fame...

2/16/2011 3/11/2013

Harper Lee MP (1926 - 2016)

"Harper Lee"

Harper Lee was 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 hometo...

9/19/2012 9/19/2012

Laura Ingersoll Secord was a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams. ...

8/29/2007 9/13/2012

Juliette Magill Kinzie 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 1912. ...

7/25/2007 8/18/2012 ; - grave at Arlington National Cemetery... ; ... ; .findagrave.... Jane Arminda Delano, born March 13, 1862 in Montour Falls, New York, United States – died ...

10/21/2009 8/18/2012

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 Navy off...

2/24/2012 8/18/2012

Golda Meir 4th Prime Minister of Israel MP (1898 - 1978)

"Golda /Meir/ Ґольда Мабович"

" 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....

6/30/2008 7/28/2012

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. Their...

1/30/2011 7/28/2012

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

"Grace O'Malley", "Gráinne O'Malley", "Granuaile", "Gráinne Mhaol", "Bald Gráinne"

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 Umaill, chieftain of the Ó Máille cla...

2/7/2009 3/16/2012

Bertha von Suttner MP (1843 - 1914)

The first women to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (1905) See Wikipedia... War eine ôsterreiche Pazifistin, Friedenforscherin und Schiftstellerin. Pseudonyme: B. Outlot, Jemand. Bertha von Suttner ...

2/8/2012 2/9/2012

Benazir Zardari 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 and Kurdish-Iranian origin, who chaired the Pakistan Peoples Party (P...

4/3/2009 12/3/2011

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

"Margaret Chase", "Margaret Chase Smith", "Margaret Smith", ""The Lady from Maine""

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 ...

9/8/2008 12/1/2011

Eudora 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...

1/2/2009 10/23/2011

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

"Leila Bryce Pinchot", "Leila Bryce", "Leila Pinchot"

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

2/11/2011 10/20/2011

Mary Lyon, founder of Mount Holyoke College MP (1797 - 1849)

"Founder of Mount Holyoke College"

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 his wife, Jemima. The ...

2/9/2009 10/12/2011

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...

11/23/2009 10/12/2011

Belva Ann Lockwood MP (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 conservatism that...

4/6/2011 10/4/2011

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 Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) ...

7/12/2007 9/18/2011

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

"The Lady with the Lamp", "founder of professional nursing"

From British Heritage .. extract FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Florence Nightingale was a guiding force in the field of nursing. She was born May 12, 1820, to William “WEN” and Frances “Fanny” Nightingale...

10/8/2008 9/18/2011

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis MP (1929 - 1994)

"Jackie Kennedy", "Jackie Onassis", "Jacqueline Kennedy", "Jackie"

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...

6/11/2007 9/17/2011