Catherine II, Empress of Russia 1729 – 1796

Catherine II (the Great) was Empress of Russia from June 28, 1762 to her death. She represents the enlightened dictator of her day.

Florence Nightingale 1820 – 1910

Florence Nightingale, known as “The Lady with the Lamp,” pioneered modern nursing, writing, and statistics. Her invention of modern nursing is her greatest achievement. 

Joan of Arc 1412 – 1431

French national figure Joan of Arc lived in the 15th century. She was 19 when she was killed for heresy. 

Hatshepsut, Pharaoh of Egypt Reign 1479 BC to 1458 BC

Egyptologists consider Hatshepsut one of the most successful female pharaohs, ruling longer than any previous indigenous Egyptian queen. 

Tomyris 6th century BC

The Iranian Massagetae queen Tomyris (reigned 530 BC) was from Central Asia east of the Caspian Sea. 

Rosa Parks 1913 – 2005

The U.S. Congress named Rosa Parks “Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement”. 

Eva Peron 1919 – 1952

Eva Peron (Evita) was Argentina's First Lady from 1946 to 1952. As wife of President Juan Peron, she dominated Pro-Peronist labor unions. 

Boudica d. AD 60 or 61

Boudica, Queen of the Norfolk Iceni, led a rebellion against Roman occupation. Her husband Prasutagus died leaving his Kingdom to his daughters and the Roman Emperor. 

Catherine of Siena 1347 – 1380

Scholastic philosopher and theologian Saint Catherine of Siena was born 23rd of 25 children. She was unschooled and joined the Dominican religious order aged seven, despite her parents' wishes. 

Emmeline Pankhurst 1858 – 1928

In 1889 and 1905, Pankhurst founded the Women's Franchise League and Women's Social and Political Union. She battled for suffrage with her daughters Christabel and Sylvia and others.

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