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Famous women in history
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Famous women in history

Especially many proponents of feminism have argued that the achievements of women have been insufficiently represented in works of history up through the 20th century. Therefore, many historians and especially those who concentrate on women's studies have drawn attention to women who can be considered historically significant.

Table of contents
1 Rulers, consorts, heads of state:
2 Politicians, political figures
3 Activists and revolutionaries
4 Artists, writers, poets
5 Aviation and Space Exploration
6 Scientists and mathematicians
7 Medical notables
8 Musicians
9 Outlaws, pirates and criminals
10 Religious figures
11 Soldiers, agents, spies
12 Famous actors
13 Sportswomen
14 Famous models (most are female)
15 Other
16 External links

Rulers, consorts, heads of state:

Politicians, political figures

Activists and revolutionaries

Artists, writers, poets

Aviation and Space Exploration

Scientists and mathematicians

Medical notables


Outlaws, pirates and criminals

Religious figures

Soldiers, agents, spies

Famous actors

See list List of female actors


Famous models (most are female)


External links