Famous women in history

Famous women in history

Most Famous and Important Women in History

Today I come with a list of the 30 most famous women in history, from Cleopatra to Marilyn Monroe, through Ana Bolena or even Frida Kahlo. All of them prominent figures and with a lot of weight in society.

In addition, I have tried to combine experts in different fields, such as scientists, artists or politicians. All these women have been important in different sectors and areas of life; Do not tell yourself in the order, it is not a list of major to minor importance.
Ana Bolena (1501 - 1536)
Ana Bolena was second wife of King Henry VIII of England and queen consort. The monarch himself would break his previous link with Catalina to seek love - and a son - with Ana.

The Church prevented him from consummating his new marriage, to which Enrique would respond by breaking ties with the Holy See.

To his misfortune, Ana Bolena would end up beheaded after being accused of adultery by her closest circles.

Elizabeth II of England (1926 - present)
Isabel II is the longest-lived Queen in the history of the United Kingdom. His reign is known for the incredible acceptance he has among the population.

In addition, he holds the role of Supreme Governor of the Church of England.

Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)

Taking the name of her husband, Pierre Curie, Maria Sklodowska would be born in Poland in 1867 to devote a lifetime to science.

His professional activity in the study of radioactivity helped him win the Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry.

Mata Hari (1867 - 1917)
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle was a famous French spy for the German Government.

Precisely, it was this combination that led her to a French court ordering her death for treason.

Victoria I of England (1819 - 1901)

Queen Victoria I of England gave rise to what is known as the "Victorian" era. He led the country during its industrial boom, making it the world's leading power.

His policies were conservative and consolidated the middle class as well as triumphing in the colonial expansion.

Virgnia Woolf (1882 - 1941)

Author of the famous work The waves, Woolf would lead a somewhat extravagant life, making friends with numerous celebrities of the time.

He ended his life committing suicide. The reason? He suffered a constant fear of suffering some kind of madness due to his already advanced age.

Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954)
Famous Mexican painter. Framed in surrealist painting, Frida dedicated most of her works to the realization of self-portraits.

Also, her political activity was also news in the artist, being a famous communist.

Teresa of Calcutta (1910 - 1997)
Worldwide known, Teresa of Calcutta would found the congregation of Missionaries of Charity to dedicate a lifetime to helping others.

In 1979 he received the Nobel Peace Prize. And if that weren't enough, John Paul II would open the cause of his canonization.

María Callas (1915 - 1963)
María Callas has been one of the best sopranos in all history. Her meteoric career led her to sing through countless stages with the most prestigious orchestras in the world.

Unfortunately, his blurred and controversial personal life would be used as an instrument to destroy his fame.

Edith Piaf (1915 - 1963)
Edith Piaf spent his childhood living in the house of prostitutes that his grandmother ran. It would be precisely there where he would begin to give rein to his great voice.

He would consolidate his potential and his fame by recording different popular songs with Louis A. Gassion, his father.

Joan of Arc (1412 - 1431)
Joan of Arc was a soldier at the head of the French royal army, under the mandate of King Charles VII, who expelled the English. His end was tragic because he died at the stake convicted of heresy because of his wisdom.

In 1920, Pope Benedict XV would grant him the title of saint.

Indira Gandhi (1917 - 1984)
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Like his father, Indira was a reputed Prime Minister of India, coming to power twice.

His death came in 1984 after being killed.

Eva Perón (1919 - 1952)
Eva Perón was a versatile woman who came to work as an actress, model and broadcaster to finally marry Perón, president of Argentina.

It was in the wake of this link when a crusade for the rights of workers and women began.

Carmen Martín Gaite (1925 - 2000)
Awarded with the National Prize for Literature, the Prince of Asturias and Nadal, Carmen Martín Gaite has gone down in the history of the great writers of Spain, thanks in part to her best-known work: Between curtains.

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