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Artemisia Gentileschi - Italian Baroque painter.
Ching Shih - pirate in middle Qing China.
Elsa Jane Guerin (Mountain Charley) - adventurer, gold miner, writer.
Mary Sherman Morgan - U.S. rocket fuel scientist.
Lou Xiaoying - Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised 30 abandoned babies.
Fumiko Hayashi - mayor of Yokohama.
Hazel McCallion - Canadian politician and businesswoman who served as the mayor of Mississauga.
Beate Sirota Gordon - performing arts presenter and women's rights advocate. Contributed to rewriting the Japanese 1946 constitution.
Nadezhda Durova - disguised as a man, became was the first known female officer in the Russian military.
Margaret Keane - American artist.
Empress Jing - empress of China.
Chien-Shiung Wu - Chinese American experimental physicist who made significant contributions in the field of nuclear physics.
Hedy Lamarr - Actress & Scientist
Theodora - queen of Byzantine
Steve Shirley - British information technology pioneer, businesswoman and philanthropist.
Clara Belle Williams - the first African-American graduate of New Mexico State University.
Irena Sendler - a Polish nurse and a member of Polish Underground helping to save approximately 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Caroline Norton - English woman's rights activist.
Christine de Pizan - Medieval poet, writer.
Hildegard of Bingen - religious leader.
Laura Bassi - scientist, physicist, professor.
Roxolana- a slave who became a queen
Sofia Kovalevskaya - the first woman to obtain a doctorate in mathematics
Olympe de Gouges - social activist
Nellie Bly - journalist, investigated women's mental asylums

Started a list last year.

Here's a good place for some biographies:
www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/world-c...
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