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Jane Goodall Anthropologist, Researcher, Primatologist Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE is an English primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for
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added by natalie-greenly Why is this #2?
Marie Curie Physicist, Chemist, Scientist Marie Skłodowska-Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and
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added by ElijahKaganer Why is this #3?
Valentina Tereshkova Pilot, Politician, Astronaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. In order
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added by Becks Tora Why is this #4?
Elsa Brändström Elsa Brändström was a Swedish nurse and philanthropist. She was known around the world as the "Angel of Siberia".
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Clara Barton Nurse, Nursing, Teacher Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton was a pioneer nurse who founded the American Red Cross. In addition to being a hospital nurse, she worked as a teacher, patent clerk, and humanitarian. At a
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ranked low on reranks & added by Magdalena Linde Why is this #6?
Janica Kostelić Alpine skier Janica Kostelić is a former World Cup alpine ski racer and four-time Olympic gold medalist from Croatia. In addition to the Olympics, she won five gold medals at the World Championships. In World Cup
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added by Becks Tora Why is this #7?
Diana, Princess of Wales Crown Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Diana was born into an aristocratic British family with royal
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Rachel Corrie Peace activist Rachel Aliene Corrie was an American peace activist and diarist. She was killed by an Israel Defense Forces armored bulldozer in a combat zone in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, under
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Martina Navratilova Tennis player Martina Navratilova is a retired Czech and American tennis player and coach. Billie Jean King, former World No. 1 player, said in 2006 that Navratilova is "the greatest singles, doubles and mixed
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ranked low on reranks & added by RobLein Why is this #10?
Florence Nightingale Nurse, Statistical graphics, Nursing Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by her
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added by Dave_7672 Why is this #11?
Shannon Miller Gymnast Cancer survivor, 7 time Olympic medalist, runs Shannon Miller Lifestyle which is targeted to women with a focus on health and wellness, it includes the topics of fitness, nutrition, pregnancy,
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added by Becks Tora Why is this #12?
Chris Evert Tennis player, Actor Christine Marie "Chris" Evert, known as Chris Evert-Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles
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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is the wife of King Willem-Alexander. On 30 April 2013, she became the first Dutch queen consort since 1890.
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Hanna Reitsch Pilot Hanna Reitsch was a German aviatrix, Nazi test pilot, and the only woman awarded the Iron Cross First Class and the Luftwaffe Pilot/Observer Badge in Gold with Diamonds during World War II. She set
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added by Heros Deus Why is this #15?
Charlene, Princess of Monaco Crown Princess, Swimmer Charlene Lynette Wittstock, is a former South African Olympic swimmer who, after marrying Prince Albert II, became Princess of Monaco. Charlene is the daughter of Michael and Lynette Wittstock. She
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the people's #1 Why is this #16?
Malala Yousafzai Female education activist, Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known mainly for human rights advocacy for education and for women in her native Swat
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often listed & added by BenNicholson Why is this #17?
Steffi Graf Tennis player Stefanie Maria "Steffi" Graf is a German former world No. 1 tennis player. Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Her 22 singles titles is second all time behind Margaret Court, and mark the
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added by Amicus73 Why is this #18?
Valentina Lisitsa Pianist Valentina Lisitsa is a Ukrainian-American classical pianist who resides in North Carolina. Lisitsa is among the most frequently viewed pianists on YouTube and is often praised as a highly commendable
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Leni Riefenstahl Actor, Dancer, Film Director Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl was a German film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, photographer, actress and dancer widely known for directing the Nazi propaganda film
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added by Coolza Why is this #21?
Amelia Earhart Pilot, Writer Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this
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J. K. Rowling Author of the "Harry Potter" series, UK's Best-Selling Living ... Joanne "Jo" Rowling, OBE FRSL, pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained
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added by RobLein Why is this #23?
Helen Keller Pacifist, Lecturer, Author American author, political activist and lecturer.
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often listed & ranked high on reranks Why is this #24?
Serena Williams Current No. 1 in Women's Singles Tennis, Oldest No. 1 in WTA History, ... Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her World No. 1 in singles on six
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ranked low on reranks & added by Coolza Why is this #25?
Joan of Arc Military Leader Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. She was born to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle, a peasant family, at
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Aung San Suu Kyi Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in ... Aung San Suu Kyi AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% of the
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Temple Grandin Animal Expert and Advocate, Bestselling Author, Autistic Activist Mary Temple Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior.
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Sally McLellan Athlete, Track and field athlete Sally Pearson is an Australian athlete. She is the 2011 World champion and 2012 Olympic champion in the 100 metres hurdles. She also won a silver medal in the 100 m hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics
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added by BenNicholson Why is this #30?
Dafne Schippers Track and field athlete Dafne Schippers is a Dutch athlete competing in heptathlon and the sprints.
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added by BenNicholson Why is this #31?
Paula Radcliffe Track and field athlete Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE is an English long-distance runner. She is the current women's world record holder in the marathon with her time of 2 hours 15 minutes and 25 seconds. She is a three-time
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added by DaveHoffman Why is this #32?
Ronda Rousey Mixed Martial Artist, Actor Ronda Jean Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight
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ranked low on reranks & added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #33?
Queen Victoria Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India. Victoria was the daughter
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #34?
Marion Maréchal-Le Pen Politician Marion Maréchal-Le Pen is a French politician, a member of the Front National and an MP for Vaucluse's 3rd constituency since 2012. Twenty-two years old at the time of her election, she became
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often listed & added by DaveHoffman Why is this #35?
Melissa Franklin Physicist, Scientist Experimental particle physicist and the Department Chair and Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #36?
Holly Holm Professional Boxer Holly Holm is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division. Holm is also a former professional boxer and kickboxer. During her boxing
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #37?
Anne Morrow Lindbergh Pilot, Poet, Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh was an American author, aviator, and the wife of fellow aviator Charles Lindbergh. She was an acclaimed author whose books and articles spanned the genres of poetry to
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Ellen Ochoa World's First Hispanic Female Astronaut, First Hispanic and Second Female ... Ellen Lauri Ochoa is a former astronaut and current Director of the Johnson Space Center. Ochoa became director of the center upon retirement of the previous director, Michael Coats, on December 31,
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added by Coolza Why is this #39?
Eva Perón Politician, Actor María Eva Duarte de Perón was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. She is usually
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added by Ronu771 Why is this #40?
Bianca Kappler A symbol of fair play in sports.
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Why is this #41?
Marissa Mayer President and CEO of Yahoo!, Former Executive for Google, First Female ... Marissa Ann Mayer is the current president and CEO of Yahoo!, a position she has held since July 2012. Previously, she was a long-time executive, usability leader, and key spokesperson for Google. In
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Elizabeth Warren First Female Senator from Massachusetts, Former Special Advisor for the ... Elizabeth Ann Warren is an American academic and politician who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was previously a Harvard Law School
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #44?
Marine Le Pen Politician, Lawyer Marine Le Pen is a French politician and the president of the National Front, the third-largest political party in France, since 16 January 2011. A lawyer by profession, she is the youngest daughter
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often listed & ranked high on reranks Why is this #45?
Condoleezza Rice First Female African-American Secretary of State, Second Female Secretary ... Condoleezza "Condi" Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #46?
Diana Mitford Publisher, Author, Translator Diana Mitford, The Hon. Lady Mosley, was one of Britain's noted Mitford sisters. She was married first to Bryan Walter Guinness, heir to the barony of Moyne, and secondly to Sir Oswald Mosley, 6th
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often listed & ranked high on reranks Why is this #47?
Venus Williams Current No. 11 in Women's Singles Tennis, First African American Woman to ... Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 11 in singles as of February 1, 2015. She has been ranked World No. 1 in
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #48?
Loretta Lynn Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Author Loretta Lynn, is a multiple gold album American country music singer-songwriter whose work spans more than 50 years. She has received numerous awards and other accolades for her groundbreaking role in
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #49?
Thea von Harbou Screenwriter, Author, Actor Thea Gabriele von Harbou was a screenwriter, writer, author, film director and actress.
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added by Mollevangsvagen Why is this #50?
Countess of Ségur Writer Sophie Rostopchine, Countess of Ségur, née Sofiya Feodorovna Rostopchina, was a French writer of Russian birth. She is best known today for her novel Les Malheurs de Sophie, intended for