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If you like reading about women who are making a difference in the world, you'll love this list about women named Lydia. First is Hearst, of the iconic publishing family, who is becoming a multi-media scion in her own right. Famous Lydias Lunch and Pense have been making waves in music for decades, the former for helping break the No Wave scene and the later for her powerful soul-rock vocals that have been compared to Janis Joplin.

Lydia Hearst is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 34
Lydia Marie Hearst-Shaw Hardwick (born September 19, 1984), commonly known as Lydia Hearst, is an American fashion model, actress and lifestyle blogger. She is a great-granddaughter of the ...more

Lydia Lunch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 59
Lydia Lunch is an American singer, poet, writer, actress and self-empowerment speaker whose career was spawned by the New York No Wave scene. The Boston Phoenix named Lunch "one of the 10 ...more

Lydia Cornell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 65
Lydia Cornell is an American actress, writer, novelist, comedienne, blogger, and talk-radio host.

Lydia Pense is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 71
Lydia Pense is an American rock-soul-jazz singer who since 1969 has performed with the band Cold Blood. Her style has been compared to powerful singers including Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin ...more

Lydia Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 91 (1916-2007)
Lydia Mendoza was an American guitarist and singer of Tejano, conjunto, and traditional Mexican-American music. She is known as "La Alondra de la Frontera". Mendoza was born on May 21, ...more

Lydia Millet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 50
Lydia Millet is an American novelist. Her third novel, My Happy Life, won the 2003 PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, and she has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times ...more

Lydia Lassila is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 37
Lydia Lassila is an Australian Olympic freestyle skier gold medalist who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, the 2010 Winter ...more

Lydia Shum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 63 (1945-2008)
Lydia Shum Din-ha or Lydia Sum was a Hong Kong comedienne, MC, and actress known for her portly figure, signature dark rimmed glasses and bouffant hairstyle. She was affectionately known to ...more

Lydia Artymiw is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Artymiw
Lydia Artymiw is an American concert pianist. Artymiw was born in Philadelphia to Ukrainian parents and began piano studies at age four with George Oransky at the Ukrainian Music Institute. Her ...more

Lydia McLane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lydia

Lydia Blanco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 44
Lydia Blanco is an actress and television producer.

Lydia Litvyak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 22 (1921-1943)
Lydia Vladimirovna Litvyak, also known as Lydia Litviak or Lilya Litviak, was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With at least 12 solo victories and at least four ...more

Lydia Villa-Komaroff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Villa-Komaroff age 72
Lydia Villa-Komaroff is a molecular cellular biologist who currently works as a Chief Scientific Officer and board member at Cytonome Incorporated. Notably, she is the third Mexican American ...more

Lydia Kandou is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 56
Lydia Ruth Elizabeth Kandou is an Indonesian actress and multiple-Citra Award winner.

Lydia Stahl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Stahl
Lydia Stahl was a secret agent who worked for Soviet Military Intelligence in New York and Paris. She was born Lydia Chkalov in Rostov, in the south of Russia, in 1890. Once the wife of a ...more

Lydia Loveless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Loveless age 28
Lydia Loveless is an alternative country singer-songwriter from Columbus, Ohio. Her music combines classic country, honky tonk, and punk rock.

Lydia Leonard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 37
Lydia Leonard is an English stage, film and television actress.

Lydia T. Black is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 82 (1925-2007)
Lydia T. Black is an author and editor.

Lydia Rotich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 30
Lydia Chebet Rotich is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She finished fifth at the 2009 World Athletics Final. Her personal best time is 9:21.38 ...more

Lydia St. Martin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 47
Lydia St. Martin is an adult film actress.

Lydia Woodward is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Woodward is an American television writer and producer. She has worked as both a writer and producer on the primetime serial ER.

Lydia Lamaison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 98 (1914-2012)
Lydia Lamaison was an Argentine actress. She appeared in 47 films and television shows between 1939 and 2012. She starred in the film La caída, which was entered into the 9th Berlin ...more

Lydia Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Cabrera Dec. at 92 (1899-1991)
Lydia Cabrera was a Cuban anthropologist and poet. Cabrera was a Cuban writer and literary activist. She was an authority on Santería and other Afro-Cuban religions. During her lifetime ...more

Lydia Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 71
Lydia Davis is an American writer noted for her short stories. Davis is also a novelist, essayist, and translator from French and other languages, and has produced several new translations of ...more

Lydia Tenaglia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
age 53
Lydia Tenaglia is a television producer.