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List Rules Women that were famous 1900-1909


Evelyn Nesbit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Beautiful Women of the 1900s
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Evelyn Nesbit


Florence Evelyn Nesbit, known professionally as Evelyn Nesbit, was a popular American chorus girl and artists' model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing". In the early part of the 20th century, the figure and face of Evelyn Nesbit was everywhere, appearing in mass circulation newspaper and magazine advertisements, on souvenir items and calendars, making her a cultural celebrity. Her career began in her early teens in Philadelphia and continued in New York, where she posed for a cadre of respected artists of the era, James Carroll Beckwith, Frederick S. Church, and notably Charles Dana Gibson, who idealized her as a ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1884-1967)

Birthplace: Tarentum, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Anna Held is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Beautiful Women of the 1900s
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Anna Held


Helene Anna Held, known professionally as Anna Held, was a Polish-born French stage performer and singer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband. ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1872-1918)

Birthplace: Second Polish Republic, Warsaw

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Ethel Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Beautiful Women of the 1900s
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Ethel Barrymore


Ethel Barrymore was an American actress and a member of the Barrymore family of actors. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1879-1959)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Polaire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beautiful Women of the 1900s
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Polaire


Polaire was the stage name used by French singer and actress Émilie Marie Bouchaud. ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1874-1939)

Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria

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