10 Mind-Blowing Facts about Women’s History

10 Mind-Blowing Facts about Women’s History

1. Alice Roosevelt, Teddy Roosevelt’s daughter, the firecracker

Alice Roosevelt, daughter of US President Teddy Roosevelt. photographed in front of a tree carrying a small dog.

2. Agnes Sorel, the favorite and the chief mistress of King Charles VII of France

Portrait of Agnes Sorel, the favorite and the chief mistress of King Charles VII of France

3. Queen Mary I, the first woman to successfully claim the throne of England

Portrait of Queen Mary I, the first woman to successfully claim the throne of England

4. Bessie Coleman, National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee

A couple of photos of Bessie Coleman, National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee

5. Williamina Fleming, a Scottish astronomer and an honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society of London

Portrait of Williamina Fleming, a Scottish astronomer and an honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society of London

6. Sarah Goodridge, an American painter who specialized in portrait miniatures

Portrait of Sarah Goodridge, an American painter who specialized in portrait miniatures

7. Ana Roque de Duprey, an educator, suffragist, and one of the founders of the University of Puerto Rico

3 different portraits of Ana Roque de Duprey, an educator, suffragist, and one of the founders of the University of Puerto Rico

8. Maya Angelou, an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist

Photograph of Maya Angelou, an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist, and a black and white photograph of Martin Luther King Jr.

9. Tilda Swinton, a multitalented and multi-awarded Scottish actor

A couple of photographs of Tilda Swinton, a multitalented and multi-awarded Scottish actor

10. Boston coffee shortage of 1977

portrait of Boston coffee shortage of 1977

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