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Hypatia portrait.png
Hypatia Greek Neoplatonist philosopher 0350 Alexandria 0415 Alexandria mathematician
philosopher
astronomer
writer
inventor
87 Q11903
Laszlo - Anna de Noailles.jpg
Anna de Noailles Romanian-French writer 1876-11-15 Paris 1933-04-30 Paris writer
salonnière
poet
model
32 Q6050
Noether.jpg
Emmy Noether German mathematician 1882-03-23 Erlangen 1935-04-14 Bryn Mawr mathematician
physicist
university teacher
68 Q7099
Irène Joliot-Curie Harcourt.jpg
Irène Joliot-Curie French scientist 1897-09-12 13th arrondissement of Paris 1956-03-17 5th arrondissement of Paris physicist
chemist
scientist
professor
politician
87 Q7504
Amelia Earhart 1935.jpg
Amelia Earhart American aviation pioneer and author 1897-07-24 Atchison <some value>
1937
Pacific Ocean aircraft pilot
memoirist
travel writer
writer
journalist
87 Q3355
George Sand.PNG
George Sand French novelist and memoirist; pseudonym of Lucile Aurore Dupin 1804-07-01 Paris 1876-06-08 Nohant-Vic writer
journalist
salonnière
playwright
novelist
composer
diarist
103 Q3816
Grazia Deledda 1926.jpg
Grazia Deledda Italian writer 1871-09-27 Nuoro 1936-08-15
1936-08-16
Rome writer
poet
novelist
playwright
92 Q7728
Germain.jpeg
Sophie Germain French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher 1776-04-01 Paris 1831-06-27 Paris mathematician
physicist
philosopher
49 Q7103
Marie Curie (Nobel-Chem).jpg
Marie Curie French-Polish physicist and chemist 1867-11-07 Warsaw 1934-07-04 Sancellemoz physicist
chemist
university teacher
194 Q7186
Queen Victoria by Bassano.jpg
Queen Victoria British monarch who reigned 1837–1901 1819-05-24 Kensington Palace 1901-01-22 Osborne House autobiographer
diarist
monarch
painter
137 Q9439
Queen Elizabeth of Romania.jpg
Elisabeth of Wied German writer (29th December 1843 \u2013 2nd March 1916), Queen consort of Romania as the wife of King Carol I of Romania. 1843-12-29 Schloss Monrepos
Neuwied
1916-03-02 Bucharest poet
writer
translator
novelist
playwright
Kingdom of Romania
short story writer
queen consort
38 Q57629
A Tang Dynasty Empress Wu Zetian.JPG
Wu Zetian founding empress of the Zhou Dynasty 0624-02-17 Guangyuan 0705-12-16 Luoyang poet
writer
empress consort
51 Q9738
Rosa Luxemburg.jpg
Rosa Luxemburg Polish Marxist theorist, socialist philosopher, and revolutionary 1871-03-05 Zamość 1919-01-15 Berlin politician
philosopher
revolutionary
sociologist
economist
journalist
153 Q7231
Nelly Sachs 1910.jpg
Nelly Sachs Jewish German poet and playwright 1891-12-10 Berlin-Schöneberg 1970-05-12 Högalid Parish poet
playwright
translator
writer
86 Q57074
Edith Stein (ca. 1938-1939).jpg
Edith Stein Jewish-German nun, theologian and philosopher 1891-10-12 Wrocław 1942-08-09 Auschwitz II-Birkenau concentration camp linguist
theologian
translator
philosopher
writer
61 Q76749
Bettina von Arnim.jpg
Bettina von Arnim writer 1785-04-04 Frankfurt 1859-01-20 Berlin writer
salonnière
composer
novelist
45 Q57236
Ada Lovelace portrait.jpg
Ada Lovelace English mathematician, considered the first computer programmer 1815-12-10 London 1852-11-27 Marylebone mathematician
programmer
poet
computer scientist
inventor
translator
writer
engineer
92 Q7259
ElseLaskerSchüler1907.jpg
Else Lasker-Schüler Jewish German poet 1869-02-11 Elberfeld 1945-01-22 Jerusalem poet
writer
salonnière
playwright
drawer
37 Q58033
Annette von Droste-Huelshoff - 1845.jpg
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff German composer and writer 1797-01-12
1797-01-10
Burg Hülshoff 1848-05-24 Burg Meersburg writer
poet
composer
novelist
38 Q57307
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Josephine Hull American stage and film actress 1877-01-03 Newtonville 1957-03-12 The Bronx film actor
stage actor
television actor
theatre director
31 Q59525
Zetkin Clara.jpg
Clara Zetkin German politician 1857-07-05 Königshain-Wiederau 1933-06-20 Arkhangelskoye politician
journalist
feminist
peace activist
suffragette
90 Q75823
Inconnu, portrait de madame Du Châtelet à sa table de travail, détail (château de Breteuil) -001.jpg
Émilie du Châtelet French mathematician, physicist, and author 1706-12-17 Paris 1749-09-10 Lunéville mathematician
physicist
linguist
writer
salonnière
translator
philosopher
50 Q7286
Ricarda Huch.jpg
Ricarda Huch German writer 1864-07-18 Brunswick 1947-11-17 Schönberg writer
poet
librarian
historian
novelist
playwright
31 Q60785
Beecher-Stowe.jpg
Harriet Beecher Stowe American abolitionist and author 1811-06-14 Litchfield 1896-07-01 Hartford writer
novelist
poet
children's writer
short story writer
95 Q102513
Eleanor Marx.jpg
Eleanor Marx social activist from London 1855-01-16 London 1898-03-31 London social activist
translator
writer
trade unionist
suffrage activist
politician
32 Q61412
Swedish queen Drottning Kristina portrait by Sébastien Bourdon stor.jpg
Christina of Sweden queen of Sweden between 1632-1654 1626-12-07 Stockholm 1689-04-09 Rome art collector
monarch
painter
writer
64 Q52937
Bessie Smith (1936) by Carl Van Vechten.jpg
Bessie Smith American blues singer 1894-04-15 Chattanooga 1937-09-26 Clarksdale street artist
musician
singer
46 Q93349
Mileva Maric 1912.jpg
Mileva Marić Serbian mathematician and wife of Albert Einstein 1875-12-19 Titel 1948-08-04 Zürich mathematician
scientist
teacher
physicist
53 Q76346
Edna St. Vincent Millay.jpg
Edna St. Vincent Millay American poet 1892-02-22 Rockland 1950-10-19 New York playwright
poet
translator
librettist
writer
46 Q62134
Gippius 1910s.jpg
Zinaida Gippius Russian poet, playwright, editor, short story writer and religious thinker 1869-11-08 Belyov 1945-09-09 Paris poet
writer
playwright
literary critic
33 Q61940
WP Vicki Baum.jpg
Vicki Baum Austrian writer 1888-01-24 Vienna 1960-08-29 Hollywood nurse
screenwriter
writer
journalist
31 Q93444
Herkulaneischer Meister 002b.jpg
Sappho ancient Greek lyric poet 0624 BCE Eresos
Lesbos
0569 BCE Lefkada poet
writer
composer
128 Q17892
Bertha-von-Suttner-1906.jpg
Bertha von Suttner Austrian novelist, radical (organizational) pacifist 1843-06-09 Prague 1914-06-21 Vienna writer
novelist
translator
journalist
pacifist
79 Q18456
Portrait Emma Goldman.jpg
Emma Goldman anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches 1868-06-27 Kaunas 1940-05-14 Toronto political activist
anarchist
journalist
political philosopher
feminist
lecturer
activist
publisher
peace activist
104 Q79969
Hildegard von Bingen.jpg
Hildegard of Bingen Medieval saint, prophetise, mystic and Doctor of Church 1098 Bermersheim 1179-09-17 Bingen am Rhein naturalist
writer
composer
philosopher
illuminator
physician
nun
93 Q70991
Emily Brontë by Patrick Branwell Brontë restored.jpg
Emily Brontë English novelist and poet 1818-07-30 Thornton 1848-12-19 Haworth writer
poet
novelist
93 Q80137
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. Portrait of Anna Akhmatova. 1922.jpg
Anna Akhmatova Russian poet 1889-06-11 Odessa 1966-03-05 Domodedovo writer
translator
literary critic
poet
105 Q80440
Merian Portrait.jpg
Maria Sibylla Merian scientific illustrator 1647-04-02 Frankfurt 1717-01-13 Amsterdam lepidopterist
botanical illustrator
painter
illustrator
entomologist
scientific illustrator
botanist
49 Q62530
Selma Lagerlöf.jpg
Selma Lagerlöf Swedish writer 1858-11-20 Mårbacka 1940-03-16 Mårbacka novelist
children's writer
biographer
teacher
poet
writer
126 Q44519
Golda Meir 03265u.jpg
Golda Meir former prime minister of Israel 1898-04-21 Kiev 1978-12-08 Jerusalem politician
diplomat
teacher
107 Q42992
Gabriela Mistral 1945.jpg
Gabriela Mistral Chilean poet-diplomat, writer, educator and feminist 1889-04-07 Vicuña 1957-01-10 Hempstead poet
diplomat
teacher
writer
102 Q80871
Sigrid Undset 1928.jpg
Sigrid Undset Norwegian writer 1882-05-20 Kalundborg 1949-06-10 Lillehammer linguist
novelist
translator
writer
screenwriter
93 Q80889
Anne Brontë by Patrick Branwell Brontë restored.jpg
Anne Brontë British novelist and poet 1820-01-17 Thornton 1849-05-28 Scarborough writer
poet
novelist
governess
87 Q44520
Pearl Buck.jpg
Pearl S. Buck American writer 1892-06-26 Hillsboro 1973-03-06 Danby translator
novelist
autobiographer
human rights activist
screenwriter
journalist
children's writer
writer
113 Q80900
Gabrielle Chanel en marinière.jpg
Coco Chanel French fashion designer 1883-08-19 Saumur 1971-01-10 1st arrondissement of Paris fashion designer
choreographer
artist
97 Q45661
Mary Wollstonecraft by John Opie (c. 1797).jpg
Mary Wollstonecraft British writer and philosopher 1759-04-27 London Borough of Hackney 1797-09-10 London writer
translator
philosopher
historian
novelist
essayist
feminist
93 Q101638
Murasaki Shikibu 1876.jpg
Murasaki Shikibu Japanese novelist and poet 0978 Kyoto 1016 lady-in-waiting
novelist
poet
writer
diarist
136 Q81731
Natalie Barney in Fur Cape.jpg
Natalie Clifford Barney writer and salonist 1876-10-31 Dayton 1972-02-02 1st arrondissement of Paris playwright
poet
writer
salonnière
novelist
33 Q34782
Mata Hari 2.jpg
Mata Hari Dutch exotic dancer and spy 1876-08-07 Leeuwarden 1917-10-15 Vincennes
Château de Vincennes
courtesan
spy
exotic dancer
dancer
77 Q82180
MaryShelley.jpg
Mary Shelley English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer 1797-08-30 Somers Town 1851-02-01 Chester Square travel writer
novelist
essayist
playwright
biographer
writer
science fiction writer
101 Q47152
Agatha Christie 3.jpg
Agatha Christie English mystery and detective writer 1890-09-15 Torquay 1976-01-12 Wallingford playwright
nurse
writer
novelist
screenwriter
prose
dramaturge
158 Q35064
Eleanor Roosevelt at United Nations in Paris - NARA - 195965.jpg
Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884-10-11 Manhattan 1962-11-07 New York City diplomat
writer
autobiographer
politician
feminist
journalist
112 Q83396
Jane Austen coloured version.jpg
Jane Austen English novelist 1775-12-16 Steventon 1817-07-18 Winchester writer
short story writer
novelist
151 Q36322
SidonieGabrielleColette.jpg
Colette 1873-1954 French novelist: wrote Gigi 1873-01-28 Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye 1954-08-03 Paris novelist
ghostwriter
journalist
writer
librettist
screenwriter
short story writer
playwright
66 Q218679
Dorothy L. Sayers.jpg
Dorothy L. Sayers English crime writer, playwright, essayist and Christian writer 1893-06-13 Oxford 1957-12-17 Essex
Witham
writer
translator
novelist
playwright
essayist
poet
35 Q106740
Florence Nightingale CDV by H Lenthall.jpg
Florence Nightingale English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing 1820-05-12 Florence 1910-08-13 London nurse
statistician
writer
politician
117 Q37103
Hurston-Zora-Neale-LOC.jpg
Zora Neale Hurston American folklorist, novelist, short story writer 1891-01-07 Notasulga 1960-01-28 Fort Pierce anthropologist
historian
novelist
writer
journalist
folklorist
34 Q220480
Louise Michel, grayscale.jpg
Louise Michel French author and anarchist 1830-05-29 Vroncourt-la-Côte 1905-01-10 Marseille teacher
poet
pedagogue
woman of letters
journalist
communard
anarchist
politician
freemason
writer
37 Q216092
Margot.JPG
Margaret of Valois Queen of France 1553-05-14 Saint-Germain-en-Laye 1615-03-27 Paris salonnière
writer
queen consort
50 Q220845
Helen KellerA.jpg
Helen Keller U.S. author and political activist for women's suffrage, labor rights, socialism, and antimilitarism; the 1st deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor's degree 1880-06-27 Tuscumbia 1968-06-01 Easton writer
orator
essayist
activist
suffrage activist
trade unionist
peace activist
suffragette
133 Q38203
Liliuokalani, photograph by Prince, of Washington.jpg
Liliʻuokalani last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii 1838-09-02 Honolulu 1917-11-11 Honolulu writer
composer
monarch
56 Q107288
Nadia Boulanger.jpg
Nadia Boulanger French musician and teacher 1887-09-16 9th arrondissement of Paris 1979-10-22 Paris pianist
organist
conductor
composer
musicologist
pedagogue
music pedagogue
music theorist
university teacher
41 Q140619
CBRichmond.png
Charlotte Brontë English novelist and poet 1816-04-21 Thornton 1855-03-31 Haworth writer
poet
novelist
96 Q127332
Mary Pickford cph.3c17995u.jpg
Mary Pickford Canadian-American actress 1892-04-08 Toronto 1979-05-29 Santa Monica film producer
film actor
film director
screenwriter
writer
stage actor
actor
76 Q104109
MARIE BONAPARTE PRINCESS GIORGIOS OF GREECE (14901259040).jpg
Princess Marie Bonaparte French author and psychoanalyst 1882-07-02 Saint-Cloud 1962-09-21 Gassin psychologist
translator
writer
31 Q115472
Painter Kete Holvits by Erfurt G.jpg
Käthe Kollwitz German artist 1867-07-08 Königsberg 1945-04-22 Moritzburg painter
sculptor
lithographer
poster artist
autobiographer
graphic artist
47 Q142472
Camille Claudel.jpg
Camille Claudel French sculptor and graphic artist 1864-12-08 Fère-en-Tardenois 1943-10-19 Montdevergues painter
art model
sculptor
41 Q120582
Maria Taglioni Kriehuber.jpg
Marie Taglioni Italian ballet dancer 1804-04-23 Stockholm 1885-04-22 Marseille dancer
ballet dancer
choreographer
35 Q203990
Gerty Theresa Cori.jpg
Gerty Cori American biochemist 1896-08-15 Prague 1957-10-26 St. Louis biochemist
psychologist
physician
chemist
physiologist
60 Q204733
Maria Montessori (portrait).jpg
Maria Montessori Italian pedagogue, philosopher and physician 1870-08-31 Chiaravalle, Marche 1952-05-06 Noordwijk psychologist
philosopher
inventor
physician
pedagogue
psychiatrist
lecturer
82 Q131117
Dorothy Day, 1916 (cropped).jpg
Dorothy Day American journalist, social activist, and Catholic convert 1897-11-08 Brooklyn 1980-11-29 New York City journalist
writer
activist
editor
trade unionist
peace activist
34 Q150281
Lillian Gish-edit1.jpg
Lillian Gish American actress 1893-10-14 Springfield 1993-02-27 New York City film actor
film director
writer
autobiographer
screenwriter
stage actor
television actor
peace activist
65 Q104183
Marie-Olympe-de-Gouges.jpg
Olympe de Gouges French playwright and political activist 1748-05-07 Montauban 1793-11-03 Paris playwright
journalist
philosopher
writer
feminist
politician
suffragette
54 Q206972
Sojourner truth c1870.jpg
Sojourner Truth African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist 1797 Hurley 1883-11-26 Battle Creek human rights activist
writer
abolitionist
feminist
suffragette
56 Q105180
Lou um 1877.jpg
Lou Andreas-Salomé German-Russian Psychoanalyst and author 1861-02-12 Saint Petersburg 1937-02-05 Göttingen writer
psychoanalyst
essayist
autobiographer
49 Q38873
Victoria, Princess Royal.jpg
Victoria, Princess Royal princess of the United Kingdom and Empress of Germany 1840-11-21 Buckingham Palace
London
1901-08-05 Schlosshotel Kronberg painter
sculptor
drawer
41 Q116728
George Eliot at 30 by François D'Albert Durade.jpg
George Eliot English novelist, essayist and translator 1819-11-22 Nuneaton 1880-12-22 London novelist
translator
philosopher
writer
poet
journalist
essayist
105 Q131333
Friedrich Tieck - Madame de Staël - disegno.jpg
Germaine de Staël Swiss author 1766-04-22 Paris 1817-07-14 Paris writer
salonnière
philosopher
diarist
literary critic
poet
politician
correspondent
72 Q123041
Clara Schumann 1878.jpg
Clara Schumann German musician and composer 1819-09-13 Leipzig 1896-05-20 Frankfurt pianist
composer
music pedagogue
60 Q132232
Johanna-spyri.jpg
Johanna Spyri author of children's stories, best known for her book Heidi 1827-06-12 Hirzel 1901-07-07 Zürich writer
novelist
children's writer
55 Q123053
Emmeline Pankhurst2.jpg
Emmeline Pankhurst English suffragist 1858-07-15 Manchester 1928-06-14 Hampstead suffrage activist
sociology
suffragette
politician
59 Q211519
Anna pavlova -c. 1905.jpg
Anna Pavlova Russian ballet dancer 1881-02-12 Saint Petersburg 1931-01-23 The Hague ballet dancer
choreographer
dancer
64 Q151874
George Charles Beresford - Virginia Woolf in 1902 - Restoration.jpg
Virginia Woolf English writer 1882-01-25 Kensington 1941-03-28 River Ouse novelist
essayist
autobiographer
short story writer
diarist
literary critic
publisher
writer
feminist
132 Q40909
Beatrix Potter by King cropped.jpg
Beatrix Potter English children's writer and illustrator 1866-07-28 London
Kensington
1943-12-22 Lancashire writer
illustrator
painter
children's writer
mycologist
scientific illustrator
56 Q214565
EmilyGreeneBalch.jpg
Emily Greene Balch American economist and writer 1867-01-08 Boston 1961-01-09 Cambridge economist
pedagogue
university teacher
sociologist
trade unionist
journalist
peace activist
pacifist
60 Q215139
Studio publicity Fay Bainter.jpg
Fay Bainter actress 1893-12-07 Los Angeles 1968-04-16 Los Angeles actor
stage actor
film actor
35 Q152888
Suzanne Valadon Photo.jpg
Suzanne Valadon French painter 1865-09-23 Bessines-sur-Gartempe 1938-04-07 Paris painter
art model
model
35 Q156889
Alma Mahler 1899.jpg
Alma Mahler Austrian-American socialite 1879-08-31 Vienna 1964-12-11 New York City composer
painter
biographer
model
writer
39 Q156898
Krupskaja 1890.jpg
Nadezhda Krupskaya Russian revolutionary and politician 1869-02-26 Saint Petersburg 1939-02-27 Moscow librarian
writer
teacher
politician
60 Q215637
ElizabethBarrettBrowning.jpg
Elizabeth Barrett Browning English poet, author 1806-03-06 Durham 1861-06-29 Florence poet
writer
screenwriter
essayist
pamphleteer
68 Q228494
Aspasie - Musée de Pergame - Berlin.jpg
Aspasia Milesian woman, involved with Athenian statesman Pericles 0470 BCE Miletus 0400 BCE Athens poet
philosopher
hetaera
writer
50 Q228564
PL Travers.jpg
P. L. Travers Australian-British novelist, actress and journalist 1899-08-09 Maryborough 1996-04-23 London poet
writer
novelist
children's writer
journalist
41 Q228901
1941hattie.jpg
Hattie McDaniel actress 1895-06-10 Wichita 1952-10-26 Woodland Hills actor
singer-songwriter
composer
musician
television actor
film actor
39 Q228904
Roswitha of Gandersheim.jpg
Hrotsvitha Secular canoness, dramatist, and poet 0935 Saxony 1002 Bad Gandersheim playwright
hagiographer
poet
writer
30 Q170248
Anna Atkins 1861.jpg
Anna Atkins English botanist and photographer 1799-03-16 Tonbridge 1871-06-09 Kent photographer
illustrator
botanist
writer
33 Q264269
Mary Cassatt - Portrait of the Artist - MMA 1975.319.1.jpg
Mary Cassatt American painter and printmaker 1844-05-22 Allegheny 1926-06-14 Le Mesnil-Théribus painter
printmaker
graphic artist
71 Q173223
Ulrica Eleanor of Sweden (1680) 1677 by Jacques D’Agar.jpg
Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark Queen consort of Sweden 1656-09-11 Copenhagen 1693-07-26 Karlberg Palace painter
queen consort
patron
31 Q174256
Margaret of Austria Van Orley.jpg
Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy Austrian archduchess 1480-01-10 Brussels 1530-12-01 Mechelen dignitary
patron
collector
painter
39 Q157100
Catherine of Siena.jpg
Catherine of Siena Italian Dominican saint 1347-03-25 Siena 1380-04-29 Rome Catholic religious
politician
philosopher
writer
diplomat
71 Q229190
Marie Bashkirtseff1878.jpg
Marie Bashkirtseff Ukrainian-born french artist, Russian origin 1858-11-24 Dykanka 1884-10-31 Paris painter
sculptor
diarist
writer
biographer
31 Q255253
Ivana brlic mazuranic II.jpg
Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić Croatian writer 1874-04-18 Ogulin 1938-09-21 Zagreb poet
writer
children's writer
36 Q254383
L'impératriceMarie-Louise.jpg
Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma Empress of France 1791-12-12 Vienna 1847-12-17 Parma ruler
consort
politician
59 Q157491
Maria Anna Mozart (Lorenzoni).jpg
Maria Anna Mozart Austrian musician 1751-07-30 Salzburg 1829-10-29 Salzburg pianist
composer
harpsichordist
36 Q157928
Bozena Nemcova.jpg
Božena Němcová Czech writer 1820-02-04 Vienna 1862-01-21 Prague writer
poet
children's writer
39 Q157970
Gloria Swanson 1941.jpg
Gloria Swanson American actress 1899-03-27 Chicago 1983-04-04 New York City actor
film producer
autobiographer
stage actor
television actor
film actor
57 Q229232
Teresa de Jesús.jpg
Teresa of Ávila Roman Catholic saint 1515-03-28 Ávila
Gotarrendura
1582-10-04 Alba de Tormes philosopher
writer
cleric
physician
89 Q174880
Jeanne-albret-navarre.jpg
Jeanne d'Albret Queen of Navarre 1528-01-07 Saint-Germain-en-Laye 1572-06-09 Paris politician
poet
writer
39 Q229286
Hagia Eudokia.jpg
Aelia Eudocia Byzantine empress, wife of Theodosius II 0401s Athens 0460-10-21
0460-10-20
Jerusalem poet
writer
sovereign
32 Q229307
Ninon de Lenclos.jpg
Ninon de l'Enclos French author, courtesan, freethinker, and patron of the arts 1620-11 Paris 1705-10-17 Paris salonnière
writer
patron
40 Q237045
Madame de La Fayette.jpg
Madame de Lafayette French writer 1634-03-18 Paris 1693-05-25 Paris writer
salonnière
novelist
screenwriter
historian
correspondent
39 Q237090
Mme de Scudery.jpg
Madeleine de Scudéry French writer 1607-11-15 Le Havre 1701-06-02 Paris writer
salonnière
literary
novelist
poet
French moralist
42 Q237095
Lydia Koidula A-37-3152.jpg
Lydia Koidula Estonian poet 1843-12-12 Vändra 1886-07-30 Kronstadt poet
translator
journalist
writer
32 Q237056
Elizabeth Gaskell.jpg
Elizabeth Gaskell novelist 1810-09-29 London
Chelsea
1865-11-12 Alton writer
novelist
biographer
52 Q229226
Sofonisba Anguissola 002.jpg
Sofonisba Anguissola Italian painter 1535 Cremona
Madrid
Palermo
1625-11-16 Palermo painter
artist
visual artist
39 Q236038
Laura Ingalls Wilder.jpg
Laura Ingalls Wilder American children's writer, diarist, and journalist 1867-02-07 Wisconsin 1957-02-10 Missouri writer
novelist
teacher
reporter
journalist
children's writer
38 Q237514
Louise Labé.png
Louise Labé female French poet of the Renaissance, born in Lyon 1524 Lyon 1566-04-25 Parcieux poet
salonnière
writer
32 Q237098
Maria Edgeworth by John Downman 1807.jpg
Maria Edgeworth Irish writer 1767-01-01 Oxfordshire 1849-05-22 Ireland writer
essayist
novelist
children's writer
34 Q237575
Aleksandra Kollontaj 10.gif
Alexandra Kollontai Soviet diplomat 1872-03-31 Saint Petersburg 1952-03-09 Moscow politician
diplomat
feminist
68 Q179558
Joseph Grassi 001.jpg
Maria Luisa of Spain Czech queen 1745-11-24 Portici 1792-05-15 Vienna politician
queen regnant
queen consort
32 Q229826
Eleanor Farjeon (Элеанор Фарджон).jpg
Eleanor Farjeon English children's writer 1881-02-13 London 1965-06-05 Hampstead poet
writer
children's writer
novelist
31 Q258669
Jane Addams profile.jpg
Jane Addams pioneer settlement social worker 1860-09-06 Cedarville 1935-05-21 Chicago
Hull House
journalist
philosopher
writer
sociologist
social worker
feminist
autobiographer
social reformer
social critic
suffragette
74 Q180989
AlfosinaStorni.jpg
Alfonsina Storni Argentinian writer 1892-05-29 Ticino 1938-10-25 Mar del Plata diarist
poet
journalist
writer
34 Q238557
Barbaradebragança.jpg
Barbara of Portugal Queen consort of Spain 1711-12-04 Lisbon 1758-08-27 Aranjuez composer
queen regnant
socialite
patron
30 Q230878
Maria Mitchell.jpg
Maria Mitchell American astronomer 1818-08-01 Nantucket 1889-06-28 Lynn astronomer
librarian
university teacher
38 Q239229
Tamara Karsavina as Armide in Pavillon d Armide 1911.jpg
Tamara Karsavina Russian ballet dancer 1885-02-25 Saint Petersburg 1978-05-26 Beaconsfield ballet dancer
choreographer
autobiographer
music pedagogue
32 Q231316
Sor Juana by Miguel Cabrera.png
Juana Inés de la Cruz Nun, scholar and poet in New Spain 1651-11-12 Nepantla de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz 1695-04-17 Mexico City poet
nun
writer
mathematician
philosopher
composer
playwright
51 Q183074
Harriet Martineau by Richard Evans.jpg
Harriet Martineau English writer and sociologist 1802-06-12 Norwich 1876-06-27 Ambleside linguist
journalist
economist
historian
translator
writer
sociologist
essayist
feminist
33 Q234570
Jenny Lind retouched.jpg
Jenny Lind Swedish classical singer 1820-10-06 Klara Parish 1887-11-02 Malvern singer
actor
opera singer
music pedagogue
stage actor
41 Q231345
BellK 218 Gertrude Bell in Iraq in 1909 age 41.jpg
Gertrude Bell English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, archaeologist and spy 1868-07-14 County Durham 1926-07-12 Baghdad explorer
anthropologist
archaeologist
writer
mountaineer
diplomat
photographer
42 Q231360
Sei Shonagon2.jpg
Sei Shōnagon Japanese author and a court lady 0966 Kyoto 1025 Kyoto lady-in-waiting
poet
essayist
diarist
writer
50 Q231603
Elizabeth Blackwell NLM 02.jpg
Elizabeth Blackwell England-born American physician, abolitionist, women's rights activist 1821-02-03 England
Bristol
1910-05-31 Kilmun
Hastings
physician
medical writer
essayist
feminist
42 Q234572
Sofja Wassiljewna Kowalewskaja 1.jpg
Sofia Kovalevskaya Russian mathematician 1850-01-15 Moscow 1891-02-10 Hedvig Eleonora församling mathematician
physicist
academic
novelist
university teacher
writer
65 Q184535
Djunabarnes.jpg
Djuna Barnes American Modernist writer, poet and artist 1892-06-12 Orange County
Cornwall-on-Hudson
1982-06-18 New York City poet
novelist
writer
playwright
journalist
33 Q234721
Eliza Orzeszkowa.PNG
Eliza Orzeszkowa Polish writer 1841-06-06 Miĺkaŭščyna 1910-05-18 Grodno writer
essayist
translator
34 Q240174
Queen Boudica by John Opie.jpg
Boudica queen of the British Iceni tribe 0033 Roman Britain 0061
0060
revolutionary
ruler
queen regnant
55 Q184634
Louisa May Alcott headshot.jpg
Louisa May Alcott American novelist 1832-11-29 Germantown 1888-03-06 Massachusetts
Boston
writer
nurse
poet
novelist
children's writer
suffragette
76 Q185696
Emmalazarusengraving.jpg
Emma Lazarus American poet 1849-07-22 New York City 1887-11-19 New York City poet
writer
journalist
32 Q240959
Maria Konopnicka001.jpg
Maria Konopnicka Polish poet, novelist, writer for children and youth, a translator, journalist and critic, as well as an activist for women's rights and Polish independence 1842-05-23 Suwałki 1910-10-08 Lviv poet
writer
essayist
children's writer
literary critic
translator
37 Q257852
Natalia Sergeyevna Goncharova.jpg
Natalia Goncharova artist 1881-06-21
1881-06-04
Tula Governorate 1962-10-17 Paris painter
scenographer
costume designer
illustrator
drawer
32 Q232391
FullerDaguerreotype.jpg
Margaret Fuller American feminist, poet, author, and activist 1810-05-23 Cambridge 1850-07-19 Fire Island journalist
translator
reporter
essayist
autobiographer
writer
philosopher
feminist
critic
33 Q257953
Theodelinda married Agilulf (detail).jpg
Theodelinda Queen of Italy (589–616) 0570 Regensburg 0627-01-22 Monza writer
monarch
patron
34 Q232525
Ruth Gordon 1919.jpg
Ruth Gordon American playwright and actress 1896-10-30 Quincy
Wollaston
1985-08-28 Edgartown screenwriter
playwright
stage actor
film actor
television actor
writer
actor
36 Q232562
Disk of Enheduanna.JPG
Enheduanna Sumerian priestess and peot 2300 BCE Akkadian empire 2300s BCE poet
writer
priest
36 Q232505
Asta Nielsen.jpg
Asta Nielsen Danish actress 1881-09-11 Copenhagen 1972-05-24
1972-05-25
Frederiksberg actor
autobiographer
stage actor
film actor
41 Q232404
Aphra Behn by Peter Lely ca. 1670.jpg
Aphra Behn British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer 1640-07-10 Kent 1689-04-16 London playwright
translator
poet
writer
novelist
50 Q231886
Marian Anderson.jpg
Marian Anderson African-American contralto 1897-02-27 Philadelphia 1993-04-08 Portland musician
opera singer
singer
41 Q231923
Lucy Maud Montgomery.JPG
Lucy Maud Montgomery Canadian fiction writer 1874-11-30 New London 1942-04-24 Toronto writer
novelist
children's writer
poet
diarist
biographer
short story writer
49 Q273034
Young Dorothy Parker.jpg
Dorothy Parker American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist 1893-08-22 Long Branch 1967-06-07 New York City columnist
poet
screenwriter
writer
literary critic
journalist
56 Q270707
Наде́жда Я́ковлевна Мандельшта́м.jpg
Nadezhda Mandelstam Russian writer and educator 1899-10-18 Saratov 1980-12-29 Moscow writer
autobiographer
biographer
32 Q234765
Christine de Pisan - cathedra.jpg
Christine de Pizane Italian-French author 1360 Venice 1430 Poissy writer
poet
philosopher
feminist
amanuensis
51 Q234816
Hyakuninisshu 002.jpg
Jitō Empress of Japan 0645 0703-01-13 Fujiwara-kyō poet
writer
urban planner
emperor
38 Q232026
Milena Jesenská.jpg
Milena Jesenská Czech publicist and translator 1896-08-10 Prague 1944-05-17 Ravensbrück concentration camp writer
journalist
translator
32 Q234893
Wanda Landowska 1.jpg
Wanda Landowska Polish-French classical harpsichordist 1879-07-05 Warsaw 1959-08-16 Lakeville harpsichordist
musician
music pedagogue
pianist
31 Q160257
Eleonora Duse.jpg
Eleonora Duse actress 1858-10-03 Vigevano 1924-04-21 Pittsburgh actor
screenwriter
stage actor
film actor
42 Q275970
Gertrude Stein 1935-01-04.jpg
Gertrude Stein American art collector and experimental writer of novels, poetry and plays 1874-02-03 Allegheny West 1946-07-27 Neuilly-sur-Seine writer
poet
art collector
salonnière
autobiographer
librettist
playwright
65 Q188385
Maria Dabrowska.gif
Maria Dąbrowska Polish writer 1889-10-06 Kalisz
Russów
1965-05-19 Warsaw novelist
diarist
translator
journalist
writer
30 Q242423
Frances Burnett.jpg
Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett English-American childrens' playwright and author 1849-11-24 Manchester 1924-10-29 New York dramaturge
writer
children's writer
novelist
short story writer
50 Q276028
Marina Tsvetaeva.jpg
Marina Tsvetaeva Russian poet and writer 1892-10-08 Moscow 1941-08-31 Yelabuga poet
writer
diarist
prose
translator
73 Q188526
Florence Foster Jenkins.jpg
Florence Foster Jenkins American soprano, renowned for her lack of musical skill and singing ability 1868-07-19 Pennsylvania 1944-11-26
1944-12-26
New York City singer
musician
opera singer
pianist
31 Q275982
Edith Newbold Jones Wharton.jpg
Edith Wharton American novelist, short story writer, designer 1862-01-24 New York City 1937-08-11 Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt writer
novelist
poet
translator
prose
57 Q276032
Mamie Eisenhower color photo portrait, White House, May 1954.jpg
Mamie Eisenhower wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower 1896-11-14 Boone 1979-11-01 Washington, D.C. dancer
writer
politician
43 Q233686
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.jpg
Helena Blavatsky occult writer 1831-07-31 Dnipro 1891-04-26 London philosopher
writer
journalist
occultist
55 Q189454
Marguerite d'Angoulême by Jean Clouet.jpg
Marguerite de Navarre Queen of Navarre 1492-04-11 Angoulême 1549-12-21 Odos writer
poet
salonnière
playwright
king
55 Q190058
IreneDunneinLoveAffair.jpg
Irene Dunne American actress 1898-12-20 Louisville 1990-09-04 Los Angeles film actor
stage actor
television actor
33 Q230099
Enid Blyton English author 1897-08-11 London 1968-11-28 Hampstead writer
novelist
poet
teacher
children's writer
screenwriter
68 Q192069
Margaret Rutherford English actress 1892-05-11 London 1972-05-22 Chalfont St Peter character actor
stage actor
film actor
37 Q230143
EthelBarrymore1896.jpg
Ethel Barrymore actress 1879-08-15 Philadelphia 1959-06-18 Beverly Hills stage actor
film actor
actor
39 Q230147
Susan Brownell Anthony - Age 28 - Project Gutenberg eText 15220.jpg
Susan B. Anthony American women's rights activist 1820-02-15 Adams 1906-03-13 Rochester suffrage activist
feminist
suffragette
65 Q192245
Maria Gaetana Agnesi.jpg
Maria Gaetana Agnesi Italian mathematician and philanthrop 1718-05-16 Milan 1799-01-09 Milan philosopher
mathematician
philanthropist
writer
60 Q200392
KateChopin.jpg
Kate Chopin American author 1850-02-08 St. Louis 1904-08-22 St. Louis writer
novelist
translator
36 Q230476
Pola Negri 1923.jpg
Pola Negri Actress, singer, memorist 1897-01-03 Lipno, Lipno County 1987-08-01 San Antonio actor
singer
writer
stage actor
film actor
43 Q230633
Mary Somerville.jpg
Mary Somerville Science writer and polymath 1780-12-26 Jedburgh 1872-11-28
1872-11-29
Naples mathematician
linguist
translator
astronomer
scientist
suffragette
36 Q268702
Annie Jump Cannon 1922 Portrait.jpg
Annie Jump Cannon American astronomer 1863-12-11 Dover 1941-04-13 Cambridge astronomer
physicist
university teacher
astrophysicist
48 Q230650
Mme de Maintenon.jpg
Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon Royal consort of France 1635-11-27 Niort 1719-04-15 Saint-Cyr-l'École lady-in-waiting
salonnière
correspondent
39 Q230670
Mae West LAT.jpg
Mae West American actress and sex symbol 1893-08-17 Brooklyn 1980-11-22 Hollywood playwright
television actor
film actor
screenwriter
singer
writer
stage actor
comedian
81 Q202878
Rabia al-Adawiyya.jpg
Rabia of Basri Muslim saint and Sufi mystic 0710s Basra 0801 Basra poet
philosopher
writer
44 Q256506
Inge Lehmann Danish seismologist who discovered the Earth's inner core 1888-05-13 Copenhagen 1993-02-21 Copenhagen seismologist
geologist
geodesist
49 Q256839
H.D. in Tendencies in Modern American Poetry, 1917 - cropped.jpg
H.D. American Imagist poet 1886-09-10 Bethlehem 1961-09-27 Zürich poet
writer
autobiographer
32 Q236469
Christina Rossetti 3.jpg
Christina Rossetti English poet 1830-12-05 London 1894-12-29 London poet
writer
hymnwriter
45 Q236596
Mary Wortley Montagu by Charles Jervas, after 1716.jpg
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu writer and poet from England 1689-05-15 Nottingham 1762-08-21 Nottingham explorer
poet
writer
playwright
34 Q235121
Rebecca West.jpg
Rebecca West British feminist and author 1892-12-21 London 1983-03-15 London journalist
writer
literary critic
essayist
suffragette
38 Q236669
Dame Edith Evans Allan Warren.jpg
Edith Evans British actress 1888-02-08 London 1976-10-14 Cranbrook stage actor
film actor
actor
33 Q236718
VoltairinedeCleyre.jpg
Voltairine de Cleyre American anarchist writer and feminist 1866-11-17 Leslie 1912-06-20 Chicago writer
poet
essayist
journalist
feminist
anarchist
peace activist
30 Q235361
Edithsitwell.jpg
Edith Sitwell British poet 1887-09-07 Scarborough 1964-12-09 London poet
essayist
literary critic
writer
31 Q259921
Victoria Woodhull.jpg
Victoria Woodhull American suffragist 1838-09-23 Homer, Ohio 1927-06-09 Tewkesbury stockbroker
suffrage activist
editor
politician
journalist
suffragette
33 Q260378
Mary Kingsley01.jpg
Mary Kingsley English writer 1862-10-13 London 1900-06-03 Simon's Town explorer
nurse
writer
30 Q235525
Gale Sondergaard in Dramatic School trailer.JPG
Gale Sondergaard American actress 1899-02-15 Litchfield 1985-08-14 Woodland Hills actor
stage actor
television actor
film actor
30 Q233845
Charlotte Perkins Gilman c. 1900.jpg
Charlotte Perkins Gilman American feminist, writer, commercial artist, lecturer and social reformer 1860-07-03 Hartford 1935-08-17 Pasadena poet
novelist
philosopher
sociologist
writer
science fiction writer
artist
economist
feminist
editor
suffragette
37 Q287752
MinnaCanth.jpg
Minna Canth Finnish writer 1844-03-19 Tampere 1897-05-12 Kuopio writer
journalist
playwright
businessperson
32 Q298027
Marie Dressler portrait crop.jpg
Marie Dressler Canadian-American actress 1868-11-09 Cobourg 1934-07-28 Santa Barbara film actor
film producer
stage actor
screenwriter
46 Q253282
Lesya Ukrainka portrait.jpg
Lesya Ukrainka Poet and writer 1871-02-13 Novohrad-Volynskyi 1913-07-19 Surami poet
translator
writer
playwright
49 Q298033
Shirley Booth 1950.JPG
Shirley Booth actress 1898-08-30 Brooklyn 1992-10-16 Chatham voice actor
stage actor
film actor
television actor
radio personality
48 Q253308
MargaretSanger-Underwood.LOC.jpg
Margaret Sanger American birth control activist, educator and nurse 1879-09-14 Corning 1966-09-06 Tucson nurse
sex columnist
activist
trade unionist
feminist
40 Q285514
Mary Garrity - Ida B. Wells-Barnett - Google Art Project crop.jpg
Ida B. Wells African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, early leader in the civil rights movement 1862-07-16 Holly Springs 1931-03-25 Chicago journalist
sociologist
suffragette
32 Q289428
Akiko Yosano posing.jpg
Akiko Yosano Japanese writer 1878-12-07 Sakai 1942-05-29 Tokyo Prefecture poet
translator
tanka poet
essayist
writer
31 Q464104
Annie Besant, LoC.jpg
Annie Besant British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator 1847-10-01 Clapham 1933-09-20 Adyar essayist
writer
orator
journalist
editor
politician
feminist
49 Q464318
Фаина Раневская в Баку.jpg
Faina Ranevskaya Soviet actresses 1896-08-15 Taganrog 1984-07-19 Moscow stage actor
film actor
actor
37 Q470466
Isadora Duncan portrait cropped.jpg
Isadora Duncan American dancer and choreographer 1877-05-27
1877-05-26
San Francisco 1927-09-14 Nice dancer
choreographer
autobiographer
writer
screenwriter
79 Q483512
Frances Marion 1918.JPG
Frances Marion American journalist, author, film director and screenwriter 1888-11-18 San Francisco 1973-05-12 Los Angeles screenwriter
novelist
journalist
writer
39 Q463883
Martha Graham 1948.jpg
Martha Graham American dancer and choreographer 1894-05-11 Pittsburgh 1991-04-01 New York City ballet dancer
choreographer
artist
music pedagogue
ballet master
dance
choreography
51 Q487604
Qiu jin.jpg
Qiu Jin Chinese poet, revolutionary 1875-11-08 Xiamen 1907-07-15 Shaoxing writer
poet
journalist
feminist
30 Q465324
Elizabeth Stanton.jpg
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Suffragist and Women's Rights activist 1815-11-12 Johnstown (city), New York 1902-10-26 New York City writer
suffrage activist
feminist
abolitionist
suffragette
45 Q465335
Voynich Ethel Lilian.jpg
Ethel Lilian Voynich British writer and musician 1864-05-11 Ballintemple 1960-07-27 New York City writer
novelist
activist
composer
35 Q466068
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.jpg
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore French poet 1786-06-20 Douai 1859-07-23 Paris poet
opera singer
writer
actor
stage actor
32 Q466987
Laura Bassi - Carlo Vandi.jpg
Laura Bassi Italian physicist 1711-10-31 Bologna 1778-02-20 Bologna physicist
university teacher
mathematician
anatomist
professor of philosophy
39 Q541652
Umm Kulthum4.jpg
Umm Kulthum Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress 1898-12-30
1898-12-18
1904-05-04
El Senbellawein 1975-02-03 Cairo singer
actor
film actor
78 Q1110560
Desanka Maksimović u osamdesetim godinama života.jpg
Desanka Maksimović Serbian writer 1898-05-16 Divci 1993-02-11 Belgrade professor
poet
writer
children's writer
30 Q1280792
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