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30 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

Marie Curie

Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of The Nobel Prize.

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A Woman Hitting A Neo-Nazi With Her Handbag In Växjö, Sweden (13 April 1985)

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Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Activist For Female Education, The Youngest-ever Nobel Prize Laureate

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Kathrine Switzer Was The First Woman To Run The Boston Marathon (1967). When Organizer Jock Semple Realised A Woman Was Running He Tried To Tackle Her

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Margaret Heafield Was A Director Of Software Engineering For Nasa’s Apollo Space Program (1969)

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Russia-born Valentina Tereshkova Became The First Woman In Space Aboard The Vostok 6 (1963)

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One Of The Onna-Bugeisha, Female Samurai Warrior Of The Upper Bushi (Samurai), Class In Feudal Japan (the Late 1800’s)

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Amelia Earhart Was The First Female Aviator To Fly Solo Across The Atlantic Ocean (1928)

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These Women Were Firefighters At Pearl Harbor (1941)

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Komako Kimura, A Prominent Japanese Suffragist Marched On Fifth Avenue In New York City Demanding The Right To Vote (27 October 1917)

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