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Women Who Dared

Women who blazed a trail or did something else to improve the lot of the fair sex.

61 memorials
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 Abigail <I>Smith</I> Adams

Abigail Smith Adams

22 Nov 1744 – 28 Oct 1818

Presidential First lady. She was the wife of...

Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 Sibilla Aleramo
No grave photo

Sibilla Aleramo

14 Aug 1876 – 13 Jan 1960

Author, Social Reformer. Born Rina Faccio in...

Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy

 Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

15 Feb 1820 – 13 Mar 1906

Social Reformer. One of the most famous...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

 Corazon “Cory” <I>Cojuangco</I> Aquino

Corazon “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino

25 Jan 1933 – 1 Aug 2009

Philippine President. He was President of the...

Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines

 Virginia Carol Arndt

Virginia Carol Arndt

27 Sep 1919 – 23 Oct 1980

Journalist. Served as Women's editor for the "Army...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

 Mary Astell

Mary Astell

12 Nov 1666 – 9 May 1731

Author and Social Reformer, she is known as "the...

Chelsea, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England

 Agatha Barbara
No grave photo

Agatha Barbara

11 Mar 1923 – 4 Feb 2002

Maltese President. Born in Zabbar. The eldest...

Zabbar, Southern Harbour, Malta

 Amelia Jenks Bloomer

Amelia Jenks Bloomer

27 May 1818 – 30 Dec 1894

Women's rights activist, social reformer. Born in...

Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA

 Mildred Bruce

Mildred Bruce

10 Nov 1895 – 21 May 1990

Aviation Industry Pioneer. She was a record...

Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England

 Martha Jane “Calamity Jane” Canary

Martha Jane “Calamity Jane” Canary

1 May 1852 – 1 Aug 1903

American Frontierswoman. She is best remembered...

Deadwood, Lawrence County, South Dakota, USA

 Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt

9 Jan 1859 – 9 Mar 1947

Social Reformer, Suffragist. She began working for...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Elizabeth <I>Buffum</I> Chace

Elizabeth Buffum Chace

9 Dec 1806 – 12 Dec 1899

Abolitionist, Social Reformer. She was born on a...

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA

 Margaret <I>Cochran</I> Corbin

Margaret Cochran Corbin Cenotaph

12 Nov 1751 – 16 Jan 1800

Revolutionary War Veteran. She is remembered, for...

West Point, Orange County, New York, USA

Dr Shirley <I>Graham</I> Du Bois

Dr Shirley Graham Du Bois

11 Nov 1896 – 27 Mar 1977

African-American political activist, biographer,...

Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

 Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude Ederle

23 Oct 1906 – 30 Nov 2003

Olympic Gold Medal Athlete. .Although she won...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Clara <I>Shortridge</I> Foltz

Clara Shortridge Foltz

16 Jul 1849 – 2 Sep 1934

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Geraldine <I>Bledsoe</I> Ford
No grave photo

Geraldine Bledsoe Ford

5 Nov 1926 – 5 Oct 2003

Judge. She was the first female African-American...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

 Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

25 Jul 1920 – 16 Apr 1958

One of the most remarkable women scientists of the...

Willesden, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England

 Betty Friedan
No grave photo

Betty Friedan

4 Feb 1921 – 4 Feb 2006

Author/Feminist. Wrote "The Feminine Mystique"...

Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, New York, USA

 Kathryn <I>George</I> Frost

Kathryn George Frost

7 Nov 1948 – 18 Aug 2006

United States Army General. She was the highest...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

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