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Alexandra David-Neel. French artist, author, and explorer. The first Western woman to enter Tibet in 1924.

Alexandra David-Néel, a fearless French opera singer/traveller/spiritualist and writer, who, in the became the first European woman to visit forbidden Tibet, and later inspired the famous beat writers Kerouac and Ginsberg.

Cléopatra Diane de Mérode was the first woman to dance with a male partner in the Russian Ballet. She continued to dance until her early fifties and was very popular in her ancestral homeland of Austria, where she befriended the artist Gustav Klimt. Cléo de Mérode retired to Biarritz and died in 1966 at age 91 and is entombed at Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.

Cleo de Merode La Belle Epoque's Beauty Cléo de Mérode an international sensation, one of the the most photographed woman in the world in her time, was a French ballerina, who achieved fame with her face, not her feet.

“ Olive Oatman - “The first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States.” ”

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

Josephine Baker - 1929 - Photo by Murray Korman

Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in Fluent in both English and French.

This cast is used in the Artists studio plaster cast room.She is beautiful to draw and paint.

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

Bryn Mawr College Admissions Blog

"No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her sex." -- Susan B. Anthony, 1872 The conservative party wants to protect women and the unborn.

Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna. Daughter of Nicholas II  Alexandra. Lived 1895-1918. Murdered by the Bolsheviks.

Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna. Daughter of Nicholas II & Alexandra. Lived Murdered by the Bolsheviks. Such a beautiful young lady, along with her beautiful family, murdered.

Remembering History: Feodor Vassilyev (c. 1707[1]-1782) was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife, Mrs. Vassilyev sets the record for most children birthed by a single woman. She gave birth to a total of 69 children; however, few other details are known of her life, such as her date of birth or death. She gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets between 1725 and 1765, in a total of 27 births. 67 of the 69 children born are said to have survived…

Feodor Vassilyev from Russia sets the record for most children birthed by a single woman: 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets between 1725 and

"The Unsinkable" Molly Brown steps off the Carpathia after being rescued from the Titanic. She really looks like Kathy Bates

A Look Back: The Titanic sinks on maiden voyage, April 15, 1912

MARGARET TOBIN BROWN aka "The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Titanic survivor, the only woman to row a lifeboat to safety, fiercely argued w/ the quartermaster Robert Hitchens to rescue people in the water. When he refused she threatened to throw him overboard)

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