Gloria Steinhem--good article to read. I respect the founder of Ms. magazine!
Rosalind Franklin who discovered the DNA double helix before Watson & Crick
Irene Sendler saved more than 2500 Jewish children during WWII.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Together with Lucretia Mott, Stanton led the first women's rights convention, held in Senecca Falls, New York, in 1848.
Elizabeth Short "Black Dahlia" Murdered on January 15, 1947
Madeline Albright...First woman Secretary of State, 1996.
Dian Fossey. Studied a group of gorillas in the forests of Rwanda for 18 years. She was murdered by poachers for trying to protect them from environmental and human hazards.
Elizabeth of Bavaria,Queen of Belgium.During WWI established a hospital and worked as a nurse caring for soldiers and civilians. During WWII German occupation of Belgium she used her influence as Queen and German connections to assist in rescuing hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis for which she was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations by the Israeli government. "AL"