A Portuguese businesswoman and philanthropist. One of the richest women in the world and the most important Jewish woman in 16th century Europe.
Panamanian feminist, lawyer, justice, suffrage leader, and women's rights activist.
Author, scholar, and suffragist. The first woman to run for US Senate from Nevada.
An Irish-born pirate who operated in the Caribbean during the 18th century. One of the few female pirates in recorded history.
A social reformer who promoted the establishment of mental asylums and proper treatment of the indigent mentally ill.
Actress, philanthropist, politician, and activist. The legendary first lady of Argentina.
A Cherokee community developer and Native-American rights activist. The first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation.
American-born French entertainer, French Resistance agent, and civil rights activist.
Polish social worker, nurse, and humanitarian. A member of the Polish Underground Resistance who saved thousands of Jewish children during WW2.
A Spanish Republican politician and a women's rights activist.