In honor of International Women's Day I am going to share with you some of my favorite women throughout history who have inspired me in many ways. These women have done some pretty amazing things in their lives, whether it be something they accomplished, or even surviving a traumatic experience in their lives.
Marie Curie (1867-!934)
Marie Curie was famously known as "Madame Curie". She was a Polish-French physicist and chemist. Marie Curie was the first person to ever receive two Nobel Prizes.
Amelia Earhart (!897-1937)
Amelia Earhart was the first ever female to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1932 and became the very first woman pilot in 1935 for flying solo from Hawaii to California.
Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)
Florence Nightingale nursed wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. She was also known as "The lady with the lamp".
Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997)
Diana, also known as, "the people's princess" devoted her life to charity work. She led a Nobel Peace Prize- winning campaign to ban landmines.
Anne Frank (1929-1945)
Anne Frank made history when her diary was published containing the accounts of her time during the Holocaust where she was in hiding. The book has become of the most read books in the world.
Emily Bronte (1818-1848)
Emily Bronte is a mysterious figure in history because of her reclusive nature. She made history writing under the name Ellis Bell, along with her sisters Charlotte and Anne who also used pen names. Her only novel, Wuthering Heights, was published in 1947 by Thomas Cautley Newbey. The book received mixed reviews at first, but has gone on to become a literary classic.
Jane Austen (1775-1817)
Jane Austen has published several novels including, Pride and Prejudice. She had a natural ear for speech and dialogue. Her books were fashionable among opinion makers, but rarely ever reviewed. The have become classics among readers all over the world.
Eva Gore-Booth (1870-1926)
Eva Gore-Booth was a an Irish poet, dramatist, committed suffragist, social worker, and labour activist. Her political work was responsible for the close link for women's rights in industry and the struggle for women's right to vote.
Hope ya'll enjoyed this post and Happy International Women's Day to all the ladies out there.