EVELYN NESBIT (December 1884 – January was the professional name of Florence Evelyn Nesbit, a popular American chorus girl and artists’ model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing.
Armenian women during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend themselves from Ottoman troops. Our women are warriors
Unknown young woman photographed in 1875 in the Philippines by Dutch photographer Francisco Van Camp. The photograph’s inscription describes her as Mestiza Sangley-Filipina, which means she was a mix of Chinese and Spanish.
Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis
Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.
Martha Jane Canary, better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman, and professional scout best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Indians.
Dolores del Rio Dolores del Río born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete, was a Mexican film actress. She was a Hollywood star in the and and led the way for other Mexican actresses to work in the Golden City.