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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989. He was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975. Reagan was the 9th and 13th President o ...

                                               

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He served 12 years as President, dying shortly after beginning his 4th term, the longest ever spent in office. After his death, the 22nd Amen ...

                                               

Anwar Sadat

Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat was the third President of Egypt. He served from 15 October 1970 until he was assassinated by Islamic extremists on 6 October 1981.

                                               

Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia

Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia was the Emperor of Ethiopia. He is also known as the religious symbol for God incarnate among members of the Rastafari movement, who call themselves by his name before becoming Emperor - Ras Tafari. Tafari was made in ...

                                               

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin was a Georgian politician who became leader of the Soviet Union from 1922 until his death in 1953 from a cerebral hemorrhage. He replaced Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union. His ideas and policies turned the Soviet Union i ...

                                               

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, from 1945 to 1953. He became president when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office. As president, Truman made important foreign policy decisions, such as using atomic weapons on ...

                                               

William Westmoreland

William Childs Westmoreland was an United States Army four-star general. Westmoreland commanded U.S. military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak 1964–68, including during the 1968 Tet Offensive. He adopted a strategy of attrition against t ...

                                               

Azzedine Alaïa

Azzedine Alaïa was a Tunisian haute couture fashion designer based in Paris. In 2008, he was awarded the Legion of Honour by the French government. In 2011, he started showing his collections on the catwalk again after an eight-years pause. In 20 ...

                                               

Pier Angeli

Pier Angeli was an Italian actress. She was known for her role in the 1951 movie Teresa, for which she won a Golden Globe Award. She had one son with Vic Damone, her first husband, and another son with Armando Trovajoli, her second husband. She w ...

                                               

The Cheeky Girls

The Cheeky Girls are a female bubblegum pop/bubblegum dance and europop duo based in Great Britain. They are identical twins from Transylvania, Romania. They have been active since 2002 when they auditioned in Popstars: The Rivals. Their songs in ...

                                               

Henriette Adelaide of Savoy

Henriette Adelaide of Savoy was the wife of the Elector of Bavaria Ferdinand Maria. She had much influence and with her husband did much to improve the Electorate of Bavaria, her adopted country. She was a daughter of Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Sa ...

                                               

Alexis Hunter

Alexis Jan Atthill Hunter was a contemporary New Zealand painter and photographer. She used feminist theory in her work and was a member of Stuckism. Hunter was born in Epsom, Auckland. Her and her sister, Alyson, were twins. Her parents were fro ...

                                               

Lech Kaczynski

Lech Aleksander Kaczynski was the President of the Republic of Poland from 2005 until his death in a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia on 10 April 2010. Kaczynski served as Mayor of Warsaw from 2002, until the day before he became president. He was ...

                                               

Gido Kokars

Gido Kokars was a Latvian conductor. He was the twin brother of Imants Kokars, who was also a renowned conductor. He was born in Gulbene, Latvia. His career began in 1951.

                                               

Princess Ashraf of Iran

Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, was the twin sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran and a member of the Pahlavi Dynasty. She was born in Tehran. She was thought to be the "power behind her brother" and was instrumental in the 1953 coup which ...

                                               

Yuriy Pimenov

Yuriy Igorevich Pimenov was a Soviet and Russian rower. He mostly competed in the coxless pairs, rowing with his twin brother Nikolay. The brothers won a silver medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics. The Pimenovs also won three gold, three silver and ...

                                               

Paul Raud

Paul Raud was an Estonian painter. He had twin brother, Kristijan Raud, who was also painter. Paul Raud studied in Dusseldorfi art academy.

                                               

Romulus and Remus

Rhea Silvia was the daughter of Numitor Silvius, king of Alba Longa, a legendary town founded by Ascanius, son of Aeneas, prince of Troy. When Numitors brother Amulius became king by force, he made Rhea Silvia a Vestal Virgin, so she would not ha ...

                                               

Thomas Spurgeon

Thomas Spurgeon was a British Reformed Baptist preacher. He was the pastor of the Metropolitan Tabernacle. He was one of two non-identical twin sons of the famous Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

                                               

Tony Benn

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Tony ’ Benn, PC, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, was a British Labour Party politician. Benn was born in Marylebone, London, England. He was married to Caroline DeCamp 1926–2000 from 1949 until her death. Their four childre ...

                                               

FM-2030

FM-2030 was a Belgian-born Iranian-American author, teacher, transhumanist philosopher, futurist, consultant and athlete. He was a known transhumanist with the book Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in ...

                                               

Sylvester Graham

Sylvester Graham was an American Presbyterian minister and dietary reformer. He is known for his focus on vegetarianism, the temperance movement and eating whole grain bread. His preaching led to the creation of graham flour, graham bread and gra ...

                                               

Fred Rogers

Fred McFeely Rogers was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was known as the creator, composer, producer, head writer, and host of the preschool television series Mister Rogers ...

                                               

Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English author best known for writing the novel Frankenstein. She was in her teens when she wrote the book that is now a classic. She later edited the poems of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley.

                                               

Ludwig Beck

Ludwig August Theodor Beck was a German general officer. He worked for Adolf Hitlers resistance and was its leader. When the attempt to kill Hitler in his conference room failed, Hitler escaped and Beck was shot and arrested.

                                               

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was an important Lutheran pastor from Germany who was killed by the Nazis during World War II. He is known partly for his belief that killing Adolf Hitler was a moral act. In his early life he believed that all Jews should tur ...

                                               

Victor Borge

Borge Rosenbaum, known professionally as Victor Borge, was a Danish-American comedian, conductor, and pianist. He was known for his radio and television works in the United States and Europe. Borge was known as "The Clown Prince of Denmark". His ...

                                               

Carl Goerdeler

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler was a monarchist conservative German politician, executive, economist, civil servant, and opponent of the Nazi regime. If a plan to kill Adolf Hitler on 20 July 1944 had succeeded, Goerdeler would have served as the Chanc ...

                                               

Erwin Rommel

Desert fox can also refer to the Fennec fox Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, The "Desert Fox", was an officer of the German Army in World War I and World War II. In WWII, he commanded the German Army in North Africa in a long struggle a ...

                                               

Kurt von Schleicher

Kurt Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann von Schleicher was chancellor of Germany in the last days of the Weimar Republic, before Adolf Hitler became Chancellor and Fuhrer. He was also earlier known for being a general during World War I, under Paul von ...

                                               

Sophie Scholl

Sophia Magdalena Scholl was a German woman who lived in Forchtenberg, Baden-Wurttemberg where her dad, Robert was the mayor. When Adolf Hitler went into power Sophies family was critical to the Nazi’s regime. Hitler was a man who only made things ...

                                               

Irena Sendler

Irena Stanislawa Sendler was a nurse and social worker in Warsaw, Poland. During World War II, when Poland was occupied by Nazis, she took about 2.500 Jewish children out of Poland with help from other members of the Zegota. She was caught, and t ...

                                               

Violette Szabo

Violette Reine Elizabeth Szabo GC was a French/British agent during the Second World War. Her role was known as Special Operations Executive. She was twice parachuted into France to help the French resistance activity against German forces. Durin ...

                                               

Woman

A woman is a female human adult. People use the word "woman" to talk about biological sex. Sometimes, the term woman is used regardless of age, as in phrases such as "Womens rights", to fight social issues such as misogyny. A woman usually has a ...

                                               

Femininity

Femininity is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with females. Femininity is made up of both socially defined and biologically created factors. This makes it distinct from the simple definition of the biological female ...

                                               

Feminization of poverty

Feminization of poverty means today women are more likely to be poor than men, and the number of poor women is going up. Poverty means not having enough money for basic needs such as food, water, shelter, or toilets. There are several causes for ...

                                               

Femme fatale

A femme fatale, sometimes called a maneater or vamp, is a character that is a mysterious, beautiful, and seductive woman. This character often traps her lovers, often leading them into deadly traps.

                                               

Foot binding

Foot binding is an old Chinese custom of wrapping girls feet with cloth in order to stop them from growing with age. Some Chinese legends say people started binding womens feet as early as the Shang dynasty. However, writing says that foot bindin ...

                                               

Girlfriend

A girlfriend is a term that usually means a female partner in a non-marital relationship. It is less common to use the word "girlfriend" to mean a female friend in a platonic relationship.

                                               

Latching on (breastfeeding)

Latching on is how the baby fastens to the breast while breastfeeding. A good latch helps the baby get milk. This happens when the bottom of the areola is in the babys mouth. When the nipple is far back inside the babys mouth this is a good latch ...

                                               

Mother of the Nation

The term Mother of the Nation refers to a female leader or female politician who led her country to independence. She may also be a person who is highly honored by her country.

                                               

Topfreedom

Topfreedom is a concept of rights. Topfreedom applies to women. It means the freedom to go topless in a public place. There are many organizations which advocate topfreedom. Topfree Equal Rights Association TERA is one such organization. Go Tople ...

                                               

UN Women

UN Women is an organization of the United Nations made in 2010. It was made from United Nations Development Fund for Women for equality of gender and womens rights. Michelle Bachelet was the president of the UN Women.

                                               

United Nations Development Fund for Women

The United Nations Development Fund for Women commonly known as UNIFEM (from the French Fonds de developpement des Nations uni es pour la fem me is a fund of United Nations established in New York in 1976 aimed for equality as men and taking part ...

                                               

Violence against women

Violence against women, also called gender-based violence, is violent acts mostly against women and girls. It is sometimes considered a hate crime. The reason for that is such acts of violence are done against women and girls mainly because theyr ...

                                               

Women and video games

The connection between women and video games has been getting lots of interest from schools, companies, and average groups of people. In past years female gamers had only made up a small part of the final amount of gamers. In 2012 the about of fe ...

                                               

Women in Ancient Greece

The status of women in Classical Greece was different in different city states. Women in ancient Delphi, Gortyn, Thessaly, Megara and Sparta could own land, which was the most prestigious form of private property at the time.

                                               

Women in the American Revolution

Women had many roles in the American Revolution. Some were "Camp followers" equivalent to Military service Units. Many helped organize boycotts of British goods. Others took a more active role: Ann Hennis Trotter Bailey Deborah Sampson Sybil Ludi ...

                                               

Women in the United States Senate

There have been 50 women in the United States Senate since it started in 1789. Rebecca Felton was the first. She was in the Senate for one day in 1922. Hattie Caraway was the first woman elected to the Senate in 1932. Fourteen of the women Senato ...

                                               

Women of World War I

There were many women involved in World War I. American women and British women helped their country with the war. The women’s groups in Britain did not like that Britain was going to go to war at first. British women took over the jobs of the me ...

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