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Fifty Famous Women.

  • eminent models, modern periods
  • Not=poetry

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1B28239Cornelia Gracchus (Second Century B.C.): The Mother of the Gracchi
2B28240Joan of Arc (1412-1431): The Martyred Saint
3B28241Isabella of Castile (1451-1504): The Patron of the Columbus
4B28242Lisa del Dioconda (1474-?): The "Mona Lisa"
5B28243Catharine of Aragon (1485-1536): The First Wife of Henry VIII
6B28244Anne Boleyn (1507-1536): A Martyred Queen
7B28245Mary Tudor (1516-1558): "Bloody Mary"
8B28246Catharine de Medici (1519-1589): A Royal Poisoner
9B28247Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603): "The Virgin Queen"
10B28248Lady Jane Grey (1537-1554): A Victim of Circumstance
11B28249Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587): An Executed Monarch
12B28329Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689): The Eccentric Daughter of a Great Father
13B28330Madame de Maintenon (1635-1719): The Ucrowned Queen of Louis XIV
14B28331Mlle. de la Valliere (1644-1710): The Penitent Magdalene
15B28332Nell Gwyn (1653-1690): The Orange Girl of Old Drury Lane
16B28333Sarah Jennings (1660-1744): The First Duchess of Marlborough
17B28334Queen Anne (1664-1714): The Third Queen to Rule England
18B28335Maria Theresa Of Austria (1717-1780): A Warring Queen
19B28336Marquise De Pompadour (1721-1764): A Plebeian Beauty who Ruled a King
20B28337Catharine Second Of Russia (1729-1796): A Dreamer of Dreams
21B28338Countess Du Barry (1746-1793): A Courtesan Who Ruled a Nation
22B28339Molly Pitcher (1750-1823): A Heroine of the American Revolution
23B28340Betsy Ross (1752-1836): The Flag Maker
24B28341Marie Antoinette (1755-1793): A Royal Victim of the French Revolution
25B28342Madame Roland (1756-1793): A True Patriot of France
26B28343Empress Josephine (1763-1814): The Star of Napoleon's Destiny
27B28344Madame De Stael (1766-1817): A Noted Novelist Whom Napoleon Hated
28B28345Charlotte Corday (1768-1793): The Girl Who Dared
29B28346Queen Louise Of Prussia (1776-1810): "The Prussian Madonna"
30B28347Madame Julie Recamier (1779-1849): "The Angel of the Frozen Heart"
31B28348Elizabeth Gurney Fry (1780-1845): The Woman Who Reformed Prisons
32B28349Hortense Bonaparte (1783-1837): The Daughter of Josephine and Holland's Queen
33B28350Nancy Hanks (1784-1818): The Mother of Abraham Lincoln
34B28351Lucretia Mott (1793-1880): A Quaker Preacher and Reformer
35B28352Mary Lyon (1797-1849): The Pioneer of Female Education
36B28353Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896): The Woman Who Sounded the War Cry
37B28354Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1903): An Eminent Suffragist
38B28355Lucy Stone (1818-1893): A Champion of Her Sex
39B28356Queen Victoria (1819-1901): The Qeen of Queens
40B28357Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910): The Author of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
41B28358Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906): "The Napoleon of Women's Suffrage"
42B28359Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): "The Angel of the Crimea"
43B28360Jenny Lind (1821-1886): "The Swedish Nightingale"
44B28361Clara Barton (1821-1912): The Nurse of a Nation
45B28362Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899): The Painter of Animals
46B28363Helen Hunt Jackson (1831-1885): The Indians' Friend
47B28364Tzu Hsi (1835-1908): The Empress of China
48B28365Frances E. Willard (1839-1898): The Temperance Crusader
49B28366Sarah Bernhardt (1845-1923): A Stage Idol
50B28367Jane Addams (1860-1935): "The First Citizen of the World"


  1. Mrs. Clyde Robertson · Author


  1. Atlanta: Emory University Press, 1936