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 Edith Piaf (1915 – 1963) was a French singer, songwriter, cabaret performer and film actress noted as France's national chanteuse and one of the country's widely known international stars.
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Edith Piaf
Novelist , poet, critic, playwright, and art collector
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Gertrude Stein
Dancer
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Janet Collins
Author, Educator, Activist
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Helen Keller
 Nanyehi or  Nancy Ward   (1738–1822) was a Beloved Woman of the Cherokee, which means that she was allowed to sit in councils and to make decisions, along with the chiefs and other Beloved Women. She believed in peaceful coexistence with the European Americans and helped her people as peace negotiator and ambassador. She also introduced them to farming and dairy production bringing substantial changes to the Cherokee society.
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Nanyehi (Nancy Ward)
Author
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Joan Didion
Actress
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Anna May Wong
Comedian, Entertainer
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Carol Burnett
Singer, Dancer, Civil Rights Activist, French Resistance spy
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Josephine Baker
Actress, Inventor
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Hedy Lamarr
Physicist
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Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Artist
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Kara Walker
Athlete
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Althea Gibson
Poet, Novelist, and Editor
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Sylvia Plath
Author, Poet, Activist
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Maya Angelou
Nurse, Social Reformer
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Florence Nightengale
Human Rights Activist, Humanitarian, Student
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Malala Yusafzai
English Writer and Journalist
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Virginia Woolf
Scientist
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Katherine Johnson
Scientist, Chemist
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Rosalind Franklin
Journalist, Suffragist, Civil Rights Activist
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Ida B. Wells
Nun and Humanitarian
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Mother Teresa
Novelist and Poet
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Ursula K. L'Guin
Singer, Songwriter
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Aretha Franklin
Political, Civil Rights Advocate
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Yuri Kochiyama
Photographer
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Dorothea Lange
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Rachel Carson
Doctor, Engineer, Astronaut
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Mae Jemison
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Sarah Forbes Bonetta
Musician
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Clara Rockmore
Singer, Diplomat
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Marian Anderson
Physicist, Chemist
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Marie Curie
Painter
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Helen Frankenthaler
Novelist, Nobel Prize Winner
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Sigrid Undset
Feminist, Revolutionary
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Nazuq al-Abid
Novelist
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Lucy Maud Montgomery
World War II Spy
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Violette Szabo
Aviator
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Bessie Coleman
Primatologist, Animal Rights Activist, Conservationist
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Jane Goodall
Artist
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Barbara Hepworth
Mountaineer
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Junko Tabei
Illustrator, Concept Artist
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Mary Blair
Actress
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Dolores del Río
Astrophysicist
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Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Educator, Civil Rights Activist 
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Septima Poinsette Clark
Biologist, Writer, Environmental Activist
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Rachel Carson
Anthropologist, Author, and Civil Rights Activist
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Zora Neale Hurston
 Donna Tartt (b 1963) American novelist
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Donna Tartt
Gymnast
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Nadia Comaneci
Poet
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Emily Dickinson
Suffragette, Educator, Orator, Activist
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Nannie Helen Burroughs
Writer and Novelist
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Pearl S. Buck
Textile Artist
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Anni Albers
Martial Artist
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Keiko Fukuda
Protest singer, political activist
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Joan Baez
Educator
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Charlotte Hawkins Brown
Athlete, Equal Rights Advocate
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Billlie Jean King
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Activist
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Sojourner Truth
Photographer
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Diane Arbus
Social Reformer and Activist
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Susan B. Anthony
Artist and Educator
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Alma Thomas
Artist and Writer
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Miné Okubo
Author, Poet
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Madeleine L’Engle
Writer
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Anne Frank
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Margaret Mead
Painter
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Grace Hartigan
Writer, Nurse
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Louisa May Alcott
Diplomat
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Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Sally Ride
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Sally Ride
Princess
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Princess Diana
Singer, Songwriter, Performance Artist
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir 
Civil Rights Activist
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Ruby Bridges
Poet
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Emma Lazarus
Painter
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Mary Cassatt
Nurse, Social Worker, Humanitarian
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Irena Sendler
Cosmonaut, Engineer
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Valentina Tereshkova
Artist
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Lee Krasner
Architect
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Julia Morgan
Educator, Scientist, Writer, Biologist, Activist
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Temple Grandin
Artist
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Margaret Keane
Painter
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Georgia O'Keefe
Civil Rights Activist
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Rosa Parks
Journalist
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Nellie Bly
Civil War Nurse, Educator, Author
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Susie King Taylor
Writer
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Dorothy Parker
Entrepreneur, Chemist, Educator, Philanthropist
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Annie Turnbo Malone
 Delores Huerta (b. 1930) is an activist and labor leader who co-founded what would become the United Farm Workers, which continues to fight for fair conditions for farmers.
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Delores Huerta