Voltairine de Cleyre (November 1866 – June was an American anarchist writer and feminist. She was a prolific writer and speaker, opposing the state, marriage, and the domination of religion in sexuality and women's lives.
Kansas-born Nola Ochs took her college course at Fort Hays State Univ in but didn’t complete her degree till at age becoming the nation’s oldest college graduate. Graduating with a GPA alongside her granddaughter!
When bank officials refused to melt her Nobel Prize medals down so that she could donate to the war effort, Marie Curie used her prize money to purchase war bonds instead. As German Bombs Fell on Paris, Marie Curie Decided to Go to War
History and Women: Franca Viola (born in Alcamo in is a Sicilian woman who became famous in the in Italy for refusing a "shotgun wedding" ("matrimonio riparatore" in Italian) after suffering kidnapping and rape.
Maria Edgeworth January 1768 – 22 May was a prolific Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe.