MOTHER TERESA (1910-1997):
Mother Teresa was a roman catholic nun who devoted her life to serving the poor and destitute around the world.
She spent many years in Calcutta, India where she founded the missionaries of charity, A religious congregation devoted to helping those in great need. In 1979, mother Teresa was awarded the noble peace prize and become a symbol of charitable, selfless work. In 2016, mother Teresa was canonized by the roman catholic church as Saint Teresa.
ANNE FRANK (1929-1945):
Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl who perished in the holocaust. During the second world war, her family was forced to hide from the Gestapo, and in the cramped conditions, she kept a diary of her experiences and thoughts.
After the war, her father Otto Frank discovered her diary and, struck by her maturity and depth of feeling, published it, originally under the title diary of a young girl, and later as diary of Anne Frank.
Anne Frank's diary has become one of the most famous records of the holocaust and has helped to give a human story behind the dreadful holocaust statistics.
AUNG SANN SUU KYI (1945):
Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and winner of a noble peace prize. She is the leader of the national league for democracy and the first and incumbent state counselor, a position akin to a prime minister. The first woman to serve as minister for foreign affairs, for the president's office, for electric power and energy, and for education. From 2012 to 2016 she was an MP for Kawhmu Township to the house of representatives.
BILLIE JEAN KING (1943): Billie is an American former world No.1 Professional Tennis Player. King won 39 grand slam titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women's doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles. King won the singles title at the inaugural Women's Tennis Association(WTA) tour championships. King often represented the United States in the federation cup and the Wightman Cup. She was a member of the victorious United States team in seven federation cups and nine Wightman Cups. For three years, King was the United States' captain in the federation cup.
Princess Diana was a well-loved PEOPLE'S PRINCESS. Diana devoted herself to her sons and charitable efforts, including raising awareness about the dangers of leftover landmines in war-torn Angola. She maintained a high level of popularity with the public. she led a noble peace prize-winning campaign to ban landmines.
BENAZIR BHUTTO (1953-2007):
She was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan(1993-1996) and the first woman to head a Muslim state. During her leadership, she ended the military dictatorship in her country and fought for women's rights. She was assassinated in a suicide attack in 2007.
MICHELLE OBAMA (1964):
Michelle Obama, the first lady of the United States, was raised in a one-bedroom apartment in Chicago Before she went on to excel in academics and study at Princeton and Harvard.
She is considered the most stylish leading lady after Jackie Kennedy. Currently, she is working on a campaign to fight childhood obesity.
OPRAH WINFREY (1954):
Oprah Winfrey is an influential talk show host, author, philanthropist, actress, and media personality. Oprah Winfrey has played a key role in modern American life, shaping cultural trends and promoting various liberal causes. Through her talk shows and books, she has focused on many issues facing American women. She has been an important role model for black American women, breaking down many invisible barriers.
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (1820-1910):
"THE LADY WITH THE LAMP".
Florence Nightingale, Nursed wounded soldiers during the Crimean war.
Her passion and dedication to the profession changed the public's perception of this profession. Her insistence on improving sanitary conditions for the patients is believed to have saved many lives.
MARIE CURIE (1867-1934):
The famously known "Madame Curie", A Polish-French Physicist and Chemist, was the first person to have received two noble prizes. She was the first female professor at the University of Paris and the first lady to be enshrined in France's national Mausoleum, the Paris pantheon, all based on her own merits.