In this section you will find memories and biographies of famous women from different historical epochs and from different countries.
Trieste Publishing is always fascinated by the life, intelligence, and courage of women. At all times, the achievements of women and girls have often been judged unfairly. But we are grateful for their professionalism, loyalty to their vocation, their work for the benefit of all mankind.
Joan of Arc, Margaret of Anjou, Jane Gray, Jane Austen, Sappho etc. These women were able to change history, they made this world a better place.
There is a general belief that making history is the prerogative of men. However, many strong and intelligent women have made an invaluable contribution to her development. The first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize twice for her research in the physics of radioactive materials and chemistry was Marie Curie. One of the world's most famous fashion designers, style icon, founder of the clothing and perfume brand Chanel - Coco Chanel. The nun who was canonized by the Catholic Church during her lifetime was Mother Teresa. The legendary figure, the first political woman in history to become first prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, was nicknamed the "Iron Lady".
The first programmer to develop an algorithm for a computer is called Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous poet George Byron. Together with her husband, Marie Sklodowska-Curie discovered two chemical elements. Actress Hedy Lamarr, angry with a German torpedo that hit a ship carrying 77 children, came up with and assembled from the piano... a signal coding system that led to the advent of Wi-Fi. Queens, politicians, businessmen, actresses, artists, sportswomen, admirals, scientists, travelers - in almost all spheres of activity women succeeded on an equal footing with men, sometimes ahead of them. Queen Victoria, lady of the world Eleanor Roosevelt, fashion fairy Anne Burda, princess of mathematics Sophia Kovalevskaya, the first doctor of medicine Elizabeth Blackwell and other prominent representatives of the "fair sex" who changed the world.
Learn more about strong, ingenious, brave famous women. Read biographies and memoirs of women from Trieste Publishing.