Great women of the twentieth and twenty-first century
Who is or was the greatest woman of these centuries?
Grace Patricia Kelly was an American actress who, when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, became Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco.
Édith Piaf, whose real name was Édith Giovanna Gassion, was one of the most famous French singers, her most important song was non, je ne regrette rien. His remains were taken to Paris, where his death was officially announced on October 11, 1963.
Maria Anna Cecilia Sophia Kalogeropoulos, known as Maria Callas, was an American soprano of Greek origin. Callas combined an impeccable technique of bel singing with a great dramatic talent, qualities that made him the most famous actress-singer of that time. He was extraordinarily versatile, since his repertoire ranged from classical opera, such as La Vestale de Gaspare Spontini, to the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, or Giacomo Puccini. His studies of bel canto allowed him to sing such different roles, but this effort accelerated the deterioration of his voice and brought him multiple criticisms.
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the only child of Kamala Nehru and Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of India. She took her name from her husband Feroze Gandhi (without any relationship with Mahatma Gandhi). She was educated in the main schools in India, Switzerland and England. She was Prime Minister of India from January 19, 1966 until March 24, 1977, and from January 14, 1980 until her murder on October 31, 1984.
Benazir Bhutto was a Pakistani policy that led the Popular Party of Pakistan (PPP), a center-left political party in Pakistan affiliated with the Socialist International. She was the first woman who held the position of Prime Minister of a Muslim country and directed Pakistan twice between 1988-90 and 1993-96. In his first term, he was removed from office 20 months after his inauguration by order of then President Ghulam Ishaq Khan on charges of corruption. In 1993 she was re-elected, but in 1996 she was dismissed from her position under the same accusation, this time by President Farooq Leghari.
Valentina Vladimiriro Tereshkova, a Soviet cosmonaut, was the first woman in history to travel to space, aboard Vostok 6 in 1963. She was born in Maslennikovo, a small town in Yaroslavl Oblast, in modern-day Russia. After leaving school, he worked in a tire factory and later studied engineering. He also practiced skydiving. In 1962 she was selected for admission to the female body of cosmonauts. Among more than four hundred candidates, five were selected: Tatiana Kuznetsova, Irina Soloviova, Zhanna Yérkina, Valentina Ponomariova, and Tereshkova.
Madonna is the stage name of Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Fortin, an American singer, songwriter and producer, of Italian and Franco-Canadian ancestry of disco, pop, dance and electronic music mainly. She has worked more intermittently as an actress, fashion designer and writer, and lately she has debuted as a film director.
Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel, was a revolutionary fashion designer and creator of French perfumes. Very different situations made his life marked by poverty, abandonment, love, genius and fame
Magdalena del Carmen Frida Kahlo Calderón, better known as Frida Kahlo, was a leading Mexican painter.
Diana, Princess of Wales born Diana Spencer was first wife of Prince Charles of England. Internationally known as Lady Di and "the princess of the people." She was the mother of Guillermo and Enrique during their marriage to Carlos de Inglaterra, heir to the British Crown. Therefore, Queen Elizabeth II of England was daughter of Her Majesty. His controversial and fateful death on August 31, 1997 in a car accident along with his partner the Egyptian Dodi Al-Fayed on the bridge of the Soul in Paris made it a myth of British culture and an essential character in history Recent World It is popularly called "Princess Diana," a title she never had, so such an aristocratic treatment is incorrect. In the divorce agreement it was established that Diana would lose the Royal Highness treatment and retain the title of Princess of Wales. Therefore she was titled after her divorce as, "Diana, Princess of Wales."
María Eva Duarte de Perón, known as Evita, was an Argentine actress and politician. As first lady, he promoted the recognition of the rights of workers and women, including women's suffrage and carried out extensive social work from the Eva Perón Foundation.
Marilyn Monroe, born as Norma Jeane Mortenson and baptized as Norma Jeane Baker, was a famous American actress. It is considered one of the greatest myths of the seventh art and the maximum sex symbol of the twentieth century.
Marie Curie was a Polish chemist and physicist, later nationalized French. A pioneer in the field of radioactivity, she was the first person to receive two Nobel prizes and the first woman to be a professor at the University of Paris.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Mother Teresa of Calcutta, born as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was a famous Albanian Catholic religious for her humanitarian work in India. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003.