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Eva Peron

Eva Peron

Eva Peron  More than a politician’s wife, she used her position as the first lady of Argentina to fight for women’s suffrage and improving the lives of the poor. reallyawesomewomen.tumblr.com – She grew up poor, dreaming of becoming actress. – Used her position as first lady to fight for causes she believed in, including women’s suffrage … Continue reading

Elise Rivet

Elise Rivet

Elise Rivet A brave and dedicated woman who eventually sacrificed her own life for the safety of others. After the fall of the French Third Republic to Nazi Germany in World War II, she began hiding refugees from the Gestapo and eventually used her convent to store weapons and ammunition for the Mouvements Unis de … Continue reading

RAW: Queen Boudica

RAW: Queen Boudica

Queen Boudica  Boudicca was a serious badass, and queen of the Iceni people of Eastern England. She led a major uprising against occupying Roman forces, including taking revenge on the people who flogged her and raped her daughters. reallyawesomewomen.tumblr.com – Boudicca was married to Prasutagus, ruler of the Iceni people of East Anglia. When the Romans … Continue reading