This brilliant book celebrates the incredible contribution of women in every walk of life, from politics, science, and business to sport, art, and literature. The leading ladies include sister suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, super scientist Marie Curie, human rights heroine Eleanor Roosevelt, tennis champ Serena Williams, painting pioneer Frida Kahlo, and writing wizard J.K. Rowling.
You’ll travel back to ancient times to see famous females like Cleopatra and Joan of Arc before fast-forwarding to the present day to visit high achievers like Angela Merkel and Malala Yousafzai. You’ll meet women known for their famous feats like Amelia Earhart and Valentina Tereshkova, women standing up and speaking out like Rosa Parks and Anne Frank, and girls who just want to have fun like Josephine Baker and Maria Callas.
Part of DK’s best-selling top 100 series, 100 Women Who Made History uses stunning photographs, imaginative illustrations, entertaining text, and fascinating facts to introduce the wonder women who explored, ruled, led, and left their indelible mark on our planet.