In the coming decades, five princesses are expected to ascend the thrones of Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.
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Anne of Cleves escaped a joyless family, avoided an unhappy marriage, and jumped at the chance to live her best life.
The magic trick of sawing a woman in half was first performed a century ago by P.T. Selbit, a British magician.
Eleanor Roosevelt is joining Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, Sally Ride, and other ‘Inspiring Women’ Barbies.
It’s been a century since the 19th Amendment was ratified. Mattel is celebrating with a suffragist-inspired Barbie.
At the end of her life, Eva Perón was suffering from painful cancer and displaying erratic behavior, and her lobotomy may have been a way to treat both problems.
The daughters of Genghis Khan ruled nations that controlled the Silk Road, the favored route for trading spices, cloth, pottery, and other goods between China, India, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean.
“Larger than life” sums up Bella Abzug. The New York-based Democratic congresswoman gained 1970s notoriety with her big hats and bold feminist voice.
Although the stunt was obviously a joke, “Vote for Gracie” buttons popped up around the U.S. Harvard students pledged their support for Allen’s campaign.
More than 50 years before the 19th Amendment, legislators in the Wyoming Territory passed a bill granting women voting rights.
Donate your time and typing skills to transcribe documents featuring Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and more.
When There Are Nine, a beer named after one of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's famous quotes, is available at the Sam Adams brewery for a limited time.
America's first female mayor may have been nominated as a prank, but her win paved the way for other women to hold office. Read on for more Women's History Month moments.
Susan B. Anthony's contributions to the women's rights movement helped bring about the Nineteenth Amendment. Learn more about this suffrage pioneer here.
Rosa Parks is best known for her historic arrest, but that's not the only accomplishment she should be remembered for.
Being a pioneer is nothing new for Kamala Harris.
Nearly 50 years after becoming the first Black American woman to run for president, Shirley Chisholm is still making headlines.
With 309 confirmed kills, she became a heroic figure to the Soviets—but the American media didn't know what to make of her.
During colonial times and in the earliest days of the U.S., a small number of women managed to vote despite circumstances stacked against them.