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Diana Spencer (1st July 1961-31st August 1997)

I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head. Princess Diana Born Diana Frances Spencer in Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, Princess Diana was the fourth of five children of John Spencer,...

Four years gone; forever in our hearts.

Dora Nkem Akunyili (14th July 1954-7th June 2014) She was a Genius, Lecturer An educator, Pharmacist, Disciplinarian and a Politician. She was a leader per excellence. Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Director General of the National Agency for...

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902)

‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal’. Born on November 12, 1815, in Johnstown, New York city to the family of a lawyer who made no secret of...

FUNMILAYO RANSOME KUTI (25TH OCTOBER 1900-1978)

'THE LIONESS OF LISABI' Born Frances Abigail Olufunmilayo Thomas, Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti was born and raised in Lagos State Nigeria. She was a feminist and political leader who was the leading advocate of women’s rights in her...

Margaret Hilda Thatcher (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013)

The United Kingdom’s first and thus far only female prime minister. Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England to a local businessman. She was educated at the local grammar school, ‘Grantham Girls'...

Miriam Makeba (May 4, 1932 – 10 November 2008)

I kept my culture. I kept the music of my roots. Through my music, I became the voice and image of Africa and the people without even realizing. Mama Africa, the empress of African songs and...