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forbidden history

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forbidden history

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The famed Skunk Woman. "She was considered the dirtiest woman in the world."(Interesting article.)

Queen Fawzia of Iran and Princess of Egypt. In 1939 - what a gorgeous woman

Charles Darwin

Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque or obituaries mention her greatest discovery…Everyone knows Charles Darwin discovered evolution and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Romanovs family

De Beers Diamonds - ♔LadyLuxury♔

Group of girls being sent home from McKinley High School for wearing “dungarees” and “slickers,” 1946, Chicago. My kind of girls!

baby dragon

tiny Dragon - Worth1000 Contests

Hitler called her "The most dangerous woman in Europe." At The Queens Head pub in Stepney, in London's East End, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother enjoyed a pint of bitter, which she pulled herself. (That's the much-missed late mother of QE II, who famously refused to leave London during the Blitz, or even to send her daughters to the safety of Canada, saying ""The children won't go without me. I won't leave the King. And the King will never leave."

Hilarious 5 minute video of Henry and his 6 wives. Filmed at Hever. Wonderfully funny!

Henry VIII's Six Wives

What Mount Rushmore was supposed to look like, before they ran out of funding

On Valentines Day in 1884, Teddy Roosevelt’s wife and mother died within hours of each other. This was his diary entry for that Thursday.

Politico | washingtonpoststyle: On Valentines Day in 1884,...

Mary Zouche, Lady in waiting to Queen Jane Seymour

This 1892 J. S. Johnston stereograph is titled "Woman diving from pier" ....this is an awesome picture

"The Boleyn Cup" once belonged to Queen Anne Boleyn. The church that currently holds the cup, St. John the Baptist in Cirencester, states that it was given by the Queen to Dr. Richard Masters, a physician, who cared for the Princess Elizabeth. He later, in 1561, gave the cup to the church. It is silver gilt adorned with Anne's Royal Falcon. It was once part of her large collection of gold and silver plate.

Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race.

Albam Legend: Bobbi Gibb | Albam

Photo by Alice M. Boughton, ~ 1910... The woman on the left is deceased while the woman on the right looks to be holding her. They look to be sisters.

melisaki | Two Women Under a Tree photo by Alice M....

Bound feet

Sir T. Lipton, creator of Lipton Tea: May 10, 1848 - October 2, 1931



The Bound Feet of a Chinese woman, compared with a tea cup and an American woman's shoe.

EDWARD "THE BLACK PRINCE" Plantagenet of Wales 1330-1376. He became the first Knight of the Garter. Edward was raised with his cousin Joan. He gained papal permission and absolution for this marriage to a blood-relative. 23rd Great Grand Father

Book that belonged to Katherine Parr, with her signature on the bottom right side.

Pyramus and Thisbe, House of Loreius Tiburtinus, Pompeii