William "Bloody Bill" Anderson's body photographed and on display for public viewing hours after his death in Richmond, Missouri by Colonel Cox and his Union forces. Anderson, noted Southern Guerrilla leader often riding with Quantrill, his body was found with a string that had 53 knots - symbolizing each person he had killed.
Anne Frank (1929-1945) Jewish Holocaust victim. She lived in hiding in Amsterdam for 2 years before being captured and taken to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she died of typhus in March 1945. Her diary was found and published in 1952. She has impacted so many people, although her young life was so brief!
Alice Guy-Blaché (July 1, 1873 – March 24, 1968) was a French pioneer filmmaker who was the first female director in the motion picture industry and is considered to be one of the first directors of a fiction film.
The 10 Most Badass Women You’ve Probably Never Heard Of [Lady Bits]
Look at this lady - Let us never forget! The world hasn't just become wicked...it's always been wicked. The prize doesn't always go to the most deserving. Irena Sendler Died 12 May 2008 (age 98) Warsaw, Poland During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an 'ulterior motive'. She KNEW what the Nazi's plans were for the Jews (being German). Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she…
Princess Kaiulani of Hawaii (1875-1899) in the 1890s. Victoria Kaʻiulani Kalaninuiahilapalapa Kawekiu i Lunalilo Cleghorn was heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi and held the title of crown princess. Kaʻiulani became known throughout the world for her intelligence, beauty and determination. After the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893, she visited the United States to help restore the Kingdom.
Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history. After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the United States.