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Caroline Lamson Brown, of Belmont, was the last passenger to step off the deck of the Titanic into a life boat.

A friend gave the last seat in the last lifeboat to a Belmont woman, allowing her to survive the sinking of the Titanic.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes]—in physics and chemistry. She was the first female professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris.

One of the most famous female scientists, Marie Curie had tremendous influence on our understanding of radioactivity. This year is the anniversary of her Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world.

Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world.

Amelia Earhart - 1st woman to receive the US Distinguished Flying Cross, multiple aviation record-holder, 1st aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic/one of my favr/snok

Amelia Mary Earhart (July was a noted American aviation pioneer and author.Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

"On Sept. 24, 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing on Bellona Island. During the landing, a piece of metal severed the trachea of one patient. Hawkins kept the man's throat clear of blood with makeshift tubing until aid arrived 19 hours later. All of her patients survived. Hawkins received the Distinguished Flying Cross for her bravery."

“On Sept. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing.

Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova (1922-2008), the only female pilot and navigator from Kazakhstan to serve during the Second World War. Dospanova made more than 300 combat missions and was seriously injured in April 1943 while making a landing in blackout conditions; she survived the crash but fractured both legs. Three months later, she returned to the regiment to continue fighting, going all the way to Berlin for the victory.

Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova the only female pilot and navigator from Kazakhstan to serve during the Second World War. Dospanova made more than 300 combat missions and was seriously injured i.

Lydia Litvyak. One of two Russian pilots who were the world’s only female fighting aces during World War II.

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

Valentina Tereshkova, Russian cosmonaut and first woman to have flown in space.

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian) is the first woman to have flown in space. June 1963 in Vostok

The first Afghan female pilot…

Funny pictures about The first Afghan female pilot. Oh, and cool pics about The first Afghan female pilot. Also, The first Afghan female pilot.

Helen Richey was Amelia Earhart's copilot on one flight across the Atlantic. She became the first woman hired to be a pilot by a commercial airline in the US. She was the first woman licensed as an aviation instructor. She was the first woman to fly a scheduled mail flight. During WWII she commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases. She died by suicide at age 38

During WWII, Helen Richey commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases.