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Queen Fawzia of Iran, first wife of the shah, originally princess of Egypt daughter of queen Nazli and king Farouk.

Hedy Lamarr was called the "most beautiful woman in the world" in her day. But what most don't know is that she had the brains to match her beauty, she invented "spread spectrum communications" and "frequency hopping". The U.S. Navy eventually applied this technology to radios used during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and it went on to shape modern technologies such as GPS, Bluetooth in headsets and phones, and U.S. military guided missiles.

Princess Fawzia of Iran.. She was the daughter of King Fuad and sister of King Farouk, and was married to the Shah of Iran. This matching suite of diamonds comprising tiara, earrings and necklace was made for her by Van Cleef and Arpels. Photo source: TRF

Fawzia Fuad, Empress of Iran. Daughter of King Fouad I of Egypt, sister to King Farouk I of Egypt and first wife to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran.

Uniformes historicos de los ultimos 1000 años
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Historical Military Uniforms from the last 1,000 years

Uniformes historicos de los ultimos 1000 años

"Marie, Queen of Romania...her life story is fascinating" eldest daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. Her father was the second-eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Her mother was the only surviving daughter of Alexander II of Russia and Maria Alexandrovna of Hesse.

Nefertiti, a classic beauty.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1204, the most powerful woman of the high middle ages, mother to three Plantagenet kings, Henry (the young king), Richard the Lionheart and John.

Gwenllian Ferch Gruffydd (1097-1136) Welsh princess and shield-maiden that led an army against Norman-English forces at Kidwelly Castle. She was beheaded as a warning to the other princes of wales. After this, Wales unified and drove out the Norman invaders.