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Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Jane Austen

(16/12/1775 – 18/07/1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature.

Points 1322
Anne Frank
Anne Frank

Anne Frank

(12/06/1929 – early March 1945) was born a German national and lost her citizenship in 1941 when Nazi Germany passed the anti-Semitic Nuremberg Laws. Her famous diary documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

Points 2021
Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

(4/02/1913 – 24/10/2005) was an African-American civil rights activist. On 1/12/1955, in Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver J.F. Blake’s order that she give up her seat in the coloured section to a white passenger, as the white section was filled.

Points 1656
Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell

(3/02/1821 – 31/05/1910) was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register.
2013-14 Overall CHAMPIONS!

Points 1282
Marie Curie
Marie Curie

Marie Curie

(7/11/1867 – 4/07/1934) was a French-Polish physicist and chemist, famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to date to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences.
2012-13 Overall CHAMPIONS!

Points 1111
Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

(12/05/1820 – 13/08/1910) was a celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night.

Points 776


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