Susan Brownell Anthony (1820–1906) was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century womens rights movement to introduce womens suffrage into the United States. On November 18, 1872, Anthony was arrested by a U.S. Deputy Marshal for voting illegally in the 1872 Presidential Election two weeks earlier which created a court case that paved the way for Women's suffrage in the US. She never married nor had children.
Audrey Hepburn, 1950’s Her mother was Baroness Ella van Heemstra a Dutch Aristocrat, Her favourite role was said to be in Roman Holiday (1953) with Gregory Peck, The little black dress worn by Hepburn at the beginning of the film is cited as one of the most iconic items of clothing in cinema. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her work with UNICEF.
Audrey Hepburn was the granddaughter of a baron, the daughter of a Nazi sympathizer, spent her teens doing ballet to secretly raise money for the dutch resistance against the Nazis, and spent her post-film career as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF winning the presidential medal of freedom for her efforts. And history remembers her as pretty.
America's First Ladies: Hillary Rodham Clinton: The only first lady to run for public office, Hillary Clinton continues to wield political influence today, running for president in 2008 before becoming President Obama¿s secretary of state