USA: Grace Hopper - The inventor of the COBOL computer language - Instrumental to the development of our current digital lifestyle. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory
Admiral David G. Farragut, circa 1863. Mathew Brady Collection. Farragut was the first man in US naval history to be a rear admiral, vice admiral and admiral. He is also noted for his order at the Battle of Mobile Bay, usually paraphrased: "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"