Melanie Todd

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Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître... Roman Catholic Priest who inadvertantly discovered the Big Bang.

Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître was a Belgian priest, astronomer and professor of physics at the Catholic University of Louvain. He was the first person to propose the theory of the expansion of the Universe, widely misattributed to Edwin Hubble.

How To Stay Motivated to Get & Keep Your House Clean - with free printables!

If you're feeling unmotivated when it comes to housework, you MUST read this post. Excellent ideas & suggestions -- plus lots of great links and printables!

Florence Nightingale gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” -making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of her are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed because she avoided personal publicity.The photo was discovered in an album of mid 19th century photographs and shows Florence sitting reading outside her family home two years after her return from the war.

1858 - Florence Nightingale is one of nursing’s most important figures. She gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers

Photo by Gertrude Käsebier, Zitkala-Sa was a Yankton Sioux woman who was well educated and went on to become an accomplished author, musician, and composer. She wrote the first American Indian opera, The Sun Opera, in 1913. She also worked for the reform of Indian policies in the United States.

Zitkala-Sa, She was a Yankton Sioux woman and an accomplished author, musician and composer who wrote the first American Indian opera, The Sun Opera, in She went on to work for the reform of Indian policies in the United States.

Temple Grandin (1947-) American professor, doctor of animal science and author, known for her work in autism advocacy and as the inventor of the 'squeeze machine'. Grandon was listed in the 2010 Time list among the 100 most influential people in the world. ~awesome speaker~

Temple Grandin Autistic, American professor, doctor of animal science, author, and inventor of the 'squeeze machine.' Grandin was on the 2010 Time list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when it was assumed that women were biologically determined to stay at home barefoot and pregnant. The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.”

The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism cha

Oseola McCarty worked all her life cleaning other women's houses. She lived very frugally, and from her savings, donated $150,000 to the University of Southern Mississippi for scholarship. “I want to help somebody’s child go to college,” she said. “I’m giving it away so that the children won’t have to work so hard, like I did.”

Mrs Oseola McCarty a cleaning who saved her earnings and donated to the University of Mississippi for students' scholarship program in the amount of God bless her for a Charity.

Dorothy Hodgkin worked out the structure of penicillin, insulin and vitamin B12. But when, after 31 years of work, she won the Nobel Prize for science in 1964 the Daily Mail chose to run the story under the headline "Oxford housewife wins Nobel"

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin, OM, FRS May 1910 – 29 July née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in

Senior Sergeant Roza Shanina, was a sniper at Second World War, at Soviet Army. She died on 20 years old, but before she died, she racked up over 54 murders.

A dangerous woman in the most literal sense, Senior Sergeant Roza Shanina was a sniper in the WWII Soviet Army. She racked up at least 54 kills of German soldiers before her death from wounds at age She served part of the time in an all-woman sniper un ^