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Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)

Princess Elizabeth of Toro, the Cambridge-educated... - vintageblackglamour

Princess Elizabeth of Toro, the Cambridge-educated attorney and former foreign minister from Uganda in her modeling days in February 1974. During her modeling career, she appeared in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar among other high profile publications. But, her political career was far more interesting. Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis.

Laura Knight: Portraits – review

Corporal Elspeth Henderson and Sergeant Helen Turner, 1941 by Laura Knight. Photograph: The Royal United Services Institute. During the second world war Henderson and Turner were awarded the Military Medal for bravery for continuing to work on their switchboard even as their RAF base was bombed. 'It is the distinctive orange-red of their lipstick that catches the attention, all their pluck somehow captured in the careful application of a little Max Factor.'

H.I.M Empress Shebah Sai 'Ra - Queen Shebah lll, Nubia-Sheba Nations Imperial Matriarch and Federation of Kingdoms and Thrones of the African Continent Kingdoms Federation, in 2008 Cote d'Ivoire inter-Kingdoms visit, media interview, with Cabinet and Royal Court.

UPDATED: Royal weddings

King Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, and his new wife Queen Sylvier Nagginda of Uganda's Buganda wedding on Aug. 27, 1999

Princess Elizabeth Bagaya, Uganda's first female lawyer and Cabinet member. She was fired as Cabinet member for refusing to marry Idi Amin. She is from the royal family of the Batoro tribe. Toro was one of the four kingdome which was abolished in 1967 by former President Milton Obote. She became Uganda's ambassador to the United States in 1986. (Info: Jet Magazine, June 1986)

Formidable Women – Marie Curie 1867-1934

Marie Skłodowska-Curie, 1867 - 1934, was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win twice in multiple sciences, and was part of the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes.