Margarita Neri, a Mayan Indian from Quintana Roo who became a commander in Zapata’s army.
The Tru’ng sisters, Trưng Trắc and Trưng Nhị. Vietnamese leaders who rebelled against Chinese forces (c.12-43)
Lisa Meitner, Austrian physicist, part of the team to discover nuclear fission, worked extenisivley in radioactive science
Charlotte Manye Maxeke, South African civil rights activist, women rights activist, founder of Bantu Women’s League, teacher, singer