Influential Women In World History

Out of 197 countries, only 22 currently have women currently serving as heads of state (as of 2014). That is just 11.2%.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Eleanor explained the President's policies to the American people on his behalf. 00:24

  2. She was known as a tenacious and hard-working woman active in politics of her own. 00:59

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Princess Diana became engaged to Prince Charles at age 19. 00:58

  2. Princess Diana had a reputation for being a nontraditional princess, which endeared her to the British public. 02:04

  3. On August 31, 1997, Princess Diana died in a car crash at age 36. 03:43

Written by Curiosity Staff March 8, 2015

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