Greatest Women

The Top Ten

1 Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie
2 Mother Teresa Mother Teresa Mother Teresa also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta was a Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary.
3 Lata Mangeshkar Lata Mangeshkar
4 The Blessed Virgin Mary

Her simple "Yes" to God, had Brought Salvation to the entire world.

5 Cleopatra Cleopatra Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt. After her reign, Egypt became a province of the recently established Roman Empire.
6 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
7 Joan of Arc Joan of Arc Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. ...read more.

Was highly influential in saving France from the onslaughts of the conquering British soldiers.

8 Aung San Suu Kyi

What? This woman is silent on the ongoing and worsening Rohingya crisis. She refuses to discuss it and refuses to acknowledge it as a genocide. She is NOT an advocate of world peace nor somebody to look up to, she is merely a facade, seen as a female "strong" leader but is inwardly one of the ugliest. - coffeencream

Endured decades of imprisonment (in her own home), for standing up to tyranny in her country, Burma

9 Lady GaGa Lady GaGa Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.
10 Betty White Betty White Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, animal rights activist, author, comedian, radio host, singer, and television personality.

The Newcomers

? Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding Elena Jane "Ellie" Goulding is an British singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, born on December 30th, 1986 in Hereford, England . She is most well-known in the U .S. for her singles "Lights," "Love Me Like You Do," "Burn," and has been featured in other songs with Calvin Harris and others . ...read more.
? Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress . She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom, "Victorious". She later become a singer ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Helen Keller

Anne Sullivan was the teacher of Helen Keller, a little girl who was both blind & deaf. Having taught her how to communicate by learning to read what people wrote into her hands, Anne and Helen then went on to help numerous other blind and/or deaf people overcome their handicaps, and to educate the rest of the world about those who cannot see or hear.

12 Florence Nightingale

A nurse who played a tremendous role in caring for the sick during the Crimean War.

13 Rosa Parks Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
14 Elizabeth II Elizabeth II

Ruler of the Common Wealth for 60 years now.

15 Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Helped the less fortunate and destitute within the streets of Calcutta. Answered Christ's Call "to be His Light. "

16 Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is currently ...read more.

Great woman, although she was not the longest serving prime minster (Robert Walpole 20 years) she led the UK and put the great back in Great Britain then labour ruined it

First woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and the longest running Prime Minister in Britain's history.

17 Benazir Bhutto Benazir Bhutto Benazir Bhutto was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan and the leader of the centre-left Pakistan Peoples Party.

First woman president of Pakistan, was assassinated on December 27, 2007.

18 Catherine the Great
19 Anne Frank Anne Frank

Murdered during the Holocaust, she recorded in her diary the hardships Jewish people endured under the Nazis.

20 Baba Vanga
21 Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.
22 Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I of England
23 Marie Curie Marie Curie Marie Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska [ˈmarja salɔˈmɛa skwɔˈdɔfska], was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
24 Rosalind Franklin
25 Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt
26 Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, singer and model. Decades after her unexpected death, she has remained one of Hollywood's greatest sex symbols with her eye-catching style, champagne blond hair, and breathless manner of speaking. ...read more.
27 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.
28 Bette Davis Bette Davis Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was reputed for her performances ...read more.
29 Mae West Mae West Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. ...read more.
30 Nina Hagen Nina Hagen Catharina Hagen, better known by her stage name Nina Hagen, is a German singer-songwriter and actress born on March 11, 1955 in former East Berlin. ...read more.
31 Janis Joplin Janis Joplin Janis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.
32 Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Eleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
33 Isobel Gowdie
34 Queen Victoria Queen Victoria Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
35 Greta Garbo Greta Garbo Greta Garbo, born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson (18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990), was a Swedish-born American film actress during the 1920s and 1930s. ...read more.
36 Sarah Bernardt

Maybe the best actress ever.

37 St. Catherine of Alexandria
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