Greatest Women

The Top Ten

1 The Blessed Virgin Mary

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

2 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.

3 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

4 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.

5 Florence Nightingale

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

6 Elizabeth II Elizabeth II

Ruler of the Common Wealth for 60 years now.

7 Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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

8 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.

9 Anne Frank Anne Frank

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

10 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.

The Newcomers

? Sarah Bernardt

Maybe the best actress ever.

? 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.

The Contenders

11 Catherine the Great
12 Baba Vanga
13 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.
14 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.
15 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".
16 Rosalind Franklin
17 Eleanor Roosevelt
18 Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I of England
19 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.
20 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.
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