Archivos de la categoría: womens biographies

Elena ABRASHITOVA Biography

Ukrainian gymnast. Born Mar 21, 1974, in Kherson, Ukraine. At Australian Grand Prix, won a team gold and a silver for vault (1989); at World Sports Fair, won a silver for vault (1990).

Adela ADAMOVA Biography

Italian born Argentine ballerina, actress and singer. Born in Turin, Italy, 1927; became an Argentine citizen; studied with Michel Borovski. Left Italy to join the Teatro Colo´n in Buenos Aires (1942), promoted to soloist (1947), ...

Millicent ADAMS Biography

American convicted of manslaughter. Born in 1942; wealthy Philadelphia socialite; attended Bryn Mawr; children: Lisa (born out of wedlock). Fell in love with Axel Schmidt, postgraduate student, who broke off relationship in favor ...

ADELAIDE OF MAURIENNE Biography

Queen of France and religious founder. Name variations: Adelaide of France; Adelaide of Savoy; Agnes of Maurienne; Alix. Born 1092 (some sources cite 1110); died Nov 18, 1154 at Montmartre, France; dau. of Humbert II of Maurienne ...

Sara ADLER Biography

Russian-American actress. Born Sara Levitzky (changed to Lewis) in 1858 in Odessa, Russia; died April 28, 1953, in New York, NY; studied singing at Odessa Conservatory; m. Maurice Heine (div. 1890); m. Jacob Adler (1885–1926, Yidd...

AGNES DE DAMPIERRE Biography

Ruler of Bourbon. Name variations: Agness. Born in 1237; died Sept 7, 1288, in Bourbon; dau. of Count of Guy (or Gui) II de Dampierre and Mahaut I (r. 1215–1242); sister of Mahaut II (ruler of Bourbon, 1249–1262, ruler of Nevers, ...

Marie dAgoult Biography

French author and salonnie`re. Name variations: Marie de Flavigny, comtesse d’Agoult; (pseudonym) Daniel Stern. Born Marie Catherine Sophie de Flavigny in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Dec 31, 1805; died in Paris, France, Mar 5, 187...

Toshiko AIHARA Biography

Japanese gymnast. Name variations: Toshiko Shirasu. Born June 3, 1939, in Japan; m. Nobuyuki Aihara (gymnast); children: Makoto Aihara and Yutaka Aihara (both gymnasts). At Tokyo Olympics, won a bronze medal in the all-around team...