Archivos de la categoría: womens biographies

Constance Palgrave ABRAHAM Biography

New Zealand equestrian, tennis player, golfer, and social worker. Name variations: Constance Palgrave Martyn. Born Constance Palgrave Martyn, May 12, 1864, at Palgrave, Suffolk, England; died on Oct 3, 1942, at Te Ranara, New Zeal...

Jean ADAM Biography

Scottish poet. Name variations: Mrs. Jane Adam; Mrs. Jane Adams. Born 1710 in Crawfordsdyke, Renfrewshire, Scotland; died April 3, 1765, in Glasgow. Orphaned young; employed as governess; began publishing poems by subscription und...

Leonie Fuller ADAMS Biography

American poet and educator. Name variations: Leonie. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Dec 9, 1899; died in New Milford, Connecticut, June 27, 1988; m. William Troy, 1933. Best known for her lyric poetry, penned collections that include Those...

ADELAIDE JUDITH Biography

Queen of France. Fl. c. 879; dau. of Adelard, count of the Palace; 2nd wife of Louis II the Stammerer (846– 879), king of France (r. 877–879), children: Charles III the Simple (879– 929), king of France (r. 898–923). E Louis II’s ...

Frances ADLER Biography

American actress. Died Dec 13, 1964, age 73, in New York, NY; eldest dau. of Maurice Heine and Sara Adler (1858– 1953, actress); half-sister of actors Luther Adler, Stella Adler (1902– 1993), and Julia Adler (1897–1995). Appeared ...

AGATHA OF LORRAINE Biography

Countess of Burgundy. Name variations: Agathe de Lorraine. Dau. of Simon I, duke of Lorraine; m. Rainald also known as Renaud III, count of Burgundy and Macon; children: Beatrice of Upper Burgundy (1145–1184).

AGNES-ANNE OF FRANCE Biography

Byzantine empress. Name variations: Agnes of France. Born 1171; died after 1240; dau. of Louis VII (1120–1180), king of France (r. 1137–1180), and Adele of Champagne (1145–1206); sister of Philip II Augustus, king of France (r. 11...

Brigitte AHRENHOLZ Biography

East German rower. Born Aug 8, 1952, in Potsdam, Germany. At Montreal Olympics, won a gold medal in the coxed eights (1976); won European championships for coxed eights (1974); became a doctor.