5 Major Accomplishments of Female Pharaoh Hatshepsut

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Hatshepsut was the longest reigning female pharaoh of an indigenous dynasty of ancient Egypt. Daughter of Thutmose I and wife of Thutmose II, Hatshepsut took the role of a regent after the early demise of her husband. For reasons not entirely clear, she then assumed complete power becoming the de facto ruler of ancient Egypt. … Read more

10 Major Achievements of Ashoka the Great

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Chakravartin (universal ruler) Ashoka, more popularly known now as Ashoka the Great, was a prominent Emperor of Bharatvarsha (present day Indian Subcontinent) in 3rd century BCE. It is estimated that he was born in 304 BCE. Ashoka was the descendant of Chandragupta Maurya; another prominent Indian monarch who had vanquished the Nanda Dynasty and established … Read more

10 Major Achievements of Kiran Bedi

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Kiran Peshawaria was born in a Peshawaria business family in Amritsar, Punjab, India, on June 9, 1949. While taking formal education at Sacred Heart Convent School in Amritsar, Kiran picked up a keen interest in lawn tennis. At 17, she became the National Junior Lawn Tennis Champion. She would go on to win the Asian … Read more

10 Major Achievements of Oprah Winfrey

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Among the most successful global media leaders the world has witnessed, Oprah Winfrey has been an American Talk Show host, news anchor, television producer, actress, entrepreneur, author and philanthropist in her career spanning over 40 years. Her mercurial rise as a media mogul is largely credited to her talk show which ran for 25 years … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Nancy Pelosi

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Nancy Patricia Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is a prominent American politician from the Democratic Party with a long successful career in politics and public service. She has represented one of California’s 5th, 8thand 12th Districts in Congress for 31 years. In 2003, she became the first woman to lead a party in the US … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Michelle Obama

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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. The families of her father, Fraser Robinson III, and mother, Marian Shields Robinson, traced their roots to African American slaves from pre-Civil War American southern states. Completing her professional education, Michelle Robinson joined as an associate at the law firm Sidley & … Read more