Only a woman can play different roles at a same time such as mother, sister, daughter and wife. A woman can cook at home as well as rule the nation too. If we have a look on the history, there are queens, princess, women leaders and various other women who have fought till the end of their life for the honor of their nations. A woman has always been an inspiration for man.
We cannot imagine our world without woman as she performs every duty for her family and also society. There are some of the most powerful women in the world who have earned much respect in their respective fields and have been as inspiring figure for other women of which we have sorted Top 10 Most Inspiring Women Who Changed the World. They are considered as role models even today.
List of Contents
- 10 Marie Curie (1867- 1934)
- 9 Michelle Obama (1964)
- 8 Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003)
- 7 Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)
- 6 Rosa Parks (1913- 2005)
- 5 Oprah Winfrey (1954)
- 4 Mary Quant (1934)
- 3 Coco Chanel (1883-1971)
- 2 Mother Teresa (1910-1997)
- 1 Anne Frank (1929-1945)
- Top 10 Most Inspiring Women Who Changed The World
10 Marie Curie (1867- 1934)
Madam Curie was one of the strongest figures in the field of chemistry. She was a Polish physicist as well as chemist. She was the first woman in the world to get Nobel Prize two times in two different sciences.
She developed the theory of radioactivity and founded the techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes. Madam Curie established the Curie Institutes in Paris and Warsaw. She has received many awards and honors for her contribution in the field of chemistry.
9 Michelle Obama (1964)
Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and wife of President of the United States, Barack Obama. She is also a writer and was First Lady of the United States. As a lawyer, she fought on many issues such as poverty awareness, nutrition, healthy eating and many more.
Michelle Obama is also famous for her fashion and style. She has also appeared on the cover photo of Vogue magazine. She encourages the women for higher education and for many other initiatives.
8 Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003)
A beautiful American actress Katharine Hepburn is still remembered as an iconic personality of Hollywood. She acted in many comedy and literary films. Some of her best movies are The Lion in Winter, The African Queen and many more.
She had got 4 Academy Awards for the category of Best Actress. Katharine Hepburn was known for her independent nature and brought modernized thoughts for the women. She was one of the most stylish actresses of Hollywood with her beautiful costumes.
7 Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)
The next on the list is the name of British activist, Emmeline Pankhurst. She was the one who brought the right of the women to vote in elections. She was born in a family with political background. She founded the Women’s Franchise League.
She faced many tough challenges in her way to achieve her goals but she was successful in doing that. She was named by Time magazine as one of the most important people out of 100 of 20th century.
6 Rosa Parks (1913- 2005)
The lady with the title, “the first lady of civil rights”, Rosa Parks was an activist who contributed largely in the Civil Rights Movement. She was an important figure in ruling out the racial in discrimination in the United States.
Many civil rights leaders supported her in this movement. Rosa Parks was the secretary of the Montgomery chapter of NAACP. She had received many medals and recognitions for her noteworthy works.
5 Oprah Winfrey (1954)
The next on the list is an American actress, host and producer. Her show The Oprah Winfrey Show got the highest ratings on the television. She is one of the richest persons in North America. She has created many shows on topics such as self-improvement and spirituality.
She has written many books on weight loss. She has been regarded as one of the most influential persons in the world. Oprah Winfrey got the award of Presidential Medal of Freedom by former American President Barack Obama.
4 Mary Quant (1934)
Mary Quant is a fashion designer from London. She was the major figure in introducing various fashion movements during the mid-19th century. She was the one who brought the fashion of miniskirts and hot pants in those days.
She started her fashion designing career with one of the friends by opening a shop in London called Bazaar. She made small white plastic collars on sweaters and dresses. She was the person who first got the Dress of the Year award. Mary Quant has also written many books on fashion.
3 Coco Chanel (1883-1971)
Coco Chanel was a fashion designer as well as an entrepreneur from France. She founded the Chanel brand. She was often regarded as style icon for her modernized way of dressing. She also designed many fashionable jewelry and handbags for women.
She learnt the art of sewing from an age of 6 years. She opened a boutique in Deauville which sold sports clothes. Coco Chanel was one of the most influential persons in the world.
2 Mother Teresa (1910-1997)
Mother Teresa was a missionary. She was the founder of the Missionaries of Charity which helps the people suffering from leprosy and HIV/AIDS. She won a Noble Peace Prize and many other awards and honors.
She is even remembered today by many people for her charitable work, opposition to abortion and for many other noble causes. Mother Teresa received many honors such as Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize and others. Many films and books were written on her.
1 Anne Frank (1929-1945)
At number 1, it is Anne Frank who was a diarist from Germany. Her book The Diary of a Young Girl became very famous among the people. This book described her life journey. Many plays and films were made from this book.
She described the situations during the World War II when more than 6 million Jews were killed. Anne Frank wrote the entire description of events which took place right from her childhood day to her adulthood.
These women have created something different in their respective fields for which they are taken as inspiration by present generation.
Top 10 Most Inspiring Women Who Changed The World
1. Anne Frank (1929-1945)
2. Mother Teresa (1910-1997)
3. Coco Chanel (1883-1971)
4. Mary Quant (1934)
5. Oprah Winfrey (1954)
6. Rosa Parks (1913- 2005)
7. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)
8. Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003)
9. Michelle Obama (1964)
10. Marie Curie (1867- 1934)