Queen Nzinga Mbande, was a warrior queen of the Nzinga and Matamba and one of the greatest female African rulers who fought valiantly to keep her country's citizens from becoming victims of the Muslim slave trade.
century embroidered jacket and painting ~ Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003 (textile shown in a painting still exist, the jacket was made in the sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger)
Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now
Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.