25.1.11

Queen Maria of Romania

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Queen Maria of Romania

Marie of Romania (Marie Alexandra Victoria, previously Princess Marie of Edinburgh; 29 October 1875–18 July 1938) 
was Queen consort of Romania from 1914 to 1927, as the wife of Ferdinand I of Romania.
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23.1.11

Sarah Bernhardt

Zitkala-Sa by Gertrude Käsebier


Zitkala-Sa was a beautiful Yankton Sioux woman of Native American & white mixed ancestry.  
She was well educated and went on to become an accomplished author, musician, composer 
and later went on to work for the reform of Indian policies in the United States.

10.1.11

The Countess of Castiglione

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Virginia Elisabetta Luisa Carlotta Antonietta Teresa Maria Oldoïni, Comtesse de Castiglione (1837-1899) est une célèbre espionne, aristocrate piémontaise, maîtresse de Napoléon III, mais aussi une figure des premières heures de la photographie. La comtesse de Castiglione est qualifiée de « plus belle femme de son siècle ».

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837-1899), better known as La Castiglione, was born to an aristocratic family from La Spezia. She was a 19th-century Italian aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III of France. She was also a significant figure in the early history of photography.

7.1.11

OTMA : The daughters of Tsar Nicholas II

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OTMA was an acronym sometimes used by the four daughters of Russian emperor Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna as a group nickname for themselves, built from the first letter of each girl's name in the order of their births: Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia.