Boris III of Bulgaria was the only national leader in Europe to save his entire Jewish population during the Holocaust. Boris defied Hitler refusing multiple times to deliver his Jewish citizens beyond the borders of his kingdom.
This is probably the only picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. She went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D. to take office.
Golda Meir Once called "the only man in the Cabinet," Golda Meir (born in Milwaukee, WI) was a formidable figure in Israeli politics. Tall, blunt and determined, she fervently devoted her life to the service of the Jewish state she helped found.
"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.
A woman wore trousers in public for the first time, near Paris, summer of at the races in Auteuil. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd.
Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.
Oskar Schindler, credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the WWII. His grave in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion is visited by Jews, Christians and people of no religious faith