5 Facts about famous women


1. Jackie Kennedy

Jackie was a lifelong equestrienne – a female horseback rider or performer on horseback. By the time she was three years old, she was supposedly a skilled horseback rider. By 11 she had won multiple championships. Before ever marrying Kennedy, Jackie actually was first in the White House at the age of 12.

2. Coretta Scott King

Coretta was the valedictorian of her high school class. After, she went to New England Conservatory of Music, where she studied concert singing. Both she and her husband agreed with Gandhi’s non-violent principles.

3. Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor was a lover of field hockey. She’s known to have said that the best day of her life was when she made her private school’s field hockey team. Female journalists were excluded from serious media when her husband was president, so Eleanor helped level the playing field by hosting ladies-only press conferences.

4. Winnie Mandela

Winnie came from a large family and was the fourth of nine children; she had seven sisters and one brother. She was at the top of her class in school and was the head girl at Shawbury High School. She furthered her education by attending Jan Hofmeyer School in Johannesburg and received her degree in social work.

5. Mileva Einstein

Mileva Einstein attended several universities throughout Europe where she studied mathematics and physics – her grades on par with her husband Albert’s. She even collaborated with Einstein on his theories and he often referred to as “their work.”