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Fanny (band)
From: United States: California
Fields: Music
Key Words/Phrases: all female rock band

Isabella Farnese
1692-1766
From: Spain
Fields: Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: queen of Spain

Jessie Redmon Fauset
1882-1961
From: United States: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

St. Faustina (Kowalska)
1905-1938
From: Poland
Fields: Religion
Key Words/Phrases: saint, nun, visionary, mystic

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett
1847-1929
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: suffragist, feminist

Rebecca Ann Latimer Felton
1835-1930
From: United States: Georgia
Fields: Government and Politics
Key Words/Phrases: the first woman U.S. Senator

Fanny Fern (Sara Payson Willis Parton)
1811-1872
From: United States: Maine, New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, columnist

Geraldine Anne Ferraro
1935-2011
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Government and Politics, Law
Key Words/Phrases: teacher, lawyer, congresswoman, first female Vice Presidential candidate

Carrie Fisher
1956-2016
From: United States: California
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress, writer

Ella Fitzgerald
1918-1996
From: United States: New York, Virginia
Fields: Music
Key Words/Phrases: Jazz singer

Roberta Flack
1937-
From: United States: North Carolina
Fields: Music

Janet Flanner
1892-1978
From: France, United States: Indiana, New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, journalist

Peggy Fleming
1948-
From: United States: California
Fields: Sports

Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming
1857-1911
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Astronomy
Key Words/Phrases: catalogued stars according to spectra, discovered the Horsehead nebula

Betty Ford
1918-2011
From: United States: California, Illinois, Michigan
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Other
Key Words/Phrases: First Lady, activist

Justina Ford
1871-1952
From: United States: Colorado, Illinois
Fields: Health and Medicine

Dian Fossey
1932-1985
From: Rwanda, United States: California
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Biology
Key Words/Phrases: primatologist, studied gorillas

Anne Frank
1929-1945
From: Germany, Netherlands
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: diarist, Jewish victim of Holocaust

Marion Sanger Frank
1875-1960
From: United States: New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: suffragist, voting rights for women

Helen Frankenthaler
1928-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: abstract expressionist painter

Aretha Franklin
1942-
From: United States: Michigan, Tennessee
Fields: Music

Rosalind Elsie Franklin
1920-1958
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Key Words/Phrases: X-ray crystallography, pioneering DNA study

Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett)
c. 1742-1829
From: United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights
Key Words/Phrases: slavery, anti-slavery, activism, human rights, precedent

Anna Freud
1895-1982
From: Austria, United Kingdom
Fields: Psychology

Charlotte Friend
1921-1987
From: United States: New York
Fields: Biology, Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: virologist, virus-cancer connection

Toni Frissell
1907-1988
From: United States: New York
Fields: Photography
Key Words/Phrases: photographer

Elizabeth Fry
1780-1845
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service

Margaret Fuller
1810-1850
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Human Rights, Journalism and Broadcasting
Key Words/Phrases: journalist, critic, women's rights activist

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller
1877-1968
From: United States: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: Afrocentric sculptor



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