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Sarojini Naidu
1879-1949
From: India
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, activist, freedom fighter, governor

Martina Navratilova
1956-
From: Czech Republic, United States: Florida
Fields: Sports
Key Words/Phrases: tennis

Patricia Neal
1926-2010
From: United States
Fields: Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress, Broadway, TV star, TV, movie star, movies, Fountainhead, Oscar, Oscar winner, Hud, stroke

Alice Neel
1900-1984
From: United States: New York, Pennsylvania
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: artist, portrait painter

Nefertari
c. 1290 BCE-1254 BCE
From: Egypt
Fields: Government and Politics, Other
Key Words/Phrases: royal wife of Ramesses the Great

Nefertiti
ca. 1370 BC-ca. 1330 BC
From: Egypt
Fields: Government and Politics, Other
Key Words/Phrases: royal wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten

Marilyn Carlson Nelson
1939?-
From: United States
Fields: Management and Labor Relations

Anna Netrebko
1971-
From: Austria, Russia
Fields: Music
Key Words/Phrases: operatic soprano

Hanna Neumann
1914-1971
From: Australia, Germany, United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, professor

Louise Nevelson
1899-1988
From: Russia, United States: Maine, New York
Fields: Art
Key Words/Phrases: artist, sculpture, installation art

Lyda Newman
19th century-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Invention
Key Words/Phrases: inventor, improved hair brush

Mary Frances Winston Newson
1869-1959
From: United States: Illinois, Kansas
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, professor

Margaret Newton
1887-1971
From: Canada
Fields: Agriculture and Horticulture
Key Words/Phrases: plant pathologist, mycologist, cereal rust diseases

Margaret Morse Nice
1883-1974
From: United States: Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, Oklahoma
Fields: Biology, Environment
Key Words/Phrases: ornithologist

Nichelle Nichols
1932-
From: United States: California, Illinois, New York
Fields: Music, Stage and Screen

Florence Nightingale
1820-1910
From: Italy, United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Health and Medicine, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: nurse, statistician, Crimean War, nurse training

Rebeka Njau
1932-
From: Kenya
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Ida Tacke Noddack
1896-1978
From: Germany
Fields: Chemistry, Physics
Key Words/Phrases: isolated element rhenium

Emmy Noether
1882-1935
From: Germany, United States: Pennsylvania
Fields: Education, Mathematics
Key Words/Phrases: mathematician, teacher, abstract algebra

Queen Noor
1951-
From: Jordan, United States: Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Other
Key Words/Phrases: Queen of Jordan, activist

Marianne North
1830-1890
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Art, Exploration and Adventure
Key Words/Phrases: naturalist, painter

Christiane Northrup
From: United States: Maine
Fields: Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: physician, doctor, gynecologist

Antonia Novello
1944-
From: Puerto Rico, United States
Fields: Health and Medicine
Key Words/Phrases: doctor, physician, Surgeon General, Public Health Service

Mpho Matsepo Nthunya
1930-
From: Lesotho, South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Martina Awele Nwakoby
1944?-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Flora Nwapa
1931-1993
From: Nigeria
Fields: Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry

Nzingha
1582-1663
From: Angola
Fields: Military and Warfare



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