10 of the Most Powerful Women in History

Eleanor Roosevelt
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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt has managed to stand out through her actions to protect human rights, being among the most influential women of the twentieth century. Eleanor has dedicated her entire life to the American people, visiting the armed forces on the front during World War II, taking part in the establishment of important institutions, such as the United Nations and Freedom House, or chairing the committee that approved the Universal Declaration for Human rights.

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  1. On the basis of Lincoln calling her “the little lady who started the big war” and because “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was a worldwide bestseller that sold more copies world wide in English and in translations, I would also include Harriet Beecher Stowe. And because Hanna Arendt included her in her book “Men in Dark Times,” I would also include Rosa Luxemberg. And what about Florence Nightingale and Margaret Sanger?

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