Quiz: Can You Name ALL These History-Making Women?

Frida via Miramax/cleopatra via 20th Century Studios

Do you know your influential women?

Do you know your women's history? How many of these historical women can you name by just an image and a hint?

 Jan 24, 2021

1 of 28She fought for women’s right to vote.

via WIkimedia Commons | Library of Congress | Public Domain
Susan B. Anthony
Rosalind Franklin
Emmeline Pankhurst

2 of 28She was the Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh.

via Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Boudicca
Cleopatra
Eleanor of Aquitaine

3 of 28She led the resistance for France in the Hundred Years War.

Public Domain
Joan of Arc
Josephine Butler
Mary Seacole

4 of 28She was a physicist and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

Public Domain
Mary Wollstonecraft
Angela Burdett-Coutts
Marie Curie

5 of 28She was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.

Underwood & Underwood | Public Domain
Jane Austen
Marie Stopes
Amelia Earhart

6 of 28She was Queen of England during the 1500's.

Public Domain
Queen Victoria
Virgin Mary
Elizabeth I

7 of 28She was a deaf, mute, and blind author.

Public Domain
Helen Keller
Mary Shelley
Vera Atkins

8 of 28She founded a Catholic group of nuns in Calcutta, India.

Túrelio | Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Germany
Mother Teresa
Elizabeth Fry
Catherine the Great

9 of 28She was the first woman U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Library of Congress  | Public Domain
Grace Hopper
Sandra Day O’Connor
Mary Anning

10 of 28She set in motion the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Public Domain
Maryam Mirzakhani
Frida Kahlo
Rosa Parks

11 of 28She was the conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Horatio Seymour Squyer | Public Domain
Ethel Smyth
Harriet Tubman
Wangari Maathai

12 of 28She was the first American woman in space.

Public Domain
Laura Bassi
Marie Van Brittan Brown
Sally Ride

13 of 28She was a First Lady and a champion of human rights.

Public Domain
Gertrude Ederle
Eleanor Roosevelt
Junko Tabei

14 of 28She was the interpreter for Lewis and Clark.

Public Domain
Hypatia
Theodora
Sacagawea

15 of 28She was the founder of the birth control movement in the U.S.

Library of Congress | Public Domain
Lise Meitner
Eleanor Rathbone
Margaret Sanger

16 of 28Lawyer, writer and the first African-American First Lady

Google Images
Kamala Harris
Michelle Obama
Oprah Winfrey

17 of 28She was the first woman prime minister in European history.

Chris Collins / Margaret Thatcher Foundation / CC BY-SA 3.0
Simone de Beauvoir
Margaret Thatcher
Virginia Woolf

18 of 28American Poet, memoirist, spokesperson for women and civil rights activist.

via shutterstock
Selena Williams
Indira Gandhi
Maya Angelou

19 of 28She was a British nurse during the Crimean war.

H. Lenthall, London | Public Domain
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Florence Nightingale
Coco Chanel

20 of 28She was the First Lady of Argentina during the 1940's.

NATIONALENCYKLOPEDIN | Public Domain
Emily Hobhouse
Artemisia Gentileschi
Eva Peron

21 of 28She was a Jewish diarist during the Holocaust.

Collectie Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam | Public Domain
Katharine Graham
Zora Neale Hurston
Anne Frank

22 of 28She was a British Royal known for humanitarian charity work.

Russ Quinlan | CC BY-SA 2.0
Isabella of Castile
Catherine of Siena
Princess Diana

23 of 28She was the first computer programmer.

Alfred Edward Chalon | Public Domain
Aphra Behn
Ada Lovelace
Isabella Bird

24 of 28She was a journalist who wrote about the poor and oppressed.

H. J. Myers, photographer | Public Domain
Bessie Coleman
Nellie Bly
Suzanne Lenglen

25 of 28She was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution.

Meister der Erzherzoginnenportraits | Public Domain
Sarah Breedlove
Marie Antoinette
Catherine de’ Medici

26 of 28She was the first women to run for U.S. president for a major party.

Hillary for Iowa | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
Clara Barton
Hillary Clinton
Gabriela Mistral

27 of 28This tennis player has won 3 of the 4 grand slams, 6 times!

Serena Williams via Instagram @serenawilliams
Serena Williams
Mary Jackson
Viola Davis

28 of 28She was a Pakistani girl who campaigned for the right to education.

DFID - UK Department for International Development | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
Anna Akhmatova
Indira Gandhi
Malala Yousafzai
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Are you a historical expert? How well do you know the most influential, powerful, and noteworthy women throughout human history? Can you name them all by one image and a hint? History is one of the most important and fascinating subjects a person can study. Not only will you be more informed about past events, dates, and people, but you will also have a much better understanding of how the world works and where we are headed in the future. Do you know how certain people in history made their mark? Generations upon generations of people have influenced the world we live in today. As they've come and gone, they've left their mark on history. From famous First Ladies like Jackie Kennedy to famous activists like Rosa Parks, a true lover of women's history should be able to identify these other well known and powerful women without hesitation! The world has produced some of the most successful, talented, and beautiful famous women ever known, so you should be proud to know all of them and their accomplishments! From the politicians and scientists to the authors and artists to the humanitarians and musicians, we're going to quiz you on them all! All you need to do is look at a series of photos of different historical figures. Alongside each photo will be a hint about who the person was or what they accomplished many years ago. After reviewing both, you will need to match the mystery person up to their correct name to pass. Do you think you're smart enough about history to pass this quiz on the first try. It's time to find out! Good luck!