50 Underrated Women You Never Learned About In History Class

50 Underrated Women You Never Learned About In History Class

Ask Reddit wants you to know about these underrated women from history.

33. Hypatia, the earliest female mathematician who we know much about, and also a philosopher and astronomer. Murdered by a Christian mob in 415 CE.

34. Milunka Savic. She is Serbian Mulan, a hero of WW1 and the first woman in history to be decorated for serving in combat.

35. Mary Anning! She was pretty much the first female paleontologist and revolutionized the field. She worked on the cliffs at Lyme Rigous and one of her most famous finds was a basically complete ichthyosaurus fossil. When snooty rich men came to buy the fossils they found they refused to believe that she was the one who did the work because no peasant girl could have possibly been so educated on such a topic. We had a character day in year 3 when we had to dress up as our favorite person from a book and I went as her.

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