Historical Figures Category

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DEADLY BEAUTIFUL

Legendary female Samurai warrior Tomoe Gozen paved the way for the highly successful women of modern-day Japan.

As beautiful as she was deadly, Tomoe was a woman not to be messed with.

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STUNNING VICTORY

On March 1, 1896, Italian forces attempted to gain control of Ethiopia in the Battle of Adowa. The results from this conflict would mark the beginning of the end of European colonialism in Africa.

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BILL CLINTON’S EYES ON THE SKY

In 1997, former president Bill Clinton granted a wish to a 16-year old boy to meet him, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Eight years later that same boy, with his lymphoma in remission, summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro, and called Clinton from the top. Inspired by his young friend, Clinton recently announced that he himself would like to climb Africa’s tallest peak.

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IRON BUTTERFLIES

The women of Asia who have risen to success throughout history are some of the most fearless and strong women in all of history. Their steely will, juxtaposed with their delicate feminine nature, gave rise to the descriptive term “Iron Butterflies”.

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