Somerville College, Oxford
Somerville College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Founded in 1879 as Somerville Hall, it was one of the first women's colleges in Oxford. Today, around 50% ...
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Eirene White, Baroness White
Eirene Lloyd White, Baroness White, née Jones (7 November 1909 – 23 December 1999) was a British Labour politician and journalist.Eirene was born in Belfast, the daughter of Dr Thomas Jones, com...
Lilian Faithfull
Lilian Mary Faithfull CBE (12 March 1865 – 2 May 1952) was an English teacher, headmistress, women's rights advocate, magistrate, social worker and humanitarian. She was one of the "Steamboat lad...
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Enid Starkie
Enid Mary Starkie CBE, Litt.D (18 August 1897 – 21 April 1970) (born at Killiney, Co. Dublin, Ireland), was an Irish literary critic, known for her biographical works on French poets. She was a Fellow...
Angela Vincent
Angela Vincent (born 1942) is a professor at Somerville College of Oxford University. She is the head of a research group, which is located in the West Wing within the John Radcliffe Hospital, and wor...
Penelope Fitzgerald
Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was a Booker Prize–winning English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "The 50 greatest British...
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Woodstock Road, Oxford
Woodstock Road is a major road in Oxford, England, running from St Giles' to the south, north towards Woodstock through the leafy suburb of North Oxford. To the east is Banbury Road, which it meets at...
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Emma Kirkby
Dame (Carolyn) Emma Kirkby, DBE (born 26 February 1949) is an English soprano and one of the world's most renowned early music specialists who has sung on well over a hundred recordings. She was appo...
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Beatrice Blackwood
Beatrice Mary Blackwood (3 May 1889 – 29 November 1975) was a British anthropologist, who ran the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford from 1938 until her retirement in 1959.
Beatrice Blackwood was born i...
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Michele Moody-Adams
Michele Moody-Adams is an African-American philosopher and academic administrator. Until recently, she was vice provost for undergraduate education at Cornell University and Hutchinson Professor of Et...
Joan Turville-Petre
Joan Elizabeth Turville-Petre (10 May 1911 – 9 March 2006) was a noted academic at Oxford University, England, in the field of Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic and Scandinavian language studies.Joan Turville-Pe...
Elspeth Kennedy
Elspeth Mary Kennedy, MA, DPhil, FSA (6 August 1921 – 10 March 2006) was a British academic and a prominent medievalist.
Elspeth Kennedy was born in Berkshire. Her academic career was delay...
Mary Midgley
Mary Beatrice Midgley (née Scrutton; born 13 September 1919) is an English moral philosopher. She was a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Newcastle University and is known for her work on science, ethi...
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Kay Davies
Dame Kay Elizabeth Davies, DBE, FRS FMedSci (b. 1 April 1951) is a British human geneticist.She is the Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Hertford College. She i...
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Fasi Zaka
Fasi Zaka (born 9 October 1976) is a television host, satirist, political columnist, radio talk show host, music critic, academic and Rhodes Scholar in Pakistan. He is recognized for a successful pres...
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Lena Townsend
Lena Moncrieff Townsend CBE (3 November 1911 – 17 November 2004) was a British Conservative politician in London and served briefly as Leader of the Inner London Education Authority.She was born in Ca...
Sam Gyimah
Samuel Phillip Gyimah (born 10 August 1976) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Surrey at the 2010 general election.In July 2014, after...
Genevieve Lloyd
Genevieve Lloyd (born at Cootamundra, New South Wales, 16 October 1941) is an Australian philosopher and feminist. She studied philosophy at the University of Sydney in the early 1960s and then at Som...
Evelyn Sharp, Baroness Sharp
Evelyn Adelaide Sharp, Baroness Sharp, GBE (1903–1985) was a British civil servant and the first woman to hold the position of Permanent Secretary, the most senior civil servant in a Ministry.
Sha...
Indira Gandhi
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi ([ˈɪnːdɪrə ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi]; née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the fourth Prime Minister of India and a central figure of the Indian National Congress party. Gan...
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Winifred Holtby
Winifred Holtby (23 June 1898 – 29 September 1935) was an English novelist and journalist, best known for her novel South Riding.
Born to a prosperous farming family in the village of Rudston, Yor...
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Ann Schlee
Ann Schlee FRSL (born 1934) is an English novelist. She won the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for The Vandal (1979), a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by a panel of British children's ...
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Katherine Routledge
Katherine Maria Routledge (/ˈraʊtlɛdʒ/), née Pease (1866–1935), was a British archaeologist and anthropologist who, in 1914, initiated (but did not complete) the first true survey of Easter Island.She...
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Margery Fry
Sara Margery Fry (11 March 1874 – 21 April 1958) was a British prison reformer as well as one of the first women to become a magistrate.
Margery Fry was born in London, the eighth child of Sir Edw...
Esther Rantzen
Dame Esther Louise Rantzen DBE (born 22 June 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting the hit BBC television series That's Life! for 21 years from 1973 until ...
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Iris Murdoch
Dame Jean Iris Murdoch DBE (/ˈmɜrdɒk/; 15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about good and evil, sexual relationsh...
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Karin Erdmann
Karin Erdmann (born 1948) is a German mathematician specializing in the areas of algebra known as representation theory (especially modular representation theory) and homological algebra (especially H...
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