By Tim Lambert

Early Women Scientists

c 546 BC Theano of Crotona a great woman mathematician is born

c. 150 BC Aglaonike a woman astronomer lives

415 AD Hypatia a woman astronomer and mathematician dies

c. 1100 Trota of Salerno, a famous woman doctor lives

c. 1200 Rebecca Guarna another famous woman doctor lives

1326 Alessandra Giliani dies. She was a famous anatomist.

1556-1643 Sophia Brahe is a horticulturist and astronomer

1610-1644 Marie Cunitz lives. She was an astronomer.

1670-1720 Maria Kirch lives. She was another astronomer.

1676-1707 Maria Clara Eimmart an astronomer lives

1706-1749 Emilie du Chatelet a great woman physicist lives

1711-1778 Laura Bassi a famous anatomist lives

1716-1774 Anne Manzolini lives. She was an anatomist.

1718-1799 Maria Agnesi a famous mathematician lives

1723-1788 Nicole-Reine Lepaute an astronomer lives

1724-1766 Jane Colden a botanist lives

1750-1848 Caroline Herschel, a great woman astronomer lives

1776-1831 Sophie Germain lives. She was a mathematician.

19th Century Women Scientists

1780-1872 Mary Somerville a mathematician lives

1799-1847 Mary Anning a paleontologist lives

1799-1871 Anna Atkins lives. She was a botanist

1818-1889 Maria Mitchell lives. She was a famous astronomer.

1822-1907 Elizabeth Agassiz lives. She was a naturalist.

1831-1888 Rachel Bodley a famous chemist lives

1847-1921 Mary Whitney an astronomer lives

1850-1891 Sofia Kovalevskaya lives. She was a mathematician.

1854-1923 Hertha Ayrton a physicist lives

1857-1911 Williamina Fleming lives. She was an astronomer.

1858-1934 Elizabeth Britton a biochemist lives

1858-1931 Charlotte Scott a mathematician lives

1863-1941 Annie Cannon an astronomer lives

1867-1934 Marie Curie, the famous physicist lives

1868-1921 Henrietta Leavitt an astronomer lives

20th Century Women Scientists

1869-1940 Maude Abbott lives. She was a cardiologist.

1878-1968 Lise Meitner a physicist lives

1878-1951 Dorothea Bate a paleontologist lives

1879-1960 Agnes Arber a botanist lives

1882-1935 Emmy Noether a mathematician lives

1884-1982 Helene Deutsch lives. She was a psychologist.

1885-1952 Karen Horney, a German psychoanalyst lives

1896-1957 Gerty Cortia a biochemist lives

1898-1980 Rachel Brown a biochemist lives

1898-1997 Katherine Esau lives. She was a botanist.

1899-1994 Charlotte Auerbach a geneticist lives

1899-1964 Roger Arliner Young a zoologist lives

1900-1986 Honor Fell lives. She was a biologist.

1902-1992 Barbara McClintock a geneticist lives

1905-1993 Helen Sawyer Hogg an astronomer lives

1902-1979 Sidnie Manton was a zoologist

1903-1976 Gladys Emerson a nutritionist lives

1903-1971 Kathleen Lonsdale a crystallographer lives

1906-1972 Maria Goeppert-Mayer was a physicist

1906-1992 Grace Hopper a mathematician lives

1909-1975 Marguerite Perey a physicist lives

1910-1994 Dorothy Hodgkin a biochemist lives

1919- Margaret Burbidge is an astronomer

1920-1958 Rosalind Franklin lives. She was a molecular biologist

1932-1985 Dian Fossey was a zoologist

1934- Jane Goodall is a zoologist

1935- Sylvia Mead is a marine biologist

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