25 Photographs of incredible women who changed the world

Women have always had the strength and courage to do truly impressive things. The independence and equality for which they have continuously fought have been sufficient reasons for them to change the world.

When we use the word powerful we mean that they dared to raise their voice, to make a difference, to make themselves present created changes and revolutionizing ideas that have benefited society. Although they have demonstrated that what is most needed is intelligence to carry out any struggle, they do not stop being completely beautiful and brilliant:

1. Samurai warrior (photograph of around 1800)

2. Maud Wagner (1877-1961)

She is the first tattooed woman known in the history of the United States. In 1907, she exchanged a romantic date with the one who would later become her husband to give her tattoo lessons, her daughter, who also was a tattooist since she was 9 years old.

3. Annette Kellerman (1887-1975)

Professional swimmer and inventor of synchronized swimming in 1907. She was also a film star and writer. They arrested her for indecency by posing in a one-piece swimsuit.

4. Gabrielle Coco Chanel (1884-1971)

Symbol of modern and active women, redesigned men's garments thinking that women should express the freedom of the twentieth century.

5. Caresse Crosby (1891-1970)

Creator of the first modern bra, whose patent was obtained in 1914.

6. Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)

First woman who piloted a plane across the Atlantic Ocean. Disappeared during a flight, when trying to go around the world.

7. Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)

Photographer She was the first war correspondent to be allowed to work in combat zones during the Second World War. (In this image, he places his camera on the Chrysler building in New York, then the tallest in the world)

8. Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)

He managed to become an icon in the world of painting. She portrayed herself distancing herself from the feminine vision that men painters had until that moment.

9. Eva Perón (1919-1952)

Argentine politician and actress, became president of the Feminine Peronist Party. He promoted the sanction of the law of female suffrage in 1947.

10. Marina Ginesta (1919-2014)

17-year-old communist militant who fought during the civil war in Spain.

11. Billie Jean King (1946, Long Beach, California)

Tennis player of the United States, was considered one of the best female athletes in all history. He published a book called The War of the Sexes.

12. Kathrine Switzer (1947-United States)

She became the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon, even when the organizers tried to stop her.

13. Ana Fisher (1949-New York)

Astronaut. The first mother who traveled to space.

14. Women showing their legs (1937)

First women walking in public through the streets of Toronto showing their legs.

15.Volunteers of Pearl Harbor (1941-1945)

16. Pilot women (1941-1945)

17. Railway employees (1941-1945)

Many mothers and wives had to work on trains during the Second World War, while their husbands and sons were in battle.

18. Winni the welder (1943)

Two thousand more women worked with Winnie in the US shipyards during World War II.

19. Female mechanic from the Lockheed aerospace company

Working on the repair of a P-38 Lightning in California.

20. Erika (1956)

Hungarian girl of 15 years old who fought to free herself from the Soviet Union.

21. Jane Manford (1972)

She was founder of the group of rights Parents, families and friends of lesbians and gays. In this photograph he marches with his son.

22.Members of the gang Angeles of Hell (1973)

23. Ellen ONeal (1976)

First professional skateboarder

24. Elspeth Barba (1980)

English, was the first woman who tried to go around the world on a motorcycle.

25. Malala Yousafzai (1997- United Kingdom)

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, she is the youngest winner in history. As a student, human rights activist and blogger, in Pakistan he was shot in the head.