Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Eboli, Duchess of Pastrana. (29 June 1540 – 2 February 1592) - he was considered one of Spain's greatest beauties, despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young.
She had an absurd but great sense of humor: | 29 Reasons Daria Was TV's Greatest Cynic
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Despite the odds she LOVES :)
“I saw this little dog,” he recalled. She was a female, white and brindle. He asked the shelter staff
Cat lovers everywhere like nothing more than a hug and kiss from their feline friends. Ana Julia Torres, however, went a step further when she was kissed by a much bigger cat - a 17-stone lion.Ana rescued grateful Jupiter, an African lion, from a circus in Colombia six years ago. He was extremely malnourished after having been badly mistreated.Now though he is the picture of health and couldn't resist planting a huge smacker on Ana, who runs a shelter for sick and mistreated animals.
Learn your DBT's with this post. DBT is the treatment that helped me overcome the symptoms of BPD. (Dr. Linehan was once considered a psychiatric lost cause. Boy, did she prove the world wrong!)
Gertrude Elion (January 23, 1918): Gertrude was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1988. She was the fifth woman to recieve a Nobel Prize in this category, but was the first woman to win without being a physician or having a doctoral degree. She is considered the founder of molecular pharmacology.
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MARIE MC DONALD ~ sometimes called "Marie the Body McDonald." She was one of the beauties who had a tragic end in life. That could be a page in itself--the stars/starlets.
Louise Cromwell Brooks (1890-1965) was an American socialite considered to be Washington's most beautiful young women. She is shown here in 1911 at the age of 21.
let’s try to remember that despite the countless murders, for a moment, he believed he was doing something for the good of his countrymen
Olive Borden, c.1925 Olive Borden was an American actress in silent and early talkies. Nicknamed “The Joy Girl”, she was known for her jet-black hair and was considered one of the most beautiful actresses of her era. Many of her silent films have been lost and Olive Borden has become a “forgotten” star.
In the winter of 2011, photographer and furniture designer Ana Kraš flew from her home in Belgrade, Serbia, to Los Angeles, where she’d been sent by a European magazine to photograph artist-musician Devendra Banhart. Within five minutes, he asked her to marry him. Despite her initial impulse to flee, she stayed—and the two have been together ever since.
Sir Laurence Olivier (May 221907 – 11 July 1989) married Vivien Leigh, Lady Olivier (1940-60). He was an English actor, director, and producer and considered to have been one of the greatest actors of the 20th century. During a six-decade career, Olivier played many roles on stage and screen. He was knighted as a member of the Order of Merit and the first to be elevated to Right Honorable Lord Laurence Olivier.
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Janusz Korczak was a world renowned educationalist. Despite having the chance to be sent to a safer camp, he refused and instead stayed with the children from his orphanage on their final journey to a death camp.
(Picture of a young Edith Bratt) "[Tolkien] fell in love with his [future] wife Edith Bratt when he was 16 and she 19, but he was forbidden by his guardian from contacting her until he was 21. He stuck to the rule and managed to woo her back all those years later." (13 Things you may not know about Tolkien- Yahoo UK Movies News)
Queen Elizabeth's Tomb She became Queen in 1558 at the age of 25. Considered by many to be the greatest monarch in English history. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn.
When she tried to show off. | 29 Times Siri Was Actually A Bit Of A Dick
Jane, Duchess Of Gordon by George Romney, 1778. The Duchess was friendly to Pitt and his government, and made herself useful to them - for a while in the 1780s (after the death of Pitt's sister Harriot) she acted as his hostess when he entertained at Downing Street.
June 2010 - The prince was enthusiastic as he met with young students of the Herd Boys school in the Lesotho village
BETTIE PAGE LEGENDARY QUEEN OF PIN-UP. A True American beauty..She was sexy without trying!
Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theatre, and television, a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s. Born: April 19, 1933, Died: June 29, 1967,
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Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen, 1765, by Meister der Erzherzoginnenportraits (Maria Christina Johanna Josepha Antonia; 13 May 1742 – 24 June 1798), called "Mimi", was the fourth daughter and fifth child of Maria Theresa of Austria and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. She was the Regent (governor) of the Austrian Netherlands in 1781–1793. She was the sister of the French Queen Marie Antoinette.
VANESSA MENDOZA This Miss Colombia of color became a huge favorite in 2002 to win Miss Universe. Vanessa is a perfect example of a black barbie doll. She was sexy, tall and possesses an exquisite beauty.
Prince Charles was the epitome of a gallant royal when he and the Duchess of Cornwall touched down in Copenhagen for the last leg of their
Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (1685–1712), Duchess of Burgundy in 1710 by Gobert. The lovely duchess married Louis, Duke of Burgundy, her second cousin, grandson and heir of Louis XIV. It was said she was one of only 2 people the king had ever really loved. She, her husband, and the older of their young sons died of measles. She was 26. Her surviving son became Louis XV.
"What a life! Anna Mae Dickinson was eight when she lost her father and narrowly escaped death herself on the Titanic. She was 11 when she lost her Aunt Olivia in the torpedoing of the Lusitania. She was 31 when she lost her first cousin Alfred in the Hindenberg explosion. She was 37 when she lost her nephew Thomas in the bombing of Pearl Harbor.And she was 97 when her tiny apartment was shaken and battered by the collapse of the twin towers on September 11, 2001."
Queen Charlotte: Known to many as the first Black Queen of England, Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, was married to King George III. Although many argue over Queen Charlotte’s ambiguous racial background, it was discovered that she was a direct descendent of Margarita de Castro y Sousa, a Black branch of the Portuguese Royal family. Throughout history many have commented that she had Black/African features, and her beauty and her mixed heritage was eloquently captured in a poem written f
Natalie Paley was a Princess from the Romanov family of Russia that wanted to get into movies in the 1930’s. She had a few bit parts in a few movies but had greater success as a model for Lucien Lelong (whom she eventually married). She was quite the socialite of her time and was considered extremely elegant and fashionable.