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Women Who Made History is a television show featuring exceptional women throughout the course of history that changed society as we know it. Each episode is dramatized in order to best tell the story of each woman, and each episode features a different woman. The episodes explore how the women lived and worked within their time period, and what this would've been like for a present day woman to achieve. These storylines give us a new way of looking at the struggles and challenges each woman would have faced in order to make history in the way they did with the resources available to them.

ZDF
1 Season, 6 Episodes
November 13, 2013
Drama
7.3/10
Cast: Nadja Bobyleva, Pegah Ferydoni, Liv Lisa Fries, Luise Heyer
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Women Who Made History Full Episode Guide

  • Unlike the other women in this series, Sophie Scholl had neither power nor influence. She has gone down in history because she took a stand against injustice, virtually ignored by the world at large, and paid the ultimate price for her principles.

  • At the age of 14 Sophie Auguste Friederike von Anhalt-Zerbst a princess from a minor German aristocratic family, journeyed to Russia... because she had been chosen to marry Grand Duke Peter, heir to the Russian throne.

  • In an era dominated by men, Queen Elizabeth I was the only woman. She ruled England for 45 years, laying the foundation for the British Empire, and when she died in 1603 she gave her name to an entire epoch: the Elizabethan Age.

  • The first woman who made history in Western civilisation, who believed she had a divine mission and saved France during the dark days of the Hundred Years War, was a girl from a simple background who defied all the institutions of the day.

  • She commanded armies and built warships. She was ruthless with rivals and quick to eliminate traitors. She spoke at least nine languages, received diplomats and negotiated with kings.

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