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Letter from Sir David Cannadine

What's New: March 2019

The latest update adds the lives of 16 women in fields ranging from music, art, and theatre management to typography and accountancy, and with a focus on women historians, introduced by Professor Rosemary Mitchell and Dr Laura Carter.

Discover more about the entries this month > 

 

Women's History Month

Images of various female pacifists from the ODNB in celebration of Women's History Month

This year, the theme of Women’s History Month is Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence. Join us in celebrating the lives of women dedicated to promoting peace by exploring this collection.

 

 

News

MARCH 23, 2019

Four important women who championed peace

Meet four women from history who supported peace in the latest ODNB blog post.

MARCH 14, 2019

What's New: March 2019?

The latest update adds the lives of 16 women in fields ranging from music, art, and theatre management  to typography and accountancy, and with a focus on women historians, introduced by Professor Rosemary Mitchell and Dr Laura Carter.

FEBRUARY 14, 2019

What's New: February 2019

The latest update adds the lives of 10 of the urban planners responsible for the redevelopment of Britain’s cities after 1945, and is curated by Professor Otto Saumarez Smith.