Famous women in Asian history

THE MOST IMPORTANT WOMEN IN ASIAN HISTORY

Here we will tell the stories of most famous women in Asian, goods and bads

9 NOVEMBER 2018

QIU JIN 

Chinese anti-Qing Empire revolutionary, feminist and writer, executed after a failed uprising on July 15, 1907
http://www.amazingwomeninhistory.com/qiu-jin-chinese-feminist-revolutionary/
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/obituaries/overlooked-qiu-jin.html
http://www.dontow.com/2009/08/qiu-jin/

27 OCTOBER 2018

Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan
by Ruby Lal

In her new book Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan, feminist historian Ruby Lal goes beyond the more or less well-known stories about how Jahangir fell in love with her
http://asianreviewofbooks.com/content/empress-the-astonishing-reign-of-nur-jahan-by-ruby-lal/
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36236091-empress

 

YANG GUIFEI

On 15 July 756 Yang Guifei, concubine of emperor Xuanzong and one of the most famous women in China history, is forced to commit suicide
http://journeyeast.tripod.com/yang_guifei.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yang_Guifei
http://www.taleofgenji.org/yang_kwei-fei.html

 

Famous women in Asian history: SEON DEOK, Qeen of Silla kingdom (Korea)

She reigned as Queen Regnant of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, from 632 to 647. She was Silla’s twenty-seventh ruler, and its first reigning queen. She was the second female sovereign in recorded East Asian history and encouraged a renaissance in thought, literature, and the arts in Silla http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Seondeok_of_Silla
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine7.html
http://koreanhistory.info/Shilla.htm

Famous women in Asian history: BENAZIR BHUTTO

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, she was killed in a suicide attack on 27 December 2007

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7161590.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2228796.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/28/world/asia/28bhutto.html
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/who-killed-former-pakistan-prime-minister-benazir-bhutto-1.665423

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNO_3qHHsgA&feature=related

 

Famous Asian women: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, Bangladeshi muslim feminist and social reformer (1880-1932)
http://www.sewallbelmont.org/womenwecelebrate/begum-rokeya-sakhawat-hossain/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Begum_Rokeya
http://bangladeshcontinual.blogspot.fr/2011/10/roquia-sakhawat-hussain.html

 

Chinese Empress Dowager Cixi (1868-1908)  was born on 29 November 1835 and will die on November 15, 1908
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/people-events/article/2119973/woman-who-ruled-china-what-you-didnt-know-about?utm_source&utm_medium&utm_campaign=SCMPSocialNewsfeed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Cixi



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