Self Portrait at the Easel by Judith Leyster, 1630
Dover, used with permission
It took a lot longer to win the vote than the first suffragists imagined: from about 1848 to 1920 in America.
Who says women can't do math? Mathematics as a field of science or philosophy was largely closed to women before the twentieth century. Even so, from ancient times, some women have achieved notably in mathematics.
Boudicca's story was nearly forgotten until Tacitus' work, Annals, was rediscovered in 1360. Her story became popular during the reign of another English queen who headed an army against foreign invasion, Queen Elizabeth I. Learn more: