Mary Ann Evans November 1819 – 22 December alternatively "Mary Anne" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
WIKIPEDIA: Rachel Louise Carson (May 1907 – April was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.
“When woman, fully the equal of man, can love in her strength and not in her weakness, love will become for her as for man a source of life and not of mortal danger.” -Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex
The Brother's Grimm: Jacob Grimm worked as a librarian in Kasel. Whilst there he and his brother Wilhelm gathered old German folk tales from ordinary people hoping to unite different areas under their shared culture.