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Among which people, women tattooed their mouth?
Ainu. The Ainu are an indigenous people in Japan, today almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. The Ainu women tattooed their mouths, starting at a young age with a small spot on the upper lip, gradually increasing with size. When they reached age 15–16, their tattoos were completed. Thus were they qualified for marriage.
Maria Skłodowska-Curie was committed to her job. Did she have any children?
Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize. Her first daughter, Irene, decided to follow her mother's life path and received the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1935. Her second daughter, Eva, a writer and politician, was known as the "First Lady of UNICEF". She was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1944.
Where are these shoes from?
China. Lotus shoes were worn by women in China who had bound feet. The tradition of foot binding to make them appear as small as a lotus bud lasted over a thousand years. It is no longer practiced, but some elderly Chinese women still survive today with disabilities related to their bound feet.
How many wives had king Solomon, according to the Bible?
About one thousand. Just like many other ancient rulers, Solomon had a numerous harem. According to the Bible, it counted about 700 wives of noble blood (including a pharaoh's daughter), plus 300 secondary wives and concubines.
Who was the first female fighter pilot?
Sabiha Gökçen - Turkish. Sabiha Gökçen was a Turkish aviator. She was the first Turkish female combat pilot, aged 23. According to some sources, including Guinness World Records, she was also the world's first female fighter pilot, being enrolled in the Military Aviation Academy in Eskisehir in 1936.
Which film contains the scene in which Marilyn Monroe's white dress is blown upwards by a passing train?
The Seven Year Itch is a 1955 American romantic comedy film in which Marilyn Monroe starred as a woman who becomes the object of her married neighbor's sexual fantasies. The scene became one of the most famous of her career. The shoot lasted for several hours and attracted a crowd of nearly 2,000 spectators, including professional photographers.
Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?
Pakistan. Noted for her charismatic authority, Benazir Bhutto was nicknamed "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetorical opposition to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state.
What does the word "geisha" literally mean?
Artist. The word consists of two kanji, "gei" meaning "art" and "sha" meaning "person" or "doer".
What country did Catherine the Great rule?
Russia. Catherine the Second, also called Catherine the Great, was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from 1762 until her death in 1796 at the age of 67, expanding much of Russia's borders.
Who was the first woman in space?
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a Russian cosmonaut, who was involved in a mission "Wostok 6" on 16 June 1963.