After being trained with the Bolshoi ballet she became Egypt’s prima ballerina and first decorated woman. She became a doctor, teacher and artistic director.
The last of the Nuremberg Trials prosecutors, he was forced to visit concentration camps searching for evidence of crimes. He later became a world wide advocate for peace.
She worked as an SOE operative, running agents throughout the war and deciphering codes, as her sister worked with Bletchley Park and her father was in a POW camp.
She saved her sister’s life, water skiied with a broken leg, fought a shark, rode with a snake and won an Olympic gold medal. An amazing woman!
The first qualified black doctor in Malawi he was twice forced into exile by a vengeful president. He was a pioneer in gynaecology.
A lecturer in art and textiles she became world snooker champion, overcoming immense prejudice. She was also a witness in a snooker murder.
Teenage vaudeville star, Queen of Burlesque, she spent time in prison, mixed with the stars, appeared in films and created a well-known fashion item.