Portugal Amália Rodrigues July 24, 2020 Amália Rodrigues (1920-1999) was a Portuguese fadista (fado singer) and actress, known as the 'Rainha do Fado' ("Queen of Fado"). Rodrigues was instrumental in popularizing fado worldwide. Her career spanned 55 years and she recorded songs in several languages.
Canada Veronica Foster April 29, 2020 The stamp depicts Veronica Foster (1922-2000), popularly known as Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl. She was a Canadian icon representing nearly one million Canadian women who worked in the manufacturing plants during World War II.
France Marie Marvingt July 5, 2004 Marie Marvingt (1875–1963) was a French athlete, mountaineer, and aviator. She won numerous prizes for her sporting achievements. She was the first woman to climb many of the peaks in the French and Swiss Alps. She became the first female combat pilot during WWI and worked on air ambulance services throughout the world.
Emily Pauline Johnson (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), also known by her Mohawk stage name Tekahionwake (pronounced dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: 'double-life')), was a Canadian poet, author and performer who was popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
United Stated Celebrate the Century – 1920s May 28, 1998 Margaret Mead (1901-1978) was an American anthropologist. She explored the effect of culture on the personality and behavior of children and adults. She is well known for her academic work and its influence on the American society.
Dominican Republic Centenary of Julia de Burgos March 28, 2014 Julia de Burgos (1914 - 1953) was a Puerto Rican poet. She was also a civil rights activist for women and African/Afro-Caribbean writers. Her notable work includes El Rio Grande de Loiza and Alba de Mi Silencio.