Woman of the week:

Alma Siedhoff-Buscher

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Alma Siedhoff-Buscher


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Woman of the week:

Frances Willard

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Woman of the week:

Constanze Hallgarten

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Frauenbild


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Woman of the week:

Elsa Giacomelli Habicher

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Elsa Giacomelli Habicher

born 22 September 1924 in Brixen
died 5 August 1991 in Nals

South Tyrolean pediatrician
20th anniversary of death 5 August 2011


Born on 22 September 1924 as the oldest daughter of an Austrian mother, a teacher, and a civil servant from Rovereto, she grew up in Brixen with a brother and sister. She was so intelligent and musically gifted that she earned her Abitur (high school diploma) by the age of 17 and a year later received her diploma in piano from the conservatory in Bolzano, with distinction. Since the study of medicine was made difficult for women at the time, she began her university studies in mathematics; after two years, however, she shifted to medicine. In 1951 she received her …

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Woman of the week:

Lu Märten

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Lu Märten


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Woman of the week:

Françoise Sagan

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Frauenbild


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Woman of the week:

Winnie Mandela

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Frauenbild


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Woman of the week:

Brigitte Bardot

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Brigitte Bardot


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Woman of the week:

Anneliese Just

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anneliese just

Mother, teacher, first female pediatrician to open a practice in Wolfsburg.

born on December 3, 1903 in Erfurt
died on September 22, 1989 in Wolfsburg


(Based on an account by her son, Dr. Jürgen Just, a pediatrician in Wolfsburg.) The life path of Anneliese Just, which she would shape with characteristic strength and vigor, began promisingly after the turn of the century. Anneliese was born in Erfurt in 1903, the third of five children in a well-to-do middle-class family; her mother was a homemaker, her father a leather producer. Her school years in Erfurt were overshadowed by the First World War. After successfully completing college preparatory school, or Gymnasium, she attended university and graduated, qualified to teach high school. In 1924 Anneliese Oehmchen obtained a …

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