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Rank #21 in History category

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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.

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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.

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Love this Podcast

By Fraga974 - Sep 13 2019
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Love how this podcast focuses on women in history. My favorite to listen to at bed time.

The best of the best

By maddawg995 - Sep 13 2019
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My only complaint is that I didn’t find them sooner!

iTunes Ratings

3875 Ratings
Average Ratings
3218
380
120
79
78

Love this Podcast

By Fraga974 - Sep 13 2019
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Love how this podcast focuses on women in history. My favorite to listen to at bed time.

The best of the best

By maddawg995 - Sep 13 2019
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My only complaint is that I didn’t find them sooner!
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The History Chicks

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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.

Rank #1: Mary Queen of Scots

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Mary Queen of Scots got off to a good start: she was wearing the crown early and upgraded it at a young age (under the watchful eye of many an interested party),  but once she started making decisions for herself? Ah, that's when her life took dramatic twists and turns that ultimately took the crown off her head. Actually, those decisions got her whole head taken off, but let's start at the beginning, shall we?
Nov 13 2015
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #2: Queen Victoria (Part 1)

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We begin our second season with a woman whose life will take us two episodes to discuss. She wasn’t just black dresses, and talking about herself in the third person, you know! She led a very colorful and unique life!

Aug 21 2011
1 hour
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Rank #3: Joan of Arc

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Joan of Arc, Jeannette, Jean, The Maid, La Pucelle, Hero, Heretic, Visionary, Lunatic…that’s a lot of names and titles for a teenage girl who is remembered for events from only a short period of her life.

Jul 09 2019
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #4: Queen Elizabeth I (Part 1)

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The post Episode 43: Elizabeth I, Part One appeared first on The History Chicks.
Dec 21 2013
49 mins
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Rank #5: Catherine the Great (Part 1)

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The listeners have spoken! Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, was the winner in our Guaranteed Content Poll - and in this episode, we take our innocent German princess from obscurity onto the world stage. 

Jan 22 2016
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #6: Audrey Hepburn (Part 1)

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Audrey Hepburn was born a child of privilege and became a child of war. Although she reached superstar status in Hollywood, she became a shining example of the best of humanity through her work with UNICEF.

Feb 25 2019
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #7: Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Channel your inner pioneer. Think tall plains grasses, humble and hardworking people who knew what it meant to carve a life out of the rugged terrain. The woman we talk about this week is remembered for romanticizing her childhood and for sporting a really, sweet bonnet. But her reality was more gritty.

Feb 08 2011
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #8: Jane Austen

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The post Episode 38: Jane Austen appeared first on The History Chicks.
Apr 16 2013
1 hour 20 mins
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Rank #9: Katherine of Aragon

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Katherine of Aragon appeared first on The History Chicks.

Mar 17 2012
1 hour
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Rank #10: Jackie Kennedy Onassis (Part 1)

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Jackie Kennedy changed the cultural outlook of the United States during her brief role as First Lady.
Feb 07 2018
1 hour 44 mins
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Rank #11: The Romanovs (Part 1)

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The Romanovs (Part 1) appeared first on The History Chicks.

Nov 11 2012
56 mins
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Rank #12: Charlotte Brontë

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Charlotte Brontë didn't let her circumstances and the discouragement of others stand in the way of her goal of becoming a published author; she got knocked down over and over before she was able to present the world with one of the most beloved heroines in literary history.

Jun 18 2019
2 hours
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Rank #13: Wallis Simpson (Part 1)

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Puppet? Manipulating social climber? Misunderstood? Deeply in love? However you see her, the fact remains that a king abdicated his throne, defied his family and lived in exile to marry twice divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson. 

Aug 20 2017
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #14: Joan of Arc

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Joan of Arc, Jeannette, Jean, The Maid, La Pucelle, Hero, Heretic, Visionary, Lunatic…that’s a lot of names and titles for a teenage girl who is remembered for events from only a short period of her life.

Nov 21 2014
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #15: Cleopatra

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The post Episode 46 : Cleopatra appeared first on The History Chicks.
Apr 07 2014
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #16: Zelda Fitzgerald

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Zelda Fitzgerald - the original Manic Pixie Dream Girl, muse of F. Scott, has been remembered as a trophy, a fashion icon, a mental patient, an author, and an artist. This unique woman lived a complex life that defies simple labels.
Apr 23 2016
1 hour 49 mins
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Rank #17: Marie Laveau

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How much of the New Orleans Voodoo Queen's legend is myth? (Hint: A lot)
May 27 2017
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #18: Eleanor of Aquitaine (Part 1)

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She was the Queen of France, the Queen of England, the mother of royalty, gave us a long life of ruling to talk about, and she was the winner of our last Guaranteed Content Poll. Excellent choice!
Mar 26 2017
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #19: Lucille Ball (Part 1)

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Lucille Ball had a long climb up (and down) before she made history when I love Lucy debuted in 1951, and we cover those struggles and successes in this episode.
Jan 01 2017
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #20: Queen Elizabeth I (Part 2)

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The post Episode 44: Queen Elizabeth I, Part 2 appeared first on The History Chicks.
Feb 11 2014
1 hour 3 mins
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