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QENA Melihate 9.10.1935 - 25.3.2005

She was prima donna of Albanian drama, who played in more than 180 roles, testified her talent of a great actress in shows such as: Erveheja, Hanka, Othello, etc. She was the first meritorius woman who remains as an eternal symbol of great Albanian woman an d actress. 

   
 
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QUANT Mary 11.2.1934 -

She is a British fashion designer, one of the many designers who took credit for inventing the miniskirt and hot pants. Born to Welsh parents, Quant went to Blackheath High School then studied illustration at Goldsmiths College before taking a career with a couture milliner. She is also famed for her work on pop art in fashion.

   
            
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QUARESMA Virginia 1882 - 1973

Portuguese journalist, distinguished herself through her political and social reportings, namely in the newspapers O Século and in A Capital, as well as in Brazil. She was one of the first women to get a degree from the Faculty of Arts of the Lisbon University. She was awarded the Order of St. James, (Ordem de Santiago) for outstanding services to the country during the Great War.
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QUEIROZ Rachel de 17.11.1910 – 4.11.2003

She was a Brazilian author and journalist.
She began her career in journalism in 1927 under the pen name "Rita de Queiroz". She entered national spotlight with the unexpected success of her debut novel O Quinze in 1930. She published other three novels before moving to Rio, in 1939. In 1964 she became Brazil's representative to the UN and in 1977 she became the first woman writer to enter the Academia Brasileira de Letras. She won the Camões Prize (1993) and the Prêmio Jabuti.

    
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