Behind every great man is a greater woman, this is one of the sayings that we are born, and we hear, but dear, can you remember one success story behind which there was a woman? Can I not? Do not worry. Today, on the occasion of International Women's Day, we will present to you 20 success stories of very great men who were behind them.
Some of the women whose stories we will remember today are very well known globally to everyone, but others whose stories are not famous enough. Far from their successes with their husbands, these women have success stories and struggles that make them no less than their very successful husbands.
Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most famous directors when it comes to horror films in particular. Hitchcock reached this success primarily because of his wife standing next to him, and she is considered his right hand in almost everything he does. His wife Alma also works as a screenwriter and filmmaker. She can thank her for a handful of very famous and essential moments in the Hitchcock world because she has been reviewing the film and adding effects with a very keen eye, picking up the minor edits and adding them to the various scenes the film.
Coretta Scott King
Coretta is known as the first woman to defend civil rights and human equality worldwide to get to know her better. She is the wife of the famous and very well-known fighter Martin Luther King who followed his career and continued the struggle after his assassination. Unlike the widows of many prominent men, she was not known because of her grief over her late husband, Luther King, but rather that she founded and established the King's Center for Civic Studies Scholarship.
We cannot summarize Princess Diana and her success in several minor lines. She needs volumes, and many series and documentaries talked about her life and her journey in general. Princess Diana is the wife of Prince Charles of the British royal family.
Princess Diana's death shook the world and is one of the assassinations or deaths unknown to this day and whose circumstances are still strange and unfamiliar to this day.
Princess Diana accompanied her husband, Prince Charles, in many international forums. She always charmed the audience at international conferences with her gorgeous heroine and exquisite speaking that she spoke a very fluent Japanese language on one of her visits to Japan.
It is reported that she challenged King Philip, the father of her husband, during her divorce, and it was a very famous case. King Philip threatened her that he would strip her of the title of Princess, and at that time, she said that her title is much older and more robust than her husband's father.
This time we will go out of the habit that we are talking about great men's wives. Still, this time we will talk about the sister of the great poet William Wordsworth, who used to write poetry many times for herself and the most famous work of which is her memoirs, which gave us a great glimpse into the life of her great poet brother.
Many times William Wordsworth quotes a lot of natural poetry from her and her diary, particularly the well-known poem The Daffodils, which he quotes from his sister's description of a type of plant.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
The wife of the highly famous US President Franklin Roosevelt is the most shadow of the first lady in the history of the United States of America ever to the point that he has been called the First Lady of the whole world.
She was the first presidential wife in the world to hold her entire press conferences apart from her husband, and she used to write for a newspaper periodically. She also spoke a lot about public opinion problems and disagreed with her husband, the American president.
Among her prominent positions was that she persuaded her husband to stay in the office when he was ill, and she used to make official visits and conferences on his behalf.
Better known as The Queen Mother, she was married to Duke Albert when he was Governor of York before, surprisingly he became King George VI and became Queen Elizabeth.
Queen Elizabeth traveled on many trips around the United States of America and France before World War II. During the war, he appeared continuously to raise the spirits of the British people.
Hitler described her as the most dangerous woman in all of Europe, and it is a great title when it comes to someone like Hitler.
She is the only woman on our list today whose fame surpassed her husband, Argentine President Juan Peron, to the extent that she received an official state funeral, something that was reserved for heads of state only, excluding the rest of the people.
Not only that, she was one of the champions of feminism among the Argentine people. She was the first to establish an entire women's party in Argentina to defend women's rights and end their suffering in Argentina. Opponents of her husband's judgment stole her body to accuse him and her.
Usually, when we describe a woman as the first lady of a nation or the mother of this nation, we are half the founder's wife, but in the case of Pakistan, the matter is different.
Mrs. Fatima is the sister of Pakistan's founder Muhammed Ali Jinnah. She played a significant role in Pakistan's liberation from Indian rule. She even ran for elections after the death of her brother. She would have won had it not been for some military intervention in the polls.
You must know Gorgo well, especially if you love movies. She appeared and had a starring role in the famous film 300 about the story of the Spartan army's standing in the face of the Persian invasion of it.
She was the wife of King Leonidas the First and gave birth to many princes and rulers of Sparta.
She traveled continuously with her husband in all his diplomatic missions. She provided him with a lot of political advice, and she was also known to be the first woman to decipher the secret messages where a private message came to Sparta covered with wax.
You must have known her by now, as she is US President John F. Kennedy's wife. She was assassinated and had a significant influence on the history of the United States and its people's awareness.
When the Russian Prime Minister came to America, and he should have greeted President Kennedy, as is the case in all customs, he refused and said that he wanted to greet it at the beginning before him.
Mrs. Jackie is the first to organize social parties in the White House, where she invites many artists and musicians to plan with diplomats and politicians of high standing. It has also worked hard to restore the White House to its original condition and repair much of the damage passed over time. When the Vice President took office after President Kennedy's assassination, she resolved to wear her husband's blood-stained suit after his assassination. Remind the Vice President of his fate and prove to the whole world that she is still in the covenant with her deceased husband.
Josephine Bonaparte is the great Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's wife, who recommended that he be the French army leader. She was very charming, which made Napoleon fall in love with her, and her excellent insight and strategic mentality helped Bonaparte win many alliances and reach what he reached.
She is the wife of the great thinker and peace advocate Gandhi. She stood next to him on his journey of struggle from India's beginning until they arrived in South Africa, where she was sentenced there with hard labor because she objected to the working conditions of Indians.
Mary Shelby is the great thinker Percy Shelley, who worked hard after his death to collect his scattered literary works. But she is the wife of the great poet, but she is the author of the novel Frankenstein, which transformed the world and promoted the idea of science fiction.
She is the wife of US President Barack Obama and predecessor to Milana Trump, who was the First Lady of the United States until recently. Mrs. Michelle Obama defended many of the persecuted rights around the world and even spoke on more than one official occasion about the danger of obesity and awareness against it. She is also the first American first lady to be of African descent.
The wife of Pharaoh Amenhotep VI was solely responsible for the religious renaissance in Egypt during her reign, which made them worship one god instead of several gods. Unlike all the previous pharaohs' wives, Nefertiti continued to rule the country even after the death of her husband. And this is why you find her in most of the drawings appears on her head, the crown of the pharaoh, or while she leads the battle and the various wars, this matter makes us call her the first pharaoh, a lady to rule Egypt.
She is the wife of the Mughal Emperor Jehangir, who was believed to be the primary source of state rule and that she controlled the throne from behind closed curtains, especially during her husband's battle with alcohol and drugs. She also showed great physical strength, as she always participated in hunting trips with her husband. Also, she led the army in the battle against some of the rebels who managed to kidnap the emperor! And she was leading the fight from the top of her elephant.
Sophia is a vivid example of how difficult living with a writer is. Although she endured her husband, Leo Tolstoy, in many of his bouts of depression, in addition to helping him work on his various novels, he eventually left her. Mrs. Sophia was a translator and a copier and model for Tolstoy to build all of his feminist personalities on. She also worked as a photographer to take over a thousand pictures of her life with Tolstoy and life in Russia before the Soviet Union.
She is the wife of well-known writer Vladimir Nabokov. She worked as a translator for her husband and an editor, driver, and personal protection guard during his trip to hunt butterflies in the United States. He always described it as the light of his life and that without it, he would not have reached anything he had done and succeeded in it.
The wife of the freedom fighter and South African President Nelson Mandela for more than 38 consecutive years, he was in prison for more than 27 of them. At that time, she was working as an official front for him, and she was constantly transmitting his speeches and statements from prison to the world.
At one point, she was arrested, then tortured, and placed under forced residence and solitary confinement.
A very well-known writer of fiction who made it into the women's hall of fame in 1992, she married the very great novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald. The latter used her repeatedly against her desire to quote many of his characters, and which he spoke about continuously in his novels.
He relied on her so intensely for inspiration and quotation to read her diaries to relay them to his story continuously.
Dear men, each of you must have a great success story that includes a great lady who stood behind her husband and helped him succeed.
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