Nefertiti, a classic beauty.  (Is it me, or does this interpretation of her look like Nichelle Nichols?)

Neferneferuaten Nefertiti BC - 1330 BC) was the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc.

Princess Durri-Chechvar Sultane Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II (born May 30, 1868, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Tur.]—died Aug. 23, 1944, Paris, Fr.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.

Dürrüşehvar Sultan - Princess Durri-Chechvar Sultane Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II (born May Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Tur.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.

Fawzia Fuad, Empress of Iran. Daughter of King Fouad I of Egypt, sister to King Farouk I of Egypt and first wife to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran.

Fawzia Fuad, Empress of Iran. Daughter of King Fouad I of Egypt, sister to King Farouk I of Egypt and first wife to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran. She could have been a movie star, she looks like Janet leigh of Gone with The Wind!

Dewi Soekarno wearing kebaya

Former First Lady of Indonesia, Dewi Soekarno, in traditional Indonesian clothing

Princess Fatma Neslişah Osmanoğlu of the Ottoman Empire

***** Princess Fatma Neslişah Osmanoğlu of the Ottoman Empire

Marylin Monroe.

misspennydreadful: rare photo by Philippe Halsman: Marilyn Monroe reading in her Doheny apartment, 1952

Viewfinder | Vintage Studio Portraits of Indian Women From the Peak of British Colonialism. Portrait of Maharani Gayatri Devi,” circa 1945

Vintage Studio Portraits of Indian Women From the Peak of British Colonialism

James Dean & Marylin Monroe

pointblake: “ Monroe + Dean ” Marilyn Monroe and James Dean in a candid shot off set. She seems so fearless here.

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