Famous People Named Jane
Take a look at famous people named Jane, such as Jane Leeves, Jane A. Delano, and Jane Seymour.
Women's Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Philanthropist / 1860 - 1935
Jane Addams co-founded one of the first settlements in the United States, the Hull House in Chicago, Illinois, and was named a co-winner of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize.
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profile name: Jane Goodall profile occupation: Animal Rights Activist, Scientist
profile id: 9192819
profile name: Jane Austen profile occupation: Writer
profile id: 9176298
profile name: Jane Addams profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Philanthropist
profile id: 9542468
profile name: Jane Seymour profile occupation: Actress, Writer
profile id: 9298034
profile name: Jane Fonda profile occupation: Actress
profile id: 9435110
profile name: Jane Pauley profile occupation: Talk Show Host, News Anchor
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