nwhp-women Biographies

Missing: WP = 80 ; EB = 155 ; neither = 80 .

Of 269 entries: I guess that 257 are female, 0 are male and 12 are unknown. That is, females are 1.00 of the gender-known population. Of the Wikipedia articles, females are 1.00 (189/(0+189)); and 1.00 (114/(0+114)) at Britannica.

Existing median word count (for articles that exist in each work alone): WP = 880 ; EB = 410 . WP median article size is roughly 2.1 times larger.

Five figure summaries for existing articles.

WP:  Min.    13   1st Qu.   444   3rd Qu.  1835   Median   880   Max. 11451   Mean  1590  
EB:  Min.    14   1st Qu.   318   3rd Qu.   504   Median   410   Max.  3372   Mean   473  

Mutual median word count (for articles that exist in both works only):, WP median = 1376 words, EB = 410 . Mutual WP median article size is roughly 3.4 times larger.

size distribution

Name Wikipedia Words Britannica Words
Wendy Abrams Wendy Abrams 91 0
Bella Abzug Bella Abzug 915 Bella Abzug (American politician) 474
Abigail Adams Abigail Adams 1975 Abigail Adams (American first lady) 1081
Rebecca Adamson Rebecca Adamson 323 0
Jane Addams Jane Addams 2312 Jane Addams (American social reformer) 567
Marian Anderson Marian Anderson 3152 Marian Anderson (American singer) 536
Mary Anderson Mary Anderson [disambiguated] 802 Mary Anderson (American actress [1859-1940]) 264
Ethel Percy Andrus Ethel Percy Andrus 306 Ethel Percy Andrus (American teacher) 87
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou 5062 Maya Angelou (American poet) 521
Lupe Anguiano Lupe Anguiano 218 0
Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony 3029 Susan B. Anthony (American suffragist) 930
Virginia Apgar Virginia Apgar 427 Virginia Apgar (American physician) 320
Mary Arlene Appelhof 0 0
Roswitha Augusta 0 0
Stephanie Avery Stephanie Chase 867 0
Judith F. Baca Judy Baca 432 0
Ella Baker Ella Baker 1941 Ella Baker (American activist) 406
Clara Barton Clara Barton 1235 Clara Barton (American humanitarian) 521
Mollie Beattie Mollie Beattie 74 0
Catharine Beecher Catharine Beecher 1393 Catharine Esther Beecher (American educator and author ... 416
Rebecca Bell Becky Bell 783 0
Mary McLeod Bethune Mary McLeod Bethune 4061 Mary McLeod Bethune (American educator) 360
Rachel Binah 0 0
Elizabeth Blackwell Elizabeth Blackwell 981 Elizabeth Blackwell (American physician) 675
Jenny Blaker 0 0
Arlene Blum Arlene Blum 1087 0
Margrett ("Gretta") Boley 0 0
Gertrude Bonnin OR Zitkala-Sa Zitkala-Sa 2076 Gertrude Bonnin (American writer) 347
Margaret Bourke-White Margaret Bourke-White 1992 Margaret Bourke-White (American photographer) 504
Carol Moseley Braun Carol Moseley Braun 1233 Carol Moseley Braun (United States senator) 296
Pearl Buck Pearl S. Buck 1135 Pearl Buck (American author) 421
Sarah Buel Sarah Buel 246 0
Nannie Helen Burroughs Nannie Helen Burroughs 405 0
Barbara K. Byrd 0 0
Helen Caldicott Helen Caldicott 1149 Helen Broinowski Caldicott (American physician) 417
Edna Campbell Edna Campbell 527 0
Tammy Cromer-Campbell 0 0
Rachel Carson Rachel Carson 6103 Rachel Carson (American biologist) 400
Mary Shadd Cary Mary Ann Shadd 596 0
Willa Cather Willa Cather 1066 Willa Cather (American author) 439
Pamela S. Chasek 0 0
Linda Chavez-Thompson Linda Chavez-Thompson 1389 Linda Chavez-Thompson (American labour leader) 78
Lynne Cherry Lynne Cherry 102 0
Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm 1099 Shirley Chisholm (American politician and activist) 317
Gillian Christie 0 0
Septima Clark Septima Poinsette Clark 1411 Septima Poinsette Clark (American educator and civil rights ... 502
Mary Cleave Mary L. Cleave 665 0
Hillary Rodham Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton 10953 Hillary Rodham Clinton (United States senator, first lady, and ... 1562
Mignon Leticia Clyburn 0 0
Alice Coachman Alice Coachman 175 Alice Coachman (American athlete) 225
Jacqueline Cochran Jacqueline Cochran 2472 Jacqueline Cochran (American pilot) 482
Ellie M. Cohen 0 0
Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman 1906 Bessie Coleman (American aviator) 292
Madie Collins 0 0
Jill Ker Conway Jill Ker Conway 861 Jill Ker Conway (American scholar) 273
Madie Collins 0 0
Betsy Damon 0 0
Dr. Margaret Bryan Davis 0 0
Dorothy Day Dorothy Day 1219 Dorothy Day (American journalist) 433
Ada Deer Ada Deer 747 0
Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson 7519 Emily Dickinson (American poet) 3372
Dorothea Dix Dorothea Dix 1069 Dorothea Lynde Dix (American social reformer) 474
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Marjory Stoneman Douglas 5886 Marjory Stoneman Douglas (American author and environmentalist ... 375
Caitlin Alexandra Dunbar 0 0
Virginia Foster Durr Virginia Foster Durr 582 0
Kathleen Eagan 0 0
Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart 9899 Amelia Earhart (American aviator) 370
Sylvia Alice Earle Sylvia Earle 1247 0
Sister Claretta Easter 0 0
Elizabeth Eckford Elizabeth Eckford 298 0
Marian Wright Edelman Marian Wright Edelman 493 0
Gertrude B. Elion Gertrude B. Elion 358 Gertrude B. Elion (American scientist) 374
Drew Gilpin Faust Drew Gilpin Faust 823 Drew Gilpin Faust (American educator and historian) 448
Ilia J. Fehrer 0 0
Laura Capon Fermi Laura Fermi 249 0
Caroline Rose Foster 0 0
Matilda Elizabeth Frelinghuysen 0 0
Pamela A. Frucci 0 0
Matilda Joslyn Gage Matilda Joslyn Gage 2115 Matilda Joslyn Gage (American suffragist) 378
Felisa Rincon de Gautier Felisa Rincón de Gautier 710 Felisa Rincon de Gautier (Puerto Rican politician) 174
Lois Marie Gibbs Lois Gibbs 294 0
Althea Gibson Althea Gibson 709 Althea Gibson (American tennis player) 386
Lillian Gilbreth Lillian Moller Gilbreth 1358 0
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ruth Bader Ginsburg 2113 Ruth Bader Ginsburg (United States jurist) 395
Mary Katherine Goddard Mary Katherine Goddard 444 Mary Katherine Goddard (American printer, publisher, and ... 318
Emma Goldman Emma Goldman 9967 Emma Goldman (American anarchist) 528
Jane Goodall Jane Goodall 1982 Jane Goodall (British ethologist) 335
Amy Goodman Amy Goodman 832 Amy Goodman (American journalist, columnist, and author ... 265
Sunshine Goodmorning 0 0
Katharine Graham Katharine Graham 1255 Katharine Graham (American publisher) 313
Martha Graham Martha Graham 2908 Martha Graham (American dancer) 871
Martha Wright Griffiths Martha Griffiths 431 Martha Edna Wright Griffiths (American politician) 98
Angelina Grimké Angelina Grimké 2730 Angelina Grimke (American abolitionist) 239
Sarah Grimké Sarah Grimké 1330 Sarah Grimke (American abolitionist) 238
Juana Gutierrez Juana Gutierrez 146 0
Rebecca S. Halstead Rebecca S. Halstead 570 0
Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer 1503 Fannie Lou Hamer (American civil-rights activist) 242
Alice Hamilton Alice Hamilton 700 Alice Hamilton (American pathologist) 142
Ann Hancock 0 0
Frances Watkins Harper Frances Harper 454 Frances E.W. Harper (American author and social reformer ... 503
La Donna Harris LaDonna Harris 134 0
Dorothy Height Dorothy Height 676 Dorothy Height (American civil and women's rights activist ... 325
Lillian Hellman Lillian Hellman 1025 Lillian Hellman (American playwright) 438
Aileen Hernandez Aileen Hernandez 299 0
Anita Hill Anita Hill 1364 Anita Hill (American law professor) 89
Julia Butterfly Hill Julia Butterfly Hill 1627 0
Linda M. Hiltabrand 0 0
Dolores Huerta Dolores Huerta 905 Dolores Huerta (American labour leader and activist) 403
Mary Hultman 0 0
Martha Brookes Hutcheson Martha Brookes Hutcheson 381 0
Dr. Roz Iasillo 0 0
Jovita Idár Jovita Idar 421 0
Pam Iorio Pam Iorio 304 0
Barbara Haney Irvine 0 0
Shirley Jackson Shirley Jackson 1461 Shirley Jackson (American author) 177
Mae Jemison Mae Jemison 2825 Mae Jemison (American physician and astronaut) 381
Marietta Pierce Johnson 0 0
Victoria Johnston 0 0
Winona LaDuke Winona LaDuke 584 0
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones Mother Jones [disambiguated] 1964 Mother Jones (American labour leader) 185
Elizabeth Donnell Kay 0 0
Helen Keller Helen Keller 2370 Helen Keller (American author and educator) 479
Billie Jean King Billie Jean King 11451 Billie Jean King (American tennis player) 506
Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King 2964 Coretta Scott King (American civil-rights activist) 301
Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston 1144 Maxine Hong Kingston (Chinese-American author) 435
Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima Tsuyako Kitashima 238 0
Eryn Klosko 0 0
Yuri Kochiyama Yuri Kochiyama 515 0
Maggie Kuhn Maggie Kuhn 874 Maggie Kuhn (American activist) 582
Anne Bowes La Bastille 0 0
Osprey Orielle Lake 0 0
Abbe Land 0 0
Marian Van Landingham 0 0
Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange 1127 Dorothea Lange (American photographer) 367
Emma Lazarus Emma Lazarus 522 Emma Lazarus (American poet) 332
Brownie Ledbetter 0 0
Lora Ledermann 0 0
Gerda Lerner Gerda Lerner 413 Gerda Lerner (American historian) 82
Tania Léon Tania León 626 0
Donna Lewis Donna Lewis 497 0
Suzanne Lewis Susanne Lewis 85 0
Queen Lili'uokalani Liliuokalani 2525 Liliuokalani (queen of Hawaii) 515
Maya Lin Maya Lin 1248 Maya Lin (American sculptor and architect) 506
Maria Lopez de Hernandez 0 0
Susan Love Susan Love 144 0
Hunter Lovins Hunter Lovins 644 0
Juliette Low Juliette Gordon Low 1240 Juliette Gordon Low (American leader) 306
Dr. Meg Lowman 0 0
Mary Lyon Mary Lyon 521 Mary Lyon (American educator) 465
Joanna Macy Joanna Macy 194 0
Wilma Mankiller Wilma Mankiller 875 Wilma Pearl Mankiller (Native American leader) 325
Sonia Manzano Sonia Manzano 539 0
Cindy Marano 0 0
Judy Kellogg Markowsky 0 0
Maria Montoya Martinez Maria Martinez 1827 0
Vilma Martinez Vilma Socorro Martínez 981 0
Sharon Rose Matola Sharon Matola 368 0
Barbara McClintock Barbara McClintock 3918 Barbara McClintock (American scientist) 504
Mary Eliza McDowell 0 0
Rose Marie Williams McGuire 0 0
Dr. Jeannie McLain 0 0
Margaret Mead Margaret Mead 1958 Margaret Mead (American anthropologist) 451
Donella (Dana) Meadows Donella Meadows 587 0
Monique Mehta 0 0
Patsy Mink Patsy Mink 1389 Patsy Takemoto Mink (American politician) 152
Maria Mitchell Maria Mitchell 840 Maria Mitchell (American astronomer) 391
Mary Aloysius Molloy 0 0
Alicia Dickerson Montemayor 0 0
Toni Morrison Toni Morrison 1323 Toni Morrison (American author) 504
Constance Baker Motley Constance Baker Motley 436 Constance Baker Motley (American lawyer and jurist) 385
Tanya Narath 0 0
Shirley Nelson Shirley Collie Nelson 648 0
Roberta J. Nichols 0 0
Nancy Skinner Nordhoff 0 0
Dr. Sharon Nunes 0 0
Ellen Ochoa Ellen Ochoa 428 Ellen Ochoa (American engineer and astronaut) 178
Sandra Day O'Connor Sandra Day O'Connor 5071 Sandra Day O'Connor (United States jurist) 683
Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe 3017 Georgia O'Keeffe (American painter) 2362
Graciela Olivarez Graciela Olivarez 176 0
Kitty O'Neal 0 0
Nina Otero-Warren Adelina Otero-Warren 207 0
Lorrie Otto 0 0
Rebecca Otto Rebecca Otto 490 0
Essie Parrish Essie Pinola Parrish 13 0
Alice Paul Alice Paul 1082 Alice Paul (American suffragist) 476
Frances Perkins Frances Perkins 1128 Frances Perkins (United States secretary of labor) 459
Linda Petee 0 0
Esther Peterson Esther Peterson 263 Esther Peterson (American consumer advocate) 249
Mary Pickford Mary Pickford 4783 Mary Pickford (American actress) 557
Agnes Baker Pilgrim Agnes Baker Pilgrim 650 0
Dr. Diana Post 0 0
Mary Taylor Previte Mary Previte 333 0
Leontyne Price Leontyne Price 3604 Leontyne Price (American opera singer) 503
Tobey Silbert Schein Prinz 0 0
Roxanne Quimby 0 0
Amanda Quraishi 0 0
"Ma" Rainey Ma Rainey 1057 Ma Rainey (American singer) 327
Jeannette Rankin Jeannette Rankin 891 Jeannette Rankin (American politician) 408
Torrey Reade 0 0
Toshi Reagon Toshi Reagon 210 0
Florence Reece Florence Reece 184 0
Ellen Swallow Richards Ellen Swallow Richards 990 Ellen Swallow Richards (American chemist) 611
Sally K. Ride Sally Ride 642 Sally Ride (American astronaut) 403
Robin Roberts Robin Roberts (newscaster) 764 0
Elsie Roemer 0 0
Joanelle Romero 0 0
Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt 6073 Eleanor Roosevelt (American diplomat, humanitarian and first lady ... 1273
Ernestine Rose Ernestine Rose 1462 Ernestine Rose (American social reformer) 461
Harilyn Rousso 0 0
Mary Rozmajzl 0 0
Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph 654 Wilma Rudolph (American athlete) 289
Mary Ruthsdotter Mary Ruthsdotter 453 0
Sacajawea Sacagawea 4186 Sacagawea (Native American explorer) 873
Buffy Sainte-Marie Buffy Sainte-Marie 2294 Buffy Sainte-Marie (Canadian singer and songwriter) 14
Margaret Sanger Margaret Sanger 3641 Margaret Sanger (American social reformer) 467
Maxine Lazarus Savitz 0 0
Rose Schneiderman Rose Schneiderman 1483 0
Tye Leung Schulze 0 0
Carolyn M. Scott 0 0
Kate Shackford 0 0
Mary Belle King Sherman 0 0
Ellen K. Silbergeld Ellen Silbergeld 142 0
Leslie Marmon Silko Leslie Marmon Silko 1003 Leslie Marmon Silko (American author) 318
Beverly Sills Beverly Sills 2216 Beverly Sills (American opera singer) 439
Lillian Smith Lillian Smith (author) 1168 0
Margaret Chase Smith Margaret Chase Smith 580 Margaret Chase Smith (United States senator) 519
Sandra Smith Sandra Smith (reporter) 540 0
Betty Reid Soskin Betty Reid-Soskin 206 0
Sister Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN Dorothy Stang 880 0
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton 5629 Elizabeth Cady Stanton (American suffragist) 784
Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein 6610 Gertrude Stein (American writer) 565
Gloria Steinem Gloria Steinem 4067 Gloria Steinem (American feminist) 364
Marion Stoddart 0 0
Lucy Stone Lucy Stone 8776 Lucy Stone (American suffragist) 412
Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Macy 429 Anne Sullivan Macy (American educator) 385
Robyn (Staup) Sweet 0 0
Kathleen C. Taylor Kathleen Taylor 206 0
Anne P. Teller 0 0
Emma Tenayuca Emma Tenayuca 278 0
Mary Church Terrell Mary Church Terrell 1595 Mary Eliza Church Terrell (American social activist) 374
Tina J. Terrell 0 0
Susette La Flesche Tibbles Susette LaFlesche Tibbles 811 0
Laurie Tippin 0 0
Minnijean BrownTrickey Minnijean Brown-Trickey 327 0
Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth 2270 Sojourner Truth (American evangelist and social reformer ... 464
Nichole Trushell 0 0
Mary Tsukamato 0 0
Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman 8067 Harriet Tubman (American abolitionist) 482
Yoshiko Uchida Yoshiko Uchida 475 0
Wilma Vaught 0 0
Lillian Wald Lillian Wald 995 Lillian D. Wald (American sociologist) 669
Madam C.J. Walker Madam C. J. Walker 817 0
Rebecca Walker Rebecca Walker 652 0
Alice Waters Alice Waters 456 Alice Waters (American chef, restaurateur, and food activist ... 492
May Petrea Theilgaard Watts May Theilgaard Watts 391 0
Annie Dodge Wauneka Annie Dodge Wauneka 46 0
Ida B. Wells-Barnett Ida B. Wells 3713 Ida B. Wells-Barnett (American journalist and social reformer ... 470
Elizabeth Coleman White Elizabeth Coleman White 118 0
Janice S. Wiles 0 0
Frances Willard Frances Willard (suffragist) 1388 Frances Willard (American educator) 751
Ann Wilson Ann Wilson 626 0
Diane Wilson Stephanie Wilson 676 0
Mary Louise Defender Wilson 0 0
Sarah Winnemucca Sarah Winnemucca 1298 Sarah Winnemucca (Native American educator, author and lecturer ... 576
Jade Snow Wong Jade Snow Wong 232 0
Chien-Shiung Wu Chien-Shiung Wu 1531 Chien-Shiung Wu (Chinese-American physicist) 333
Esther Yanai 0 0
Alice Yu Alice Fong Yu 1835 0
Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias Babe Zaharias 2200 Babe Didrikson Zaharias (American athlete) 311