Below is a poster of Golda Meir, a pioneer of women's rights and a hero of the 20th century. Golda Mier was born in May of 1898 in Kiev, Ukraine. At the time, it was part of the Soviet Union. Golda Mier died in Jerusalem, Israel in December of 1978.
Eight years after Golda Meir's birth, her family moved to the United States and made their home in Milwaukee. When she was 23, she decided to emigrate to Palestine. Golda Mier is considered the founder of the State of Israel. Israel was formed in 1948 after the UN decided to divide the territory between the Jewish and Arab people. Golda Meir became the Prime Minister of the state in 1969 and served until 1974. She is still the only woman to have served as prime minister of the country and only the third in the world. Mier was an extremely tough woman and was nicknamed the "Iron Lady".