In the last 100 years, people’s lives have changed completely. Work has become much easier, living conditions have improved and medicine has developed. These things have led to us living much longer than our ancestors. And of course our appearance has changed. Look how different modern singers, scientists and writers are from their colleagues of the past.
Margaret Gorman, the first Miss America and actress Millie Bobby Brown at 16
Austrian Baroness Maria Alexandrina Vetsera and model Kaia Gerber at 17
19-year-old singer Józefina Reszke and her modern colleague Billie Eilish
Composer Alma Mahler and actress Saoirse Ronan at 23
Coco Chanel and model Cara Delevingne at 27
Writer Willa Cather and her colleague Sally Rooney at 28
Opera singer Nellie Melba and singer Taylor Swift aged 29
Mathematician Sofya Kovalevskaya and engineer Katie Bouman at 30
Tennis player Charlotte Cooper and her colleague Maria Sharapova at 34.
George V’s wife Maria Teck and Meghan Markle aged 35
Alice Keppel 38-year-old social hostess and model Kim Kardashian
Philosopher Edith Stein and writer Donna Tartt at 39
Artist Gabriele Münter and actress Rosamund Pike at 40
Dancer Isadora Duncan and singer Shakira at 43
Artist Anna Botsford and director Sofia Coppola aged 46
scientist Maria Skłodowska-Curie and her colleague Jennifer Doudna at the age of 52
Nobel laureate Bertha von Suttner and Royal College of Art doctoral student Cindy Sherman at the age of 63.
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