Famous widowed women and their lives after loss
It's International Widows Day
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Losing a spouse is heartbreaking, but sometimes grief can also inspire courage. Many widowed women struggle with the mourning process, but some also achieve greatness after loss. Death can also be much more difficult to process and yet easier to overcome with the world grieving alongside you. Such is the case for many of the women on this list.
Browse the following gallery of prominent females who got on with life after losing their husbands.