International Widows Day: celebrated women and their life after death
Famed female figures who got on with life after losing their husbands
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Losing a spouse is heartbreaking, however, grief can often inspire courage and hope. Some of these widowed women achieved greatness after loss, while others found the mourning process more difficult to deal with.
Browse the following gallery of prominent females who got on with life after losing their husbands.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age