Lucina Hagman (5. June 1853 – 6. Sept. 1946), Finnish school principal. She founded the Martha Organization in 1899. * http://www.martat.fi/info/in-english/ * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_organisation * Lucina Hagman was one of the first women elected to parliament in 1907. She was the first woman in Finland, who received the title of professor (in 1928).
Sophie Mannerheim (1863 – 1928): Baroness Sophie Mannerheim’s career started as a bank employee. However, she divorced in 1902, she took up nursing. She went to the Nightingale School at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, before returning to her native Finland. She was instrumental in bringing modern nursing to Finland.