Can you name the seven women honoured in France’s Pantheon?

Some shaped the modern world and others fought in the shadows

83 titans of French history and culture are interred in the Pantheon
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Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a hero of the French Resistance, entered the Pantheon on February 21. He was the 82nd person to be interred there. The 83rd person was his wife and fellow resistance fighter Mélinée Manouchian.

Mme Manouchian is the seventh woman to be interred in the Pantheon alongside the titans of French culture such as Voltaire, Emile Zola and Victor Hugo.

Two of the seven shaped the modern world while others fought in the shadows…

Who are the women in the pantheon?

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