– The most beautiful in the world
The begins in Austria. She was born as Hedwig Eva Maria on November 9, 1914 in Vienna, Austria. She started acting at the age of 17. She captured the eyes of after the release of the 1932 German Exstase. While she was able to move to to be an she was typecasted immediately as a sex object.
During she was consistently underestimated because of her looks. She was notably called “the most beautiful in the world” and appeared in over 30 films. She was a true .
After filming she would tinker and invent. She was incredibly cunning and helped shaped the we use today.
She helped co-invent ( ) which was used as a by the US Navy during WWII against the Nazis. was the precursor to how wifi works today! would not be what it is today without this . She was a !
So picture this. You come up with literally a world changing but instead of the government praising the they instead tell you that your contribution to the war would be better served as a pinup girl. WTF… they eventually wised up and used her but come on.
During her lifetime the press always portrayed her as a sex kitten of her time and only wrote about her love life. She was so much more and never received real recognition to her contribution to science until after her death in 2000.
She is a women we all need to know and all need to admire. There was a documentary called Bombshell about her life…I encourage you to go watch it!
You can learn more about Hedy on her website.