In honor of International Women's Day, we are celebrating famous North Dakota women.

North Dakota is known more for things like farms, oil, and missiles than it is for famous figures. But we actually do have more than a few people who "made their mark" in history in a big way. And today is a day to celebrate some of our state's famous exports.

In honor of International Women's Day, we are celebrating famous North Dakota women. I have to be honest, I was not sure I would have enough material to come up with a list of famous women who have roots in North Dakota - I mean, most of our famous people are men. But, I did a little digging, and came up with a list of women who have left their marks on the nation and/ or the world!

Famous North Dakota Women

When we think about "Famous North Dakotans," the first names that tend to come to mind are Josh Duhamel and Carson Wentz. But do you know any fabulous famous females? Check out some influential women, throughout herstory, that hail from North Dakota.