Famous and Infamous Moms

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Mother Teresa, Rose Kennedy, and other notable mothers

by Beth Rowen
Migrant Mother

Dorothea Lange's photo, "Migrant Mother"

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers."
—Jewish Proverb

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Mother's Day is the one day when we take time to express our love and gratitude for the women who have devoted their lives to making ours safe and happy. Here's a list of mothers who've achieved fame not only for their many diverse accomplishments, but also because they have distinguished themselves in their roles as mothers.

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