'Ida' can also refer to...

Dame Ida Mann (1893—1983) ophthalmologist

Hahn-Hahn, Ida, Gräfin von (1805—1880)


Ida (d. c. 559) king of Bernicia




Ida Aalberg (1857—1915)

Ida Alice Ashworth Taylor (1847—1929) biographer

Ida Applebroog (b. 1929)

Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862—1931)

Ida Baccini (1850—1911)

Ida Boy-Ed (1852—1928)

Ida Caroline Ward (1880—1949) phonetician and scholar of west African languages

Ida Cook (1904—1986) author and campaigner for Jewish refugees

Ida Copeland (c. 1876—1964) politician

Ida Cox

Ida Eva Tacke Noddack (1896—1979)

Ida Freund (1863—1914) chemist

Ida Haendel (b. 1923)

Ida J. Llewellyn-Smith

Ida Kamińska (1899—1980)

Ida Kar (1908—1974) photographer

Ida Lee (1865—1943)

Ida Lupino (1914—1995)

Ida Maud Cannon (1877—1960)

Ida Minerva Tarbell (1857—1944)

Ida Ostenberg

Ida Östenberg


Quick Reference

A mountain in central Crete, the highest peak in the island associated in classical times with the god Zeus, who is said in some legends to have been born in a cave there.

Ida was also the name of a range of mountains in southern Phrygia where Paris of Troy was exposed as a child, in an attempt to avert the destruction he was prophesied to bring on Troy; he was brought up by shepherds there.

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