Who were the Famous Five and why were they famous and when did they become famous?

"The Famous Five" were originally a set of novels written by the famous author, Enid Blyton.

The famous five (Canada) The famous five were a group of Canadian women. What they are best known for is making women "persons"

The Enid Blyton books were written for children, not clear in the first answer, and I have to say I do not understand the second answer....I thought women were always " persons" so tell us what you mean please ?