One of the first to push the limits of the format, Duval was a cartoonist long forgotten afterward.
Isabella Stewart Gardner
Isabella Stewart Gardner was a woman who defined how she wanted to be remembered, but figuring out what she wanted her legacy to be proves elusive.
Modern-day refrigerated shipping is a marvel of science, technology, and hard work: much of which came from Barbara Pratt, who spent years living in a shipping container and doing experiments to perfect the shipping process.
The 2012 Olympic games were the first to feature women's boxing as an event, and at 17 years old--one of the youngest boxers there--Shields won gold in her weight class. But fame, money, and endorsements did not follow.
Selvi escaped an abusive marriage she was forced into age 14. She went on to become South India's first female taxi driver, and an advocate to prevent other young girls from being forced to marry.
Roundly-despised and unfairly-maligned seductress of the bible who ran afoul of the wrong priests.
When the most powerful man in the world made plans on her country, she: turned down his marriage proposal, destroyed his armies, and defiled his head so famously that she became legend for centuries thereafter.
The only use this Canadian badass had for pretty pink bows was to adorn her own rib — which she amputated from her own body after an accident.
Marguerite de Bressieux
When soldiers sexually assaulted her and others, this woman donned armor and got revenge.
Noor Inayat Khan
Pacifist Indian princess who gave up everything of herself to hold the line in occupied Paris during World War 2.