Collection: Elders >
Laskarina BouboulinaBorn in a prison cell, this revolutionary financed and led a large chunk of Greece's navy to victory in their fight for independence.
Emmeline PankhurstThis unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.
Ida Laura PfeifferStarting her travels at 45 years old, this globetrotter became a worldwide sensation for going boldly where no woman had gone before.
Collection: Christians >
Matilda of TuscanyFiery defender of the pope who made kings kneel before her.
Marguerite de la RocqueStranded by her cruel relative on an abandoned Canadian island (literally named the Isle of Demons), she survived for two years by hunting animals and eventually made it back to France.
Ida B. WellsOne of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Collection: Soldiers >