Collection: Mistresses of Disguise >
Harriet TubmanEscaped slave turned slave rescuer turned plantation-torching Union spymaster, she was part Moses, part Joan of Arc, part Spider-Man.
Khawlah bint al-AzwarWhen Byzantine forces captured her brother, this warrior poet donned the outfit of a black knight and went on a bloody rescue mission.
Yoshiko KawashimaBisexual cross-dressing spy princess of the Qing dynasty – a hero to some and unspeakable villain to others.
Collection: Muslims >
Soraya Tarzi1920s Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen.
Kurmanjan DatkaA clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
Noor Inayat KhanPacifist Indian princess who gave up everything of herself to hold the line in occupied Paris during World War 2.
Collection: Saints >