Gracia Mendes Nasi
Jewish businesswoman who saved thousands of Jews from the Inquisition by smuggling them out of the country.
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.
This Armenian folktale princess saved her hapless beau - by making him get a job.
Joan of Arc
The infamous teen girl who helped end the Hundred Years War and save France - but do you know how…
An unbeatable warrior princess who just wanted to have kids - and founded a new nation in her quest to…
The strident partner of the eponymously-named Tupac Amaru Rebellion of native peoples against the Spanish, she handled army and bureaucratic…
The actual hero of the Ali Baba myth, this slave girl saves the titular character by singlehandedly dispatching the forty thieves - without him even knowing.
One of the greatest painters of the baroque, she revenged herself on her rapist both in the court of law…
Bisexual cross-dressing spy princess of the Qing dynasty - a hero to some and unspeakable villain to others.
Jeanne de Clisson
When her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.