Random Related Posts
Cross-dressing Queen of Thieves who flouted social norms and had plays written about her.
The first prosthetic limb in human civilization went to this ancient warrior queen. Or did it? The story is more complex than you might think.
The "Last of the Aboriginal Tasmanians" (she wasn't) used brains, brawn, and sheer will to carve a place for herself, even as the world was collapsing around her.
When attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.
This revolutionary martyred herself to help rid China of the Qing dynasty.
The illegitimate daughter of a minor noble, after losing her husband, she became one of the most powerful and fierce women in Italy - commanding troops, insulting Machiavelli, and fighting Cesare Borgia with unmatched ferocity.
Catalina de Erauso
After escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.
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.
This legendary pockmarked poet sang truth to power and was killed for it, becoming an enduring symbol of resistance.
Tossed off the expectations of Victorian society to become an expert mountaineer and archaeologist, traveled the Middle East by herself…