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Joan of Arc
The infamous teen girl who helped end the Hundred Years War and save France - but do you know how…
When horse-riding Spaniards invaded, she defied her tribe to befriend one of the abandoned horses, using her new bond to fight off the Spanish.
When the true king of the Scots came to reclaim the throne, this spirited woman went up against her husband to back her chosen sovereign.
To ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Widowed young queen who led a fearsome rebellion against the British with her child tied to her back.
This unlikely heroine created her own Woman's Army of 70,000 soldiers through good manners and political savvy - and then used it to overthrow one of China's greatest douchebags.
This uneducated rebel preacher upstaged New England magistrates so much that they founded Harvard University in part to prevent women like her from gaining power.
When a neighboring tribe threatened the Yoruba, this queen went undercover as a spy to find their weakness.
One half of the odd couple of Crimean nursing - the jolly black businesswoman who swore by folk remedies, in stark contrast to Florence Nightingale's by-the-book Victorian approach to medicine.
When a monster demanded teenage girl sacrifice, Li Chi saved herself, and was crowned princess for her troubles.