Random Related Posts
This unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.
Fearsome undefeated samurai warrior who was "a match for any god or demon," and is one of Japan's greatest heroines…
Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
Olga of Kiev
Brutal princess-turned-Christian saint who burnt down enemy towns using pigeons.
A phenomenally successful archaeologist who became a fashion icon for wearing men's clothing.
This undefinable adventurer's life burnt bright but short: a wildcard of the Algerian revolution, she survived an assassination attempt by sabre, and died in a freak desert flood.
When the end of an era was at hand, this samurai woman refused to go gently.
Viking princess who decided she'd rather be a pirate than get married.
1920s Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen.
This single mom developed the field of Mexican archaeology, while fiercely protecting it from the sleazy and opportunistic.