Collection: Christians >
Onorata RodianiWhen an unrequited admirer began threatening her, this early fresco painter became one of history's first warrior artists.
Jeanne de ClissonWhen her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.
Catalina de ErausoAfter escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.
Collection: Revolutionaries >
Ilona ZrinyiWhen her rebel husband was imprisoned, she continued the movement - by holding a castle under siege for three long, lonely years.
The Mirabal SistersWhen a cruel dictator ruined this Dominican Republic family, these sisters gave their lives to end his.
Manuela SáenzThis revolutionary heroine of South America kept a pet bear, a disembodied moustache, and a lifestyle that defied every convention possible.
Collection: Teachers >