Collection: Rebels >
Cut Nyak DhienWhen her (second) rebel husband was killed, this heroine of Indonesian revolution took over the fight against the Dutch.
JanequeoWhen her husband was killed by conquistadors, this native Chilean showed the Spanish what "fight like a woman" really means.
GuditThis Jewish-Ethiopian warrior queen took the throne, ended a millennium-old biblical dynasty, and caused a break in Ethiopia's history that has not healed to this day - or did she...?
Collection: Journalists >
Isabelle EberhardtThis 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.
Ida B. WellsOne of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Nellie BlyDaring journalist who infiltrated insane asylums, exposed slavery rings, and raced around the world in under 80 days.
Collection: Martyrs >