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.
Elizabeth BislandRose from poverty to become a respected journalist who raced Nellie Bly around the world.
Collection: Martyrs >
HypatiaThe first female mathematician in recorded history, and one of the luminaries of the ancient world - but her grisly death at the hands of a mob was only the start of her troubles.
Mariya OktyabrskayaWhen her husband was killed in WW2, she sold all their belongings, bought a tank, named it Fighting Girlfriend, and started killing Nazis.
AnacaonaWhen Columbus and his crew ravaged her land, this native Haitian poet gave all to keep the peace.
Collection: Artists >