Collection: Christians >
Onorata RodianiWhen an unrequited admirer began threatening her, this early fresco painter became one of history's first warrior artists.
Luisa CapetilloIn 1915, this rowdy Puerto Rican activist was arrested for wearing pants in public. It wouldn't be the last time she wore pants, or got arrested.
Isabella of FranceAfter years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
Collection: Adventurers >
Bessie StringfieldMotorcycling across America, making her living doing stunts and transporting secret government documents, this stand-out woman found family in places she didn't expect.
Julie d’AubignySword-slinging, opera-singing bisexual rock star of the 17th century - who burnt down a convent to romance a nun and had to be pardoned by the king of France TWICE.
SacajaweaOne of the most famous women in American history, this hyper-capable Shoshone woman walked across America with a baby strapped to her back, in order to map it.
Collection: Artists >