Collection: Disabilities >
Sophie MorigeauThe only use this Canadian badass had for pretty pink bows was to adorn her own rib — which she amputated from her own body after an accident.
Virginia HallThis "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert."
AmanirenasWhen Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
Collection: Journalists >
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.
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.
Elizabeth Bisland1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Okay, here’s the deal: weirdly enough, this is a Spanish history, not a Mapuche one. The Mapuche seemingly have no record of this, or at least none I can find. The Chilean historian Diego Barros Arana, who wrote the book (okay, many books) on Chilean history... Read more »
Collection: Monster Slayers >