Collection: Mistresses of Disguise >
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.
Noor Inayat KhanPacifist Indian princess who gave up everything of herself to hold the line in occupied Paris during World War 2.
Angela JimenezTomboy, daughter, spy, soldier, foster mom, innkeeper, gold miner, nurse, activist; veteran: Angela Jimenez doesn't need a movie so much as a mini-series.
Collection: Dancers >
AnacaonaWhen Columbus and his crew ravaged her land, this native Haitian poet gave all to keep the peace.
Mekatilili wa MenzaWhen colonial powers went too far, she rebelled in the most stylish way possible: dancing from town to town. It was surprisingly effective.
MarjanaThe actual hero of the Ali Baba myth, this slave girl saves the titular character by singlehandedly dispatching the forty thieves - without him even knowing.
Collection: Jews >