Collection: Working While Pregnant >
Freydís EiríksdóttirWhen attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.
Soraya Tarzi1920s Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen.
Mary PattenWhen her husband became deathly ill, this pregnant teen took the reins to become America's first female boat commander - all while fighting off a mutiny and keeping her husband alive.
Collection: WW2 >
Irena SendlerThis Polish nurse sacrificed her safety, her marriage, her very family to save 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust.
Vitka KempnerSpy, smuggler, saboteur, partisan: this Jewish woman refused to go like a lamb to the slaughter, and fought the Nazis tooth and nail... even after the war, when she, alongside others, poisoned thousands of Nazi POWs in a revenge plot.
Mariya OktyabrskayaWhen her husband was killed in WW2, she sold all their belongings, bought a tank, named it Fighting Girlfriend, and started killing Nazis.
Collection: Athletes >