Collection: Politicians >
Tamar of GeorgiaSaint, sovereign, and fiercely independent woman, she quashed two rebellions from her ex-husband, expanded her nation's borders, and ushered in a golden age.
AmarideviTo ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Shajar al-DurrMuslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
Collection: Soldiers >
Trinidad TecsonTurned into a revolutionary in middle age, this mother became one of the Philippines most heralded women.
Mandukhai KhatunDestined to be a mere political pawn, this Mongol queen rode into battle while pregnant, united the warring tribes, and was considered to be the second coming of Genghis Khan.
Anne Farquharson-MackintoshWhen the true king of the Scots came to reclaim the throne, this spirited woman went up against her husband to back her chosen sovereign.
Collection: Women of STEM >