Collection: Samurai >
Takeko NakanoWhen the end of an era was at hand, this samurai woman refused to go gently.
Tsuruhime OhoriWhen invaders threatened her island home, she declared herself a living god, raised an army, and fought them tooth, nail, and occasional grenade.
Masako HojoWhen her shogun husband cheated on her, she raised an army and destroyed the other woman's house. Later she deposed her incompetent son to become the first nun to rule Japan.
Collection: Politicians >
Isabella of FranceAfter years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
Constance MarkieviczSocialite turned sniper turned socialist politician - Ireland's first woman elected to office had quite a life.
AmarideviTo ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Micaela Almonester (1795-1874)
The Survivor Baroness of New Orleans
After decades of gaslighting and emotional abuse at the hands of her in-laws, this iron-willed woman survived being shot four times point blank, won a separation from her husband, and became one of the most respected business icons in New Orleans.
Collection: Defenders >