Daring journalist who infiltrated insane asylums, exposed slavery rings, and raced around the world in under 80 days.
When her brother of this fairytale princess decided to marry her, she warded him off by cutting off her own hands. Then she gave birth to a dog. It got weirder after that.
As an old woman, led an incredibly successful rebellion against British colonialism, known as The War of the Golden Stool,…
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
Noor Inayat Khan
Pacifist Indian princess who gave up everything of herself to hold the line in occupied Paris during World War 2.
When a soldier raped her, this woman tossed him in a well and threw rocks at him until he died.
This Native American clan mother brought together 5 tribes under the Haudenosaunee Confederacy - and helped make the document that inspired the United States Constitution.
This legendary warrior queen killed 70,000 Romans, burnt London to the ground, and became the most famous headhunter of all time - and to this day, Britain loves her for it.
Turned into a revolutionary in middle age, this mother became one of the Philippines most heralded women.
Tamar of Georgia
Saint, sovereign, and fiercely independent woman, she quashed two rebellions from her ex-husband, expanded her nation's borders, and ushered in a golden age.