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Isabella of France
After years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
Instigated a massive "women's war" against British taxation, the effect of which was one part protest movement, one part comedy roast, and one part block party.
When terrorists hijacked her plane, she gave her life to save it, becoming the youngest recipient of India's highest honor.
When Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
Once upon a time, there was a lesbian Wild West abortion doctor. She once horsewhipped a guy in the face and was tossed in San Quentin Prison for sedition. To the surprise of no one, she lived in Portland.
This princess held her father to his word in the most unexpected way: by demanding to marry the stupidest man in Korea.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!
Picked to be an impotent figurehead, this savvy intellectual quickly learned how to play politics and modernized the nation to ward off invasion.
Sword-slinging Arabian heroine who stars as the heroine of an extremely long and entertaining epic tale.
Revolutionized the field of mathematics, yet was persecuted for being Jewish and paid a pittance for her visionary teaching work.