Random Related Posts
Champion weightlifter, suffragette, mom - this "Lady Hercules" did it all.
Mekatilili wa Menza
When colonial powers went too far, she rebelled in the most stylish way possible: dancing from town to town. It was surprisingly effective.
This single mom developed the field of Mexican archaeology, while fiercely protecting it from the sleazy and opportunistic.
When she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.
This Mongol stood up to the most fearsome man in the world and in so doing, prevented a genocide.
History's first computer programmer, who invented algorithms for the first computer - which didn't even exist during her lifetime, so…
This mythical queen gave birth to the minotaur and cursed her unfaithful husband with the world's weirdest magic STD -- but was her whole story just a smear campaign?
Annie Jump Cannon
This astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
"Stagecoach" Mary Fields
Pistol-packing, liquor-swigging, 6'2" black postal carrier/babysitter of the Wild West.