Random Related Posts
This uneducated rebel preacher upstaged New England magistrates so much that they founded Harvard University in part to prevent women like her from gaining power.
The first European woman to end up in New Zealand, Charlotte Badger was part pirate, part adopted Maori, and part mom. Which part is which is somewhat lost to history.
This Sikh warrior saint led 40 deserters back into battle and in so doing, possibly saved her entire religion from extinction.
An unbeatable warrior princess who just wanted to have kids - and founded a new nation in her quest to…
When famine hit Jeju island, where she'd been exiled since birth, this prostitute-turned-businesswoman spent her fortune to feed everyone.
One of the greatest painters of the baroque, she revenged herself on her rapist both in the court of law…
Te Puea Herangi
The reluctant royal who became the Maori's greatest leader.
Headed a squadron of 80,000 pirates, ruled the Chinese seas for two decades, and actually retired happily - but not before extorting a nice pension from the Chinese government.
Abandoned and imprisoned, this real-life Amazon took back the life she had stolen away.
One of the most powerful women in Zulu history, this cursed princess did what was necessary to protect the realm.