Random Related Posts
To save an oncoming passenger train, this 15-year-old girl climbed across a collapsing bridge, with nothing but flashes of lightning to keep her from falling to her death in the flooding river below -- a river that had already killed her father.
This legendary pockmarked poet sang truth to power and was killed for it, becoming an enduring symbol of resistance.
Bisexual cross-dressing spy princess of the Qing dynasty - a hero to some and unspeakable villain to others.
Stephanie St. Clair
This audacious black gangster fought the Italian mob for control of Harlem and won, taunting them in full-page newspaper ads as she went.
Joined her sister Hortense Mancini in escaping from an equally abusive marriage, making headlines (and trouble) all across Europe in…
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
Massively educated princess who started all-female gang of itinerant teachers, who would roam the land and educate unsuspecting passersby.
This princess held her father to his word in the most unexpected way: by demanding to marry the stupidest man in Korea.
Brilliant undercover spy who posed as a slave to spy on - and attempt to burn down - the Confederate…
This goat-riding, spoon-wielding princess fought trolls to save her sister.