The publisher of America's first newspaper by and for women - and someone sadly overshadowed by her more-famous contemporaries.
Random Related Posts
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
Irish pirate queen who led decades of rebellions against England, met face-to-face with Elizabeth I, and got official license to…
When her brother was killed, this pharaoh took her time cooking up revenge.
The exiled daughter of a deposed ruler, she could have been a fairytale bridge between worlds - but fairy tales are not real. Benazir, whose name means "without flaw," was anything but.
This "untouchable" woman ended decades of abuse by starting a bandit gang and avenging the lower castes. After some time in prison, she got out, ran for parliament, and won.
Socialite turned sniper turned socialist politician - Ireland's first woman elected to office had quite a life.
The first naval admiral of modern times, she protected her country from foreign invaders with aplomb.
Tossed off the expectations of Victorian society to become an expert mountaineer and archaeologist, traveled the Middle East by herself…
Mythological Irish princess who was turned into a worm, butterfly, and a pool of water; who induced the strangest pregnancy since Jesus; and who may hold the key to understanding Ireland's history.