Together with her husband Serge, this woman has spent her life tracking down war criminals and bringing them to justice.
Random Related Posts
Isabel Godin des Odonais
To reunite with her husband, she went on a months-long trek through the jungle -- and was the only survivor.
Escaped slave turned slave rescuer turned plantation-torching Union spymaster, she was part Moses, part Joan of Arc, part Spider-Man.
Christine de Pizan
When her husband unexpectedly died, she rolled up her sleeves and became one of the greatest authors of the age to keep food on the table. She wrote passionate defenses of her gender (and military treatises!) that were centuries ahead of their time.
Sor Juana Inés de La Cruz
This brilliant poet rose from illegitimacy and poverty to become one of the luminaries of her age - until she flew too close to the sun.
When her father decided to marry her, this leather-clad princess embarked on one of the most bonkers Cinderella tales ever told.
Widowed young queen who led a fearsome rebellion against the British with her child tied to her back.
This stubborn empress led her native Ethiopia to do the unthinkable - defeat one of the major European powers in war.
This princess held her father to his word in the most unexpected way: by demanding to marry the stupidest man in Korea.
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.
This legendary pockmarked poet sang truth to power and was killed for it, becoming an enduring symbol of resistance.