50 years after she won a judo championship while posing as a man, she finally got the gold medal owed to her.
Random Related Posts
Sword-slinging, opera-singing bisexual rock star of the 17th century - who burnt down a convent to romance a nun and had to be pardoned by the king of France TWICE.
One of the greatest painters of the baroque, she revenged herself on her rapist both in the court of law…
Sigrid the Haughty
When some scrubs hit on her, she burnt them alive. When a king slapped her across the face, she obliterated his kingdom. Sigrid the Haughty was not to be messed with.
When the English laid siege to her castle home, this Scottish woman bedeviled them until they gave up.
United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.
The only use this Canadian badass had for pretty pink bows was to adorn her own rib — which she amputated from her own body after an accident.
This legendary pockmarked poet sang truth to power and was killed for it, becoming an enduring symbol of resistance.
When her rebel husband was imprisoned, she continued the movement - by holding a castle under siege for three long, lonely years.
As an old woman, led an incredibly successful rebellion against British colonialism, known as The War of the Golden Stool,…
Bisexual cross-dressing spy princess of the Qing dynasty - a hero to some and unspeakable villain to others.