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263.7k views16 Facts That Prove Eleanor of Aquitaine Was Not to Be Messed WithEleanor of Aquitaine was a wife to two of the most important kings of the 12th century, but even aside from her marriages, she was...
Interesting
25.1k viewsThe Female Archaeologist/Undercover Agent Who Put Indiana Jones To ShameWho was Gertrude Bell? During World War I, she was one of many British spies in the Middle East, where she helped orchestrate the ...
Lifestyle
1.1m viewsThe Tragic Life Of Juana Maria, The Lone Woman Of San Nicolas IslandAnyone who grew up reading Scott O’Dell’s classic Island of the Blue Dolphins was probably captivated by the main character. She i...
Feminism
54.1k viewsFrom Scantily Clad Dancer To World War II Spy, Josephine Baker Laughed In The Face Of TraditionsHistory shows women who impact the world sometimes become overshadowed by male figures who do the same things. Josephine Baker fac...
Feminism
128.2k viewsBuckwild Facts About Mata Hari, The Exotic Dancer Who Became A WWI SpyWho was Mata Hari? Exotic dancer, courtesan, seductress, spy, and femme fatale: Mata Hari was many things to many different people...
History
856.6k views12 Unusual Facts You Never Knew About Queen VictoriaJust as the Victorian era is incorrectly portrayed as a period of demureness, misconceptions about the British monarchy – specific...
Royal Family
470.5k views13 Scandalous Facts About Wallis Simpson, the Woman Who Seduced a KingOf all the scandalous women in history, Wallis Simpson is probably one of the most vilified, the most fascinating, and the most mi...
History
97.9k viewsShe Killed Anyone In Her Path To Becoming China's Only Female Emperor – Including Her Own DaughterAs China's only female emperor, Wu Zetian worked her way up to a position of power and prominence during the Tang Dynasty, establi...
Historical Figures
79.7k viewsIncredible Facts About The Daring Life Of Amelia EarhartWho was Amelia Earhart? She was a pioneer in flight, an author, a fashion designer, and so much more. Earhart was born in Kansas i...
Lifestyle
2.1m views18 Facts About The Dramatic Life Of Anne BoleynYou've likely heard tales of Anne Boleyn, the alluring woman who convinced King Henry VIII of England to give up his wife and chil...
LGBTQ+
18.0k viewsThe Fascinating Life Of Anne Lister, The Inspiration For HBO's 'Gentleman Jack'Gentleman Jack is the HBO television drama about the historical love story of Anne Lister and her wife, Ann Walker, in 1800s Engla...
US History
101.2k views15 Badass Facts About Annie Oakley That Prove She Could Outshoot Any ManPhoebe Ann Mosey was born to a poor family in rural Darke County, OH in 1860. Once she became Annie Oakley, though, she become one...
Feminism
44.9k viewsUnusual Facts About Beatrix Potter, The Creator Of Peter RabbitIf the name Beatrix Potter doesn't quite ring a bell, the name Peter Rabbit surely does. The fictional rabbit who spawned a series...
Russian History
436.3k viewsDramatic Facts About Catherine The Great, Lusty Lover And Iron-Fisted RulerWho was Catherine the Great? You definitely know the name but probably not the life of the fascinating woman behind it. In reality...
America
55.0k views15 Incredible Facts About Madam CJ Walker, The First American Female MillionaireBorn Sarah Breedlove, Madam CJ Walker was an African American entrepreneur in the early 1900s. During an era of Jim Crow laws and ...
History
24.4k views11 Hardcore Facts About Clara Barton, The Founder Of The American Red CrossClara Barton was born in 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Among many undisputed Clara Barton facts are the ones of her early b...
Historical Figures
43.7k viewsThe First Black Aristocrat & The Massacre That Helped Lead To The Abolition Of SlaveryDido Elizabeth Belle was England's first known aristocrat of African descent. She spent the majority of her life at Kenwood, the e...
Lifestyle
55.7k viewsThe Tragic Life Of Dolley Madison, A Badass First LadyThe First Lady is an important title in American politics. But while everyone has an opinion on what makes a "good" first lady, fe...
History
48.1k viewsThe Angel of Auschwitz Saved Thousands of Lives By Defying The NazisDuring WWII - in one of the darkest periods of world history - a drama of epic proportions unfolded behind the high brick walls of...
History
120.9k views17 Things You Didn't Know About Harriet TubmanThe biography of Harriet Tubman reads less like a stodgy figure from the past and more like a modern action hero. Far from just be...