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16 Facts That Prove Eleanor of Aquitaine Was Not to Be Messed With 188.7k VIEWS Eleanor of Aquitaine was a wife to two of the most important kings of the 12th century, but even aside from her marriages, she ... The Female Archaeologist/Undercover Agent Who Put Indiana Jones To Shame ... 16.2k VIEWS Who was Gertrude Bell? During World War I, she was one of many British spies in the Middle East, where she helped ... The Tragic Life Of Juana Maria, The Lone Woman Of San Nicolas Island 794.4k VIEWS Anyone who grew up reading Scott O’Dell’s classic Island of the Blue Dolphins was probably captivated by the main ... From Scantily Clad Dancer To World War II Spy, Josephine Baker Laughed In The ... 29.7k VIEWS History shows women who impact the world sometimes become overshadowed by male figures who do the same things. Josephine Baker ... Buckwild Facts About Mata Hari, The Exotic Dancer Who Became A WWI Spy 36.2k VIEWS Who was Mata Hari? Exotic dancer, courtesan, seductress, spy, and femme fatale: Mata Hari was many things to many different ... 12 Unusual Facts You Never Knew About Queen Victoria 663.9k VIEWS Just as the Victorian era is incorrectly portrayed as a period of demureness, misconceptions about the British monarchy – ... 13 Scandalous Facts About Wallis Simpson, the Woman Who Seduced a King 223.2k VIEWS Of all the scandalous women in history, Wallis Simpson is probably one of the most vilified, the most fascinating, and the most ... She Killed Anyone In Her Path To Becoming China's Only Female Emperor – ... 32k VIEWS As China's only female emperor, Wu Zetian worked her way up to a position of power and prominence during the Tang Dynasty, ... Incredible Facts About The Daring Life Of Amelia Earhart 67k VIEWS Who was Amelia Earhart? She was a pioneer in flight, an author, a fashion designer, and so much more. Earhart was born in ... 18 Facts About The Dramatic Life Of Anne Boleyn 1.9M VIEWS You've likely heard tales of Anne Boleyn, the alluring woman who convinced King Henry VIII of England to give up his wife and ... The Fascinating Life Of Anne Lister, The Inspiration For HBO's 'Gentleman ... 6.8k VIEWS Gentleman Jack is the HBO television drama about the historical love story of Anne Lister and her wife, Ann Walker, in 1800s ... 15 Badass Facts About Annie Oakley That Prove She Could Outshoot Any Man ... 72.8k VIEWS Phoebe Ann Mosey was born to a poor family in rural Darke County, OH in 1860. Once she became Annie Oakley, though, she ... Unusual Facts About Beatrix Potter, The Creator Of Peter Rabbit 33.2k VIEWS If the name Beatrix Potter doesn't quite ring a bell, the name Peter Rabbit surely does. The fictional rabbit who spawned a ... Dramatic Facts About Catherine the Great, Lusty Lover and Iron-Fisted Ruler ... 54.6k VIEWS Who was Catherine the Great? You definitely know the name but probably not the life of the fascinating woman behind it. In ... 15 Incredible Facts About Madam CJ Walker, The First American Female ... 37.4k VIEWS Born Sarah Breedlove, Madam CJ Walker was an African American entrepreneur in the early 1900s. During an era ... 11 Hardcore Facts About Clara Barton, The Founder Of The American Red Cross ... 17.2k VIEWS Clara Barton was born in 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Among many undisputed Clara Barton facts are the ones of her early ... The First Black Aristocrat & The Massacre That Helped Lead To The ... 8.3k VIEWS Dido Elizabeth Belle was England's first known aristocrat of African descent. She spent the majority of her life at Kenwood, the ... The Tragic Life Of Dolley Madison, A Badass First Lady 40.6k VIEWS The First Lady is an important title in American politics. But while everyone has an opinion on what makes a "good" ... The Angel of Auschwitz Saved Thousands of Lives By Defying The Nazis 30.8k VIEWS During WWII - in one of the darkest periods of world history - a drama of epic proportions unfolded behind the high brick ... 17 Things You Didn't Know About Harriet Tubman 103k VIEWS The biography of Harriet Tubman reads less like a stodgy figure from the past, and more like a modern action hero. Far from just ...