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Grace O'Malley - The Pirate Queen of Connaught.

Jacqueline Cochran - The most accomplished female pilot in history.

Genevieve de Galard - The Angel of Dien Bien Phu.

Princess Pingyang - 20 year old woman leads an army of peasants against the Emperor of China.

Jeanne Hachette - Teenage girl who defended her city walls with a hatchet.

Khawla bint al-Azwar - Warrior heroine of the Islamic Conquest.

Jennifer Musa - The Irish Queen of Balochistan.

Matilda of Canossa - Italian warrior-princess who served as the Pope's personal bodyguard.

Elizabeth Bathory - The Blood Countess of Transylvania, and basis for the Dracula/vampire myth.

Anna Yegorova - WWII Sturmovik pilot and Heroine of the Soviet Union.

Flora Sandes - The only British woman to serve in combat in WWI.

Rani Lakshmibai - Sword-swinging heroine of the 1857 Indian Rebellion against England.

Hervor - Viking shield-maiden and wielder of the magical sword Tyrfing.

Lydia Litvyak - The highest-scoring female fighter ace ever.

Tomyris - Warrior-queen of the Massegetae who defeated the most powerful Emperor of the ancient world.

Caterina Sforza - Crazy medieval tyrant who subjected her foes to ruthless tortures.

Rukhsana Kauser - 18 year-old Indian farmgirl takes on six terrorists armed with AK-47s.

Marie Curie - Invented the science behind chemotherapy and nuclear warfare.

Juliane Koepcke - 17 year old German girl survives a horrific plane crash and escapes the Amazon rain forest.

Amelia Earhart - America's most famous aviatrix.

Blenda - A young Swedish girl slaughters an entire army of marauding Vikings.

Isabella of France - The British Queen who deposed and executed the King.

Hannah Duston - Frontierswoman escapes from her captors by killing them all with an axe.

Mai Bhago - Sikh warrior-saint led a group of deserters to bloody redemption.

Harriet Tubman - Fearless conductor of the Underground Railroad.

Cloelia the Hostage - Heroine of the Roman Republic led a group of captive women to freedom.

Agustina de Aragón - Known as "The Spanish Joan of Arc", this lady helped keep the French from occupying Saragossa during the Napoleonic Age.

Anne Bonny - A pirate with breasts. And balls.

Lyudmila Pavlichenko - Female Russian sniper with a dickload of confirmed kills.

Joan of Arc - The French Joan of Arc.

Leigh Ann Hester - American MP who was the first woman to earn a silver star since WWII.

Queen Tamar - The Queen of Kings, this ultimately powerful warrior-ruler dominated Georgia and Central Asia for over 35 years.

Ching Shih - A female pirate in charge of a fleet so powerful it kicked the shit out of the Chinese Imperial Navy.

The Baroness - Female criminal mastermind, bane to GI Joes.

Susan Kuhnhausen - Even a hitman with a claw hammer couldn't shake this woman's focus.

Larcena Pennington - This chick made the Oregon Trail her bitch.

Skuld - Ancient Norse necromancer chick who summoned an army of Viking Zombies.

Running Eagle - History's only female war chief.

Anna Comnena - One of the best and most complete sources of historical documentation during the Byzantine Era came from a woman who wasn't supposed to even know how to read.

The Asiatic Honey Bee - Psychotic little bees that kill gigantic evil wasps with no problem.

Ellen Ripley - The most kickass chick to ever fry a horde of aliens with a blowtorch.

The Bride - A one-woman wrecking crew of limb-severing violence.

Sarah Connor - The toughest, most no-nonsense asskicking female action hero of all time.

Julie D'Aubigny - French opera singer who killed ten men in duels and once snuck into a convent to bang a nun.

Marie Colvin - Fearless war correspondent who spent a 30-year career embedding herself in every war-torn hellhole on Earth.

Fredegund - The Middle Ages' most bloodthirsty and ruthless queen.

Kim Campbell - A-10 pilot who brought her plane home despite insane amounts of damage.

Dahomey Amazons - The only full-time all-female combat arms military unit in modern history.

Hawa Abdi - 65 year-old Somali gynecologist who saved thousands of lives and fought off local militias for 30 years.

Stagecoach Mary - Hard-drinking, hard-fighting Old West mail carrier.

Milunka Savic - The most decorated female soldier in military history.

Violette Morris - Professional race car driver, national champion in 20 sports, Olympic Gold Medal shot put and discus thrower, hated enemy of the French Resistance.

Edith Garrud - The militant Suffragette who judo flipped cops.

Nancy Wake - The most decorated Allied servicewoman of World War II.

Nzinga Mbande - Blood-drinking, Portuguese-slaying African warrior Queen.

The White Tights - A mysterious, possibly-mythical band of women snipers who have made life miserable for the Russians for decades.

Mariya Oktyabrskaya - When Nazis killed her husband, she bought a tank.

Isabella of Castile - Seized the throne of Castile, drove the Moors from Spain, created the Inquisition, and financed the discovery of the New World.

Trieu Thi Trinh - 19 year-old Vietnamese girl kills a person, trains in forest, raises army, fights Chinese while riding a war elephant.

Leona Woods - The only woman on the Manhattan Project, this physicist helped build the world's first nuclear reactor, then produced the fissionable material used in the first atomic bomb.

Kamla Devi - A 54 year-old single mother in rural India is ambushed by a man-eating leopard. She fights back with the only thing she has - an iron sickle.

Wu Zetian - The only female Emperor of China.

Locusta the Poisoner - Not even the Emperor himself was safe from this master alchemist and ancient Roman assassin.

Nina Onilova - Ukrainian orphan girl emulates her favorite movie hero by wasting Nazis with a belt-fed machine gun.

Mochizuki Chiyome - After her husband dies in battle, this woman creates a school to train badass female ninjas in the fine art of espionage and face-stabbing.

Athena - The Greek goddess of wisdom, honorable combat, and democracy, and the patron deity of every worthwhile hero in Greek mythology.

Ana Lezama de Urinza - Known as "The Valiant Ladies of Potosi", two aristocratic 17th-century lesbian lovers disguised themselves as cowboys and fought to clean up one of the toughest towns in all of South America.

Khutulun - Genghis Khan's great-great-granddaughter was unbeatable in hand-to-hand combat, an expert wrestler, and she commanded a regiment of Mongol heavy cavalry in combat.

Reeshemah Taylor - Florida prison guard is ambushed by a gun-wielding convicted murderer, and has just a split-second to fight back against a gang leader intent on taking her life.

Gunnhild, Mother of Kings - Queen, wife, and mother of Kings, this diabolical mastermind ruthlessly obliterated all Viking warriors who stood in her path.

Jeanne de Clisson - When the King of France had her husband beheaded as a traitor, the "Tigress of Britanny" assembled a fleet of black-hulled warships and personally wreaked vengeance on the Crown.

Virginia Hall - 30 year CIA and OSS veteran who spent all of WWII working behind German lines with the French Resistance. She's the most-decorated female spy in American history, and she did it all with a wooden leg.

Zenobia - Warrior-queen who defied Rome, conquered Egypt, and used to spear-hunt wild panthers in the Arabian desert.

Constance Markievicz - 20th-century Irish suffragette and revolutionary who fought the British with a nickel-plated six-shooter.

Nikola Zrinski - The "Slavic Leonidas", the national hero of Croatia led 3000 men in a desperate last stand against the seemingly-endless forces of Suleiman the Magnificent.





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