Abbakka Chowta Rani Abbakka Chowta was the Queen of Ullal who fought the Portuguese in the latter half of the 16th century.
Abbakka Rani Abbakka Rani or Abbakka Mahadevi was the queen of Tulunadu who fought the Portuguese in the latter half of the 16th century.
Accamma Cherian Accamma Cherian was a freedom fighter from the erstwhile Travancore (Kerala), India.
Ahilyabai Holkar Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar (31 May 1725 – 13 August 1795), was the Holkar Queen of the Maratha ruled Malwa kingdom, India.
Akkadevi Akkadevi, 1010-1064 CE, was a princess of the Chalukya dynasty of Karnataka and governor of an area known as Kishukādu, situated in the present day districts of Bidar, Bagalkot and Bijapur.
Aruna Asaf Ali Aruna Asaf Ali (Bengali: অরুণা আসফ আলী) (16 July 1909 – 29 July 1996), born Aruna Ganguly, was an Indian independence activist.
Avantibai Rani Avantibai was a brave and was the wife of Vikramaditya Singh, the ruler of the Indian state of Ramgarh. She was a Lodhi-warrior-queen in the area now known as Madhya Pradesh. When he died, leaving his wife with no heir, the British placed Ramgarh under their administration.
Begum Hazrat Mahal Begum Hazrat Mahal (born c. 1820) also known as Begum of Awadh, was the first wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah.
Begum Samru Begum Joanna Nobilis Sombre (ca 1753–1836), popularly known as Begum Samru (बेगम समरू (Devanagari), بیگم سمرو (Nastaleeq)) and also, as Begum Sumru, (né...
Belawadi Mallamma Belawadi Mallamma (Kannada ಬೆಳವಡಿ ಮಲ್ಲಮ್ಮ) known as the brave warrior queen of Belawadi, was from Bailhongal, Belgaum District, North Karnataka, Karnataka, India.
Bhagmati Bhagamati was a native of Chichlam (now Shahalibanda Hyderabad), India.
Bhikaiji Cama Bhikaiji Rusto Cama (24 September 1861 – 13 August 1936) was a prominent figure in the Indian independence movement.
Bibi Khem Kaur Dhillon Bibi Khem Kaur Dhillon was a Sikh woman who was married in 1816 to Prince Kharak Singh, the oldest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Chand Bibi Chand Bibi (1550–1599 CE), also known as Chand Khatun or Chand Sultana, was an Indian Muslim woman warrior.
Cleophis Cleophis (Sanskrit: Kripa?) was the mother of Assakenos or Assacanus, the war-leader of the Assakenoi or Assacani people at the time of Alexander's invasion (Curtius).
Hadi Rani Hadi Rani a legendary character daughter of Hada Rajput married to Chundawat Chieftain of Salumbar, Mewar who sacrificed herself to motivate her husband to go to the War.
Indira Gandhi Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the third Prime Minister of India and a central figure of the Indian National Congress party.
Janaky Athi Nahappan Puan Sri Janaki Athi Nahappan, also known as Janaky Devar (born February 25, 1925), is a founding member of the Malaysian Indian Congress and one of the earliest women involved in the figh...
Jauhar Jauhar and Saka refer to the ancient Indian Rajput Hindu tradition of honorable self-immolation of women and subsequent march of men to the battlefield (against any odds) to end their life with respect.
Jhalkaribai Jhalkaribai (November 22, 1830 – 1858) (झलकारीबाई) was an Indian woman soldier who played an important role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 during the battle of Jhansi.
Kalpana Datta Kalpana Datta (কল্পনা দত্ত) (27 July 1913 – 8 February 1995) (later Kalpana Joshi) was an Indian independence movement activist and a member of the armed resistance movement led by Surya S...
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay (3 April 1903 – 29 October 1988) was an Indian social reformer and freedom fighter.
Kasturba Gandhi Kasturba Mohandas Gandhi (born Kastur Kapadia; 11 April 1869 – 22 February 1944) was the wife of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Kaumudi Teacher Kaumudi teacher was a Gandhian and an Indian freedom fighter from Kannur, Kerala.
Keladi Chennamma Keladi Chennamma was the Queen of Keladi Kingdom (1677-1689) in Karnataka.
Kittur Chennamma Kitturu Rani Chennamma (ಕಿತ್ತೂರು ರಾಣಿ ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ) (born October 23, 1778 in Kakati, Belgaum District, Karnataka, India – died February 21, 1829) was the Queen of Kittur, India.
Lakshmi Sahgal Lakshmi Sahgal (or Sehgal); 24 October 1914 – 23 July 2012) was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Af...
Mah Laqa Bai Mah Laqa Bai, born as Chanda Bibi, and sometimes referred to as Mah Laqa Chanda was an Indian 18th century Urdu poet, courtesan and philanthropist based in Hyderabad.
Maharani Kishori Maharani Kishori lived in the 16th century, the wife of Jat Maharaja Suraj Mal of Bharatpur in Rajasthan, India.
Mangammal Rani Mangammal (1689—1704) was a queen regent on behalf of her grandson, in the Madurai nayakar kingdom in present day madurai, India, towards the end of the century.
Nayakuralu Nagamma Nayakuralu Nagamma was a renowned statesperson and minister to king Nalagama, the ruler of Palanadu in Guntur District.
Noor Inayat Khan Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan, GC, (Hindustani, (Urdu): Devanagari: नूर इनायत ख़ान) (2 January 1914 – 13 September 1944) was an Allied SOE agent during the Second World War who was awarded the...
Onake Obavva Onake Obavva (18th Century) (Kannada: ಓಬವ್ವ) was a woman who fought the forces of Hyder Ali single-handedly with a pestle (Onake) in the kingdom of Chitradurga of Karnataka, India.
Padmavathy Bandopadhyay Padmavathy Bandopadhyay (born 4 November 1944) is the first woman Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force.
Pritilata Waddedar Pritilata Waddedar (5 May 1911 – 23 September 1932) was a Bengali revolutionary nationalist.
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Amrit Kaur DStJ (2 February 1889 – 2 October 1964) was the health minister in the Indian Cabinet for ten years after India's independence from the British Raj in 1947.
Ram Pyari Gurjar Rampyari Gurjar was a lady commander who fought against Timur in 1398, when Timurl invaded the regions from Haridwar to ancient Delhi, leading to a later association of her name with the term "B...
Rani Durgavati Rani Durgavati maravi (October 5, 1524 – June 24, 1564) was born in the family of famous Rajput Chandel Emperor Keerat Rai.
Rani Karnavati Rani Karnavati (died March 8, 1535), was a princess and temporary ruler from Bundi, India.
Rani Lakshmibai Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858; was the queen of the Maratha-ruled princely state of Jhansi, situated in the north-central part of India.
Rani of Jhansi Regiment The Rani of Jhansi Regiment was the Women's Regiment of the Indian National Army, the armed force formed by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia with the aim of overthrowing the British...
Rani Padmini Rani Padmini (Padmavati) (पद्मिनी) (died 1303 CE), was the queen of Chittor (चित्तौड़), the wife of King Rawal Ratan Singh and the daughter of the contemporary Sinhala king.
Razia Sultana Raziyya al-Din, throne name Jalâlat ud-Dîn Raziyâ, usually referred to in history as Razia Sultan, was born in *Budaun and was the Sultan of Delhi in India from 1236 to May 1240. Like some other Muslim princesses of the time, she was trained to lead armies and administer kingdoms if necessary.
Ruby Daniel Ruby "Rivka" Daniel (רובי "רבקה" דניאל; December 1912 - September 23, 2002) was a Malayali of Cochin Jewish heritage was the first Malayali woman in the Indian Navy and the first Cochin Jewish w...
Rudrama Devi Rani Rudrama Devi (1259−1289AD) was one of the most prominent rulers of the Kakatiya dynasty on the Deccan Plateau, being one of the few ruling queens in Indian history.
Rukhsana Kausar Rukhsana Kausar (born 1989) is a Pahari Gujjar woman from Upper Kalsi known for the 2009 shooting of a LeT militant at her home, in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
Sakavaarbai Sakvarbai was a wife of Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha empire in India.
Sakvarbai Sakvarbai was a wife of Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha empire in India.
Samyukta Sanyukta, also known as Sanyogita, Sanjukta, or Samyukta, was the daughter of Raja Jaichand of Kannauj.
Sandra Samuel Sandra Samuel (born) is an Indian nanny who saved the life of two-year-old Moshe Holtzberg during the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.
Somadevi Somadevi was daughter of Raja Maldeo, Chahar Jat, who ruled at Sidhmukh in Jangladesh (Bikaner) in 13th century.
Sucheta Kriplani Sucheta Kriplani (সুচেতা কৃপলানী, सुचेता कृपलानी) (25 June 1908 – 1 December 1974), born Sucheta Mazumdar, was an Indian freedom fighter and politician in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Sugandha Sugandha (?–914) was the Queen and Regent of Kashmir during the 10th century.
Tai Telin Tai Telin was the mistress of Pant Pratinidhi, the Raja of Aundh.
Tarabai Tarabai (1675–1761 CE) was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram, son of Shivaji.