Antónia Rodrigues Antónia Rodrigues (Aveiro, Portugal, 1580-?), was a Portuguese soldier and national heroine.
Awashonks Awashonks was a female sachem of the Sakonnet tribe in Rhode Island. She lived near the southern edge of the Plymouth Colony, not far from Narragansett Bay. Near what is now Little Compton, Rhode Island.
Belawadi Mallamma Belawadi Mallamma (Kannada ಬೆಳವಡಿ ಮಲ್ಲಮ್ಮ) known as the brave warrior queen of Belawadi, was from Bailhongal, Belgaum District, North Karnataka, Karnataka, India.
Bibi Dalair Kaur Bibi Dalair Kaur was a seventeenth-century Sikh woman who fought against the Moghuls.
Brilliana, Lady Harley Brilliana, Lady Harley (1598 – 29 October 1643), née Brilliana Conway, was a celebrated English letter-writer.
Catalina de Erauso Catalina de Erauso or Katalina Erauso, also known in Spanish as La Monja Alférez (English, The Nun Lieutenant) (1592, San Sebastián, Spain—1650, Cuetlaxtla (near Orizaba), New Sp...
Charlotte Stanley, Countess of Derby Charlotte Stanley, Countess of Derby (1599–1664), born Charlotte de La Trémoille, is famous for her robust defence of Lathom House during the English Civil War.
Christian Davies Christian Davies (1667 – 7 July 1739), born Christian Cavanagh, was a trooper and later a sutler for the 4th Dragoons, later the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons.
Christian Fletcher Christian Fletcher, Lady Abercrombie, (1619 or 1620, Kinneff, Kincardineshire – February 1691) was a Scottish minister's wife who saved the Honours of Scotland from Cromwell's troops during the ...
Doamna Ecaterina Cercheza Doamna Ecaterina Cercheza (1620–1666) was a princess consort of Moldavia by marriage to Vasile Lupu.
Elizabeth Dowdall Lady Elizabeth Dowdall (died 1658) was the daughter of Sir John Dowdall, a wealthy landowner in County Limerick Ireland.
Elizabeth Hanson (captive of Native Americans) Elizabeth Meader Hanson (September 17, 1682 - c. 1737) was a colonial American woman from Dover, New Hampshire, who was captured by Native Americans during Father Rale's War and held hostage for...
Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death.
Emerentia Krakow Emerentia Krakow, née Emerentia Påvelsdotter Pauli (died 1648), was a Swedish woman, known as the defender of the Gullberg Fortress against the Danish at Gothenburg during the Swedish-Danish...
Françoise-Marie Jacquelin Françoise-Marie Jacquelin (1602 – 1645) was an Acadian heroine and wife of Charles de Saint-Étienne de la Tour.
Gao Guiying Gao Guiying (died 1647) was a female Chinese revolutionary, rebellion-leader and army-commander.
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.
Hannah Duston Hannah Duston (Dustin, Dustan, and Durstan) (born Hannah Emerson, December 23, 1657 – c. 1736) was a 40-year-old colonial Massachusetts Puritan mother of nine during King Wil...
Henrietta Maria of France Henrietta Maria of France (French: Henriette Marie de France; 25 November 1609 – 10 September 1669) was queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was...
Iníon Dubh Iníon Dubh, Queen of Tyrconnell, also spelt Inghean Dubh and sometimes Anglicised as Ineen Dubh or Ineen Duv, is the name by which Fionnuala Nic Dhomhnaill (which may be Angl...
Jane Lane, Lady Fisher Jane Lane (c. 1626 – 9 September 1689) played a heroic role in the Escape of Charles II in 1651.
Juliana Dias da Costa Donna Juliana Dias da Costa (1658–1733) was a woman of Portuguese descent from Kochi taken to the Mughal Empire's court of Aurangzeb in Hindustan, who became Harem-Queen to the Mughal emperor of...
Keladi Chennamma Keladi Chennamma was the Queen of Keladi Kingdom (1677-1689) in Karnataka.
Ketevan of Mukhrani Ketevan, "the Martyr" (ქეთევან წამებული, ketevan ts'amebuli) (1565 – September 13, 1624) was a queen of Kakheti, a kingdom in eastern Georgia.
Ketevan the Martyr Ketevan, "the Martyr" (ქეთევან წამებული, ketevan ts'amebuli) (1565 – September 13, 1624) was a queen of Kakheti, a kingdom in eastern Georgia.
Kit Cavanagh Christian Davies (1667 – 7 July 1739), born Christian Cavanagh, was a trooper and later a sutler for the 4th Dragoons, later the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons.
Komatsuhime She is described as having been very beautiful and highly intelligent.
Lady Ann Cunningham Lady Ann Cunningham, Marchioness of Hamilton led a mixed-sex cavalry troop during the Battle of Berwick on 5 June 1639.
Lady Blanche Arundell Lady Blanche Arundell was born to Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester and Lady Elizabeth Hastings.
Lisbetha Olsdotter Lisbetha Olsdotter (died November 1679) was a Swedish female crossdresser, who was executed on a number of different charges after having dressed as a man, served as a soldier and married a woman.
Nazo Tokhi Nazo Tokhi (نازو توخۍ), known mostly as Nazo Ana or Nazoo Anaa (نازو انا; 1651 – 1717) was a prominent Pashtun female poet and a literary figure of the Pashto language.
Nora of Kelmendi Nora of Kelmendi was a 17th-century Albanian woman now legendary for her beauty and valor.
Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba Queen Njinga Mbande (c. 1583 – December 17, 1663), also known as Ana de Sousa Nzingha Mbande, was a 17th-century queen (muchino a muhatu) of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbun...
Prillar-Guri Pillar-Guri or Pillarguri is a semi legendary figure who according to oral tradition was a woman from Sel, Norway who played a key role in the Battle of Kringen in August 1612.
Qin Liangyu Qin Liangyu was a general who fought the Manchus as they invaded China at the end of the Ming Dynasty.
Shen Yunying Shen Yunying, (1624–1660, Chinese: 沈云英), was a female general commander in the imperial army of the Ming dynasty in 17th century China.
Tarabai Tarabai (1675–1761 CE) was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram, son of Shivaji.
Tembandumba Tembandumba was a ruler of the Jagas of what is now Angola.
Verónica I of Matamba Verónica Guterres Kangala Kingwanda (Cangala Quinguanda in contemporary spelling) was the ruler of the joint kingdom of Ndongo and Matamba, 1681–1721.
Weetamoo Weetamoo, also referred to as Weetamoe, Namumpum, and Tatapanunum, was a Pocasset Wampanoag Native American leader. She was born in the Mattapoiset village of the Pokanoket and died at Taunton River.