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This Mongol stood up to the most fearsome man in the world and in so doing, prevented a genocide. Rejected Princesses, Disney Lessons, I Dont Know Anymore, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Brave Women, Historical Women, Wtf Fun Facts, Faith In Humanity

Alakhai Beki: Princess Who Runs the State

This Mongol stood up to the most fearsome man in the world and in so doing, prevented a genocide.

Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen. Historical Women, Historical Quotes, Historical Pictures, Rejected Princesses, Disney Lessons, Women In History, Ancient History, Badass Women, History Facts

Soraya Tarzi: The Human Rights Queen of Afghanistan

1920s Afghanistan was a progressive and rapidly-modernizing country in large part to the most powerful, empathic, and maligned queen it had ever seen.

This "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert. Native American History, American Civil War, British History, Rejected Princesses, National History Day, Disney Lessons, Fun Facts, Crazy Facts, Random Facts

Virginia Hall: The Most Dangerous Spy of All

This "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert."

Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) around the world in 72 days 6 hours & 11 minutes Nellie Bly, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Unique Facts, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts, Historia Universal, Science, Badass Women

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The woman who would later take on the pen name Nellie Bly and help launch a new kind of investigative journalism was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran on May 5, 1864 in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania. She...

Locura is dying but not really and then having to begin chasing your dreams from the start again. Locura is dying but not really and then having to begin chasing your dreams from the start again. Angst Quotes, 400 M, Faith In Humanity Restored, Wtf Fun Facts, Badass Women, The More You Know, Interesting History, Women In History, History Facts

Locura is dying but not really and then having to begin chasing your dreams from the start again.

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asiangirlsunite #blm on Instagram: “After the war, Cuddy continued to blaze trails. In 1947, she defied her mother and married a white man, defying anti-miscegenation laws in…”

17.3k Likes, 86 Comments - asiangirlsunite #blm (@asiangirlsunited) on Instagram: “After the war, Cuddy continued to blaze trails. In 1947, she defied her mother and married a white…”

Grandmaster Linda Denley Have you heard of her? This is amazing! Black History Facts, Black History Month, Strange History, Tang Soo Do, Einstein, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Women, Interesting History, Interesting Facts

Woow.. Never heard of her. GRANDMASTER LINDA DENLEY!!! She was the FIRST FEMALE Black belt Hall of Famer!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥THIS NEEDS TO BE SHARED!!

12 Amazing Women Who Totally Rocked at Science This March, in honor of Women’s History Month, LiveScience is taking a look at the accomplishments of some of the most inspirational women in science. Science Resources, Science Lessons, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science And Technology, Science Tools, Stem Science, Science Humor

12 Amazing Women Who Totally Rocked at Science

12 Amazing Women Who Totally Rocked at Science Jennifer Lawinski | March 11, 2014

“Ingeborg Rapoport was denied her PhD at the University of Hamburg in 1938 for “racial reasons” due to her Jewish heritage. In 2015 the Rapoport defended her doctoral thesis on diphtheria before a committee of professors and received her degree. Great Women, Amazing Women, I Look To You, Mighty Girl, Female Hero, Faith In Humanity Restored, Wtf Fun Facts, Badass Women, Fierce Women

Ingeborg Rapoport (born 2 September 1912) is a German neonatologist. She was denied a doctorate by the Nazis in 1938 due to the Rassengesetze of 1935, however became the oldest person to receive a doctorate in 2015 at 102 years old.