Marsden scandalized an inspired Victorian society with her exploits and determination to help lepers all across Europe.
Three brothers from 17th-century France, all of which were painters, but get little attention today.
The Megara of actual Ancient Greek mythology was just a little bit different than the one in Disney’s Hercules.
This Roman historian was responsible for some of the most important biographies of the likes of Julius Caesar and Caligula.
This 17th-century African Queen was a strong woman who definitely didn’t want the Portuguese taking over her people.
The assassination of Sweden’s drama-loving monarch is often overshadowed by some other pretty big events: the American and French Revolutions.
Zheng Yi Sao didn’t mess around- she married a famous pirate and then took over for him when he died.
The character whose name was used to allow women to ask men to dances was actually the creation of a man.
It just isn’t fair that John Wilkes Booth gets all the attention in that family.