The old saying goes that necessity is the mother of invention, and often, that necessity is a mother’s need to care for her child. Biography notes: 📍1824-1923 born in Gränna Sweden.Orphaned at age 10, by a cholera outbreak, Amalia took work as a maid to support...
Not only a glass-ceiling-shattering explorer, but also a groundbreaking botanist. Jeanne Baret sailed around the world as part of the first French circumnavigation of the globe, led by admiral Louis-Antoine de Bougainville from 1766 to 1769. Her journey was not...
Ching Shih was one of the most badass pirates of all time. In a ten-year span, Ching's "Red Flag Fleet", a pirate armada consisting of somewhere around four hundred Chinese twenty-gun junks and several thousand men, sailed up and down the coast of Imperial China...
"The most dangerous of all the rebel leaders." Manikarnika Tambe was born in November, 1928 in Varanasi India. 🕊She was only 4 when her mother died, and her father, a court advisor, was left to raise his children alone. 🏹 She learned horsemanship, archery, self...
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