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REBLOG: 27 Kickass Women From History You Need To Know About NOW

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1. Mata Hari

Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who served as a spy for Germany in WWI.

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2. Nancy ‘The White Mouse’ Wake

She was a British Spec Ops member who during the peak of WWII parachuted into Nazi occupied France and was at one stage, the Gestapo’s most wanted person.

3. Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine was Queen Consort of France during the 1100s, and was renowned for her vivaciousness, her intellect, and for holding her own in court.

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4. Emilie du Chatelet

As a man, no one is hotter and more inspirational to me than Emilie du Chatelet. She was a scientist who helped developed the modern concept of energy and her theories were on par with Newton, but was sadly forgotten for, yes, being a woman. Not only was she brilliant, but she…

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