A Chinese pirate from the early 19th century, she proved to be quite the badass as she and her fleet remained undefeated throughout her career. She retired in peace and great wealth, which makes her one of the few pirates to have chosen to stop. And what’s more powerful to sea farers than the sea itself?
An investigative reporter who brought many shameful cases of abuse, mistreatment, and neglect in a mental health institute to light by disguising herself as a patient. Her reports after she got out inspired new reforms of the ways these facilities were regulated. Sound familiar, American Horror Story (Season 2) fans? She served as the inspiration behind Lana Winters!