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Paul Du Chaillu

An ethnologist in the Nordic Countries

Legends of La Liga

Ferenc ‘Pancho’ Puskás and Hungarian footballers in El Clásico

Misia Sert, queen of Paris

From Russia with love

colour drawing of the actress Josephine Baker, in profile, wearing a red jacket
Josephine Baker

Dancer, spy and freedom fighter

The Trailblazer

Jelena J. Dimitrijević, Serbia’s first feminist author

Unė Baye: the world was her stage

The extraordinary life and times of Lithuanian actor

Queen of Arts: Christina of Sweden’s Roman reign
Five of the finest (anti-)heroines from European literature

Great female characters in European literature

Olga Boznańska

A life devoted to art

The story of Monopoly

How Charles stole Lizzie's idea and made his fortune

Madame de Staël (1766-1817)

From the Enlightenment to the dawn of Romanticism

Marie Jeanette de Lange

The Dutch reform dress movement

Carving a place for women on statues

How many statues near you represent women?

Elsa Schiaparelli

Feminine willpower through fashion

Jonas Jablonskis, Lithuanian linguist on a mission

Language by design

Camille Flammarion

Astronomy in all its forms

What is the real palaeo diet, and who invented bread?

What archaeology tells us about eating and drinking in the past

#ColorOurCollections

Our colouring book about women in history

The Watersnoodramp: the Dutch battle against water

How a flooding disaster in 1953 was captured on film

Jan Karski: witness to the Holocaust

His secret mission informed world leaders about Nazi atrocities in occupied Poland