1 Hillary Clinton: First first lady to earn a graduate degree, to be elected to a national office, to be subpoenaed, and to run for president. This former Republican was a Democratic senator at the same time her husband was president. She also served as secretary of state.
Fierceness in a woman is not limited to her political party or the era that she lives in. Read on to find about 15 of the fiercest women across the political spectrum and history: