Cool "princesses" throughout history and fiction that are too... something for an animated movie? I'm in. All stories, artwork, coolness and credit to: www.rejectedprincesses.com
Mariya - the badass soviet tank driver who BOUGHT HER OWN TANK to avenge her husband's death at the hands of the NAZIs. That's right -- the fing Nazis.
My favorite, though? Hatshepsut -- badass Egyptian pharaoh:
So, go and check 'em out. They're each awesome in their own way!