Redheaded ladies, you are a very special bunch. You are so special that you are a rarity - you only make up 1-2 percent of the world's population and you are less sensitive to pain than your non-redhead counterparts! Whether your tresses are burning auburn, touches of tangerine, or strands of strawberry - your unique locks are enviable, and have been copied for ages. Here are some of our favorite crimson women throughout history.
1. The Deity: Aphrodite, Before Time: Congratulations! You're hair is on the radiant Greek goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite. This supernatural stunner is often portrayed in mythology and in paintings with cascading, burning red locks.
2. The Ruler: Elizabeth I, 1533
Highly regarded for her adept ruling abilities, Queen Elizabeth I came to the English throne in 1558, and transformed England from a weak power to a mammoth European power over her 45 year reign. Nicknamed "The Virgin Queen," the ruler had her fun, flirted, yet rebuffed many offersRead More »from 6 Redheads Throughout History