Concept

Women in 18th-century warfare

Summary
Active warfare throughout recorded history has always predominantly involved male combatants; however, women have also contributed to military activities including as combatants. The following list describes women known to have participated in military actions in the 18th century. For women in warfare in the United States at this time, please see Timeline of women in war in the United States, Pre-1945. Timeline of women in warfare from 18th century warfare worldwide (except the present US) 18th century
  • 1700–1721: An unnamed woman serves in the Swedish army in the Great Northern War; after the war, she is seen wearing men's clothing on the streets of Stockholm until the 1740s, where she was known as "The Rider".
  • 1700s: Tomasa Tito Condemayta acts as a military strategist and leader of a woman's battalion during Rebellion of Túpac Amaru II.
  • 1700s: Maria Ursula d'Abreu e Lencastro joined the Portuguese navy dressed as a man under the na
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