In celebration of the HistoryExtra podcast’s 15th anniversary this summer, we’ve asked 15 historians to nominate a person from the past who they believe deserves their 15 minutes of fame.

Gain early access to a selection of episodes from the series below, from the inspiring whose stories deserve to be heard, to those whose significance has been overlooked, and some who simply led fascinating lives.

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