Broads You Should Know

Olga of Kiev — Viking Queen & Patron Saint of Widows and Converts

January 22, 2020

Broads You Should Know is the podcast about amazing and noteworthy women from history, hosted by Sam Eggers, Sara Gorsky, & Justin Xavier. For more information about anyone we've covered on the podcast or to check out our sources, head to

This week, Sara brings you the story of Olga of Kiev: a Viking Warrior Queen who planned and orchestrated one of the most prolonged & bloody revenge plans of all time before converting to Christianity and spreading the faith so successfully that she became a Saint.

If you want to hear about some of the real-life events that possibly inspired some of your favorite moments on Game of Thrones, or if you're curious about how Christianity spread throughout Russia, this is the episode for you.


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