Saint Joan of ArcView Fullscreen
Emmanuel Frémiet, Jeanne d'Arc, 1874, gilded bronze, 400 cm, Place des Pyramides, Paris
Joan of Arc was a young girl who led the French troops against the English and freed Orléans, and enabled king Charles VII to be crowned in Reims. She was betrayed, however, and sold to the English. and burned alive.
She is most easiliy recognized with her arms and armor (as is seen here), but some scenes depict her death. She can also be depicted with a cross (or cross of Lorraine), which legend states she watched the entire time she burned. She also often carries a shield.