21 Reasons Why Being A Redhead Is Awesome

We're a fiery gift to the world, basically.

Posted on

11. Queen Elizabeth I was a redhead, and she was a badass.

She reigned for 44 years and ushered in the Elizabethan era, which is responsible for William Shakespeare's popularity.

Other famous redheads? How about George Washington, Cleopatra, Vincent van Gogh, and Chuck Norris.

16. Every year, there's an entire day dedicated to celebrating red hair in the Netherlands.

Flickr: qsimple / Creative Commons

This year's Redhead Day has already passed, but you've got time to plan your trip for next year!

20. When you see other redheads, you immediately feel an unmistakable solidarity with them.

Flickr: qsimple /Creative Commons

It's like we're all in the best club in the world, and we know the secret handshake.