10 historical most powerful women of all time
Women, she is the most beautiful creature created by nature. They are not so weak as they seem to be. Women are much powerful and strong than they seem to be. They can do anything that they want to do. There are a lot of women who had contributed to develop the world. Here are some of them.
(Born: 1508 BC – Died: 1458 BC): In ancient time Hatshepsut was one of the most powerful women. In Egyptian history Hatshepsut had ruled longer than any other woman. She was the fifth ruler of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Later on after the death of her father she began rule with her husband. She was one of the most successful queens of Ancient Egypt. She had married to her half-brother Thutmose II.
2.Eleanor of Aquitaine
(Born: 1122 – died: 1204): During the High Middle Age in Europe Eleanor was one of the most powerful and wealthiest women. After the death of her father ultimately she became the ruler. At that time also her family was very well educated. During the 12th Aquitaine was the wealthiest and the largest province of France.
(born: 500 AD – died: 548 AD) : At the time of the Middle Ages Empress was one of the most powerful and influential women. She had married to Justinian I. She took power only after the death of her husband. She had participated in promoting women’s rights in Constantinople, one of the world’s largest cities. She had also provided the right to women for property ownership divorce. Because of cancer she died in 548 AD.
4.Isabella I of Castile
(Born: 1451 – died: 1504): In Spanish history Isabella was considered one of the most powerful yet controversial queens. Until her husband’s death she co-ruled with her husband. Isabella had contributed a lot in making Spain a world power by sponsoring Christopher Columbus’s voyages to the Western hemisphere.
5.Elizabeth I of England
(Born: 1533; died: 1603): Elizabeth was the queen who was very different from other queens who had ruled over time. She was never married. She is also known as the “Virgin Queen”. She had replaced Roman Catholicism and established Protestantism. As she had never married so she was the last monarch of the Tudor Dynasty. Her period is known as “Elizabeth Era”.
6.Catherine II of Russia
(Born: 1729; died: 1796): She was the queen of the world’s largest country, Russia. She is also known as Catherine the Great. She was married to Peter III. In 1767 she had reformed the system by designing a legislative commission. She is known well expanding the Russian empire. She had also contributed in art, politics and had also made a successful foreign policy. Her rule ended with her death.
(Born: 1819; died: 1901): The history is Queen Victoria. She was not only the queen but also was a head of the vast colonial British Empire. She had ruled over six continents and countries like India, South Africa, Sudan, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada etc. She had contributed massively contributed in social reforms and in politics in the British Empire as well as in United Kingdom.
(Born: 1835; died: 1908): Cixi was the ruler of China. She had controlled China very effectively for 47 years. In her time she was the most powerful women in the world. She was also the last ruler of her dynasty. After three years of her death republic was initiated in 1st January 1912.
(Born: 1957; present) : The present one of the most powerful woman is Ginni. She an American business woman. She is CEO, Chairman and President of IBM. She is the most powerful business women since a decade. She has married to a principal investor of Bam Oil Company, Mark Anthony Rometty.
10. Susan Wojcicki
(Born; 1968; present): Susan is an American businesswoman. She is the CEO of YouTube. She is called the most important person in advertising. She is also the most important googler. In 2011 she was named in the “List of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes Magazine.