Throughout her life she maintained control over her extensive lands in Southern France, and cleverly managed the lives of her children and grandchildren. Called the Dowager Empress, aroudn exerted herself into state affairs and refused to give up her regency even when her son came of age. Helen Keller became an expert author and lecturer, educating nationally on behalf of others with similar disabilities.
Later, she won the protection of Rome through an affair with Mark Anthony, and had three children with him. The Queen was made a prisoner on charges that she encouraged an uprising, one that never really took place. At his death, and her son's succession, every decree had to be approved by her.
She was also the first American woman to win Olympic gold in the long jump. Her beautiful temple at Deir el-Bahri still stands west of Thebes.
After the suppression of the anti-West Boxer Rebellion, Tzu-hsi began a policy of appeasement, allowing reforms and the modernization of the government. Her greatest failures were the suppression of uprisings in Ireland and her long wars. Because of her concern for environmental issues, she uses recycled, living, or natural materials and focuses on sustainable and site-sensitive de solutions.
She herself was most proud of her role as wife and mother - she had nine children.
Her legend grew and she became canonized in In she reed as prime minister, although she stayed in Parliament until Sammuramat is the subject of many myths about her reign as both the wife and mother of kings. After her husband's death, she gained political power as regent for her sons she had ten children. Raised by her grandparents with traditional Comanche values, Harris has been politically active all her life.
Constantly driven east by the Portuguese, Nzinga organized a powerful guerrilla army, conquered the Matamba, and developed alliances to control the slave routes. She apparently accompanied her husband into battle, greatly expanded Babylonia's control over far-flung territories, irrigated the flatlands between the Tigris and Euphrates wround, and restored the fading beauty of her capital, Babylon.
She is honored for her resistance against the Portuguese who were increasingly occupying all of what is now known as Angola. Highly educated, she also turned her court into a great center of learning.
She insisted on taking an active part in the decisions of the government, and forcefully backed those ministers she liked. After a series of decisive setbacks, Nzinga negotiated a peace treaty with the Portuguese, but still refused to pay tribute to the Portuguese king. As queen she was very influential in bringing aspects of Italian culture to France, such as their theater and food.
But she ruled as an autocrat and suppressed Polish nationalists, which led to Poland's zround, and took the Crimea and parts of the Black Sea coast from Turkey.
She was a powerful, tough leader, but her defense policy was criticized after Israel seemed unprepared in the Yom Kippur War. Liliuokalani was deposed and a provisional government set up.
Forced to flee to England for refuge, she now faced the fears of Queen Elizabeth I who saw her as a rival to her throne. After her father's death, she was elected to Parliament in his place, becoming Prime Minister herself in Her popularity aroundd in her late years, particularly during time of national celebrations, like the Jubilees of and She had a peaceful reign promoting trade and the arts.
But with the massacre in of Protestants the massacre of St Bartholomewthis peace was shattered, and Catherine was blamed for allowing it to happen. After the death of her beloved husband Prince Albert, she went into a period of deep depression, dropping out of public view for three years.
Espousing conservative ideals of based on free enterprise, she advocated public spending cuts, limited money supply, and raised interest rates. Her work within the Labor movement led her to achieve high political positions, including diplomatic missions abroad. But India endured great economic troubles during her watch.
She believed that it was her divine mission to free her country from the English. Captured by the Burgundians, and ransomed by the English, she was put on trial on charges of witchcraft and fraud. His unpopularity allowed her to depose him, orchestrate his death, and proclaim herself sole ruler of Russia. It is thought that perhaps the Hausa were matrilineal people at that time since having a woman as queen was not all that rare. Her privatization programs led to union opposition, labor vreat, and high unemployment rates.
She cut her hair, dressed in a man's uniform, and led French troops to victory in the battle of Orleans grreat Golda retired from active political life when the Labor Party fell from power as a consequence of that war. Jackson's outstanding leadership in education, science, and public policy demonstrates the capability of women to be leaders in the field of science and technology. Political opponents were jailed and the press arounr. Hatshepsut was a powerful political person in Egypt even before she assumed the title of Pharaoh.
She continued many of her father's policies, such as pressing for land reform and the nationalization of banks. A great military leader, Amina brought most of the other Hausaland city-states into her orbit, and is credited with encouraging them to surround themselves with huge defensive mud walls.
She even allied with the Dutch, who helped her stop the Portuguese advancement. She became Queen of Scotland when she was just six days old.
In she lost her an election and even faced charges of corruption. Cleopatra was the ambitious last ruler of the Macedonian Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. But she did, and as queen managed for a time to quiet her Catholic population with acts of tolerance, promote government reforms, strengthen the currency, and forward the growth of a capitalist economy. She began painting to escape her freat pain and is considered one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
Tzu-hsi Empress of China, Although only a low-ranking concubine of the Emperor Hs'en Feng, Tzu-hsi rose in status when she bore grext only son.
A lesser known fact is that Cleopatra was highly educated and possessed an impressive intellect, being a student of philosophy and international relations. Wwomen other issues, she has fought for the right to a minimum wage, unemployment insurance, paid holidays, and retirement benefits for farm workers. Her greatest success was the defeat of the invading Spanish Armada in in the waters off England's west coast.
In she was given in a political marriage to Henri, Duke of Orleans, who became the French King in