Syria's rebel queen, a woman bold enough to challenge the Roman Empire, yet scarcely known in the west. Queen Zenobia stands shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Boudica and Cleopatra. Her story is one we should all know, and her name is one we should all recognise.
Monarchs, Leaders, and Politicians
In a world dominated by male power there are those women who rule. Queens and Empresses, some have ruled on behalf of their husband or son, others in their own right. There are women who lead and those who have been elected into positions of authority. Women fought for the right to rule, these are the women who have put that right to good use.