11. Catherine the Great
Power is nothing without the confidence of the nation. Catherine the Great is one women history of the world’s greatest historical figures and the Persian-speaking queen who made the list is one of the most ruthless women. Caught in a loveless marriage to the King of Russia. Catherine revolted and overthrew her baseless popular husband. Peter III, and renamed herself the Empire of the Russian Empire in 1762.
Catherine is credit with modernizing Russia and establishing the first government-funded school for girls, ending the church’s power within the state, and encouraging the development of the economy, trade, and the arts.
She is also known for her healthy sexual appetite, the presence of countless lovers until her death, which she often sent as gifts of jewelry and titles before she took their place. Send way to Now there is a woman who knows what she wants.