Women Rule

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:18

Can a female become a true hero? Yes, absolutely, but how many of them have served as emperors?

Even though according to the Confucian beliefs having a woman rule would be as unnatural as having a "hen crow like a rooster at daybreak," during the most glorious years of the Tang dynasty a woman did rule and ruled successfully. She was Wu Zetian, the only female in Chinese history to rule as emperor.

Wu Zetian

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Elizabeth Báthory

Ranavalona I

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Agrippina The Younger

Indira Gandhi

Women Rule