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 https://youtu.be/hHJvsZh1mRU
At The Associated Press, the world's oldest news organization women certainly rule. Three journalists named to senior news leadership team https://blog.ap.org/announcements/three-journalists-named-to-senior-new…
However, women dictators is a different story. Here are a few for you.
Elizabeth Báthory https://youtu.be/GKNC-f4YZ5U
Ranavalona I https://youtu.be/6lOLb9Igpqk
Valeria Messalina https://youtu.be/Hbnl98VFqA0?list=PL1fnbU7Y0JrwBzcSlHK2JicuymA0ywTgJ
Agrippina The Younger https://youtu.be/g5FGw2oqBp0
Indira Gandhi https://youtu.be/mfV8FIP-Z8Y
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