Top 10 European Queens

These famous and powerful female rulers from Europe changed their history from their part of their world. Although some of these queens had some rough times during their reign, they are still remembered today. Some queens had a wonderful reign with some had some bumps along the way.

The Top Ten

1 Queen Victoria (Great Britain) Queen Victoria (Great Britain) Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
2 Elizabeth l (England) Elizabeth l (England) Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last monarch of the House of Tudor.

She has a whole era named after her. The Elizabethan Era of England.

3 Marie Antoinette (France)  Marie Antoinette (France) Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She was born an Archduchess of Austria, and was the penultimate child and youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Widely known as a beautiful princess. The opening sequence had Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst) trying out a cake (while relaxing on the set with legendary producer Francis Ford Coppola and his director daughter, Sofia Coppola). - welliewishersfan78

She hardly did anything but throw lavish parties. She was so out of touch with her people. This is where we get the saying, 'let them eat cake.' Because that is what she said when she was told her 'people have no bread.' If that's not an airheaded, ignorant response, I don't know what is.

Yes, she didn't have any experience of ruling. I put her on the list for her beauty and sweet personality. In the end, she was executed for her inexperience of ruling but it was kind of tragic. But I understand what you mean though. - ivylee

4 Catherine II (Russia) Catherine II (Russia)

She became queen after her husband was assassinated. She was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia. Nicknamed Catherine the Great.

5 Isabella I (Spain) Isabella I (Spain)

She was responsible for the discovery of a new continent AMerica

6 Elizabeth ll (Great Britain) Elizabeth ll (Great Britain)
7 Maria Theresa (Austria) Maria Theresa (Austria)

Most important female ruler in Central Europe. Ruled Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Transylvania, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria, Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands, and Parma. Known for her reforms and the development of economy.

8 Eleanor of Aquitaine (France, England) Eleanor of Aquitaine (France, England)
9 Empress Elisabeth (Austria) Empress Elisabeth (Austria)
10 Alexandra Feodorovna (Russia) Alexandra Feodorovna (Russia)

The Contenders

11 Mary Queen of Scots
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