10 Greatest Women Leaders In History

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The Top Ten

1 Cleopatra Cleopatra Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt. After her reign, Egypt became a province of the recently established Roman Empire.

Cleopatra is so pretty I am going to be her for Halloween

2 Joan Of Arc Joan Of Arc Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. ...read more.

Joan was a common girl who rallied an army to mighty victories with little or no education with only her faith in God.

Saint Joan of Arc is a great military leader.

Cleopatra pretty much got Egypt invaded

Joan should be number 1! Cleopatra VII [ I'm assuming its cleopatra VII at least as she is the most known] was one of the worst leaders ever. She anf marc anthonys made so many poor decisions regarding the roman empire and octavion that they basically destroyed the Egyptian civilization as it was consumed by the roman empire. Plus there is considerable evidence that she actually was quite unattractive so you might want reconsider being her for Halloween top commenter. Out of all these woman joan had to endure the most hardship. As if overcoming the English was a hard enough challenge, she was lower class and female, 2 of the roughest positions to be in during the middle ages. On this list I see only Rosa Parks as comparable as she had to overcome similar challenges but she did not put an end to racial segregation in 1950s America as joan did to English rule in 1400s France, rosa parks only triggered the movement that did.

3 Queen Victoria Queen Victoria Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

By far greatest leader man or women.

4 Cathrine The Great

There were only 2 greats for Russia! and the other one is great for naming a city after him self, she came in and improved lives for millions and changed the country for the better and stopped a lot of famine and poverty. I'm not even Russian and I know this

5 Elizabeth the I
6 Angela Merkel Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician and the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She is also the leader of the Christian Democratic Union.
7 Rosa Parks Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

Rosa Parks was a demonstrator that finally stood up for the rights that had been denied from her. I am so disapointed that she was ranked so low on this list and she is a lot better than that moron Cleopatra who led the fall of the Egyptian empire

8 Elizabeth the II
9 Hillary Rodham Clinton V 2 Comments
10 Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is currently ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
12 Boudica
13 Caterina Sforza
14 Isabella d'Este
15 Julia Domna
16 Lady Trieu
17 Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice
18 Michelle Obama Michelle Obama Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American lawyer and writer. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.

Best first lady in history

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