Female Rulers and Leaders

There haven't been many women in positions of great power or influence throughout history. Some have been rulers outright, others bending the will of their husbands. Can you name them?
Source: Queen, Empress, Concubine
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Last updated: November 18, 2014
First submittedApril 20, 2014
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Title
Alive
Person
Queen of Egypt
15th Century BCE
Hatshepsut
Queen of Egypt
14th Century BCE
Nefertiti
Judge and Prophet
12 Century BCE
Deborah
Queen of Israel
10th Century BCE
Bathsheba
Queen of Israel
died c.843 BCE
Jezebel
Queen of Egypt
69 - 30 BCE
Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator
Empress of Rome
58 BCE - CE 29
Livia
Queen of the Iceno
died CE 60
Boudica
Empress of Byzantium
c.497 - 548
Theodora
Empress of China
625 - 705
Wu Hou
Claimant to the English Throne
1102 - 67
Matilda
Queen of England and France
1122 - 1204
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Queen of France
1188 - 1252
Blanche of Castile
Queen of England
1296 - 1358
Isabella, 'The She Wolf'
Queen consort to Henry VI of England
1429 - 82
Margaret of Anjou
Queen of Castile
1451 - 1504
Isabella
Duchess of Ferrara
1480 - 1519
Lucrezia Borgia
Sultana of the Ottoman Empire
c.1500 - 58
Roxelana
Queen of England (first queen regent)
1516 - 1558
Mary Tudor
Queen of France
1519 - 1589
Catherine de Médicis
Queen of England
1533 - 1603
Elizabeth I
Titular Queen of England
1537 - 1554
Lady Jane Grey
Queen of Scots
1542 - 1587
Mary Stuart
Queen consort of Louis XIII of France
1601 - 1666
Anne of Austria
Queen of Sweden
1626 - 1689
Christina
Queen of England
1662 - 94
Mary II
Queen of England
1665 - 1714
Anne
Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia
1717 - 80
Maria Theresa
Marquise de Pompadour
1721 - 64
Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson
Empress of Russia
1729 - 96
Catherine the Great
Queen consort of King Louis XVI of France
1755 - 93
Marie Antoinette
Queen of the United Kingdom and Empress of India
1819 - 1901
Victoria
Rani of Jhansi (India)
c.1830 - 58
Lakshmi Bai
Empress of China
1835 - 1908
Cixi
Queen of Hawaii
1838 - 1917
Liliuokalani
Prime Minister of Israel
1898 - 1978
Golda Meir
Prime Minister of India
1917 - 84
Indira Gandhi
Wife of President Juan Perón of Argentina
1919 - 1952
Eva Péron
British Prime Minister
1925 - 2014
Margaret Thatcher
Queen of the United Kindom
born 1926
Elizabeth II
Prime Minister of Pakistan
1953 - 2007
Benazir Bhutto
Chancellor of Germany
born 1954
Angela Merkel
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Level 41
Apr 20, 2014
Fixed the accepted answers: Cleopatra, Mary, Catherine, Isabella etc. Sorry, I didn't proof it before hand. Should be easier now
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Level 86
Jul 20, 2014
Lady Jane Grey was only Titular Queen of England for 9 days not from 1537. Also it is ELEANOR of Aquitaine.
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Level 41
Nov 18, 2014
Fixed Eleanor. The dates given are, as it says, the years of birth and death, not rule.
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Level 80
Aug 19, 2016
I don't understand why Wu Zetian didn't work. That's what she is most commonly referred to as. I've never seen Wu Hou before and had to look up that it was the same person.