Jun 18, 2024, 07:03 AM IST

8 bravest queens in history

Mahipal Chouhan

Boudica: Led a significant uprising against Roman occupation in Britain, demonstrating fierce resistance after suffering personal and communal atrocities.

Cleopatra VII: Strategically allied with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, fiercely defended Egypt's independence against Roman expansion.

Zenobia: Rebelled against Rome, expanded Palmyrene Empire into Egypt and Asia Minor, ultimately captured by Romans.

Joan of Arc: Claimed divine guidance, led French victories in Hundred Years' War, martyred, became a symbol of French unity.

Isabella I: Key figure in Spanish Reconquista, sponsored Columbus's voyage, strengthened Spain's political and religious unity.

Elizabeth I: Defeated Spanish Armada, maintained England's sovereignty, fostered cultural renaissance, inspired her nation.

Catherine the Great: Expanded Russian territories, modernized nation through reforms, navigated court intrigues with formidable resolve.

Lakshmibai: Led Indian Rebellion of 1857 against British, symbolized resistance to colonial rule, demonstrated exceptional courage and martial skill.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports