A prominent colonial Marylander was the first woman in the American colonies to go to court under Common Law to claim land or defend her interests. Considered a “founding mother” of Maryland and one of North America’s first feminists.
The second wife of Henry VIII of England, queen consort from 1533 until 1536, and mother of Queen Elizabeth I.
The longest reigning Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary.
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland between 1952-2022. The longest-reigning monarch in British history.
A Canadian politician. The first woman elected to the House of Commons of Canada.
Author, scholar, and suffragist. The first woman to run for US Senate from Nevada.
The 33rd monarch of Japan. The first woman in this position.
The Queen of Scotland between 1542 to 1567.
Actress, philanthropist, politician, and activist. The legendary first lady of Argentina.
Canadian politician, the first Black woman elected to the Parliament of Canada.