Continuing from: The MOST POWERFUL WOMEN RULERS in History – PART 1
That same year after coming to power in 1740, Fredik II started the war for the Austrian Empire. He refused to acknowledge Maria Teresa as true heir to the throne, even though he had promised her father that he would support the succession of the crown, so there was a conflict in which she opposed dignified by buying Hungarian soldiers and weapons. That war, which in history is known as the War of the Austrian Succession, ending in 1748 with the signing of a peace agreement.
Her reforms to strengthen the state were successful. She brought many economic and political changes in the country, increased military, raise taxes in order to have a permanent income for the government and military.
Her reign will be remembered for the founding of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Literature in Brussels, donating funds for improvement of the medical faculty of the University of Vienna, and the liberation of the death penalty and the introduction of compulsory education.
Elizabeth I was incredible ruler and maybe the first woman that has been officially crowned Queen of England with all the honors. Her reign is known as the golden era in English history, and the in time of her ruling, England stated known poets as Shakespeare, Marlowe and Spenser, carrying the Renaissance in England.
Because she was never married, she is still known as the Queen-virgin. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII. Elizabeth ruled from 1558 until her death in 1603 and she is the last ruler of the Tudor dynasty, marking her reign as the era of Elizabeth of England.
Also known as Catherine the Great, was a Russian ruler. Longest staying on the throne of the Russian Empire, she fought successful conquering wars of expanding her empire to the west and she has joined the island Crimea to Russia. As a result, Russia during her reign was the greatest power in Europe. Her reign lasted from 1762 until her death in 1796, that ruled 34 years.
English queen who certainly deserves great respect and admiration. Reigned 64 years, from 1837 to 1901, and during her reign as England expanded it into a truly global force. Therefore it is said that in the Victorian era, England was so great that the sun never set over it.
The famous British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, during the ’80s, struggled to re-establish the Victorian values of life that the Queen Victoria preached during her reign. One of the them was the value of discipline and respect in the family.
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