The 10 most powerful queens in history, from Catherine the Great to Queen Victoria

The hit Hulu miniseries, “The Great” is being binge-watched all over the country — showing (loosely) how Catherine the Great, a German princess came to rule Russia.

But while Catherine was indeed great — she was not the only powerful woman to lead a nation much better than the men before or after her.

Here are the top 10 women to rule.

Catherine the Great (ruled Russia from 1762 -1796)

Portrait of Empress Catherine II (1729-1796), 1780sPortrait of Catherine II the Legislatress in the Temple Devoted to the Godess of Justice by Dmitry Levitzky

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