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Women Rulers of the 20th Century

Queens, empresses, women rulers, prime ministers, presidents and premiers, and other female heads of state in the 20th century: Elizabeth II, Margaret Thatcher, the Dowager Empress of China, and more. Find biographies, pictures, bibliographies and net links for further study.
  1. Queens, Empresses and Othe.
  2. Women Prime Ministers/Pres.
  3. Mary of Teck (9)
  4. Diana, Princess of Wales (8)

Golda Meir
Golda Meir biography - a profile of Golda Meir, prime minister of Israel during a key time in Israel's history, and one of the earliest women prime ministers in the world.

About Cixi or Tz'u-hsi or Hsiao-ch'in
A biography and links for the last Dowager Empress of China. However you spell her name, she was one of the most powerful women in the world in her own time -- or, perhaps, in all of history.

Women Prime Ministers and Presidents: 20th Century
A complete list of the women who served as leaders of their countries -- presidents and prime ministers -- during the 20th century. Article also discusses some basic context of the political leadership of women.

Two Years in the Forbidden City
First published in 1911, this book is by Princess Der Ling, First Lady-in-Waiting to the Empress Dowager Cixi, and is an account of royal life in early 20th century China.

How is Queen Elizabeth II related to Queen Victoria?
How is Queen Elizabeth II related to Queen Victoria? The answer, plus the details of how that answer is derived.

How are Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip related?
How are Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip related? Of course they're married, but what other ancestry do they share?

Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II on Christmas, 1963 December 25, 1963

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