Empress of AustriaÂ & Queen of HungaryÂ by marriage toÂ Emperor Franz Joseph I, born in 1837.
Empress Dowager Cixi
Chinese noblewoman, concubine, & later regent who controlled the Qing dynasty from 1861-1908.
Member of theÂ Imperial House of Japan, wife ofÂ Emperor ShÅwa, & mother ofÂ Emperor EmeritusÂ Akihito.
English royal born in 1868. Daughter of King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra, & sister of King George V.
French art patron & first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, born in 1763.
Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796âthe country’s longest-ruling female leader.
Eugénie de Montijo
Empress of the FrenchÂ from her marriage toÂ Emperor Napoleon IIIÂ in 1853 until he was overthrown in 1870.