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1876- Kaiserin Zauditu born on April 29 and baptized as Askala Maryam and she was raised as a princess.   1882 – Married to Ras Araya Selassie Yohannes, son and heir of Emperor Yohannis IV at the age of six.   1909 – Expatriated from her country by Lij Iyasu who considered her as a ..

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240 – Julia Aurelia Zenobia, born there probably of Arab descent. She became the wife of the Bedouin Odenathus, lord of the city, who was recognized by Gallienus as Governor of the East.   267 – 271 – Reigned as Queen of Palmyra.   269 – On her husband’s murder, she embarked on a war ..

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1851 – Taytu Betul or Taitu was born in or around this year, the third of four children in an aristocratic Ethiopian family that was related to the Solomonic dynasty. 1889 – She is acknowledged to have wielded considerable political power as the wife of Menelik, both before and after they were crowned Emperor and ..

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1934 – She was born at the 20th day of October at Tokyo, Japan.   1957 – She earned a bachelor of arts in English literature from the Faculty of Literature at the University of the Sacred Heart at Tokyo. She met then-Crown Prince Akihito on a tennis court at Karuizawa   1958 – She ..

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22 AD – Born into a patrician family. The third wife of the Roman emperor Claudius, notorious for licentious behaviour and instigating murderous court intrigues.   38 AD – She was married to her second cousin, Claudius before he became emperor. They had two children, Octavia (later Nero’s wife) and Britannicus.   41 AD – ..

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Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina was the last ruler belonging to the House of Habsburg. She the only female member of the Hapsburg family to be a ruler in their 650 year dynasty. Maria Theresa was born on May 13th 1717 in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, where she also died. She was the ..

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1791 – She who was given the Latin baptismal name of Maria Ludovica Leopoldina Francisca Theresa Josepha Lucia was born on the 12th day of December this year at Vienna, Austria.   1810 – She was married on the 11th day of March of this year to Napoleon by proxy, with a subsequent ceremony-taking place ..

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248 AD – Born in Drepanon, Bithynia, Asia Minor. St. Helena, the wife of the emperor Constantius I Chlorus, and mother of Constantine the Great. She was a woman of humble origin, born probably at Drepanum, a town on the Gulf of Nicomedia, which Constantine named Helenopolis in her honor.   306 AD – Helena ..

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