Things You May Not Know About Women Rulers In History

By Penny Chavers
Queens of the Nile Exhibition At Rijksmuseum van Oudheden. Source: (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

For centuries women have been in leadership roles as far back as biblical times. Some of them have made history and have fascinating stories behind their roles.

In the 15th century B.C., the women in Egypt and Greece were quite different from each other. The Egyptian women were more independent, legally and financially; whereas, the women in Greece had to depend on their husbands.