There have been many queens that reigned in Ancient Egypt.
Some reigned quietly while others took it upon themselves to bask in
the glory of power. These powerful women tried to ensure their
legacy would last an eternity, some intentionally, others
accidently. Perhaps we will never know the true biographies of each
queen listed below; however, one fact remains apparent in ancient
and modern times—these women have been romanticized and stir up
The queens showcased below are those that reigned in a time when men held supremacy and it was unheard of to showcase a woman having such power. These queens used their intelligence and femininely to get what they wanted. Some become so powerful, they literally “shook up” the foundation and world they lived in. One thing is apparent amongst these queens, they all rivaled their male counterparts—the pharaohs.