19th C Netherlands
Wilhelmina became Queen of the Netherlands when she was just ten years old, was known to be beautiful and strong willed Wilhelmina spoke and acted her mind.
Her business skills made her the worlds richest woman
and the worlds first billionaire.
This ‘Queen on guard’ was respected by soldiers for visiting them during battle and wishing to experience their realities, and among world leaders for her dominant role in war tactics.
Whilst also experiencing several miscarriages and a still born child, Wilhelmina endured the timeless struggles of men and women and was seen as an
egalitarian, an empathetic, energetic survivor.