Famous 21st Century Empresses & Queens

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 1 Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II
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Famous As: Queen of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: April 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England

The Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms, Queen Elizabeth II is the world's oldest living monarch and longest-reigning current monarch. The first child of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother , she ascended to the throne in 1952. Despite the press criticism of the royal family, she continues to be a popular figure in UK.

 2 Margrethe II of Denmark

Margrethe II of Denmark
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: April 16, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Margrethe II, the reigning queen of Denmark, ascended to the throne after the death of her father, King Frederick IX, becoming the first female monarch of her country since Margrethe I. At 13, she was named her father’s heir through a constitutional amendment allowing daughters to inherit the Danish throne.

 3 Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Rania of Jordan
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Famous As: Queen consort of Jordan.
Birthdate: August 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kuwait City

Queen Rania of Jordan is the current queen consort of Jordan. Since her marriage to Abdullah II of Jordan, Rania has focused on improving education and health in Jordan. In 2005, Queen Rania joined hands with the Ministry of Education to launch the Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education, an annual teachers’ award.

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 4 Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy

Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belgrave Square, England

 5 Beatrix of the Netherlands

Beatrix of the Netherlands
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Famous As: Queen of the Netherlands (1980-2013)
Birthdate: January 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Netherlands

Beatrix of the Netherlands reigned as Queen of the Netherlands for 33 years. At the time of her abdication in favor of her son, she was the oldest-reigning monarch in the history of the monarchy of the Netherlands. As the queen, Beatrix had a huge impact on the Dutch people and continues to serve as a patron of several organizations.

 6 Farah Pahlavi

Farah Pahlavi
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Famous As: Shahbanu
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tehran, Imperial State of Iran

Farah Pahlavi was the Shahbanu of Iran from 1961 to 1979, as the wife of Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Though she was not allowed to hold a political role, she worked for many charities and helped found Iran's first American-style university. She has continued her involvement in charity work even after her husband’s death in 1980. 

 7 Queen Letizia of Spain

Queen Letizia of Spain
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Famous As: Queen of Spain
Birthdate: September 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oviedo, Spain

Queen Letizia of Spain was initially a journalist for EFE and ABC and then worked as an anchor for Televisión Española and CNN+. She had covered events such as the 9/11 attacks. She is married to King Felipe VI of Spain and was previously married to a high-school teacher.

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 8 Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: May 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 9 Juliana of the Netherlands

Juliana of the Netherlands
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Famous As: Queen of the Netherlands
Birthdate: April 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Noordeinde Palace, South Holland, Netherlands
Died: March 20, 2004

Juliana of the Netherlands was the Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980, during which she remained a popular member of the Dutch royal family. Her reign witnessed the decolonization and independence of Suriname and the Dutch East Indies (present-day Indonesia). Several important places, including the Princess Juliana International Airport, are named after her.

 10 Queen Sofía of Spain

Queen Sofía of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece

 11 Jetsun Pema

Jetsun Pema
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Famous As: Queen Consort of Bhutan
Birthdate: June 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thimphu, Bhutan

Jetsun Pema, the Bhutanese “Dragon Queen” and the wife of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, is the world’s youngest queen consort. A descendant of a Bhutanese noble family, Pema was educated in India and London, and excelled in basketball. A national style icon, she is often compared to Princess Diana.

 12 Queen Silvia of Sweden

Queen Silvia of Sweden
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

 13 Queen Anne-Marie of Greece

Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: August 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

 14 Gayatri Devi

Gayatri Devi
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 29, 2009

 15 Marie-Chantal Claire

Marie-Chantal Claire
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Famous As: Crown Princess of Greece
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

Marie-Chantal Claire is the wife of Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece. Her parents-in-law are Constantine II of Greece and Anne-Marie of Denmark. Her husband is the heir apparent to the now-defunct throne of Greece. The daughter of a prominent businessman, she married Pavlos in 1995. She is the founder of Marie-Chantal, an international childrenswear brand. 

 16 Queen Noor

Queen Noor
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Famous As: Queen of Jordan
Birthdate: August 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 17 Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo

Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo
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Birthdate: December 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 18 Suthida

Suthida
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hat Yai, Songkla, Thailand

 19 Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah

Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah
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Famous As: Supreme Queen consort
Birthdate: August 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Istana Bukit Stulang, Johor Bahru, Johor

 20 Sirikit

Sirikit
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: August 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, Thailand

 21 Fawzia Fuad of Egypt

Fawzia Fuad of Egypt
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: July 2, 2013

 22 Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carlades

Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carlades
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 10, 2014
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monaco

 23 Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt

Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: June 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ballenstedt, Germany
Died: May 22, 1983

 24 Queen Mathilde of Belgium

Queen Mathilde of Belgium
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Famous As: Queen of Belgium
Birthdate: January 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uccle, Belgium

 25 Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark

Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece

 26 Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg

Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

 27 Queen Anne of Romania

Queen Anne of Romania
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: September 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 1, 2016

 28 Queen Aishwarya of Nepal

Queen Aishwarya of Nepal
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lazimpat Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: June 1, 2001

 29 Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin

Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin
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Famous As: Queen consort of the 9th Sultan of Selangor
Birthdate: June 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, (then located in Selangor), Malaysia

 30 Princess Antonia, Duchess of Wellington

Princess Antonia, Duchess of Wellington
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: April 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

 31 Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium

Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: October 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Died: January 10, 2005

 32 Raja Zarith Sofiah

Raja Zarith Sofiah
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: August 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Teluk Intan, Malaysia

 33 Princess Margarita of Baden

Princess Margarita of Baden
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salem Abbey, Salem, Germany
Died: January 15, 2013

 34 Tuanku Zara Salim

Tuanku Zara Salim
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

 35 Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma

Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Naples, Italy

 36 Raja Permaisuri Agong

Raja Permaisuri Agong
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Famous As: Consort of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Malaysia

 37 Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 38 Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria

Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium

 39 Lilian, Princess of Rethy

Lilian, Princess of Rethy
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: November 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 7, 2002

 40 Siribhachudabhorn

Siribhachudabhorn
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: October 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chitralada Royal Villa, Bangkok, Thailand

 41 Te Atairangikaahu

Te Atairangikaahu
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Famous As: Maori queen
Birthdate: July 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waahi Marae Huntly, New Zealand
Died: August 15, 2006

 42 Aditayadornkitikhun

Aditayadornkitikhun
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

 43 Princess Catherine Ivanovna of Russia

Princess Catherine Ivanovna of Russia
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 13, 2007

A descendant of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, Catherine Ivanovna Romanova was practically the last princess of Russia. She lost her father in exile after the fall of the empire and was discouraged from learning Russian by her mother, who wanted them to leave their past behind.

 44 Sultanah Nur Zahirah

Sultanah Nur Zahirah
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia

 45 Alix, Princess of Ligne

Alix, Princess of Ligne
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: August 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berg Castle, Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg
Died: February 11, 2019

 46 Princess Xenia Andreevna of Russia

Princess Xenia Andreevna of Russia
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: March 10, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 2000

Princess Xenia Andreevna of Russia is best known as one of the great nieces of Nicholas II, the last Roman emperor. As a child, she was well-versed in ballet and was privately educated under a British nanny. Though she married twice, she had no children from either of her husbands.

 47 Cik Puan Besar Kalsom

Cik Puan Besar Kalsom
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: September 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taftan, Balochistan Taftan, Chief Commissioner's Province of Balochistan Baluchistan, Dominion of Pakistan

 48 Makobo Modjadji

Makobo Modjadji
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Polokwane, South Africa
Died: June 12, 2005

 49 Ana Bagration-Gruzinsky

Ana Bagration-Gruzinsky
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Famous As: Royal princess
Birthdate: November 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia

 50 Fatimah el-Sharif

Fatimah el-Sharif
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1911 AD
Birthplace: Kufra, Libya
Died: October 3, 2009