In history class, we are taught about the most powerful and influential people who made their marks on history. But the only problem is, textbooks put a lot more emphasis on the men over women.
Powerful female figures have also impacted the world and changed the tides of history. Some might say their feats were more impressive than men because often times they had to overcome the same tremendous obstacles as men, but also gender discrimination on top of that, in order to achieve what they did.
Here are the most powerful women in history that aren’t given enough credit: