Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years
Richard II 1377 - Son of Edward the Black Prince and Joan the Fair Maid of Kent and grandson of Edward III. Richard ruled at the time of Chaucer the poet. His cousin, Henry IV, had him murdered in prison to take over the throne.
Queen Tamar of Kingdom of Georgia (reign c. Queen Tamar of Georgia presided over the “Golden age” of the medieval Georgian monarchy. Her position as the first woman to rule Georgia in her own right was emphasized by the title “Mepe” (“King”).
Cleo de Merode La Belle Epoque's Beauty Cléo de Mérode an international sensation, one of the the most photographed woman in the world in her time, was a French ballerina, who achieved fame with her face, not her feet.