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Rani Rudrama Devi (1259–1289), sometimes spelled Rudramadevi, was one of the most prominent rulers of the Kakatiya dynasty in the Deccan Plateau, being one of the few ruling queens in Indian history.

Rudrama Devi: was a ruler of the Kakatiya dynasty in the Deccan Plateau. She was one of the very few women to rule in Indian history and promoted a male image in order to do so.: began her rule of the Kakatiya kingdom jointly with her father, Ganapatideva, as his co-regent, from 1261-62. Though Rudrama Devi assumed full sovereignty in 1263,she was not the crowned queen until her father died in 1269. Her nomination and ascension to the throne was not entirely accepted; indeed, some people had…