World's Most Powerful Women In 2013: Forbes, Sonya Gandhi, Indian National Congress Party, India
Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, was a Russian ruler. Longest staying on the throne of the Russian Empire, she fought successful conquering wars of expanding her empire to the west and she has joined the island Crimea to Russia. As a result, Russia during her reign was the greatest power in Europe. Her reign lasted from 1762 until her death in 1796, that ruled 34 years. - fabuloustraveling...
Union Leader & Civil Rights Activist Addie L. Wyatt. Worked on a meatpacking line after being turned down for a clerical position because of her race. 1953 became VP of her Union's Chicago branch & then president of the Int'l Amalgamated Meet Cutters, the 1st black woman of an int'l Union. Appointed to the Labor Legislation Committee by Pres. Roosevelt. Founder of the Coalition of Labor Union Women & co-founder of the Nat'l Org of Women. 1st Black Women to be Person of the Year by Time Magazine.
From Wikipedia: Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century.