Photograph of Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden (née Connaught) with two of her children, She is seen wearing a scarab necklace that she received as a wedding present from her new parents-in-law, Gustaf V of Sweden and Victoria of Baden, in 1905
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. I would strongly consider Victoria being “the” most powerful woman in history because not only was she the queen of the United Kingdom in her own right, she was head of the vast colonial British Empire.
HM King Edward VIII succeeded to the throne after his father King George V death . He abdicated the throne to marry a commoner and divorcee Wallis Simpson. He served as King of England from January 1936 through December of the same year