Queen is a term that has its etymological root in the Latin word regīna. The queen is the woman what married a king or that, by its own right, it is in a position to exercise royal power.
For example: “The Queen of Spain will visit Latin America next year”, “Argentine Máxima Zorreguieta became queen consort of the Netherlands after the abdication of Queen Beatriz”, “Elizabeth II is the Queen of England since 1952”.
Many are the queens who have gone down in the annals of history for their struggle, for their character or for their interesting personal lives. This would be the case for some like these:
-Cleopatra (69 BC – 30 BC). She was the last monarch of Ancient Egypt, of which she has become one of its icons. She is known for her intelligence, her beauty, and her ability to captivate Marco Antonio.
-Isabel I of Castile (1451 – 1504). She is considered the most important queen of Spain so far, thanks to the fact that, together with her husband Fernando de Aragón, she managed to make her kingdom one of the most powerful and prosperous in the world and in history. They are known as the Catholic Monarchs. Thanks to his support, he allowed Christopher Columbus to undertake the Discovery of America.
-Isabel I of England (1533 – 1603). She was the last monarch of the Tudor dynasty in the country, she was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she never married and it is considered that, during the time she was on the throne, the nation lived one of the most culturally significant moments .
-María Antonieta (1755 – 1793). She was queen consort of France, after marrying Louis XVI. Among the best known data of his life was that he died guillotined, as a result of the convulsive events that occurred in the country and that originated in the French Revolution.
-María Estuardo (1542 – 1587). She was the Queen of Scotland, María I, and around her there is great interest in the set of tragic situations that surrounded her entire life.
Beyond the monarchy, the woman is known as queen who, due to certain characteristics, achieves standing out of the others in a certain context. In various contests and contests, there is a jury that chooses a queen from a group of applicants: “The young woman from Cordoba was elected queen of the National Tomato Festival”, “When I was a child, I dreamed of being the carnival queen of my town”, “Tomorrow the name of the new queen of the Viña del Mar Festival will be known”.
In the Chess, the queen is a part which can move like any of the rest of the pieces, with the exception of the knight. That is why it is considered to be the most relevant piece of the game behind the King.
The Queen bee, on the other hand, is the female of Bee that, thanks to its fertility, can lay fertilized eggs (which allow the birth of infertile worker bees) and unfertilized eggs (from which hatch fertile drones).
Queen, finally, is the surname who share personalities like the goalkeeper (goalkeeper) Jose Manuel Reina and the actress and singer Juanita Reina.