Beauty has always been praised and appreciated in all eras. In old times, people used to be more sensible about their beauty. As time passed confidence, intelligence and other skills took over the element of beauty, but still beauty cannot be denied or ignored in any term. In ancient times, many beautiful and pretty ladies have passed in the form of queens, monarchs, and temptresses. Their fine looks accompanied their leadership skills and escorted their inspirational personalities which somewhat made them look more beautiful and attractive. These beautiful ladies will never be forgotten as they provided the perfect standards of beauty and gorgeousness to the upcoming generations. Following are the titles of the top 10 beautiful women in the history of the world:
Neferneferuaten Nefertiti (ca. 1370 – ca. 1330 BC) was an Egyptian queen and the Great Royal Wife (chief consort) of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc. Akhenaten and Nefertiti were responsible for the creation of a whole new religion which changed the ways of religion within Egypt. With her husband, she reigned at what was arguably the wealthiest period of Ancient Egyptian history.
Marie Antoinette born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna von Habsburg-Lothringen (2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793), an Archduchess of Austria, was the fifteenth and penultimate child of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor and Empress Maria Theresa. In April 1770, upon her marriage (at the age of 14 years and 5 months) to Louis-Auguste, heir to the throne of France, she became Dauphine of France.
Helen of Troy
In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy, also known as Helen of Sparta, was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and was a sister of Castor, Pollux, and Clytemnestra. In Greek myths, she was considered the most beautiful woman in the world. By marriage, she was Queen of Laconia, a province within Homeric Greece, the wife of King Menelaus. Her abduction by Paris, Prince of Troy, brought about the Trojan War.
Cornelia Scipionis Africana (190 – 100 BC) was the second daughter of Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, the hero of the Second Punic War, and Aemilia Paulla. She is remembered as a prototypical example of a virtuous Roman woman.
Cleopatra VII Philopator (69 – August 12, 30 BC), known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt, shortly survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. After her reign, Egypt became a province of the then-recently established Roman Empire.
Berenice of Cilicia, also known as Julia Berenice and sometimes spelled Bernice (28 AD – after 81), was a Jewish client queen of the Roman Empire during the second half of the 1st century. Berenice was a member of the Herodian Dynasty that ruled the Roman province of Judaea between 39 BC and 92 AD. She was the daughter of King Herod Agrippa I and a sister of King Herod Agrippa II.
Nur Jahan ( (31 May 1577 – 17 December 1645) born as Mehr-un-Nissa, was Empress of the Mughal Empire as the chief consort of Emperor Jahangir. A strong, charismatic and well-educated woman, she is considered to be one of the most powerful and influential women of the 17th century Mughal Empire.
Delilah is a character in the Hebrew bible Book of Judges, where she is the “woman in the valley of Sorek” whom Samson loved, and who was his downfall. Her figure, one of the several dangerous temptresses in the Hebrew Bible, has become emblematic:.
Phryne’s real name was (“Commemorating Virtue”), but owing to her yellowish complexion, she was called Phryne (“toad”). This was a nickname frequently given to other courtesans and prostitutes as well. She was born as the daughter of Epicles at Thespiae in Boeotia but lived in Athens.
According to the Hebrew Bible, “Bat Sheva,” more commonly known by the anglicized name Bathsheba “daughter of the oath was the wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David, king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah.