Semiramis of the North

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Semiramis of the North is a designation given to some particularly capable female monarchs, after the legendary princess Semiramis of Assyria.

Queens called by this name include:


  1. ^ William Russell and Charles Coote The History of Modern Europe. A. Small, 1822 pg.379
  2. ^ Martin E Malia Russia under Western Eyes: From the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum. Harvard University Press, Jun 30, 2009 pg. 47