Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh. She was 17 or 18 when she became queen. Cleopatra was a shrewd politician who spoke nine languages. During her reign, Egypt became closely aligned with the Roman Empire.
Cleopatra on stage/film/tv would be incredible. Women in history is a great fascination of mine - Leonor Varela inspired my immensely when I watched this film/tv series for the first time! Cleopatra (tv series 1999) with Leonor Varela as Cleopatra