A number of powerful women have shaped the course of history with their intelligence, strength, passion, and leadership qualities. Here are women who have shone out as being equally powerful as the men in their time – some of whom have even gone on to shape the future of the world as we know it. This is a list of top nine powerful women in 20 th -21st history.
#1. Frida Kahlo – Painter (1907–1954)
“Don’t build a wall around your own suffering or it may devour you from the inside.”
A Mexican painter, Frida was famous for her feminist self-portraits in the 20th century. Kahlo later became politically active and married fellow communist artist Diego Rivera. Kahlo has been described as a Surrealist or magical realist.