May 1 – Tamar of Georgia; Sigismund of Burgundy

The Holy Righteous King (Queen) Tamar of Georgia (1166–1213) (წმიდა კეთილმსახური მეფე თამარი) was the first female king of that country, because they had no word for “queen regnant.” Proclaimed heir by her father, she coreigned with him for six years. After his death, the aristocracy forced her to make concessions in the power of… Continue reading May 1 – Tamar of Georgia; Sigismund of Burgundy