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There are plenty of famous queens out there. Cleopatra, of course, is famous for her dalliances with Caesar and Marc Antony (leading to its fall to Rome). Elizabeth I managed to defy everyone to transform England from a backwater protestant state to the nation that defeated the most powerful empire and religion in the world. Queen Victoria was so significant her name now represents nearly a century of world history and culture. There are, however, many other queens in history, and some of them led lives that will surprise you. Here are the top 10 surprising queens.