Women Who Made History
From Cleopatra to Elizabeth I and Sophie Scholl theyre all women from vastly contrasting eras and backgrounds, but with one thing in common: they are some of the most influential women in history. Powerful and helpless, popular and scorned, determined and desperate each one of them stood out from her peers in some way. This dramatized series portrays these remarkable women in unprecedented detail, and examines their lives both in a contemporary context as well as from a historical perspective.
S01:E01 - Cleopatra
Joining forces with Julius Caesar, and then Marc Antony, Cleopatra reigns over a turbulent time.
S01:E02 - Jeanne d'Arc
The Maid of Orleans, Joan of Arc, is burned at the stake fighting for what she believed in.
S01:E03 - Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth I marks the end of an era in British royalty: the last House of Tudor monarch.
S01:E04 - Catherine the Great
As Empress of Russia, Catherine the Great became one of the world's most legendary rulers.
S01:E05 - Queen Louise of Prussia
The life of Queen Louise of Prussia.
S01:E06 - Sophie Scholl
Sophie Scholl takes a stand against Hitler's regime as a member of the White Rose resistance group.