Hawaii

Queen Kapiolani – Hawaii’s Philanthropist Queen

Queen Kapiolani was one of Hawaii’s last reigning and beloved queens. Queen Liliuokalani even described her as a woman of “sweet disposition and amiable temper”.[1] She was a woman who was mostly known for her philanthropy and was deeply committed to the health, education, and well-being of the Hawaiian people.[2] Her motto was “Strive for the Highest”.[3] She [read more]

Anne of Bohemia

Anne of Bohemia – Good Queen Anne

Anne of Bohemia was born on 11 May 1366 in Prague as the daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Elizabeth of Pomerania. She was well educated and spoke several languages. As her father died when she was still young, her marriage to King Richard II of England was negotiated by her brother Wenceslaus, [read more]