Queen Sālote Tupou II of Tonga

Queen Sālote became queen at the young age of eighteen after the death of her father, Tupou II. She was very young but would quickly learn to take charge. Her rule oversaw the start of the modernization of Tonga, but Queen Sālote never forgot the importance of Tongan traditions.

Queen Elizabeth I and Westminster Abbey

Not only was it the site of Elizabeth’s coronation, but it is her final resting place. Elizabeth’s tomb is in the Henry VII Chapel. After her death, James I built her a tomb. She rests with her half-sister Mary I. Although divided by religion in life, these powerful queens will forever be remembered in Westminster Abbey.

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