The Women Who Made History (2013): S01E01 – Cleopatra


Iconic women of history are chronicled in this documentary series. From legendary rulers like Catherine the Great, Queen Elizabeth, and Cleopatra, to brave rebels like Joan of Arc and Sophie Scholl, this series provides an intimate look at larger than life figures who shaped history.

Frauen, die Geschichte machten (original title).


Legendary Egyptian ruler Cleopatra is spotlighted in this episode. Joining forces with Julius Caesar, and then Marc Antony, Cleopatra reigned over a turbulent time in history. The powerful royal has been the subject of art works by Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, and major Hollywood production.

The Women Who Made History Series

You can find a full index and overview of Women Who Made History here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 23 November 2013.
  • Running Time: 50 minutes (without adverts).
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: German and English (subtitles).

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