Lalandra I was the frst female Imperial Sovereign, elected by the Imperial Council after her father Torr III died in Year 989 of the New Shi'ar Calendar, succumbing to a rare Shi'ar disease.  Lalandra I in Year 1001 also became the first ruler of the interplanetary, interstellar New Shi'ar Imperium

Lalandra I was 100 years old when she became Sovereign, and she died in Year 1200 from the same disease that killed her own father.