The women presented here have written books, discovered elements, explored the unknown, ruled countries and saved lives, plus so much more browse through this list of 100 famous women from the 20th century and be amazed by their stories helen keller visits president john f kennedy, april 8, 1961. Of course, the current monarch, queen elizabeth ii, has reigned almost as long (since 1952) but hers is a ceremonial role victoria, on the other hand, had real power and used it to double england in size and keep it almost free of war (with only three small exceptions. The queen, margaret thatcher and jk rowling have been celebrated in a list of the top 40 women who changed the world the list, which also includes marilyn monroe and 17-year-old girls.
Yet, for all her accomplishments and fame, golda meir—like indira gandhi of india and margaret thatcher of great britain—was no particular friend of women she was, in current parlance, a “queen bee,” a woman who climbs to the top, then pulls the ladder up behind her. Born on october 13, 1925, in grantham, england, margaret thatcher became britain's conservative party leader and in 1979 was elected prime minister, the first woman to hold the position. Taken together, female leaders have little in common with each other they come from political positions ranging from arch-conservative to ultra-leftist, represent all the world's religions, have.
Queen elizabeth ii and the duke of edinburgh leave after officially reopening the national army museum at the royal hospital road, chelsea plans will be put in motion after her death with the. Indira gandhi (1917–1984) first female prime minister of india she was in power from between 1966–77 and 1980–84 she was in power from between 1966–77 and 1980–84 accused of authoritarian tendencies she only narrowly avoided a military coup by agreeing to hold an election at the end of the “emergency period” of 1977. Celebrate some of the many female women who have shaped our world with these profiles and biographies for most of history, virginia woolf suggested, anonymous was a woman how queen elizabeth ii and prince philip are related article indira gandhi quotes article charlotte perkins gilman quotes list quotes from african american women. 1 women have led countries since ancient times 2 we can compare and contrast the rules of various women 1 inform students that successful television shows and dramas have been based on the premise that individuals from various eras, most of whom may now be deceased, come together for a meeting.
The only female prime minister of india, indira gandhi served from 1966-1977 and again from 1980-1984 gandhi earned approval for the green revolution, which targeted her nation's food shortages. Queen elizabeth ii queen of the british commonwealth for 56 years and counting, no female head of state even comes close to elizabeth's record for longevity or clout. Get social with azquotes follow azquotes on facebook, twitter and google+ every day we present the best quotes improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends.
Famous for: prime minister of great britain in world war ii he is one of the 20th century’s greatest “wartime leaders”, winston churchill served as the prime minister of great britain a good part of world war 2. Shortly after taking office as india’s prime minister in 1966, indira gandhi paid an official visit to the united nations and met with secretary-general u thant (above. World leaders indira gandhi, golda meir and margaret thatcher have all ranked first many times mother teresa was a top contender from her earliest appearance on the list in 1979, and ranked first three times, in 1986, 1995 and 1996.
Indira gandhi was, undoubtedly, one of the greatest political leaders of india she was the first and only woman to be elected as the prime minister she is also regarded as the most controversial political leader of the country for her unprecedented decision of imposing a state of emergency. World's first female elected president, and first female president who was elected without being either an incumbent or a relative of a male leader mary mcaleese of ireland (1997- 2011) first time that a female president directly succeed another female president. 31 most inspiring women who changed the world queen elizabeth ii (1926) indira gandhi served india as the prime minister for 15 years she paved the way for democracy in india until her assassination in 1984 29 the most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.