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World General Knowledge – First Woman in the World GK for Competitive exams

World General Knowledge – World GK – In today’s class we will learn about First woman in the World General knowledge. We have divided today’s class in 3 different sections –

1. First woman in the world GK (for general category topics)

2. First woman in the world as President and Prime minister

3. First woman in India GK list

World General Knowledge - First Woman in the World GK

First woman in the World General knowledge for competitive exam

* First woman to win academy award for best actress – Janet Gaynor

* First woman amputee to climb Everest – Arunima sinha

* First woman as General secretary of SAARC – Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed

* First woman to get Pulitzer prize – Edith Wharton

* First woman to reach Mount everest summit – Junko Tabei

* First woman who fly solo around the world – Jerrie Mock

* First woman who fly solo across Atlantic ocean – Amelia Earhart

* First woman who fly solo across Pacific ocean – Betty Miller

* First woman as secretary of state USA – Madeleine Albright

* First woman elected as prime minister – Sirivamo Bandaranaike

* First woman to win Marathon olympic medal – Joan Benoit

* First woman to win Oscar as Best director – Kathryn Bigelow

* First woman to win Nobel prize – Marie Curie

* First woman president of European parliament – Simone Veil

* First woman in space – Valentina Tereshkova

* First woman who walk on space – Svetlana Savitskaya

* First woman elected as president of a country – Isabel martinez de Peron

* First woman as a space tourist – Anousheh Ansari

* First woman to fly the English channel – Harriet Quimby

* First woman to swim the English channel – Gertrude Ederle

* First woman to ride a hot air balloon – Elisabeth Thible

* First woman to fly fighter plane in combat – Marie Marvingt

* First woman as a pilot of a hot air Balloon – Sophie Blanchard

* First woman to teach at a European university – Laura Bassi

* First woman to receive Pilot’s license – Raymonde de Laroche

* First woman president of UN General assembly – Vijayalakshmi Pandit

* First woman who win Nobel prize in Peace – Bertha von Suttner

* First woman space shuttle pilot – Eileen Collins

* First woman to get a doctorate degree – Juliana Morell

* First woman to reach Mt. Everest without Oxygen – Alison Hargreaves

* First woman to get a PhD degree – Stefania Wolicka Arnd

* First woman who trek to North pole – Ann Bancroft

* First woman to get a doctorate degree in Philosophy – Elena cornaro Piscopia

* First woman ambassador of Britain – Anne warburton

* First woman who was appointed as UN civilian police adviser – Kiran Bedi (India)

* First woman appointed as President of UN general assembly – Vijaya lakshmi pandit

* First woman PM of England – Margaret thatcher

First woman President and Prime minister GK List –

Srimavo Bandaranaike – Sri Lanka – Prime Minister

Golda Meir – Israel – Prime Minister

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – Liberia – President

Pratibha Patil – India – President

Dilma Rousseff – Brazil – President

Park Geun-hye – South Korea – President

Indira Gandhi – India – Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher – United Kingdom – Prime Minister

Corazon Aquino – Philippines – President

Chandrika Kumaratunga – Sri Lanka – President

Megawati Sukarnoputri – Indonesia – President

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim – Mauritius – President

Bidhya Devi Bhandari – Nepal – President

Kim Campbell – Canada – Prime Minister

Julia Gillard – Australia – Prime Minister

Yingluck Shinawatra – Thailand – Prime Minister

Benazir Bhutto – Pakistan – Prime Minister

Khaleda Zia – Bangladesh – Prime Minister

Edith Cresson – France – Prime Minister

Angela Merkel – Germany – Chancellor

General Knowledge related to First woman in India – Common gk questions repeated in competitive exams

* First Indian woman to win Nobel prize in Peace – Mother Teresa

* First Indian woman Prime minister of India – Indira gandhi

* First Indian woman to become #1 in World ranking in Badminton – Saina nehwal

* First female judge appointed in Supreme court of India – Justice M. Fathima beevi

* First woman to receive Bharat Ratna – Indira gandhi

* First woman president of India – Pratibha patil

* The only woman boxer who wins medal in 6 world championships – Mary Kom

* First Indian woman to reach summit of Mount everest – Bachendri pal

* First Indian woman in space – Kalpana chawla

* First Indian woman to join Indian army – Priya jhingan

* First Indian woman to rank #1 in Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) double rankings – Sania mirza

* First woman officer in India – Kiran Bedi

* First woman IAS officer of India – Anna Malhotra

* First Indian woman pilot to fly solo in IAF (Indian Air force) – Harita kaur deol

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