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Female World Leaders In Power


“Elected” refers to women leaders who were elected in democratic elections.

Learn about Female World Leaders In Power and Download General Knowledge PDF Notes,G.K Shortcut Tricks, G.K Notes for competitive exam.“Succeeded” refers to leaders who automatically assumed their position following the resignation or impeachment of a predecessor, and were thus not specifically elected to their post.


“Appointed” refers to leaders who were appointed to office by a ruling party or executive, and were thus not specifically elected to their post.


“Coup” refers to a leader who staged a coup or revolution to take office through force.
Sometimes leaders who were originally appointed to office managed to win election. In such cases both dates are noted.

#
Country
Leader
In office since:
Notes
1
Ireland
President Mary McAleese
Nov. 11, 1997 -
elected
2
Finland (1st)
President Tarja Halonen
Mar. 1, 2000 -
elected
3
Germany
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Nov. 22, 2005 -
elected
4
Liberia
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Jan. 16, 2006 -
elected
5
India
President Pratibha Patil
Jul. 25, 2007 -
elected
6
Argentina
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Dec. 10, 2007 -
elected
7
Bangledesh
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed
Jan. 6, 2009 -
elected
8
Iceland
Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardóttir
Feb. 1, 2009 -
appointed 2009, elected 2009
9
Croatia
Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor
Jul. 6, 2009 -
appointed
10
Lithuania
President Dalia Grybauskaite
Jul. 12, 2009 -
elected
11
Kyrgyzstan
President Rosa Otunbayeva
Apr. 7, 2010 -
coup
12
Costa Rica
President Laura Chinchilla
May 8, 2010 -
elected
13
Trinidad and Tobago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar
May 26, 2010 -
elected
14
Finland (2nd)
Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi
Jun. 22, 2010 -
appointed
15
Australia
Prime Minister Julia Gillard
Jun. 24, 2010 -
appointed 2010, elected 2010
16
Slovakia
Prime Minister Iveta Radicova
Jul. 8, 2010 -
elected
17
Brazil
President Dilma Rousseff
Jan. 1, 2011 -
elected
18
Switzerland
President Micheline Calmy-Rey
Jan. 1, 2011 -
appointed




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