Woman Candidates - Firsts

Can you name the women who were the first to run for or be elected to a particular office?

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U.S. Senator (1933)
Chancellor of Germany (2005)
President of the Philippines (1986)
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka; head of government (1960)
Candidate for major party U.S. presidential nomination (1964)
Prime Minister of India (1966)
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (2007)
Candidate for U.S. President (1872)
Speaker of Pakistani National Assembly; parlimentary speaker in Muslim world (2008)
Candidate on a Republican U.S. presidential ticket (2008)
Candidate on a major party U.S. Presidential ticket (1984)
Member of Egyptian Parliament; representative in Arab world (1957)
Prime Minister of the U.K. (1979)
Prime Minister of Pakistan; leader of a Muslim state (1988)
U.S. Representative (1917)
Prime Minister of Israel (1969)
Candidate for Democratic U.S. presidential nomination (1972)
Prime Minister of Dominica; elected head of government in Americas (1980)
Member of British Parliament (serving - 1919)
President of Liberia; African head of state (2006)
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