Geography Quiz / Countries with Female Leaders

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Can you name the countries that have had female heads of state and/or government?

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Elected Head of Government
Sirimavo Bandaranaike - (1960-1965), (1970-1977), (1994-2000) 
Indira Gandhi - (1966-1977), (1980-1984) 
Golda Meir - (1969-1974) 
Elisabeth Domitien - (1975-1976) 
Margaret Thatcher - (1979-1990) 
Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo - (1979-1980) 
Eugenia Charles - (1980-1995) 
Gro Harlem Brundtland - (1981), (1986-1989),(1990-1996) 
Milka Planinc - (1982-1986) 
Benazir Bhutto - (1988-1990), (1993-1996) 
Kazimira Prunskiene - (1990-1991) 
Khaleda Zia - (1991-1996), (2001-2006) 
Édith Cresson - (1991-1992) 
Hanna Suchocka - (1992-1993) 
Tansu Ciller - (1993-1996) 
Kim Campbell - (1993) 
Sylvie Kinigi - (1993) 
Agathe Uwilingiyimana - (1993-1993) 
Chandrika Bandaranike Kumaratunga - (1994) 
Claudette Werleigh - (1995-1996) 
Sheikh Hasina - (1996-2001), (2009- ) 
Janet Jagan - (1997-1999) 
Jenny Shipley - (1997-1999) 
Helen Clark - (1999-2008) 
Mame Madior Boye - (2001-2002) 
Maria das Neves - (2002-2004) 
Anneli Jaatteenmaki - (2003) 
Beatriz Merino - (2003) 
Luisa Diogo - (2004-2010) 
Yulia Tymoshenko - (2005), (2007-2010) 
Maria do Carmo Silveira - (2005-2006) 
Portia Simpson-Miller - (2006-2007), (2012-2016) 
Han Myeong-sook - (2006-2007) 
Zinaida Greceanii - (2008-2009) 
Michele Pierre-Louis - (2008-2009) 
Johanna Sigurthardottir - (2009-2013) 
Jadranka Kosor - (2009-2011) 
Kamla Persad-Bissessar - (2010-2015) 
Mari Kiviniemi - (2010-2011) 
Julia Gillard - (2010-2013) 
Iveta Radicova - (2010-2012) 
Rosario Fernandez - (2011) 
Cissé Mariam Kaidama Sidibé - (2011-2012) 
Yingluck Shinawatra - (2011-2014) 
Helle Thorning-Schmidt - (2011-2015) 
Alenka Bratusek - (2013-2014) 
Aminata Touré - (2013-2014) 
Laimdota Straujuma - (2014-2016) 
Ana Jara - (2014-2015) 
Ewa Kopacz - (2014-2015) 
Incumbent Elected Head of Government
Sheikh Hasina - (Since 2009) 
Angela Merkel - (Since 2005) 
Erna Solberg - (Since 2013) 
Saara Kuugongelwa - (Since 2015) 
Beata Szydlo - (Since 2015) 
Aung San Suu Kyi - (Since 2016) 
Theresa May - (Since 2016) 
Acting Head of Government
Reneta Indzhova - (1994-1995) 
Anne Enger Lahnstein - (1998) 
Irena Degutiene - (1999) 
Nyam-Osoryn Tuyaa - (1999) 
Chang Sang - (2002) 
Radmilla Sekerinska - (2004) 
Cynthia Pratt - (2005) 
Cécile Manorohanta - (2009) 
Adiato Djalo Nandigna - (2012) 
Florence Duperval Guillaume - (2014-2015) 
Natalia Gherman - (2015) 
Vassiliki Thanou - (2015) 
Elected Head of State
Isabel Martinez de Peron - (1974-1976) 
Vigdis Finnbogadottir - (1980-1996) 
Maria Lea Pedini-Angelini - (1981) 
Agatha Barbara - (1982-1987) 
Gloriana Ranocchini - (1984), (1989-1990) 
Elisabeth Kopp - (1984-1989) 
Corazon Aquino - (1986-1992) 
Violeta Chamorro - (1990-1997) 
Mary Robinson - (1990-1997) 
Edda Ceccoli - (1991-1992) 
Ruth Dreifuss - (1993-2002) 
Patrizia Busignani - (1993) 
Chandrika Kumartunga - (1994-2005) 
Mary McAleese - (1997-2011) 
Janet Jagan - (1997-1999) 
Rosa Zafferani - (1999), (2008) 
Vaira Vike-Freiberga - (1999-2007) 
Mireya Moscoso - (1999-2004) 
Tarja Halonen - (2000-2012) 
Maria Domenica Michelotti - (2000) 
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo - (2001-2010) 
Megawati Sukarnoputri - (2001-2004) 
Micheline Calmy-Rey - (2003-2011) 
Valeria Ciavatta - (2003-2004) 
Fausta Morganti - (2005) 
Michelle Bachelet - (2006-2010) 
Pratibha Patil - (2007-2012) 
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner - (2007-2015) 
Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf - (2008-2015) 
Assunta Meloni - (2008-2009) 
Roza Otunbayeva - (2010-2011) 
Laura Chinchilla - (2010-2014) 
Dilma Rousseff - (2011-2016) 
Maria Luisa Berti - (2011) 
Atifete Jahjaga - (2011-2016) 
Joyce Banda - (2012-2014) 
Denize Bronzetti - (2012-2013) 
Antonella Mularoni - (2013) 
Ana Maria Muccioli - (2013-2014) 
Valeria Ciavatta - (2014) 
Lorella Stefanelli - (2015-2016) 
Incumbent Elected Head of State
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - (Since 2006) 
Doris Leuthard - (Since 2006) 
Dalia Grybauskaite - (Since 2009) 
Simonetta Sommaruga - (Since 2010) 
Park Geun-hye - (Since 2013, currently suspended) 
Michelle Bachelet - (Since 2014) 
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca - (Since 2014) 
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic - (Since 2015) 
Ameenah Gurib - (Since 2015) 
Bidhya Devi Bhandari - (Since 2015) 
Hilda Heine - (Since 2016) 
Tsai Ing-wen - (Since 2016) 
Kersti Kaljulaid - (Since 2016) 
Acting Head of State
Sukhbaataryn Yanjmaa - (1953-1954) 
Soong Ching-ling - (1968-1972) 
Lidia Gueiler Tejada - (1979-1980) 
Carmen Pereira - (1984) 
Ertha Pascal-Trouillot - (1990-1991) 
Sabine Bergmann-Pohl - (1990) 
Sylvie Kinigi - (1993-1994) 
Ruth Perry - (1996-1997) 
Rosalia Arteaga Serrano - (1997) 
Nino Burjanadze - (2003-2004), (2007-2008) 
Barbara Prammer - (2004) 
Dalia Itzik - (2007) 
Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri - (2008) 
Rose Francine Rogombé - (2009) 
Monique Ohsan Bellepeau - (2012), (2015) 
Slavica Dukic Dejanovic - (2012) 
Catherine Samba-Panza - (2014-2016) 
Doris Bures - (2016-2017) 
Unelected Head of State
Wilhelmina - (1890-1945) 
Wilhelmina - (1890-1948) 
Juliana - (1948-1980) 
Juliana - (1948 - 1975) 
Elizabeth II - (1952-1972) 
Elizabeth II - (1952-1956) 
Elizabeth II - (1952-1961) 
Elizabeth II - (1957-1960) 
Elizabeth II - (1960-1963) 
Elizabeth II - (1961-1971) 
Elizabeth II - (1961-1962) 
Elizabeth II - (1962-1976) 
Elizabeth II - (1962-1963) 
Elizabeth II - (1963-1964) 
Elizabeth II - (1964-1966) 
Elizabeth II - (1964-1974) 
Elizabeth II - (1965-1970) 
Elizabeth II - (1965-1970) 
Elizabeth II - (1966-1970) 
Elizabeth II - (1968-1992) 
Beatrix - (1980-2013) 
Incumbent Unelected Head of State
Elizabeth II - (Since 1952) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1952) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1952) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1962) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1952) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1952) 
Margaret II - (Since 1972) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1966) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1973) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1974) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1975) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1978) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1978) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1979) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1979) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1981) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1981) 
Elizabeth II - (Since 1983) 

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