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General Knowledge For Competitive Exams : First Woman in the World

First Woman in the World

• Academy Award for Best Actress --------Janet Gaynor
• Female elected Prime Minister ----------- Sirivamo Bandaranaike
• Female elected President of a country --------- Isabel Martínez de Perón
• Female pilot to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean ------------ Betty Miller
• Female space tourist ------------- Anousheh Ansari
• Female Secretary of State, USA --------------Madeleine Albright
• President of the European Parliament ---------- Simone Veil
• Pilot a hot air balloon ------------- Sophie Blanchard
• Woman to win the Nobel Prize ------------- Marie Curie
• Woman to win the Nobel Prize in Peace ------------ Bertha von Suttner
• Woman in space -------------- Valentina Tereshkova
• Woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest -------------- Junko Tabei
• Woman to fly across the English Channel ----------  Harriet Quimby
• Woman to ride in a hot air balloon -----------Elisabeth Thible
• Woman to swim across the English Channel ------------- Gertrude Ederle
• Woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean ------------- Amelia Earhart
• Woman to fly solo around the world ------------Jerrie Mock
• Woman to walk in space --------------- Svetlana Savitskaya
• Woman space shuttle pilot --------------- Eileen Collins
• Woman to earn a doctorate degree ------------ Juliana Morell
• Woman to earn doctorate degree in Philosophy ----------------- Elena Cornaro Piscopia
• Woman to officially teach at a European university ------------- Laura Bassi
• Woman to receive a PhD --------------- Stefania Wolicka-Arnd
• Woman to receive a pilot's license --------------  Raymonde de Laroche
• Woman to reach Antarctica ----------------Caroline Mikkelsen
• Woman President Of UN General Assembly -----------  Vijayalakshmi Pandit
• Woman to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen -------------- Alison Hargreaves
• Woman to trek to the North Pole -------------- Ann Bancroft
• Woman to fly a fighter plane in combat -------------- Marie Marvingt
• Woman amputee to climb Everest ---------------Arunima Sinha
• Woman Secretary General of SAARC ----------- Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed
• Woman to win pulitzer prize ------------------- Edith Wharton
• Woman to win olympic marathon medal ------------  Joan Benoit
• Woman to win an Oscar for Best Director ------------- Kathryn Bigelow

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