Margaret Thatcher: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1979-1990. She was the first woman head of state to one of the top seven industrialized nations plus Russia (G8). She also was the first woman to chair the G8.
Angela Merkel: is Germany’s Chancellor since November 2005. She is the first woman head of government in Germany. She is the second woman to lead the G8 summit.
Benazir Bhutto: was Prime Minister of Pakistan in office for the first time in 1988 at the age of 35, but was removed from office 20 months later. She was reelected in 1993 and was in office till 1996. (more…)