The First Female Presidents!
The First Female President Worldwide and the First Female African President...
Khertek Amyrbitovna Anchimaa-Toka (1 January 1912 – 4 November 2008) was a Tuvinian/Soviet politician She was active in the Soviet era and during the interwar and wartime period of national independence, when, as chairman of Tuva’s parliament, she became the world’s first non-royal female head of state. Tuvan People's Republic or People's Republic of Tannu Tuva was a satellite state of the Soviet Union that is now known as the
Tuva the republic within the Russian Federation
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d'état, after which she left
held senior positions at various financial institutions. She placed second in
the 1997 presidential election won by Charles Taylor. She won the 2005 presidential election and took office on 16 January 2006,
and she was a successful candidate for re-election
in 2011. Sirleaf is the first elected female head
of state in Liberia Africa.