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Nobel Prize:  44 women (Marie Curie won it twice)

Mt. Everest Climbs:  90 women have climbed Mt. Everest (Two Napalese women have climbed it twice)

Youngest  Solo Sail Around the World: Laura Dekker, the youngest person to sail solo around the world

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Pulitzer Prizes:

One hundred (100)women have won Pulitzer Prizes for Letters, Drama and Music; 119 have won Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism, bringing the total to 219 as of the 2011 awards.

Women in Space:  52 women have orbited the earth.

Women Space Station Commanders: 2   (Peggy A.Whitson) , Sunita Williams

Women Space Shuttle Commanders: 2  (Eileen Collins,  Pamela Melroy)

MORE GREAT WOMEN:

From Wiki. (SOURCE)

 There have been over 50 women who have taken the office of President, Prime Minister or Head of State:
 List of Women Presidents, Prime Ministers and Heads of State

In order of the year they took office

Hon. Sirmavo Bandranaike, first female prime minister of a country – Ceylon, now Sri Lanka.
1916-2000
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Isabel Martinez Peron, 1st female Presdient of a country-Argentina born-1931 died-1978

Sirimavo Bandaranaike, prime minister of Sri Lanka – 1960, 1970, 1994

Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India – 1966, 1980

Golda Meir, prime minister of Israel – 1969

Isabel Peron, president of Argentina – 1974

Elisabeth Domitien, prime minister of Central African Republic – 1975

Margaret Thatcher, prime minister of Great Britain – 1979

Maria da Lourdes Pintasilgo, prime minister of Portugal – 1979

Lidia Gueiler Tejada, prime minister of Bolivia – 1979

Dame Eugenia Charles, prime minister of Dominica – 1980

Vigdis Finnbogadottir, president of Iceland – 1980

Gro Harlem Brundtland, prime minister of Norway – 1981, 1986, 1990

Milka Planinc, federal prime minister of Yugoslavia – 1982

Agatha Barbara, president of Malta – 1982

Maria Liberia-Peters, prime minister of Netherlands Antilles – 1984, 1988

Carmen Pereira, acting president of Guinea Bissau – 1984

Corazon Aquino, president of Philippines – 1986

Benazir Bhutto, prime minister of Pakistan – 1988, 1993

Kazimiera Danuta Prunskiene, prime minister of Lithuania – 1990

Violeta Chamorro, president of Nicaragua – 1990

Mary Robinson, president of Ireland – 1990

Ertha Pascal Trouillot, interim president of Haiti – 1990

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl, president of German Democratic Republic – 1990

Khaleda Zia, prime minister of Bangladesh – 1991, 2001

Edith Cresson, prime minister of France – 1991

Hanna Suchocka, prime minister of Poland – 1992

Kim Campbell, prime minister of Canada – 1993

Sylvie Kinigi, prime minister of Burundi – 1993

Agathe Uwilingiyimana, prime minister of Rwanda – 1993

Susanne Camelia-Romer, prime minister of Netherlands Antilles – 1993, 1998

Tansu Ciller, prime minister of Turkey – 1993

Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, president of Sri Lanka – 1994

Reneta Indzhova, interim prime minister of Bulgaria – 1994

Claudette Werleigh, prime minister of Haiti – 1995

Sheikh Hasina Wajed, prime minister of Bangladesh – 1996

Mary McAleese, president of Ireland – 1997

Pamela Gordon, premier of Bermuda – 1997

Janet Jagan, prime minister of Guyana – 1997

Jenny Shipley, prime minister of New Zealand – 1997

Ruth Dreifuss, president of Switzerland – 1999

Jennifer M. Smith, prime minister of Bermuda – 1998

Nyam-Osoriyn Tuyaa, acting prime minister of Mongolia – 1999

Helen Clark, prime minister of New Zealand – 1999

Mireya Moscoso, president of Panama – 1999

Vaira Vike-Freiberga, president of Latvia – 1999

Tarja Halonen, president of Finland – 2000

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, president of the Philippines – 2001

Mame Madior Boye, prime minister of Senegal – 2001

Megawati Sukarnoputri, president of Indonesia – 2001

Maria das Neves, Prime Minster of Sao Tome and Principe – 2002

Beatriz Merino, prime minister of Peru – 2003

Luisa Diogo, prime minister of Mozambique – 2004

Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany – 2005

Yulia Tymoshenko, prime minister of Ukraine – 2005

Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile – 2006

Micheline Calmy-Rey, president of Switzerland – 2006

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, president of Liberia – 2006

Han Myung-sook, prime minister of South Korea – 2006

Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica – 2006

Pratibha Devisingh Patil, president of India – 2007

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, president of Argentina – 2007

Borjana Kristo, president of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzogovina – 2007

Zinaida Greceanii – prime minister of Moldova, 2008

Dalia Grybauskaite – president of Lithuania, 2009

Laura Chinchilla – president of Costa Rica, 2010

Kamla Persad Bissessar – prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, 2010

Julia Gillard – prime minister of Australia, 2010

Dilma Rousseff – president of Brazil, 2010

Yingluck Shinawatra – prime minister of Thailand, 2011

President of Korea (2013)

Park Geun-hye – president of South Korea, 2013

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