Throughout history, there have been many British women leaders who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female leaders such as Queen Victoria, Margaret Thatcher, Annie Besant, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Anne Boleyn.
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
24 May 1819, British
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
13 October 1925, British
Former British Prime Minister

Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn
1501 AD, British
Marquess of Pembroke

Catherine, Duchess of CambridgeCatherine, Duchess of Cambridge
09 January 1982, British
The Duchess of Cambridge

Theresa MayTheresa May
01 October 1956, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965, British
Editor, Journalist
Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Shirley WilliamsShirley Williams
27 July 1930, British
Political Leader

Philippa of LancasterPhilippa of Lancaster
31 March 1359, British
 

Nancy AstorNancy Astor
19 May 1879, British
First Woman MP in the House of Commons
Lady Margaret BeaufortLady Margaret Beaufort
31 May 1443, British
 

Elizabeth IElizabeth I
07 September 1533, British
 
Ann WiddecombeAnn Widdecombe
04 October 1947, British
Politician

Nicola SturgeonNicola Sturgeon
19 July 1970, British, Scottish
Political Leader

Jess PhillipsJess Phillips
09 October 1981, British
Political Leader
Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953, British
Politician, Journalist

Harriet HarmanHarriet Harman
30 July 1950, British
Politician, Lawyer, Solicitor
Glenda JacksonGlenda Jackson
09 May 1936, British
Actress

Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969, British
Business Women

Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956, British
Politician
Esther McVeyEsther McVey
24 October 1967, British
Politician

Mary IIMary II
30 April 1662, British
Monarch
Samantha CameronSamantha Cameron
18 April 1971, British
Housewife, Businessperson

Caroline LucasCaroline Lucas
09 December 1960, British
Political Leader

Justine GreeningJustine Greening
30 April 1969, British
Political Leader

Kate HoeyKate Hoey
21 June 1946, British
Political Leader
Yvette CooperYvette Cooper
20 March 1969, British
Political Leader
Claire WilliamsClaire Williams
21 July 1976, British
manager

Frances BarberFrances Barber
13 May 1957, British
Actress

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
24 February 1902, British
Missionary

Nadine DorriesNadine Dorries
21 May 1957, British
Political Leader
Tanni Grey-ThompsonTanni Grey-Thompson
26 July 1969, British
Television presenter, Politician, Athletics

Continue Reading Below
Mary SlessorMary Slessor
02 December 1848, British
Missionary

Leanne WoodLeanne Wood
13 December 1971, British
Politician

Mary I of ScotlandMary I of Scotland
08 December 1542, British
Queen

Catherine Ashton, Baroness Ashton of UphollandCatherine Ashton, Baroness Ashton of Upholland
20 March 1956, British
Politician
Elizabeth Alexandra MaryElizabeth Alexandra Mary
21 April 1926, British