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

Nicola SturgeonNicola Sturgeon
19 July 1970, British, Scottish
First Minister of Scotland

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

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965, British
Editor, Journalist

Glenda JacksonGlenda Jackson
09 May 1936, British
Actress
Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Arlene FosterArlene Foster
03 July 1970, British
Political Leader

Jess PhillipsJess Phillips
09 October 1981, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953, British
Former Shadow Home Secretary

Amber RuddAmber Rudd
01 August 1963, British
Former Home Secretary of the United Kingdom
Nancy AstorNancy Astor
19 May 1879, British
First Woman MP in the House of Commons

Betty BoothroydBetty Boothroyd
08 October 1929, British
Politician

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
18 September 1949, British
Politician

Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956, British
Political Leader

Shirley WilliamsShirley Williams
27 July 1930, British
Political Leader
Philippa of LancasterPhilippa of Lancaster
31 March 1359, British
 

Priti PatelPriti Patel
29 March 1972, British
Politician

Elizabeth IElizabeth I
07 September 1533, British
 

Tanni Grey-ThompsonTanni Grey-Thompson
26 July 1969, British
Television presenter, Politician, Athletics
Yvette CooperYvette Cooper
20 March 1969, British
Political Leader

Claire WilliamsClaire Williams
21 July 1976, British
manager
Diana MitfordDiana Mitford
17 June 1910, British
Political Leader

Angela RaynerAngela Rayner
28 March 1980, British
Politician

Jo CoxJo Cox
22 June 1974, British
Politician
Carrie LamCarrie Lam
13 May 1957, Chinese, British
Politician

Raine Spencer, Countess SpencerRaine Spencer, Countess Spencer
09 September 1929, British
Politician
Ann WiddecombeAnn Widdecombe
04 October 1947, British
Politician

Nadine DorriesNadine Dorries
21 May 1957, British
Political Leader

Harriet HarmanHarriet Harman
30 July 1950, British
Politician, Lawyer, Solicitor
Frances BarberFrances Barber
13 May 1957, British
Actress

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Layla MoranLayla Moran
12 September 1982, British
Politician.
Samantha CameronSamantha Cameron
18 April 1971, British
Housewife, Businessperson

Louise MenschLouise Mensch
28 June 1971, British
Blogger

Esther McVeyEsther McVey
24 October 1967, British
Politician

Barbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of BlackburnBarbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn
06 October 1910, British
Politician
Caroline LucasCaroline Lucas
09 December 1960, British
Political Leader
Emily ThornberryEmily Thornberry
27 July 1960, British
Politician

Kate HoeyKate Hoey
21 June 1946, British
Political Leader

Mary SlessorMary Slessor
02 December 1848, British
Missionary

Maud GonneMaud Gonne
21 December 1866, Irish, British
Actress
Justine GreeningJustine Greening
30 April 1969, British
Political Leader

Tessa JowellTessa Jowell
17 September 1947, British
Politician

Andrea LeadsomAndrea Leadsom
13 May 1963, British
Politician

Florence GreenFlorence Green
19 February 1901, British
Servicewoman

Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British
Militant
Clare ShortClare Short
15 February 1946, British
Politician

Elizabeth BartonElizabeth Barton
1506 AD, British
Catholic nun
Ann LeeAnn Lee
29 February 1736, British
Religious leader

Catherine AshtonCatherine Ashton
20 March 1956, British
Politician

Valerie Amos, Baroness AmosValerie Amos, Baroness Amos
13 March 1954, British
Politician
Leanne WoodLeanne Wood
13 December 1971, British
Politician

Catherine BoothCatherine Booth
17 January 1829, British
Religious leader
Selina Hastings, Countess of HuntingdonSelina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon
24 August 1707, British
Religious leader

Janet Mary Baker Young, Baroness Young of FarnworthJanet Mary Baker Young, Baroness Young of Farnworth
23 October 1926, British
Politician

Margaret BondfieldMargaret Bondfield
17 March 1873, British
Politician

Catharine MacaulayCatharine Macaulay
02 April 1731, British
Historian

Charlotte Harland ScottCharlotte Harland Scott
13 November 1963, British, Zambian
Politician
Evangeline BoothEvangeline Booth
25 December 1865, British
Theologian

Ann BaileyAnn Bailey
1742 AD, British, American
Revolutionary

Joan LestorJoan Lestor
13 November 1931, British
Politician

Edith SummerskillEdith Summerskill
19 April 1901, British
Physician
Kathleen OllerenshawKathleen Ollerenshaw
01 October 1912, British
Mathematician

Irene WardIrene Ward
23 February 1895, British
Politician
Sister Mary Irene FitzGibbonSister Mary Irene FitzGibbon
12 May 1823, British, American
Catholic nun

Margery Corbett AshbyMargery Corbett Ashby
19 April 1882, British
Politician

Jane LeadJane Lead
29 February 1624, British
Christian mystic
Helen SouthworthHelen Southworth
British
Politician

Madre Teresa NuzzoMadre Teresa Nuzzo
11 May 1851, Maltese, British
Nun
Evelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of AmberleyEvelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley
18 March 1899, Egyptian, British
Politician

Anne AyresAnne Ayres
03 January 1816, British
Nun