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

Glenda JacksonGlenda Jackson
09 May 1936, British
Actress
Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965, British
Editor, Journalist

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Amber RuddAmber Rudd
01 August 1963, British
Former Home Secretary of the United Kingdom
Arlene FosterArlene Foster
03 July 1970, British
Political Leader

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
18 September 1949, British
Politician
Betty BoothroydBetty Boothroyd
08 October 1929, British
Politician

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

Elizabeth IElizabeth I
07 September 1533, British
 
Nicola SturgeonNicola Sturgeon
19 July 1970, British, Scottish
Political Leader

Diane AbbottDiane Abbott
27 September 1953, British
Politician, Journalist

Mary IIMary II
30 April 1662, British
Monarch

Jo CoxJo Cox
22 June 1974, British
Politician
Jess PhillipsJess Phillips
09 October 1981, British
Political Leader

Diana MitfordDiana Mitford
17 June 1910, British
Political Leader
Frances BarberFrances Barber
13 May 1957, British
Actress

Emily ThornberryEmily Thornberry
27 July 1960, British
Politician

Yvette CooperYvette Cooper
20 March 1969, British
Political Leader
Ann WiddecombeAnn Widdecombe
04 October 1947, British
Politician

Claire WilliamsClaire Williams
21 July 1976, British
manager
Harriet HarmanHarriet Harman
30 July 1950, British
Politician, Lawyer, Solicitor

Nadine DorriesNadine Dorries
21 May 1957, British
Political Leader

Layla MoranLayla Moran
12 September 1982, British
Politician.
Esther McVeyEsther McVey
24 October 1967, British
Politician

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Samantha CameronSamantha Cameron
18 April 1971, British
Housewife, Businessperson
Louise MenschLouise Mensch
28 June 1971, British
Blogger

Justine GreeningJustine Greening
30 April 1969, British
Political Leader

Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956, British
Politician

Caroline LucasCaroline Lucas
09 December 1960, British
Political Leader
Andrea LeadsomAndrea Leadsom
13 May 1963, British
Politician
Tanni Grey-ThompsonTanni Grey-Thompson
26 July 1969, British
Television presenter, Politician, Athletics

Maud GonneMaud Gonne
21 December 1866, Irish, British
Actress

Mary SlessorMary Slessor
02 December 1848, British
Missionary

Elizabeth BartonElizabeth Barton
1506 AD, British
Catholic nun
Clare ShortClare Short
15 February 1946, British
Politician

Florence GreenFlorence Green
19 February 1901, British
Servicewoman

Valerie Amos, Baroness AmosValerie Amos, Baroness Amos
13 March 1954, British
Politician

Kate HoeyKate Hoey
21 June 1946, British
Political Leader

Ann LeeAnn Lee
29 February 1736, British
Religious leader
Catherine AshtonCatherine Ashton
20 March 1956, British
Politician

Leanne WoodLeanne Wood
13 December 1971, British
Politician
Catherine BoothCatherine Booth
17 January 1829, British
Religious leader

Margaret BondfieldMargaret Bondfield
17 March 1873, British
Politician

Selina Hastings, Countess of HuntingdonSelina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon
24 August 1707, British
Religious leader
Evangeline BoothEvangeline Booth
25 December 1865, British
Theologian

Catharine MacaulayCatharine Macaulay
02 April 1731, British
Historian
Edith SummerskillEdith Summerskill
19 April 1901, British
Physician

Joan LestorJoan Lestor
13 November 1931, British
Politician

Irene WardIrene Ward
23 February 1895, British
Politician

Jane LeadJane Lead
29 February 1624, British
Christian mystic

Margery Corbett AshbyMargery Corbett Ashby
19 April 1882, British
Politician
Sister Mary Irene FitzGibbonSister Mary Irene FitzGibbon
12 May 1823, British, American
Catholic nun

Anne AyresAnne Ayres
03 January 1816, British
Nun

Evelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of AmberleyEvelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley
18 March 1899, Egyptian, British
Politician

Ann BaileyAnn Bailey
1742 AD, British, American
Revolutionary
Elizabeth Alexandra MaryElizabeth Alexandra Mary
21 April 1926, British
 

Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British
Militant
Barbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of BlackburnBarbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn
06 October 1910, British
Politician