Throughout history, there have been many French women leaders who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great French female leaders such as Marie Antoinette, Joan of Arc, Bernadette Soubirous, Marine Le Pen, Marion Maréchal-Le Pen.
Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette
02 November 1755, Austrian, French
Queen of France
Marine Le PenMarine Le Pen
05 August 1968, French
Political Leader

Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous
07 January 1844, French
Saint

Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux
02 January 1873, French
Nun

Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21 February 1878, French
Spiritual Guru

Marion Maréchal-Le PenMarion Maréchal-Le Pen
10 December 1989, French
Politician
Ségolène RoyalSégolène Royal
22 September 1953, French
Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956, French
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

Anne HidalgoAnne Hidalgo
19 June 1959, Spanish, French
Politician
Verónika MendozaVerónika Mendoza
09 December 1980, French, Peruvian
Politician

Simone SegouinSimone Segouin
03 October 1925, French
Military officer
Anne of BrittanyAnne of Brittany
25 January 1477, French
queen

Louise Marie ThereseLouise Marie Therese
16 November 1664, French
Nun

Simone VeilSimone Veil
13 July 1927, French
Politician, Judge

GenevieveGenevieve
0419 AD, French
Saint

Najat Vallaud-BelkacemNajat Vallaud-Belkacem
04 October 1977, French, Moroccan
Politician
Audrey AzoulayAudrey Azoulay
04 August 1972, French, Moroccan
Politician

Íngrid BetancourtÍngrid Betancourt
25 December 1961, French
politician

Rachida DatiRachida Dati
27 November 1965, French
Politician

Yvonne de GaulleYvonne de Gaulle
22 May 1900, French
 
Madame RolandMadame Roland
17 March 1754, French
Revolutionary

Marlene SchiappaMarlene Schiappa
18 November 1982, French
Politician
Florence ParlyFlorence Parly
08 May 1963, French
Politician

Madame de BrinvilliersMadame de Brinvilliers
22 July 1630, French
Aristocrat

Inessa ArmandInessa Armand
08 May 1874, French
Politician
Valerie PecresseValerie Pecresse
14 July 1967, French
Politician

Édith CressonÉdith Cresson
27 January 1934, French
Politician, Diplomat, Economist
Louise de MarillacLouise de Marillac
12 August 1591, French
Saint

Roselyne BachelotRoselyne Bachelot
24 December 1946, French
Politician

Danielle MitterrandDanielle Mitterrand
29 October 1924, French
François Mitterrand's wife
Hortense ManciniHortense Mancini
06 June 1646, French
Chief minister of France

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Bernadette ChiracBernadette Chirac
18 May 1933, French
Politician
Christiane TaubiraChristiane Taubira
02 February 1952, French
Politician, Economist

Helene RytmannHelene Rytmann
15 October 1910, French
Louis Althusser's Wife

Madeleine Sophie BaratMadeleine Sophie Barat
12 December 1779, French
Saint

Julie BilliartJulie Billiart
12 July 1751, French
Religious leader
Aurelie FilippettiAurelie Filippetti
17 June 1973, French
Politician
Marguerite BourgeoysMarguerite Bourgeoys
17 April 1620, French
Nun

Claudie HaigneréClaudie Haigneré
13 May 1957, French
Doctor

Barbara PompiliBarbara Pompili
13 June 1975, French
Politician

Roxana MărăcineanuRoxana Mărăcineanu
07 May 1975, French, Romanian
Minister of Sports of France
Anne de Pisseleu, duchess d'ÉtampesAnne de Pisseleu, duchess d'Étampes
1508 AD, French
French political figure

Rama YadeRama Yade
13 December 1976, French, Senegalese
Politician

Marie-Madeleine FourcadeMarie-Madeleine Fourcade
11 August 1909, French
Political Leader

Rose Philippine DuchesneRose Philippine Duchesne
29 August 1769, French
Sister

Cecilia of NormandyCecilia of Normandy
1056 AD, French
Nun
Nathalie Kosciusko-MorizetNathalie Kosciusko-Morizet
14 May 1973, French
Politician

Martine AubryMartine Aubry
08 August 1950, French
Politician
Agnès BuzynAgnès Buzyn
01 November 1962, French
Politician

Marie-Claude Vaillant-CouturierMarie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier
03 November 1912, French
Politician

Sister EmmanuelleSister Emmanuelle
16 November 1908, Belgian, French
Human Rights Worker
Eva JolyEva Joly
05 December 1943, French, Norwegian
Politician, Judge, Jurist

Laura Flessel-ColovicLaura Flessel-Colovic
06 November 1971, French
Fencer
Jeannette BougrabJeannette Bougrab
26 August 1973, French
Politician

Jacline MouraudJacline Mouraud
24 April 1967, French
Politician

Nadine MoranoNadine Morano
06 November 1963, French
politician

Madeleine PauliacMadeleine Pauliac
17 September 1912, French
Doctor

Elisabeth GuigouElisabeth Guigou
06 August 1946, French
Politician
Norodom Rattana DeviNorodom Rattana Devi
18 June 1974, French, Cambodian
Politician

Marielle de SarnezMarielle de Sarnez
27 March 1951, French
Politician

Michèle RubirolaMichèle Rubirola
28 July 1956, French
Politician

Rose Francine RogombéRose Francine Rogombé
20 September 1942, French
Gabonese Politician
Marie Angélique ArnauldMarie Angélique Arnauld
08 September 1591, French
Abbess

Barbara Heinemann LandmannBarbara Heinemann Landmann
11 January 1795, French, American
Religious leader