Women Diplomats

Throughout history, there have been many women diplomats who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female diplomats such as Caroline Kennedy, Eleanor Roosevelt, Condoleezza Rice, Valerie Jarrett, Madeleine Albright.The women diplomats featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Deborah Birx

Deborah Birx
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: April 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

 2 Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kew Gardens, New York, United States

Fran Drescher is an American actress and comedian. Characterized by her thick New York accent and nasal voice, Fran Drescher serves as an inspiration to many cancer patients as she successfully fought off the disease after suffering from uterine cancer. She is also an outspoken LGBT rights activist and healthcare advocate.

 3 Caroline Kennedy

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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cornell Medical Center Hospital, New York City, New York, U.S.

Caroline Kennedy is an American author, diplomat, and attorney. The only surviving child of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Caroline served as the US Ambassador to Japan between 2013 and 2017. A prolific author who writes about civil liberties, Caroline Kennedy has also served as a spokesperson for the Kennedy family's legacy.

 4 Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
Died: February 10, 2014

After starting her film career at the age of three, Shirley Temple went on to become Hollywood's highest-grossing child actress from 1935 to 1938. She is the epitome of popular child stars who lose their charm as they grow up. Despite failing as an adult actress, she is ranked 18th in the greatest female screen legends of Classic Hollywood list.

 5 Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt
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Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: October 11, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: November 7, 1962

Feminist and civil rights icon Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was the longest-serving U.S First Lady. She was a prominent human rights activist, wrote columns, and hosted a radio show. She was named to Gallup's List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century in 1999.

 6 Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice
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Famous As: Former United States Secretary of State
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama

The 66th United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made history in 2005 when she became the first female black Secretary of State. She is also the first female to serve as National Security Advisor, a position which she served from 2001 to 2005. One of the most powerful women in the world at one point of time, she has been depicted in Hollywood films.

 7 Susan Rice

Susan Rice
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Famous As: Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Birthdate: November 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Susan Rice has been the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. and the national security advisor. She was chosen by Joe Biden as the director of the Domestic Policy Council. Rice was supposed to become the secretary of state, replacing Hillary Clinton in 2013, but withdrew due to the Benghazi attack.
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 8 Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shiraz
Valerie Jarrett served as the senior advisor to former president Barack Obama and the director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs from 2009 to 2017. She had previously served Mayor Richard Daley as his deputy chief of staff and had hired Michelle Obama, then-fiancée of Obama.

 9 Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright
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Famous As: Politician & Diplomat
Birthdate: May 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Madeleine Albright served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001, under Bill Clinton, and was the first woman to hold the post. The Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee has also chaired the Albright Stonebridge Group and teaches at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.

 10 Samantha Power

Samantha Power
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and academic Samantha Power has previously served as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. She was a war correspondent before she became a professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She worked on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and infamously called Hillary Clinton "a monster.”

 11 Jean Kennedy Smith

Jean Kennedy Smith
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: February 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookline

 12 Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell
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Famous As: Writer, Diplomat
Birthdate: July 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1926

 13 Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell
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Famous As: 19th Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: March 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Port Alberni

 14 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: August 18, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prayagraj,India
Died: December 1, 1990

 15 Hina Rabbani Khar

Hina Rabbani Khar
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Famous As: Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist
Birthdate: November 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Multan

 16 Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: August 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

 17 Julie Bishop

Julie Bishop
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Famous As: Jurist, Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Birthdate: July 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lobethal

 18 Pamela Harriman

Pamela Harriman
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Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: March 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Farnborough, England
Died: February 5, 1997

 19 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
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Famous As: Diplomat, Economist
Birthdate: June 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ogwashi-Uku

 20 Bajrakitiyabha

Bajrakitiyabha
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall, Bangkok, Thailand

 21 Kay Bailey Hutchison

Kay Bailey Hutchison
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, USA

 22 Zenani Mandela

Zenani Mandela
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Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 23 Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland
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Famous As: Physician, Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: April 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bærum

 24 Tzipi Livni

Tzipi Livni
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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat, Manager
Birthdate: July 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tel Aviv

 25 Nirupama Rao

Nirupama Rao
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malappuram

 26 Ashraf Pahlavi

Ashraf Pahlavi
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Famous As: Writer, Diplomat, Politician
Birthdate: October 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehran
Died: January 7, 2016

 27 Zindzi Mandela

Zindzi Mandela
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: July 13, 2020

Zindzi Mandela was a South African poet and diplomat best known as the daughter of the famous anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela. From 1996 to 1998, she also served as a temporary First Lady of South Africa. Over the years, she has been portrayed in films and TV films, such as Mrs Mandela (2009), Invictus (2009), and Mandela (1987).

 28 Jeane Kirkpatrick

Jeane Kirkpatrick
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, University teacher
Birthdate: November 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Duncan
Died: December 7, 2006

 29 Valentina Matviyenko

Valentina Matviyenko
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Famous As: Q4379628, Diplomat, Politician
Birthdate: April 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shepetivka

 30 Irina Bokova

Irina Bokova
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

 31 Anna Lindh

Anna Lindh
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: June 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Enskede-Årsta-Vantör borough
Died: September 11, 2003

 32 Rosario Castellanos

Rosario Castellanos
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Famous As: Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher
Birthdate: May 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: August 7, 1974

 33 Sigrid Kaag

Sigrid Kaag
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: November 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rijswijk, Netherlands

 34 Princess Elisabeth of Denmark

Princess Elisabeth of Denmark
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: May 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen

 35 Louise Arbour

Louise Arbour
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Famous As: Judge, Lawyer, Diplomat, University teacher
Birthdate: February 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal

 36 Édith Cresson

Édith Cresson
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Economist
Birthdate: January 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt

 37 Salome Zourabichvili

Salome Zourabichvili
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: March 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 38 Perle Mesta

Perle Mesta
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: October 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sturgis, Michigan, United States
Died: March 16, 1975

 39 Roza Otunbayeva

Roza Otunbayeva
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: August 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osh

 40 Natasha Stott Despoja

Natasha Stott Despoja
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Famous As: Australian Senator
Birthdate: September 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

 41 Khin Kyi

Khin Kyi
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: April 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Myaungmya
Died: December 28, 1988

 42 Sandra Roelofs

Sandra Roelofs
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Terneuzen

 43 Henrietta Boggs

Henrietta Boggs
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: September 9, 2020

 44 Mona Juul

Mona Juul
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: April 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Steinkjer, Norway

 45 Susanna Agnelli

Susanna Agnelli
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: May 15, 2009

 46 Abena Busia

Abena Busia
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 47 Eagle Woman

Eagle Woman
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Famous As: Translator
Birthdate: 1820 AD
Birthplace: South Dakota, United States
Died: December 18, 1888

 48 Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui

Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco

 49 Grace Ogot

Grace Ogot
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Asembo, Kenya
Died: March 18, 2015

 50 Princess Lalla Aicha of Morocco

Princess Lalla Aicha of Morocco
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Famous As: Princesses
Birthdate: June 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Rabat, Rabat, Morocco
Died: September 4, 2011