Throughout history, there have been many women leaders who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female leaders such as Hillary Clinton, Queen Victoria, Mother Teresa, Margaret Thatcher, Angela Merkel.The women leaders featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great
02 May 1729, Russian
Empress of Russia
Cleopatra Cleopatra
0069 BC, Egyptian, Greek
Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom

Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
24 May 1819, British
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Kim Yo-jongKim Yo-jong
26 September 1987, North Korean
Younger Sister of Kim Jong-un

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26 March 1940, American
Politician

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren
22 June 1949, American
United States Senator
Angela MerkelAngela Merkel
17 July 1954, German
Chancellor of Germany

Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
13 October 1925, British
Former British Prime Minister

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
26 October 1947, American
Former First Lady, Political Leader
Sonia GandhiSonia Gandhi
09 December 1946, Indian, Italian
Former President of Indian National Congress

Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn
1501 AD, British
Marquess of Pembroke
Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
29 February 1822, American
Abolitionist

Kamala HarrisKamala Harris
20 October 1964, American
US Senator

Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette
02 November 1755, Austrian, French
Queen of France

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi
19 November 1917, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
26 August 1910, Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity
Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
11 October 1884, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Sarah PalinSarah Palin
11 February 1964, American
Former Governor of Alaska

Shirley TempleShirley Temple
23 April 1928, American
Actress

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

Shirley ChisholmShirley Chisholm
30 November 1924, American
 
Nikki HaleyNikki Haley
20 January 1972, American
Governor of South Carolina

Ilhan OmarIlhan Omar
04 October 1981, American
U.S. Representative

Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
12 March 1968, Thai, American
U.S. Representative
Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice
14 November 1954, American
Former United States Secretary of State

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein
22 June 1933, American
Politician
Benazir BhuttoBenazir Bhutto
21 June 1953, Pakistani
 

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29 September 1961, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVos
08 January 1958, American
US Secretary of Education
Imelda MarcosImelda Marcos
02 July 1929, Filipino
Filipino Politician

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Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
19 June 1945, Burmese
Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar
Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
31 August 1956, Taiwanese
President of Taiwan

Caroline, Princess of HanoverCaroline, Princess of Hanover
23 January 1957, Monacan
Heir presumptive

Rachel JohnsonRachel Johnson
03 September 1965, British
Editor, Journalist

EstherEsther
 , Iranian
Queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus
Maria TheresaMaria Theresa
13 May 1717, Austrian
Queen regnant
Park Geun-hyePark Geun-hye
02 February 1952, South Korean
11th President of South Korea

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
10 August 1963, Indian
Politician, Brigand

Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871, German, Polish
Marxist Theorist

Wu ZetianWu Zetian
17 February 0625, Chinese
Chinese Empress
Golda MeirGolda Meir
03 May 1898, Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Sheikh HasinaSheikh Hasina
28 September 1947, Bangladeshi
Prime Minister of Bangladesh

HatshepsutHatshepsut
1508 BC, Egyptian
Pharaoh

Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous
07 January 1844, French
Saint

Priyanka GandhiPriyanka Gandhi
12 January 1972, Indian
Politician
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26 August 1956, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist

Hildegard of BingenHildegard of Bingen
16 September 1098, German
Philosopher
Corazon AquinoCorazon Aquino
25 January 1933, Filipino
Former President of Phillipines

Cristina Fernández de KirchnerCristina Fernández de Kirchner
19 February 1953, Argentinian
Former President of Argentina

Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux
02 January 1873, French
Nun
Jill SteinJill Stein
14 May 1950, American
Physician

Winnie Madikizela-MandelaWinnie Madikizela-Mandela
26 September 1936, South African
Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist
Queen Rania of JordanQueen Rania of Jordan
31 August 1970, Jordanian
Queen consort of Jordan.

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist

Betty FordBetty Ford
08 April 1918, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Dilma RousseffDilma Rousseff
14 December 1947, Brazilian
36th President of Brazil

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
29 October 1938, Liberian
Africa’s First Elected Female Head of State

Pratibha PatilPratibha Patil
19 December 1934, Indian
Former President of India

Marine Le PenMarine Le Pen
05 August 1968, French
Political Leader

Kolinda Grabar-KitarovićKolinda Grabar-Kitarović
29 April 1968, Croatian
Fourth President of Croatia
Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
06 April 1956, American
Former United States Representative

Maa Amritanandamayi Mata Amritanandamayi
27 September 1953, Indian
Spiritual Leader
Leigh Taylor-YoungLeigh Taylor-Young
25 January 1945, American
Actress

Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
10 April 1880, American
Activist

LeahLeah
 
Daughter of Laban
Catherine of AlexandriaCatherine of Alexandria
0287 AD, Egyptian
Saint

Saint AnneSaint Anne
0050 BC, Palestinian
Mother of Virgin Mary
Isabel Martínez de PerónIsabel Martínez de Perón
04 February 1931, Argentinian
Former President of Argentina

Graça MachelGraça Machel
17 October 1945, Mozambican
Politician

Yulia TymoshenkoYulia Tymoshenko
27 November 1960, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Ukraine
Pauline HansonPauline Hanson
27 May 1954, Australian
Former Member of the Australian Parliament

Gabrielle GiffordsGabrielle Giffords
08 June 1970, American
Political Leader
Saint LucySaint Lucy
0283 AD, Italian
Saint

Mary Baker EddyMary Baker Eddy
16 July 1821, American
Religious Leader

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Manuela SáenzManuela Sáenz
27 December 1797, Ecuadorian
Revolutionary
Clare of AssisiClare of Assisi
16 July 1194, Italian
Saint
Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
17 April 1916, Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
31 March 1872, Russian
Revolutionary

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah
31 July 1893, Pakistani
Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
15 January 1842, Australian
Nun
Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
18 September 1949, British
Politician

Sarah Huckabee SandersSarah Huckabee Sanders
13 August 1982, American
US Political Representative

Agatha of SicilyAgatha of Sicily
0231 AD, Italian
Saint

Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21 February 1878, French
Spiritual Guru

Betty BoothroydBetty Boothroyd
08 October 1929, British
Politician
Penny WongPenny Wong
05 November 1968, Australian
Australian Senator

Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
15 July 1850, Italian, American
Nun
Yingluck ShinawatraYingluck Shinawatra
21 June 1967, Thai
28th Prime Minister of Thailand

Ségolène RoyalSégolène Royal
22 September 1953, French
Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and
Najma HeptullaNajma Heptulla
13 April 1940, Indian
Politician
Michaelle Jean Michaëlle Jean
06 September 1957, Canadian
Former Governor General of Canada