Women power is greatly emphasized in the modern age and that is the reason why women are working with the men now-a-days shoulder to shoulder. Ranging from politics to domestic tasks, women can do anything what they want to.
It is often said that politics is not a women’s cup of tea but this statement is proved wrong by several women mentioned below in the list:
10. Golda Meir
The Iron Lady of Israel, Golda Meir was the teacher, politician and later the prime minister of Israel in the year of 1969. She was elected as the first woman Prime Minister of Israel and the fourth woman to hold the office of Prime Minister in the world. She was often described as the strongest man in the government of Israel, strong willed and also the straight talking woman of the Jewish People.
9. Dilma Rousseff
Next on the list of the influential political women in the world is Dilma Rousseff, who is the current 36th president of Brazil. She is the first woman of Brazil to hold the office of presidency in Brazil. She is the daughter of the famous entrepreneur and began the socialist when she was in her teen age. After this, she began to take interest in politics and in the year of 2011, she was elected as the first woman president of Brazil.
8. Johanna Sigurdardottir
The former president and the former Prime minister of Iceland, Johanna Sigurdardottir is also among the famous women politicians of the world. She was born in the year of 1942 and she became the social democrat, minister of social affairs and the security officer when she was not in the age to join the politics. She was also listed by Forbes among the most powerful women in the world.
7. Yingluck Shinawatra
Also known as PU, Yingluck Shinawatra is the Thai business woman and the politician who is equally popular in the whole world because of her unique personality and her effective Prime ministry in Thailand. She has also got the privilege to become the youngest prime minister in Thailand.
6. Sonia Gandhi
The Indian Politician who was born in Italy, Sonia Gandhi is the president of Indian National Congress. She is the widow of the ex-prime minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. According to Forbes, she is one of the most powerful women Politician in the world.
5. Angela Merkel
The German politician and the former research scientist, Angela Merkel is also one of the famous women politicians in the world. She is the backbone of the European Union which is a union of 27 members. She is the second most powerful woman in the world according to Forbes.
4. Indira Gandhi
Another name in the list is Mrs. Indira Gandhi, who was the second longest serving and the first female Prime Minister of India. She was the only woman to hold the office till her time. She was considered as most daring lady who took many tough decision such as Pakistan war, blue star operation etc.
3. Isabel Martinez de Peron
The third wife of the former President and the former President of Argentina, Isabel Martinez de Peron is one of the famous woman politicians of the world. She first served the duty of Vice President and then the duty of President and that is the time she gained so much popularity among the world.
2. Margaret Thatcher
One of the most famous and powerful female politician of the world is Margaret Thatcher. She was the prime minister of United States. She had also got the privileged of being the long lasting prime Minister of the 20th century and is currently the only woman to hold the office in US.
1. Benazir Bhutto
Topping the list is the 11th prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, who was the daughter of the influential former Prime Minister, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. Benazir Bhutto was the most famous woman Politician in the world who was killed during a political rally.