This list is for all the ladies who have held a government position over the years; a position that doesn't involve a crown anyway. Whether they were a president, governor, mayor, Congresswoman, or any position in-between, this list is for them. I'll include their name, the position they held, and where.

Entries:

  • Adelina Otero-Warren, First Female Government Official for the State of New Mexico, United States of America
  • Alexandra Kollontai, One of the Few Women to Earn a Government Position in the Soviet Union
  • Alice Sanger, The First Female Staffer to Serve in the White House (The President's Home in the United States of America)
  • Alveda King, Former Member of the State House of Representatives for Georgia
  • Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's First Female Prime Minister
  • Caroline Kennedy, Former United States Ambassador to Japan
  • Catherine Cortez Masto, The First Latina State Attorney General and Senator (United States)
  • Charlotta Bass, The First African American Woman to Run for Vice President of the United States
  • Constance Baker Motley, The First African American Woman Appointed to the Federal Judiciary (United States)
  • Constance Markiewicz, The First Woman Elected to the United Kingdom's Parliament (Though She Never Took Her Seat)
  • Doris Bohrer, Former Deputy Head of Counterintelligence at the CIA
  • Dorothy Fosdick, Foreign Policy Expert who Helped Craft NATO, the UN, and the Marshall Plan
  • Edith Hahn Beer, Jewish Family Court Judge in East Germany at the Conclusion of World War II
  • Edith Wilson, The First-Acting Female President of the United States--Kind of Anyway
  • Esther Hobart Morris, The First Female Justice of the Peace (United States) and First Woman in a Judicial Position in the Modern World
  • Eva Peron, First Lady and Influential Political Icon in Her Native Argentina
  • Frances Perkins, The First Woman to Serve in a Presidential Cabinet, United States
  • Gina Haspel, Director of the United States' Central Intelligence Agency
  • Harriet Taylor Upton, Women's Suffrage Advocate, Political Icon, Dazzling Daughter, Need I Go On...
  • Imelda Marcos, Served as Governor of Manila & in the Filipino House of Representatives
  • Indira Gandhi, India's First Female Prime Minister
  • Isabel Martínez de Perón, The First Female President of Argentina
  • Isabella Hagner James, The First Salaried Employee of a United States First Lady
  • Jan Brewer, Former Governor of Arizona
  • Janet Yellen, The First Woman to Ever Chair the Federal Reserve (United States of America)
  • Jeanine Pirro, Former Judge and District Attorney in Westchester County, New York, United States of America
  • Jeannette Rankin, The First Woman Elected to the United States Congress
  • Joanne Hayes-White, At the Time of Her Retirement She was the Longest Serving Female Fire Chief in United States History
  • Kate Barnard, First Female Elected Official for the State of Oklahoma, United States of America
  • Kellyanne Conway, Advisor to President Donald Trump
  • Lorllys Ramos Acevedo, Former Head of the Venezuelan Aviation Accident Unit
  • Lucie Aubrac, The First Woman to Hold a Position in France's Parliamentary Assembly
  • Lynne Patton, Head of Region II of Housing and Urban Development (United States)
  • Mamie Fossett, Deputy Marshal in the Indian Territory (United States)
  • Margaret Thatcher, The First Female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Marie-Claude Vaillant-Courturier, French Communist Politician
  • Mary Brooks, Director of the United States Mint from 1969 to 1977
  • Mary McLeod Bethune, The First African American Woman to Head a Federal Agency in the United States
  • Maude Frazier, First Female Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, United States of America
  • Meira Kumar, The First Female Speaker of the Lok Sabha (India's Lower House of Parliament)
  • Mekatilili wa Menza, Leader of the Giriama Women's Council (Kenya)
  • Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, The First Female MP Elected And Able to Take Her Seat in the United Kingdom's Parliament
  • Patsy Mink, The First Woman of Color Elected to US Congress
  • Phoolan Devi, Member of the Lok Sabha (India)
  • Rachel Eaton, The First Female Elected School Superintendent for Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States of America
  • Reva Beck Bosone, The First Elected Congresswoman From the State of Utah (United States)
  • Rose Mofford, The First Female Governor of Arizona (United States)
  • Sandra Day O'Connor, The First Female Supreme Court Justice (United States)
  • Sarah T Hughes, The First Female District Judge in Texas (United States of America)
  • Sarah Palin, The First Female Governor of Alaska (In the United States of America)
  • Shangguan Wan'er, Prime Minister of China During Empress Wu's Reign (Making Her the First Known Female Prime Minister in History)
  • Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge for the New York Court of Appeals (United States)
  • Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Ceylon (Present Day Sri Lanka)'s First Female Prime Minister
  • Shirley Chisholm, The First African American Woman to Serve in the United States House of Representatives
  • Shirley Temple Black, Actress and Diplomat; She was the First Woman to Become Chief of Protocol in the Executive Branch of the United States Government
  • Sonia Gandhi, Former President of India's National Congress Party
  • Soraya Tarzi, Queen Consort & Minister of Education in Afghanistan
  • Stephanie Murphy, Member of the United States House of Representatives
  • Susanna Salter, First Female Elected Mayor in United States History
  • Tsai Ing-wen, President of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Theresa May, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Tye Leung Schulze, The First Chinese American Woman to Be Hired by the Federal Government