Women presidents of the world
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (San Juan, on the island of Luzon, on April 5, 1947) was president of the Philippines from 2001 (re-elected in 2004) until 2010. Macapagal-Arroyo is the daughter of the former president Diosdado Macapagal and Evangelina Macaraeg She became president in 2001 during the EDSA II Revolution that displaced Joseph Estrada amid accusations of extensive corruption. Arroyo was re-elected in 2004, defeating the main leader of the Philippine opposition, Fernando Poe Jr. She is the fourteenth president of the Philippines and the second woman to hold the position. In 2005, she was mentioned in Forbes magazine as the fourth most powerful woman in the world. Declared admirer of Margaret Thatcher. And it has been awarded the Don Quijote International Prize 2009.
Michèle Pierre-Louis (b. October 5, 1947), is a Haitian policy that held the position of Prime Minister of Haiti between September 5, 2008 and October 30, 2009, when she was dismissed from her charge by a majority of the Senate that criticized his government "a serious situation of insecurity and a dramatic reality of famine." She was the second woman to hold that position, the first was Claudette Werleigh. It was replaced by Jean Max Bellerive. Pierre-Louis has been the Executive Director of the Knowledge and Freedom Foundation (FOKAL), a non-governmental organization funded by George Soros, since 1995.
PANAMA-MIREYA MOSCOSO RODRÍGUEZ
Mireya Elisa Moscoso Rodríguez was the first woman to hold the Presidency of the Republic of Panama, for the constitutional period from September 1, 1999 until September 1, 2004.
BOLIVIA-LIDIA GUEILER TEJADA
Lidia Gueiler Tejada (n. Cochabamba, Bolivia August 28, 1921) was the interim President of Bolivia from 1979 to 1980. She has been the only woman President of Bolivia since the foundation of the Republic, a great defender of peace and equality of sexes with respect to all rights, including that of power
ARGENTINA-MARIA MARTINEZ DE PERON
María Estela Martínez de Perón (La Rioja, Argentina, February 4, 1931), popularly known as Isabelita or Isabel Perón, was president of the Argentine Nation and the first female president in the world (although there were previously women who had the title of queen or prime minister). She assumed July 1, 1974 as vice president, after the death of President Juan Domingo Perón, her husband. It was deposed on Wednesday, March 24, 1976 for a military coup d'etat that gave rise to the self-styled National Reorganization Process and that held it illegally for several years.
Dilma Vana Rousseff (Belo Horizonte, December 14, 1947) is an economist, politician and current president of Brazil. Member of the Workers Party (PT), in 2005 she was appointed head of the Cabinet of the Presidency of the Republic by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, becoming the first woman to take office. The opponent José Serra was imposed in the second round of the 2010 presidential elections, with 56% of the votes. He assumed the position on January 1, 2011, being the first woman to lead Brazil
COSTA RICA-LAURA CHINCHILLA MIRANDA
Laura Chinchilla Miranda (San José, March 28, 1959) is a Costa Rican political and political scientist, current president of Costa Rica. She was elected on February 7, 2010 as President of the Republic for a period of four years that began on May 8, 2010. She was nominated by the National Liberation Party. She is the first Costa Rican woman elected to that position since the female vote was allowed in 1949, and the fifth woman in Latin America to be elected president
UNITED KINGDOM-MARGARET THATCHER
Margaret Hilda Thatcher (Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, October 13, 1925), also known by the nickname of "The Iron Lady", is a British policy that was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1979 and 1990, and Party leader Conservative between 1975 and 1990, being the first woman to have held both positions
CHILE-MICHELLE BACHELET JERIA
Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria (Santiago, September 29, 1951) is a Chilean pediatrician and political doctor. She was president of the Republic of Chile between March 11, 2006 and March 11, 2010, and is currently in charge of UN Women, a United Nations agency for gender equality
ARGENTINA-CRISTINA FERNÁNDEZ KIRCHNER
Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner (Ringuelet, Buenos Aires, Argentina, February 19, 1953) is a politician and lawyer from Argentina. She was elected president of the Argentine Nation on October 28, 2007, assuming the position on December 10 of that year, in which she succeeded her husband Nestor Kirchner. Before exercising this position, she was senator for the province of Santa Cruz and for that of Buenos Aires, as well as deputy for the first of them. She is the first woman in Argentine history to be elected to the first magistracy and the second to enter the position. It belongs to the Justicialist Party, and in turn integrates the Front for Victory party. In 2009, Fernández de Kirchner was considered by Forbes magazine as the eleventh among the one hundred most powerful women in the world. He ascended two more positions with respect to the previous year, 2008. Although he is currently occupying the 68th position in the ranking.