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FIRST IN THE  WORLD
1.
Chairman of Peoples Republic of China
Mao-Tse-Tung
2.
President of the Chinese Republic
Dr. Sun Yat Sen
 3.
President of U.S.A
George Washington
 4.
Chinese Traveller to India
Fahein
 5.
Foreign Invader to India
Alexander the Great
 6.
Person to reach South Pole
Amundsen
 7.
Person to reach North Pole
Robert Pearey
 8.
Person in Space
Yuri Gagarin
 9.
Person on Moon
Neil Armstrong
 10.
Lady to climb Mount Everest
Junko Taibei
 11.
European to visit China
Marco Polo
12.
Place where atom bomb was dropped
Hiroshima
 13.
Man to walk in Space
Alexei Leonov
 14.
Woman cosmonaut in Space
Valentina Tereshkova
 15.
Woman Prime Minister of a country
Mrs. Srimavo Bhandarnaike
16.
Woman President of a country
Maria Estela Peron
 17.
Woman to Command a Space Mission
Colonel Eileen Collins (U.S.A.)
 18.
The first residents of International Space station
Bill Shepherd (USA), 
Yuri Gidzanko
 
and Sergei Krikalev
 (Russia)
 19.
 The first blind man to scale Mt. Everest
Erik Weihenmayer (USA, May 25, 2001)
 20.
The first Muslim woman to become the Secretary General of Amnesty International
lrine Zubeida Khan
 21.
The first space astronaut to go into space seven times till date
Jerry Ross (U.S.A.)
 22.
The first South African to become the second space tourist
Mark Shuttleworth
 23.
The first woman Prime Minister of South Korea
Ms. Chang Sang
 24.
The first youngest grandmaster of the world in chess
Sergey Karjakin (Ukraine)
 25.
The first adventurer flying successfully across the English Channel without aircraft
Felix Baumgartner (July 2003)
 26.
China's first man in space
Yang Liwei
 27.
The first Muslim woman to receive Nobel Prize
Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Prize 2003)
 28.
The woman with the highest individual Test score making a new world record
Kiran Baloch (Pakistani cricketer, 
scoring 242 runs playing women's
 
cricket test against West Indies in Karachi in March, 2004)
 29.
The first woman of the world to climb Mt. Everest four times
Lakpa Sherpa (Nepali)
30.
The first woman to cross seven important seas of the world by swimming
Bula Chaudhury (India)
31.
The first aircraft pilot to round the entire world non-stop by his 2 engine aircraft in 67 hours
Steve Fossett (March 2005)
32.
The first woman to be appointed as a Governor of a province in Afghanistan
Habiba Sorabhi
33.
The first woman of the world to swim across five continents 
Bula Chaudhury (India) (April 2005)
34.
The first woman athlete to touch 5.0 meter mark in pole vault
Ms. Yelena Isinbayeva 
(Russian, July 2005)
35.
The first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistani Supreme Court
Justice Rana Bhagwan Das
Took over on Sept. 2, 2005 as
 
Acting Chief Justice
36.
The first duly elected woman President of an African country
Allen Johnson Sirleaf (elected 
President of Liberia in Nov. 2005)
37.
The first woman Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
Shanshad Akhtar 
(Appointed in Dec. 2005)
38.
The first woman Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel 
(Took over in Nov. 2005)
39.
The first woman President of Chile
Dr. Michelle Bachelet
40.
The first woman Prime Minister of Jamaica
Portia Simpson Miller (Feb. 2006)
41.
The first woman foreign Secretary of England
Margaret Backett (May 2006)
42.
The first double amputee to scale Mt. Everest
Mark Inglis (May 15, 2006)

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