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First in the world -- GK -- for knowledge sake.

Chairman of Peoples Republic of China
President of the Chinese Republic
Dr. Sun Yat Sen
President of U.S.A
George Washington
Chinese Traveller to India
Foreign Invader to India
Alexander the Great
Person to reach South Pole
Person to reach North Pole
Robert Pearey
Person in Space
Yuri Gagarin
Person on Moon
Neil Armstrong
Lady to climb Mount Everest
Junko Taibei
European to visit China
Marco Polo
Place where atom bomb was dropped
Man to walk in Space
Alexei Leonov
Woman cosmonaut in Space
Valentina Tereshkova
Woman Prime Minister of a country
Mrs. Srimavo Bhandarnaike
Woman President of a country
Maria Estela Peron
Woman to Command a Space Mission
Colonel Eileen Collins (U.S.A.)
The first residents of International Space station
Bill Shepherd (USA), 
Yuri Gidzanko
and Sergei Krikalev
 The first blind man to scale Mt. Everest
Erik Weihenmayer (USA, May 25, 2001)
The first Muslim woman to become the Secretary General of Amnesty International
lrine Zubeida Khan
The first space astronaut to go into space seven times till date
Jerry Ross (U.S.A.)
The first South African to become the second space tourist
Mark Shuttleworth
The first woman Prime Minister of South Korea
Ms. Chang Sang
The first youngest grandmaster of the world in chess
Sergey Karjakin (Ukraine)
The first adventurer flying successfully across the English Channel without aircraft
Felix Baumgartner (July 2003)
China's first man in space
Yang Liwei
The first Muslim woman to receive Nobel Prize
Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Prize 2003)
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)
The first woman of the world to climb Mt. Everest four times
Lakpa Sherpa (Nepali)
The first woman to cross seven important seas of the world by swimming
Bula Chaudhury (India)
The first aircraft pilot to round the entire world non-stop by his 2 engine aircraft in 67 hours
Steve Fossett (March 2005)
The first woman to be appointed as a Governor of a province in Afghanistan
Habiba Sorabhi
The first woman of the world to swim across five continents 
Bula Chaudhury (India) (April 2005)
The first woman athlete to touch 5.0 meter mark in pole vault
Ms. Yelena Isinbayeva 
(Russian, July 2005)
The first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistani Supreme Court
Justice Rana Bhagwan Das
Took over on Sept. 2, 2005 as
Acting Chief Justice
The first duly elected woman President of an African country
Allen Johnson Sirleaf (elected 
President of Liberia in Nov. 2005)
The first woman Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
Shanshad Akhtar 
(Appointed in Dec. 2005)
The first woman Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel 
(Took over in Nov. 2005)
The first woman President of Chile
Dr. Michelle Bachelet
The first woman Prime Minister of Jamaica
Portia Simpson Miller (Feb. 2006)
The first woman foreign Secretary of England
Margaret Backett (May 2006)
The first double amputee to scale Mt. Everest
Mark Inglis (May 15, 2006)

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