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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)