The first female government minister in Greenland and the second female mayor of Nuuk, Greenland's capital.
A pioneering physician. The first woman in Britain to qualify as a physician and surgeon, the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first female dean of a British medical school, and the first female mayor in Britain.
The first female mayor of San Francisco and the longest-serving member of the US Senate.
The first black female mayor of Washington DC, and the first female Democratic National Committee Treasurer.