General Knowledge - First in World


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First (Male) in World

The following table enlists First in the world (in male category) −

The First (Man) in the World Name Tenure/Time Picture
The first person who reached North Pole.(However, there is a contradiction that probably it was Robert Edwin Peary reached first) Frederick Cook 1908 Frederick Cook
The first person who reached South Pole Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen 1911 Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen
The first person who climbed Mount Everest Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay
Who was the first President of U.S.A. George Washington 1789 to 1797 George Washington
Who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain Robert Walpole 1721 to 1742 Robert Walpole
Who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations Trygve Lie 1946 to 1952 Sushil Kumar
The first man who did drew the map of the earth Anaximander N/A Anaximander
The first male (tourist) who traveled space Dennis Anthony Tito 2001
Who was the first human to journey into outer space Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (Russian) 1961 Leander Paes
The First Chinese Pilgrim who traveled India Faxian Between A.D. 399 & 412 Faxian
The First European who visited China Marco Polo Marco Polo
The person who first circumnavigated the Earth (Journey around the world through sea) Ferdinand Magellan 1519 to 1522 Ferdinand Magellan
The First US President who visited India Dwight D. Eisenhower 1959 Pankaj Advani
The First person who landed on Moon Neil Alden Armstrong 1969 Neil Alden Armstrong

First (Woman) in World

The following table enlists First in the world (in female category) −

The First (Woman) in the World Name Tenure/Time Picture
Who was the first woman Prime Minister of England Margaret Hilda Thatcher 1979 to 1990 Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Who was the first woman Prime Minister of a country Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (of Sri Lanka) 1960–65, 1970–77, and 1994–2000 (3 times) Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike
The first woman who climb Mt. Everest Junko Tabei (from Japan) 1975 Junko Tabei
The first woman who reached Antarctica Caroline Mikkelsen (Denmark) 1935 Caroline Mikkelsen
Who was the first female space tourist Anousheh Ansari (Iranian-American) 2006 Anousheh Ansari
The First woman who swam across sea channels off five continents Bula Choudhury (India) 2005 Bula Choudhury
The first (Indian) woman who is appointed as a Civilian Police Advisor of the U.N. Kiran Bedi 2003 Kiran Bedi
The first woman who received a Nobel Prize (She received Nobel Prize two times and her daughter Irène Joliot-Curie also won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1935) Marie Curie (Poland) 1903 (in Physics) & 1911 (in Chemistry) Marie Curie


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