List of Muslim women heads of state and government

This is a list of female Muslim heads of state and heads of government. Some countries do not have a Muslim-majority. The list is chronological.

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  In office
Portrait Head of government or state Country Status In office
(first time)
  Benazir Bhutto   Pakistan Prime Minister of Pakistan 2 December 1988 – 6 August 1990
18 October 1993 – 5 November 1996
  Khaleda Zia   Bangladesh Prime Minister of Bangladesh 20 March 1991 – 30 March 1996
10 October 2001 – 29 October 2006
  Tansu Çiller   Turkey Prime Minister of Turkey 25 June 1993 – 6 March 1996
  Sheikh Hasina   Bangladesh Prime Minister of Bangladesh 23 June 1996 – 15 July 2001
6 January 2009 – Incumbent
  Mame Madior Boye   Senegal Prime Minister of Senegal 3 March 2001 – 4 November 2002
  Megawati Sukarnoputri   Indonesia President of Indonesia 23 July 2001 – 20 October 2004
  Roza Otunbayeva   Kyrgyzstan President of Kyrgyzstan 7 April 2010 – 1 December 2011
  Atifete Jahjaga   Kosovo President of Kosovo 7 April 2011 – 7 April 2016
  Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé   Mali Prime Minister of Mali 3 April 2011 – 22 March 2012
  Sibel Siber   Northern Cyprus Prime Minister of Northern Cyprus 13 June 2013 – 2 September 2013
  Aminata Touré   Senegal Prime Minister of Senegal 3 September 2013 – 8 July 2014
  Ameenah Gurib-Fakim   Mauritius President of Mauritius 5 June 2015 – 23 March 2018
  Halimah Yacob   Singapore President of Singapore 14 September 2017 – Incumbent
  Samia Suluhu   Tanzania President of Tanzania 19 March 2021 – Incumbent
  Vjosa Osmani   Kosovo President of Kosovo 4 April 2021 – Incumbent
  Najla Bouden[1]   Tunisia Prime Minister of Tunisia 29 September 2021 – Incumbent

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tunisian president asks first woman PM, Najla Bouden Romdhane, to form govt". France 24. September 29, 2021.