Who were the last 3 prime ministers of England?
20th & 21st centuries
- The Rt Hon Theresa May MP. 2016 to 2019.
- The Rt Hon David Cameron. Conservative 2010 to 2016.
- The Rt Hon Gordon Brown. Labour 2007 to 2010.
- The Rt Hon Tony Blair. Labour 1997 to 2007.
- The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH. Conservative 1990 to 1997.
- Baroness Margaret Thatcher.
- James Callaghan.
- Harold Wilson.
Has Britain ever had a female prime minister?
In July 2016, after David Cameron resigned, May was elected Conservative Party leader and became the UK’s second female prime minister after Margaret Thatcher. She is the first, and to date, the only woman to hold two of the Great Offices of State.
Who had the first female prime minister?
The first woman to be democratically elected as prime minister of a country was Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka), when she led her party to victory at the 1960 general election.
Who is the First Lady PM of world?
On 21 July 1960, following a landslide victory for the Freedom Party, Bandaranaike was sworn in as the first female prime minister in the world, as well as Minister of Defence and External Affairs.
Who is the youngest female prime minister in the world?
After Antti Rinne’s resignation in the wake of the 2019 postal strike, Marin was selected as prime minister on 8 December 2019. At 35, she is the world’s youngest female state leader and Finland’s youngest-ever prime minister.
Who is the youngest PM of India?
The youngest person to become Prime Minister was Rajiv Gandhi, who became Prime Minister at the age of 40 years, 72 days.
Does Finland have a king?
The King of Finland (Finnish: Suomen kuningas, Swedish: Finlands Konung) is the nation’s head of state. Under the Finnish constitution, executive power is vested in the king and the government, with the king possessing only residual powers.
Who is in power in Finland?
Finland is a republic whose head of state is President Sauli Niinistö, who leads the nation’s foreign policy and is the supreme commander of the Finnish Defence Forces. Finland’s head of government is Prime Minister Sanna Marin, who leads the nation’s executive branch, called the Finnish Government.
What political system is Finland?