List of famous female mayors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female mayors list contains the most prominent and top females known for being mayors. There are thousand of females working as mayors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic mayors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a mayor then the people below should give you inspiration.
A factual list, featuring people like Gwendolyn Faison and Steinunn Valdís Óskarsdóttir.While this isn't a list of all female mayors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female mayors?" and "Who are the best female mayors?"
Sarojini Yogeswaran was a Sri Lankan politician. Yogeswaran was a member of the Tamil United Liberation Front. In 1997, she was elected mayor of Jaffna, the first elected mayor in 14 years and also the first woman mayor of the city. Mrs. Yogeswaran was shot five times with a pistol near her Jaffna ...more
Profession: Politiciansee more on Sarojini Yogeswaran
Georgina Beyer is a New Zealand politician and former Labour Party Member of Parliament. She was the world's first openly transsexual mayor, as well as the world's first openly transsexual Member of Parliament. She is also among a very small number of former sex workers to hold political office. ...more
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Profession: Politician, Radio personality, Actorsee more on Georgina Beyer
Linda Lingle is an American politician, who was the sixth Governor of Hawaii from 2002 until 2010. She was the first Republican elected governor of Hawaii since the departure of William F. Quinn in 1962. Lingle was also the first female governor of Hawaii; first Jewish governor of Hawaii; first ...more
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Profession: Publisher, Politiciansee more on Linda Lingle
Toni G. Atkins is an American Democratic politician from San Diego, California. She is the Speaker of the California State Assembly and a member representing the 78th district. In January 2014 she was elected by the Democratic caucus to be the next Speaker of the Assembly, and on March 17, 2014, she ...more
Birthplace: Virginia, USA
Profession: Politiciansee more on Toni Atkins