On this day in history, 07/21/19. In 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike (pictured) a lo…


On this day in history, 07/21/19. In 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike (pictured) a longtime figure in Sri Lankan politics, becomes the first female head of state or government in world history, when she serves as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 1960 – 1965. She would serve again in this role between 1970 and 1977, and 1994 – 2000. Now you know. onthisday.com #sirimavobandaranaike #primeminister #firstwoman #headifstate #srilanka #1960



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