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    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
    • Women Rule! Top 11 Youngest Acting Female Heads of Government
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    The candidate for the next prime minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, after the SDP's prime minister candidate vote in Helsinki, Finland, 8 December 2019.

    Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, Margaret Thatcher...the list of the greatest female political figures that had an immense impact on the world's history goes on and on. Today, despite the overwhelming majority of male heads of state, women still shine in the political arena.

    This week the Finnish parliament approved the country's new Prime Minister, 34-year-old Sanna Marin.

    Marin's designation makes her the youngest serving prime minister in the world. She also became the third female prime minister in Finland.

    Sputnik has compiled a photo gallery to remind our readers about the youngest female politicians who currently serve as heads of states and governments. Make sure not to miss it! 

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