1900-09 C.E.

Finland's Eduskunta in 1907

19 Finnish women become the world’s first female parliamentarians

Lucina Hagman, Miina Sillanpää, Anni Huotari, Hilja Pärssinen, Hedvig Gebhard, Ida Aalle-Teljo, Mimmi Kanervo, Eveliina Ala-Kulju, Hilda Käkikoski, Liisi Kivioja, Sandra Lehtinen, Dagmar Neovius, Maria Raunio, Alexandra Gripenberg, Iida Vemmelpuu, Maria Laine, Jenny Upari and Hilma Räsänen became the first female MPs in the world after the Grand Principality of Finland became the first territory to give women full political rights.

19 Finnish women become the world’s first female parliamentarians More