Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Africa's First Elected Female Head of State Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Full Name: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Nationality: Liberian

Profession: Africa's First Elected Female Head of State
Why Famous: World's first elected black female president and Africa's first elected female head of state.

Born: October 29, 1938 (77 years old)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia

Historical Events in the Life of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

  • 2005-11-23 Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, elected president of Liberia, is the first woman to lead an African country.
  • 2006-01-16 Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.

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