Profession: Former New Zealand Prime Minister
Why Famous: Clark was the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999-2008), and the second woman to hold that title.
After her term in office, Clark served as the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (2009-2017).
- 1999-11-27 New Zealand's Labour Party defeats the National-led government after 9 years in power, Helen Clark becomes the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history
- 2008-11-08 John Key leads the National Party to victory in New Zealand's general election, defeating nine year Prime Minister Helen Clark and her Labour-led coaliton government
- 2009-04-17 Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark becomes the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the first woman to lead the organization
- Helen Clark Biography - NZ History