Profession: Prime Minister of New Zealand
Why Famous: When Ardern became Prime Minister of New Zealand in 2017, she also claimed the title of being the world’s youngest female head of government, at 37.
As a social democrat, Ardern has been likened to other progressive leaders, like Justin Trudeau.
- 2017-10-19 New Zealand Labour Party forms a coalition government led by Jacinda Ardern (37), youngest NZ leader in 161 years
- 2017-10-26 Jacinda Ardern is sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand, becoming the world’s youngest female head of government