Top 5 Indian Female Trailblazers in History

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Indira Gandhi (1917–1984) 

Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India, served as the country's leader for multiple terms.  

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Sarojini Naidu (1879–1949) 

Sarojini Naidu, known as the "Nightingale of India," was a prominent freedom fighter, poet, and politician.  

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Kalpana Chawla (1961–2003) 

Kalpana Chawla was the first woman of Indian origin in space. A NASA astronaut, she flew on the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 and again in 2003.  

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Rani Lakshmibai (1828–1858) 

Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was a prominent figure in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against British rule. 

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Amrita Sher-Gil (1913–1941) 

Amrita Sher-Gil was a pioneering Indian artist, often considered one of the most important Indian painters of the 20th century.  

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