First in the World: A Complete List

A close look at the history of mankind would reveal the idea that human being has an innate tendency to evolve, explore and adventure. Many people have maintained this innate human tendency which also verifies the truthfulness of this idea. Here, we are giving a complete list of ‘First in the World’ which is composed of all those human explorations and adventures, expeditions, discoveries and inventions which were made first time in the history of mankind.

1. The first person to reach Mount Everest    

Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund Hillary

2. The first person to reach North Pole 

Robert Peary

3. The first person to reach South Pole


4. The first religion of the world  


5. The first country to print book


6. The first country to issue paper currency  


7. The first country to commence competitive examination in civil services   


8. The first President of the U.S.A.       

George Washington

9. The first Prime Minister of Britain    

Robert Walpole

10. The first Governor General of the United Nations

Trigveli (Norway)

11. The first country to win football World cup


12. The first country to prepare a constitution


13. The first Governor General of Pakistan      

Mohd. Ali Jinnah

14. The first country to host NAM summit       

Belgrade (Yugoslavia)

15. The first European to attack India    

Alexander, The Great

16. The first European to reach China   

Marco Polo

17. The first person to fly aeroplane       

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18. The first person to sail round the world     


19. The first country to send man to the moon


20. The first country to launch Artificial satellite in the space      


21. The first country to host the modern Olympics   


22. The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped     

Hiroshima (Japan)

23. The first person to land on the moon         

Neil Armstrong followed by Edwin E. Aldrin

24. The first shuttle to go in space        


25. The first spacecraft to reach on Mars


26. The first woman Prime Minister of England        

Margaret Thatcher

27. The first Muslim Prime Minister of a country      

Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)

28. The first woman Prime Minister of a country       

Mrs. S. Bandamaike (Sri Lanka)

29. The first woman to climb Mount Everest    

Mrs. Junko Tabei (Japan)

30. The first woman cosmonaut of the world   

Velentina Tereshkova (Russia)

31. The first woman President of the U.N. General Assembly       

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

32. The first man to fly into space

Yuri Gagarin (Russia)

33. The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut 

Mohd. Azharuddin

34. The first man to have climbed Mount Everest Twice      

Nawang Gombu

35. The first U.S. President to resign Presidency       

Richard Nixon

Above list of "First in the World" will be very helpful for enhancing the General Knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam".

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