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Finnbogadóttir

[ fin-boh-guh-daw-ter; Icelandic fin-baw-gah-doh-tir ]
/ ˌfɪn boʊ gəˈdɔ tər; Icelandic ˈfɪn bɔ gɑˈdoʊ tɪr /
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Vig·dís [Icelandic vig-dees], /Icelandic ˈvɪg dis/, born 1930, Icelandic political leader: president 1980–96, the first woman in the world to be elected head of state in a democratic national election.

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