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International Women's day: Test your knowledge about women leaders

A woman performs during an International Women's Day rally in Guatemala City, Friday. (Moises Castillo/AP)

From the Queen of Sheba to the Empress Dowager Cixi of the Qing Dynasty women have led their people throughout history. But it wasn't until after World War II that women began to hold elected office. How much do you know about recent women leaders?

- Staff writer

1. Which current female leader has had the second longest reign, after Britain's Queen Victoria?

Queen Elizabeth II of England was just 25 years old when she acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952, after her father King George VI passed away.

Queen Elizabeth II of England was just 25 years old when she acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952, after her father King George VI passed away.

Queen Elizabeth II of England was just 25 years old when she acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952, after her father King George VI passed away.

Queen Elizabeth II of England was just 25 years old when she acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952, after her father King George VI passed away.

Queen Elizabeth II of England

 

Queen Sirikit of Thailand

 

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

 

Queen Silvia of Sweden

 
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