First in the World: A Complete List

There are many things in the world take place for the first time. These things are related to science, history, polity, and human achievements, etc. There are a lot of questions asked in exams based on these incidents/inventions etc. So we have published a list of some interesting and important events i.e. first in the world.
First in the World: A Complete List
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 the 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 the North Pole 


Robert Peary


3. The first person to reach the 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 a 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


Trygve Lie (Norway)

Trygve Lie-Norway


11. The first country to win the 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 an aeroplane       


Wright Brothers

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18. The first person to sail around the world     




19. The first country to send a 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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