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The article First in World presents the list of First Innovation, Invention, Discovery, Exploration and Winnings across the world. This article plays a prominent role in GA/GK preparation in many competitive exams.

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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 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.
Below table contains the list of First in World.
First in World (Person/Place/others) Event
Alexander, The Great First European Invader of Indian soil
Anaximander First man to draw the map of earth
Aspheosis (Athens) First man to compile Encyclopaedia
Arthur Ashe (U.S.A) First Asian to win Wimbledon Trophy
A. Von Behring First man to win Nobel Prize Medicine (Medical Science)
Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez First person of African descent in space
Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov (1965) First man to walk in space
Abraham Lincoln First US president who was assassinated
Belgrade (former Yugoslavia) First Summit of NAM was organized
Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan) First woman Prime Minister of any Muslim country
Ben Abruzzo and team in the double Eagle V First man to cross the pacific Ocean in hot air ballon
China First country to print books
First country to issue paper currency
First country to start Civil Services Competition
Columbia First Space Shuttle Launched
Caroline Michaelson First woman to reach Antartica
Charles Lindbergh (1927) First man to fly solo non stop across the Atlantic
Dr. Sun Yat-sen First President of the Republic of China
Dennis Tito First Space Tourist (Male)
Dr. Christian Barnard (1967) First man Heart transplantation performed by
Emil Jannings (1928) First man to win Oscar for the Best actor
Erik Weihenmayer (2001) First Blind person to conquer the Everest
Ferdinand Magellan First person to sail around the world
George Washington First President of United States of America
Greece First country to host the modern Olympic games
Hinduism First religion of the world
Hambleden, England First Cricket Club
Heroshima (Japan) First city to be attacked with Atom bomb
Irom Chanu Sharmila World's longest hunger striker
Ireland First country to stop investing in fossil fuels
James Parkinson, British neurologist (1817) Parkinson’s disease was first described by
Japan First Radio Telescope Satellite was launched into space
Junko Tabei (Japan ) First woman to climb Mt. Everest
Jin F. Dunant (Switzerland) & Frederic Peiry (France) First man to win Nobel Prize for Peace
J.H. Wenthoff (Howlland) First man to win Nobel prize for Chemistry
Kirab Bedi First Woman civilian police adviser of the U.N.
Louis Washkansky (1967) First man hear transplant Recipient
Muhammad Ali Jinnah Pakistan’s fist Governor General
Marco Polo First European to visit China
Major Yuri Gagarin (USSR) First man to go into space
Margaret Thatcher First woman Prime Minister of England
Ms. Fran First woman to reach the North pole
Maria Estela Peron (Argentina) First woman President of a country
Mrs. Anousheh Ansari First Space Tourist (Female)
Maurice Garin (1903) First man to win tour de France
Matthew Webb (1875) First man to swim across the English Channel
Maureen Catherine (1953) First Woman to win a Grand Slam
Mohammad. Azharuddin First batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut
Nawang Gombu First man to have climbed Mt. Everest Twice
Neil Armstrong (U.S.A) First man to set foot on the Moon
Norway First country to switch off FM radio
Penicillin First antibiotic drug
Prussia First country to make education compulsory
Robert Peary First man to reach North Pole
Roald Amundsen First man to reach South Pole
Robert Walpole First prime Minister of great Britain
Russia (former USSR) First country to launch satellite into space
Richard Wass First eldest man to climb Mt. Event
Rene F.A. & Sujit Pradhan (France ) First man to win Nobel Prize for Literature
Ranger fish (Norway)& John Tinbergen (Holland) First man to win Nobel Prize Economics
Richard Nixon First U.S. President to resign Presidency
Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary First men to climb Mt. Everest
S. Bandaranaike (Sri Lanka) First woman Prime Minister of a country
Smt. Vijayalakshmi Pandit (1953) First woman president of UN General assembly
Steve Fossett (2002) First man to fly solo nonstop around the world in ballon
The jazz Singer (1927) First Talkie movie in the World
Tokyo, Japan (1964) First Asian city to host Olympics
Trygve Li First secretary general of United Nations
Taxila University First University of the world
Taranath Shenoy (India) First deaf and dumb to cross the Srait of Gibraltar
Tim Hyer (1841) First man Boxing Champion
Uruguay First country to win the world cup Football
First country to allow pharmacies to sell marijuana
United States of America First country to make a constitution
First country to send human to Moon
V.I. Bulganin First Russian (Soviet) Prime Minister to visit India
Viking –I (July,1976) First space ship landed on mars
Valentina Tereshkova (USSR) First woman cosmonaut in space
Wright Brothers First men to fly an aeroplane
W.K. Roentgen (Germany) First man to win Nobel prize for Physics
Wilhelm Steinitz (1886) First man Chess Champion