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1907: Women in the Finnish parliament  
On the morning of May 25, 1907, the 181 men in Finland’s parliament were confronted by an usual sight: for the first time, women entered the sacred building. A total of 19 female members of parliament took their seats for the first time on this day.

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An unusual spectacle presented itself to the 181 men in Finland’s parliament on 25 May 1907. What was it?
  Women took their seats for the first time.
  A woman became prime minister for the first time.
  The speaker proclaimed women’s voting rights.
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