Constance Markievicz (1868-1927) was an Irish …

Constance Markievicz (1868-1927) was an Irish politician who, in 1918,
became the first woman elected to the Westminster Parliament as a
representative of Dublin, though she did not take her seat.

She was a proponent of Irish
independence and a campaigner for female suffrage. As Minister of Labour in Ireland,
she was the first female minister in Europe and one of the first in the world.