Vaira Vike-Freiberga became the first woman to head an Eastern European country when she was elected president of Latvia in 1999. She was re-elected in 2003. Luisa Diogo was appointed last year to be the first female prime minister of Mozambique. In November Angela Merkel was elected as Germany's first female chancellor. In Finland on Sunday, Tarja Halonen, the first woman president there, took 46 percent of the vote in her re-election bid. Chile's first woman president, socialist Michelle Bachelet won the Chilean elections after defeating the right-wing Sebastián Piñera. Africa greeted its first female elected head of state as Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf was sworn in as Liberia's president. Will we see the first female president elected in the 2008 or 2012?