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Top 9 Powerful Women In 20 th -21st History

#2. Laura Dekker – Sailor, 20 September 1995 (age 21)

Laura Dekker - Sailor, 20 September 1995 (age 21)

“I follow my own head. And if I’m determined to do something, then I’ll make sure that I make it happen.”
At age 16, Laura become the youngest person to complete a full, solo circumnavigation of the world. Dekker successfully completed the solo circumnavigation in an 11.5-metre (38 ft) two-masted ketch, arriving in Simpson Bay,Sint Maarten, 518 days later. She still holds that record.

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