Fatma Aliye Topuz, credited as the first female Turkish novelist, appears on the 50 lira bill, where she was installed in 2009.
Sweden has a handful of woman on their currency. The Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind was placed on the 50 krona note in 1996. The first female writer to win the Nobel Peace Prize for literature, Selma Lagerlöf, took her place on the 20 krona note in 1997. In October of last year, Pippi Longstocking creator Astrid Lindgren took her place on the 20 krona note. Greta Garbo and opera singer Birgit Nilsson will be appearing later this year.
Socialist poet Mary Gilmore was put on the $10 note in 1993. Convict-turned-businesswoman Mary Reibey was put on the $20 note in 1994. Since 1996, the first woman elected to the Australian parliament, Edith Cowan, has had a slot ($50), as has Nellie Melba ($100).
4- New Zealand
Suffragette Kate Sheppard was placed on the $10 bill in 1999.
5- United Kingdom