First man or woman
First man or woman may refer to:
- The spouse of an elected head of state, see First Lady, First Gentleman.
- First Man, the biography of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
- The earliest anatomically modern human remains Homo sapiens idaltu
- The first person created in one of the religious or mythical accounts of creation (see list below).
Various creation myths describe the legendary first human. In theology and literary studies, the word protoplasts is used as a technical term for the first people in this sense. In each case it can be either male, female, or a couple.
List of first men or women in mythology and religion
- Pandora - first woman
- Deucalion and Pyrrha (the first modern humans, though there were other races first)
Swyambhuvana Manu, in other words, the naturally evolved Man
- An un-named one-legged man
- Gikuyu and Mumbi
- Tokahe - first human emerged from the underworld
- Ask and Embla - first humans created
- Lif and Lifthrasir - first humans to repopulate Earth after Ragnarok
First man and woman were not named; see Pacha Camac for more information
Marikoriko and Tiki
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