Annie Londonderry Annie Cohen Kopchovsky, known as Annie Londonderry, in the final incarnation of her bicycle riding costume. She was the first woman to ride a bicycle around the world in 1856. Source: Annie Londonderry--the first woman to bicycle around the world, by Peter Zheutlin. © Peter Zheutlin. Print Full Image Rights JWA use only on jwa.org Author(s) Zheutlin, Peter Related contentBlog: Annie Londonderry and the bicycle as a vehicle of social liberation How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Annie Londonderry." (Viewed on March 29, 2020) <https://jwa.org/media/annie-londonderry>.