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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

One of the pioneers of the United States, presidential throne was President Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was born on Feb 12th 1809. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president....

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

He was born in the small Austrian town of Braunau on 20th April, 1889. The parents of Hitler were from poor farmers families. His father, Alois Hitler, was the illegal son of a maid. He was enterprising person and he became a customs official....

Albert John Luthuli

Albert John Luthuli

Born in year 1898 was well known as Zulu. He was the third son of Seventh Day Adventist missionary John Bunyan Luthuli and Mtonya Gurnede. He was born near Bulawayo in Rhodesia it was called at that time....

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

He was one of the pioneers in the early formation of the American Government. He was the participant of the Washington Revolutionary War. Hamilton is also the co writer of the famous document Federalist Paper along with....

Ariel Sharon

Ariel Sharon

Sharon was the former Prime Minister of Israel and a military leader. He has been ranked as one of the most powerful leaders in the history of Israel. He was the one who successfully removed the tension....

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi

She is one of the famous freedom fighter of Myanmar. She had also been known as the leading face of the Pro-Democracy movement along with this she is also famous for being the leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar....

Aung San Suu Kyi

Betty Williams

Betty Williams is well known as the President of the World Centers of Compassion for children. Williams is heads the Institute for Asian Democracy as the chairperson of the same. Along with these she is also the co-founder of the Community for Peace People....

Cordell Hull

Cordell Hull

He was a political leader of Tennessee USA and the 47th Secretary of State of the United States. He was credited for his longest serving as the Secretary of State. He served the country from 1933 to 1944 and was an ally to President....

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

He is a well known revolutionary figure and the former Prime Minister of Cuba. Castro served the nation of Cuba from the year 1959 to 1976. During this tenure Castro was recognized as an anti-capitalist leader and openly refuted the American....

Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser was a well known political personality. He was the 22nd President of Egypt. Nasser is considered to be one of the most important figures in modern world and Arab history....

George Washington

George Washington

Born in Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County in Virginia on 22nd Feb 1732, George Washington was the eldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife Mary Ball Washington.....

Henri La Fontaine

Henri La Fontaine

Brussels was the birthplace of La Fontaine. He was born there on 22 April in the year 1854. A student of law at the Free University of Brussels, La Fontaine practiced Law from the age of 23. He began his study to acquire a doctorate in law....

Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger

He is an American bureaucrat and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Henry was the 56th Secretary of State (1973-1977) and also Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (1969- 1975). Kissinger was born on May 27, 1923....

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

Born 19 May 1890, in Hoang Tru Village, Minh’s original name was Nguyen Sinh Cung. Nguyen meant, will be victorious”. Nguyen Sinh Sac, Mihn’s father was an imperial magistrate opposed French domination....

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

She was born on November 19, 1917 at Allahabad in India to Jawaharlal and Kamala Nehru. Born during a period of political unrest, Indira Gandhi was educated in a series of Indian schools coupled with home based private tutorials....

Jacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac

Born on 29 November 1932 in Paris, Jacques Chirac was a successful Politician, served as President of France, Prime Minister of France and -Mayor of Paris. Jacques Chirac the only child of Abel Francois Chirac, an executive....

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru was born to Swaroop Rani and Motilal Nehru, a barrister from Allahabad. Nehru was the only son, he had three sisters. He received a degree in Law from Trinity College, Cambridge, started legal practice in1912....

John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy

The 35th President of The United States of America, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the youngest elected to the office at the age of 43. Born in a wealthy family, John was a sickly child. In later childhood also he had various health related problems....

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

The first general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s Central Committee, Joseph Stalin is a name to reckon with. He was a very prominent figure in the political arena of Russia. His real name was Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili....

Kim Dae Jung

Kim Dae Jung

The President of South Korea and Nobel Prize recipient, Kim Dae Jung is popularly known as “Nelson Mandela of Asia”. He advocated democracy and human rights throughout Asia. He served as President of South Korea from year 1998 to 2003....

Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan

The seventh Secretary General of United Nations, Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian Diplomat. He received Nobel Peace Prize in the year 2001 for his exemplary work in the field of AIDS....

Lech Walesa

Lech Walesa

He is the Ex-President of Poland. He was elected as President in 1990 and served for 5 years. He also received Nobel Prize for Peace in 1983. He is also a kindly and originator of 'Solidarity', the Soviet community’s....

Lord Mountbatten

Lord Mountbatten

He was Louis of Battenberg and was the great grandson of Queen Victoria and second cousin of George V. Last Viceroy of British India, Mountbatten was also first Governor General of independent India in 1947....

 

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