some Great Leaders

Given below is information about some world personalities who caved a prominent place for themselves in world affairs.

  1. George Washington: George Washington was commander of America forces and first president of the U.S.A. during the American war independence he was the commander of American armed forces. In 1787 be became the precedent of the U.S.A. he was the president of U.S.A. twice.
  2. Lenin: Lenin was a Marxist revolutionary and politician. In October, 1917 he held the Bolshevik revolution in Russia and became head of the first soviet government. He successfully brought Russia out of civil was and introduced a new economic policy which was criticized as a compromise with capitalism. He was the president of Russia till 1924.
  3. Charles de Gaulle: Charles de Gaulle was a French general and first president of the fifth republic of France-1958to 69. During Second World War he fled to England and raised the standard of the ``free French ‘’ and entered Paris in August, 1944. In late 1958 he became president and practiced a high handed yet extremely successfully foreign policy.
  4. Sir Robert Walpole: Sir Robert Walpole was an English statesman. In 1721 he was made Chancellor and was widely recognized as prime minister. His period in office is widely held to have increased the influence of the House of Commons in the constitution.
  5. Moa- Tse-tung: Mao-Tse-tung was a leader and leading theorist of the Chinese communist revolution. He was a founding member of the Chinese communist party. In 1934 he led the communist force on a long march. In 1949 he ousted the old regime and proclaimed the new people’s republic of China with himself both chairman of the communist party and president of the republic. In 1958 he launched his great leap forward in rural and agricultural development. In 1965 his started the Cultural Revolution.
  6. Sukarno: Sukarno was an Indonesian statesmen and the first president of Indonesia -1945to 1966. He formed the Indonesia Nationalist party in 1927 and became president when Indonesia was granted independence by the Dutch in 1945.
  7. Gamal Abdel Nasser: Gamal Abdel Nasser was an Egyptian statesmen, prime minister -1954to 1956 and president -1956 to 70. As president he nationalized the Suez Canal. He collaborated with Jawaharlal Nehru of India in founding non- alignment.
  8. Marshal Tito: Marshal Tito was president of Yugoslavia from 1953to 1980. In 1941 he organized forces against the Axis powers and after the Second World War country’s first communist prime minister. He broke with the Comniform in 1948 and developed Yugoslavia’s independent style of communism known as Titoism. He was a co-founder of non- alignment.


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