Top Ten Most Important Leaders In World History
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. V 1 Comment
22 Crazy Horse
24 Ronald Reagan
Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader .
25 Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the ...read more.
26 Ashoka the Great
How come he isn't in top ten? Does'nt "The Great" explain everything?
27 B. R. Ambedkar
B.R. Ambedkar was the first Indian to pursue an doctorate in economics abroad. He argued that industrialization and agricultural growth could enhance the Indian economy.He stressed investment in agriculture as the primary industry of India. According to Sharad Pawar, Ambedkar’s vision helped the government ...read more.
He was the greatest leader of India who dedicated his whole life for the betterment and equality of people. He was the father of Indian Constitution, Reserve Bank of India was established on his book 'Problem of the Rupee: Its Origin and Its Solution', he was the first person in modern India to give gender equality and women rights, he gave 8 hours work shift rule and set minimum wages for labours. He gave maternity leave provision in the system. Indian constitution is the longest constitution in the world making India a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic, assuring its citizens of justice, equality, and liberty, and endeavours to promote fraternity among them.
He also inspired millions of Hindus especially Dalits to leave Hinduism which is based casteism and inequality to embrace Buddhism and the teachings of Buddha.
28 Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda, born Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna.
29 George Patton
This guy definitely is a good world leader
30 Woodrow Wilson
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Born in Staunton, Virginia, he spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina.
He made the first legal code in the entire world, and put them up in pollars of Babylonian cities. How is he now in the top ten? - Turkeyasylum
32 Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events during ...read more.
33 Benjamin Franklin
I wouldn't really call him a leader, more of a politician
34 Benito Mussolini
His own people turned on him, hung him, and left his dumb ass to decay for all to see
35 Nikita Khrushchev
36 Maharana Pratap
Pratap Singh or Pratap Singh was the ruler of Mewar, a region in north-western India in the present day state of Rajasthan.
No words to describe the person
37 Emiliano Zapata
38 Nelson Mandela
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
39 Casimir III the Great
Probably the best polish ruler that will ever exist. He was a genius, his ancestors fought wars with the HRE that couldn't been won, thus making the polish kingdom smaller and smaller. Kasimir changed world history when he accepted the German supiriority over Prussia and Silesia. Instead he looked eastwards and conquered the rich galicia-wholhynia from the Mongols, although being heavily! outnumbered.
40 Barack Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt Romney.
Barak Hussain Obama was the first black president of the United States. He is a politician, and lawyer. He was the 42nd president of the United States of America. - errrr