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Ung Huot

Ung Huot About Known best for serving during the late 1990s as Prime Minister of Cambodia, this Funcinpec Party politician also held office as Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs. Other Informations In the early 1990s, he began his political career as Cambodia’s Minister of Posts and Telecommunications. Following his service as prime minister, he established …

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Joaquim Chissano

Joaquim Chissano About The second President of Mozambique from 1986 to 2005 who helped bring the country into a successful democracy, as well as being a diplomat and elder statesman. Other Informations He started studying medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, but moved back to Tanzania because of political issues. …

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Miguel Iglesias

Miguel Iglesias About This nineteenth-century politician and military leader held office as President of Peru from 1882 until 1885. A decade earlier, he had raised an army and carried out an unsuccessful revolt against the administration of Peruvian President Manuel Pardo. Other Informations He began his rise to power after his friend, Nicolas de Pierola, …

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Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un About Son of Kim Jong-il who became the Supreme Leader of North Korea on December 17, 2011 at 29 years old, making him the world’s youngest head of state. Due to North Korea’s secretive policies, not much is known about his past or his rule. Other Informations He attended school in Switzerland under …

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Pierre Mauroy

Pierre Mauroy About Affiliated with the French Socialist Party, Mauroy served as Prime Minister of France during the early 1980s. Earlier in his political career, he was elected Mayor of Lille, France, an office that he held, at least in an honorary capacity, from 1973 until 2001. Other Informations While working as a teacher, he …

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Jose Laurel

Jose Laurel About After serving in the Senate of the Philippines and holding office as both Commissioner of Justice and Commissioner of the Interior, this Filipino politician served a two-year term as President of the Philippines during the World War II era of Japanese rule. Other Informations He studied law at the University of the …

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Ziaur Rahman

Ziaur Rahman About Politician, military officer, and founder of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party who was the President of Bangladesh from 1977 to 1981. He was assassinated by a group of army officers and has since become a martyr in his country. Other Informations He reached the rank of Lieutenant General while serving in the Bangladesh …

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Harold Macmillan

Harold Macmillan About 44th Conservative British Prime Minister from 1957 to 1963 who was nicknamed ‘Supermac’ because of his pragmatism, wit and unflappability. Other Informations He served as the captain of the Grenadier Guards during World War I on behalf of Britain. During his time as prime minister, average living standards steadily rose because of …

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Jerry Rawlings

Jerry Rawlings About Ghanaian leader who served as the first President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana from 1993 to 2001. He first came to power as the Head of State in 1981 after leading a successful coup d’√©tat in May of 1979. Other Informations He was an army pilot and was sentenced to death …

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Raimonds Vejonis

Raimonds Vejonis About Green Party politician known for being the ninth president of Latvia. He’d previously served as the country’s Minister of Defense from January 2014 until he took over as president in 2015. Other Informations He attended the University of Latvia, where he received a master’s degree in biology. He served on the environmental …

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Tung Chee-hwa

Tung Chee-hwa About This Hong Kong political leader served as his country’s Chief Executive from 1997 until 2005. After resigning from office, he accepted a high-ranking position with the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultive Conference. Other Informations After graduating from the¬†University of Liverpool, he entered politics. Soon after taking office as Chief …

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Kim Dae-jung

Kim Dae-jung About This Millennium Democratic Party politician held office from 1998 until 2003 as South Korea’s eighth President. Remembered for his “Sunshine Policy,” which sought to establish open communication with North Korea, he was awarded the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize. Other Informations After working for a shipping company during the years of Japanese control …