Thursday, December 4, 2008

10 greatest Leaders of the world

Winston Churchill
Churchill arrives at St. Paul's Cathedral in London to attend thanksgiving services for the May 1945 World War II victory in Europe.The master statesman stood alone against fascism and renewed the world's faith in the superiority of democracy
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a muslim politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General. He is officially known in Pakistan as Quaid-e-Azam ("Great Leader") he envisioned a secular state for Pakistan.
Mohandas Gandhi
Gandhi at home next to a spinning wheel, which looms in the foreground as a symbol of India's struggle for independence.His philosophy of nonviolence and his passion for independence began a drive for freedom that doomed colonialism
Adolf Hitler
Hitler gestures during a speech in May 1937The avatar of fascism posed the century's greatest threat to democracy and redefined the meaning of evil forever
Martin Luther King
King announces on April 25, 1967, that he would not be a candidate for the president of the United StatesHe led a mass struggle for racial equality that doomed segregation and changed America forever
Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini
Khomeini in 1979 returning to Tehran, IranBrazenly defying the West, he revived Islam's faithful and authored a new form of religious government. The prescriptions were often chilling
V.I. Lenin
Lenin in 1918, the year he split with the Left Social Revolutionaries and renamed the Bolsheviks the Russian Communist PartyDriven by ideological zeal, he reshaped Russia and made communism into a potent global force
Nelson Mandela
Mandela was a TIME Man of the Year in 1993As the world's most famous prisoner and, now, his country's leader, he exemplifies a moral integrity that shines far beyond South Africa
Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II waves to pilgrims in September 1989The most tireless moral voice of a secular age, he reminded humankind of the worth of individuals in the modern world
Ho Chi Minh
founder and president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, Communist North.
He married nationalism to communism and perfected the deadly art of guerrilla warfare