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  • List of Famous Dead People: Category - Leaders

    Sun Tzu: Born: 544 BC - Died: 496 BC
    Chinese General and author of “The Art of War”, the most popular book about military strategy in the world. In modern times “The Art of War” was applied in other fields like Business and Management.
    Vladimir Lenin: Born: 1870-04-22 - Died: 1924-01-21
    Premier of the Soviet Union.
    Napoleon Bonaparte: Born: 1769-08-15 - Died: 1821-05-05
    Emperor of the French. He is remembered by many as a military genius.
    Augusto Pinochet: Born: 1915-11-25 - Died: 2006-12-10
    General and dictator of Chile. General Pinochet was the commander in chief of the Chilean army. In 1973 he led a revolution that deposed the then socialist president salvador Allende. He than declared himself president and remained in power until 1990. He remained as head of the army until 1998, when he was declared senator […]
    Benito Mussolini: Born: 1883-07-29 - Died: 1945-04-28
    Fascist dictator of Italy for over 20 years. He lead Italy into World War II.
    Juan Domingo Peron: Born: 1895-10-08 - Died: 1974-07-01
    General and President of Argentina. Peron entered the military school at age 16 and progresses through the ranks of the argentine army, until as Colonel he participated in military coups from 1943 on. In 1946, with the support of labour unions, he was elected president of Argentina. Reelected in 1952 he was deposed by a […]
    Gaius Octavius: Born: 63 BC - Died: 14 AD
    First emperor of Rome, following Julius Caesar. Governed Rome from 27 BC to 14 AD.
    Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin: Born: 1931-02-01 - Died: 2007-04-23
    Former Russian president (1991-1999). He was the first freely elected president in Russia.
    Barca Hannibal: Born: 0000-00-00 - Died: 0000-00-00
    Famous carthaginian general who fought against Rome in the Punic wars. Crossed the alps into Italy with his army with elephants.
    Attila the Hun: Born: 406 AD - Died: 453 AD
    He was the most powerful king of the Huns. His empire stretched from Germany to the Eastern Europe. He fought the Romans, but stopped short of sacking Rome in 452.
    James Monroe: Born: 1758-04-28 - Died: 1831-07-04
    James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States. He held office from 1817 to 1825. During his time, the acquisition of Florida was made, the Missouri Compromise, and the Monroe Doctrine, which severed all ties with France left from the war of 1812.
    Andrew Jackson: Born: 1767-03-15 - Died: 1845-06-08
    Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the United States of America. His face can be found on the American Twenty Dollar Bill. He was the first president that an assassination attempt was made upon. Prior to his presidency, he was the military governor of Florida, and the commander of the American Forces at the […]
    Grover Cleveland: Born: 1837-03-18 - Died: 1908-06-24
    Stephen Grover Cleveland was the 22nd as well as the 24th president of the United States making him the only president in history to serve two terms that weren’t back to back. Benjamin Harrison held office in between. Cleveland was also the 28th Governor of New York just before his first presidential term. He was […]
    Herbert Hoover: Born: 1874-08-10 - Died: 1964-10-20
    Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States and held office from 1929 to 1933. He took over after Calvin Coolidge (whom he held the title of Secretary of Commerce under) and was replaced by Franklin D. Roosevelt. He had also been the Secretary of Commerce under Warren Harding. Hoover, a republican, beat […]