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  • List of Famous Dead People: Category - Leaders

    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.
    Gaius Octavius: Born: 63 BC - Died: 14 AD
    First emperor of Rome, following Julius Caesar. Governed Rome from 27 BC to 14 AD.
    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.
    Joan of Arc: Born: 1412-01-06 - Died: 1431-05-30
    As a young girl she had visions from god telling her to recover France from English domination during the 100 years war. At 17 years of age she took command of the french armies obtaining many victories, leading to the coronation of Charles VII as king. Captured by the English she was convicted of heresy [...]
    Saddam Hussein: Born: 1937-04-28 - Died: 2006-12-30
    He was president of Iraq from 1979 until April 2003 when he was captured by American troops. He was a ruthless dictator who ruled Iraq by terror, and fought two wars, one against Iran which finished in stalemate (1980/1988) and later, in 1990, invaded Kuwait, leading to the first Gulf War.
    George S. Patton: Born: 1885-11-11 - Died: 1945-12-21
    One of the most strong, flamboyant and popular American Generals of the European Theater in World War II.
    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.
    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 [...]