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    • Michel Aflaq

    • Michel Aflaq

      Michel Aflaq (Arabic: ميشيل عفلق‎‎‎, Arabic pronunciation: [miːʃeːl ʕaflaq], 9 January 1910 – 23 June 1989) was a Syrian philosopher, sociologist and Arab nationalist. His ideas played a significant role in the development of Ba'athism and its political move ... Read »


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    • Julian Assange

    • Julian Assange

      Julian Paul Assange (/əˈsɒnʒ/; born 3 July 1971) is an Australian computer programmer, publisher and journalist. He is editor-in-chief of the organisation , which he founded in 2006. He has won numerous accolades for journalism, including the Sam Adams Award and Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism. As ... Read »


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    • Gordon Barton

    • Gordon Page Barton (30 August 1929 – 4 April 2005) was an Australian businessman and political activist. He was born in Surabaya, Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) of a Dutch mother and Australian father. He showed his intelligence and originality early, at the University of Sydney, where he found by car ... Read »


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    • August Bebel

    • August Bebel

      Ferdinand August Bebel (22 February 1840 – 13 August 1913) was a German socialist politician, writer, and orator. He is best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869, which in 1875 merged with the General German Workers' Association into the Socialist Work ... Read »


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    • Bez (dancer)

    • Bez (dancer)

      Mark Berry (born 18 April 1964), known professionally by his stage name Bez, is an English percussionist, author, dancer, media personality and comedian. He is a member of the rock bands Happy Mondays and Black Grape and plays the maracas. Mark "Bez" Berry was born on 18 April 1964, in Bolton, Lancashire, England. ... Read »


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    • Ken Block (politician)

    • Kenneth J. "Ken" Block (born October 11, 1965) is an American businessman, software engineer, and political reformer. He is the founder of the Moderate Party of Rhode Island, the state's third-largest political party, and ran as the Moderate candidate for Governor of Rhode Island in the 2010 election. While leader of ... Read »


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    • Juan Bosch

    • Juan Bosch

      Juan Emilio Bosch Gaviño (30 June 1909, La Vega – 1 November 2001, Santo Domingo) was a politician, historian, short story writer, essayist, educator, and the first democratically elected president of the Dominican Republic for a brief time in 1963. Previously, he had been the leader of the Dominican opposition ... Read »


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    • Robert Brasseur

    • Robert Brasseur (19 November 1870 – 15 February 1934) was a Luxembourgish politician, jurist, and journalist. Born in Luxembourg, Brasseur was educated at the Athénée de Luxembourg, before studying law at University of Strasbourg and in Paris (at the École de Droit, the Sorbonne and the Collège de Fra ... Read »


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    • Chen Duxiu

    • Chen Duxiu

      Chen Duxiu (Chinese: 陳獨秀; October 8, 1879 – May 27, 1942) was a Chinese revolutionary socialist, educator, philosopher, and author, who co-founded the Chinese Communist Party (with Li Dazhao) in 1921, serving from 1921 to 1927 as its first General Secretary. Chen was a leading figure in the anti-imp ... Read »


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    • Chiam See Tong

    • Chiam See Tong

      Chiam See Tong (simplified Chinese: 詹时中; traditional Chinese: 詹時中; pinyin: Zhān Shí Zhōng; Pe̍h-ōe-jÄ«: Chiam Sî-tiong; born 12 March 1935) is a Singaporean politician and lawyer. He is Singapore's longest-serving Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) in a Single Member ... Read »


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    • Don Chipp

    • Don Chipp

      Donald Leslie Chipp, AO (21 August 1925 – 28 August 2006) was an Australian politician, and the inaugural leader of the Australian Democrats. Donald Leslie Chipp was born in Melbourne and educated at Northcote High School and the University of Melbourne, where he graduated in commerce. After playing Austra ... Read »


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    • Fabrizio Comencini

    • Fabrizio Comencini (born 6 November 1953 in Garda) is a Venetist politician. Comencini started his political career in the Italian Social Movement (MSI), for which he was elected to the Regional Council of Veneto in 1985 and 1990. In the early 1990s, during his second term in the Council, he switched to Liga Venetaâ ... Read »


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    • Anton Drexler

    • Anton Drexler

      Anton Drexler (13 June 1884 – 24 February 1942) was a German far-right political leader of the 1920s who was instrumental in the formation of the pan-German and anti-Semitic German Workers' Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei – DAP), the antecedent of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei ... Read »


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    • Émile Eddé


    • Charles de Gaulle

    • Charles de Gaulle

      Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (French: [ʃaʁl də É¡ol]; 22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, he founded the Fifth Repu ... Read »


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    • Pierre Gemayel

    • Pierre Gemayel

      Sheikh Pierre Gemayel (Arabic: الشيخ بيار الجميّل‎‎) (6 November 1905 – 29 August 1984) (last name also spelt Jmayyel, Jemayyel or al-Jumayyil; Sheikh is an honorific title in Arab countries) was a Lebanese political leader. He is remembered as the founder ... Read »


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    • Mogens Glistrup

    • Mogens Glistrup (Danish pronunciation: [ˈmɔuns ˈɡlistʁɔp]; 28 May 1926 – 1 July 2008) was a Danish politician, lawyer and tax protester. He founded the Progress Party, and was a member of the Folketing (1973–1983 and 1987–1990). He had his parliamentary immunity revoked a total of si ... Read »


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    • Habib-ur-Rehman Ludhianvi

    • Habib-ur-Rehman Ludhianvi was one of the founders of Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam. He belongs to Arain (tribe) and direct lineal descendant of Shah Abdul Qadir Ludhianvi, the freedom fighter against British Colonial rule. www.ahrarindia.com ... Read »


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    • Frank Habineza

    • Frank Habineza

      Frank Habineza is the founder and chairman of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, a political party formed in August 2009 in Rwanda. In its first year, the party made six unsuccessful attempts to register. As of mid-August 2010 the party was still not registered, and therefore was unable to submit a candidate for the ... Read »


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    • Frits Hansen

    • Frits Hansen (31 January 1841 – 8 June 1911) was a Norwegian educator, newspaper editor, biographer and politician. Hansen was born at Larvik, in Vestfold, Norway. He was the son of Magistrate Frederik Christian Hansen (1799-1860) and Albine Elise Fougnerbakken (1801-1846). He earned his Cand.theol. degree in 186 ... Read »


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    • Karl Harrer

    • Karl Harrer

      Karl Harrer (8 October 1890 – 5 September 1926) was a German journalist and politician, one of the founding members of the "Deutsche Arbeiterpartei" (German Workers' Party, DAP) in January 1919, the predecessor to the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (National Socialist German Workers Party – NS ... Read »


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    • Robert J. Healey

    • Robert J. Healey

      Robert J. "Bob" Healey, Jr. (May 3, 1957 – March 20, 2016) was an American attorney, businessman, educator, restaurateur and political activist. He was the founder of Rhode Island's Cool Moose Party, the state's third-largest political party from 1994 until 2002, and was a perennial candidate for statewide office. ... Read »


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    • Andreas Hermes

    • Andreas Hermes (18 July 1878 – 4 January 1964) was a German agricultural scientist and politician. In the Weimar Republic he was a member of several governments, serving as minister of food/nutrition and minister of finance for the Catholic Zentrum. During the rule of the Nazi Party, he was a member of the resista ... Read »


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    • Morris Hillquit

    • Morris Hillquit

      Morris Hillquit (August 1, 1869 – October 8, 1933) was a founder and leader of the Socialist Party of America and prominent labor lawyer in New York City's Lower East Side. Together with Eugene V. Debs and Congressman Victor L. Berger, Hillquit was one of the leading public faces of American socialism during the f ... Read »


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    • Allan Octavian Hume

    • Allan Octavian Hume, CB ICS (6 June 1829 – 31 July 1912) was a member of the Imperial Civil Service (later the Indian Civil Service), a political reformer, ornithologist and botanist who worked in British India. He was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, a political party that was later to lead in ... Read »


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    • Jay Mala

    • Jay Mala is an Indian politician, advocate and social activist. She is a co-founder of the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party, prior to which she was President of the Indian Student Congress. She is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court of India, who in a 1985 landmark case sued the State of Jammu and Kashmir c ... Read »


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    • Lawal Kaita

    • Lawal Kaita (born 4 October 1932) is a Nigerian politician who was elected on the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) platform as governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria, holding office between October and December 1983, when the Nigerian Second Republic ended with the coup that brought General Muhammadu Buhari to power. He con ... Read »


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    • Pawan Kalyan

    • Pawan Kalyan

      Konidela Kalyan Babu (born 2 September 1971), better known by his stage name Pawan Kalyan, is an Indian film actor, producer, director, screenwriter, writer, and politician. His film works are predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is the younger brother of popular actor turned politician Chiranjeevi. Kalyan made his actin ... Read »


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    • Prem Bahadur Kansakar

    • Prem Bahadur Kansakar (Devanagari: प्रेम बहादुर कंसकार) (1918–1991) was a Nepalese fighter for democracy and linguistic rights, author and scholar of Nepal Bhasa. He devoted himself to serving his mother tongue and collecting and ... Read »


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    • Bert Karlsson

    • Bert Karlsson

      Bert Willis Karlsson (born 21 June 1945, in Skövde, Västra Götaland County) is a Swedish record company manager, entrepreneur, former politician (Member of Parliament 1991-1994) and front figure of the New Democracy (Ny Demokrati) party. As the owner and manager of the record company Mariann Grammofon AB, Kar ... Read »


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    • Petra Kelly

    • Petra Kelly

      Petra Karin Kelly (29 November 1947 – c. 1 October 1992) was a German Green politician and activist. She was instrumental in founding the German Green Party, the first Green party to rise to prominence both nationally in Germany and worldwide. Kelly was born in Günzburg, Bavaria (then the American Zone of ... Read »


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    • Fumimaro Konoe

    • Fumimaro Konoe

      PrinceFumimaro Konoe (近衛 文麿, Konoe Fumimaro?, often Konoye, 12 October 1891 – 16 December 1945) was a Japanese politician in the Empire of Japan who served as the 34th, 38th and 39th Prime Minister of Japan and founder/leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association. He was Prime Minister in ... Read »


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    • Anders Lange

    • Anders Lange

      Anders Sigurd Lange (5 September 1904 – 18 October 1974) was a Norwegian political organiser, speaker and editor who led his eponymously named political party Anders Lange's Party into parliament in 1973. Educated as a forestry technician, Lange got involved in politics following his stay in Argentina in the late ... Read »


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    • Jean-Marie Le Pen

    • Jean-Marie Le Pen

      Jean-Marie Le Pen (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ma.ʁi lə.pɛn]; born 20 June 1928) is a French politician who led the National Front party from its foundation in 1972 until 2011. His progression in the late 1980s is known as the "Lepénisation des esprits" or "Le Pen-isation" of spirits due t ... Read »


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    • Li Dazhao

    • Li Dazhao (October 29, 1888 – April 28, 1927) was a Chinese intellectual who co-founded the Communist Party of China with Chen Duxiu in 1921. Li was born in Laoting (a county of Tangshan), Hebei province to a peasant family. He began his high school education at Tangshan Number 1 High School in 1905. From 191 ... Read »


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    • Abraham Lincoln

    • Abraham Lincoln

      Abraham Lincoln (i/ˈeɪbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its blood ... Read »


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    • John MacCormick

    • John MacDonald MacCormick (20 November 1904 – 13 October 1961) was a Scottish lawyer, Scottish devolutionist politician and advocate of Home Rule in Scotland. MacCormick was born in Pollokshields, Glasgow, in 1904. His father was Donald MacCormick, a sea captain who was from the Isle of Mull. His mother was t ... Read »


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    • William Massey

    • William Massey

      William Ferguson Massey (26 March 1856 – 10 May 1925), often known as Bill Massey or "Farmer Bill", was the 19th Prime Minister of New Zealand, from 1912 to 1925, and the founder of the Reform Party. He is widely considered to have been one of the more skilled politicians of his time, and was known for the particu ... Read »


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    • Catherine Mayer

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      Catherine Mayer is an American-born British author and journalist, and the co-founder of the Women's Equality Party (WE) in the UK. Mayer was born in the US and later became naturalised as British. Mayer moved to Britain as a child when her father, theatre historian David Mayer, came to research a book and later s ... Read »


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    • Robert Menzies

    • Robert Menzies

      Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, KT, AK, CH, PC, QC, FAA, FRS (20 December 1894 – 15 May 1978), was the Prime Minister of Australia from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966. He is Australia's longest-serving prime minister, serving over 18 years in total. Menzies studied law at the University of Melbourne and b ... Read »


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    • Karl Meyer (businessman)

    • Karl Meyer (1888 – 18 December 1971) was a Norwegian businessman, stockbroker and founder of the short-lived fascist party, the National Legion. He had a history of several big fraud cases against him, although he was acquitted from at least one tax evasion case. His proposed business projects, described in the p ... Read »


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    • Benito Mussolini

    • Benito Mussolini

      Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (Italian pronunciation: [beˈniːto mussoˈliːni]; 29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party (Partito Nazionale Fascista; PNF), ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 to 1943. He ruled consti ... Read »


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    • Loretta Nall

    • Loretta Nall is the founder of the United States Marijuana Party (USMJP) which calls for the legalization of cannabis. She was a write-in candidate for governor of Alabama in 2006. Nall founded the USMJP in 2002. In 2005, she co-founded Alabamians for Caring Use, a medical marijuana advocacy/lobbying group. Before h ... Read »


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    • Nagabhairava Jaya Prakash Narayana

    • Nagabhairava Jaya Prakash Narayana

      Nagabhairava Jaya Prakash Narayana (born 14 January 1956), also known as J.P., is an Indian former politicianIAS. A former physician, J.P. is a political reformer and columnist. He is the founder and the President of Lok Satta Party, and was an Ex-Member of the Legislative Assembly from Kukatpally constituency Andhra P ... Read »


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    • Gamal Abdel Nasser

    • Gamal Abdel Nasser

      Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (Arabic: جمال عبد الناصر حسين‎‎, IPA: [ɡæˈmæːl ʕæbdenˈnɑːsˤeɾ ħeˈseːn]; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his deat ... Read »


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    • Sanzō Nosaka


    • Clive Palmer

    • Clive Palmer

      Clive Frederick Palmer (born 26 March 1954) is an Australian businessman, former politician and owner of Mineralogy. He has iron ore, nickel and coal holdings. Palmer's net worth was estimated by Forbes magazine to be US$550 million as of January 2014; yet by 2015, Palmer was not ranked in the wealthiest forty Austr ... Read »


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    • Enrique Peralta Azurdia

    • Colonel Alfredo Enrique Peralta Azurdia (June 17, 1908 – February 18, 1997) was President of Guatemala from 31 March 1963 to 1 July 1966. Enrique Peralta was born on June 17, 1908 in Guatemala City. He took over the presidency after a coup against president Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, under whom he served as Agri ... Read »


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    • Anália de Victória Pereira


    • Ross Perot

    • Ross Perot

      Henry Ross Perot (/pəˈroʊ/; born June 27, 1930), known as Ross Perot, is an American businessman best known for being an independent presidential candidate in 1992 and the Reform Party presidential candidate in 1996. Perot was born in Texarkana, Texas, the son of Lula May Perot (née Ray) and Gabriel Ro ... Read »


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    • Ziaur Rahman

    • Ziaur Rahman

      Ziaur Rahman (Bengali: জিয়াউর রহমান Ji-yaur Rôhman; 19 January 1936 – 30 May 1981) was a Bangladeshi politician and army general who declared the Independence of Bangladesh on behalf of its first interim head of state Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He later s ... Read »


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    • Rajan Raje

    • Rajan Raje

      Rajan Raghunath Raje (born 18 September 1957) is an Indian social activist and Labour Union Leader. Raje is also the founder and president of the regional political party, DharmaRajya Paksha in the state of Maharashtra, India. Raje grew up in Thane, Maharashtra, a region close to Mumbai. He is a law graduate from ... Read »


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    • Adnan Haider Randhawa

    • Adnan Haider (Urdu: عدنان حیدر رندھاوا‎; born 1979), more commonly known as Adnan Randhawa, is a Pakistani politician, columnist, civil and human-rights campaigner and lawyer. Randhawa was associated with the political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), where he ... Read »


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    • John Robertson (Scottish Labour Party founder)

    • John Robertson (3 February 1913 – May 1987) was a British politician, who sat as a Labour Member of Parliament before co-founding the Scottish Labour Party (SLP) in 1976. Robertson was a toolmaker and engineer and was assistant divisional organiser of the Amalgamated Engineering Union 1954-61 and secretary of the ... Read »


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    • Francisco de Sá Carneiro


    • Pixley ka Isaka Seme

    • Columbia University Pixley ka Isaka Seme (c. 1881 – June 1951) was a founder and President of the African National Congress. He was the first black South African lawyer. He was born in Daggakraal, then in the Colony of Natal, at the Inanda mission station of the American Zulu Mission of the American Board of ... Read »


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    • Shi Cuntong

    • Shi Cuntong

      Shi Cuntong (simplified Chinese: 施存统; traditional Chinese: 施存統; pinyin: ShÄ« Cúntǒng; 1899 – 29 November 1970), also known as Shi Fuliang (simplified Chinese: 施复亮; traditional Chinese: 施複亮; pinyin: ShÄ« Fùliàng) was an academician and an e ... Read »


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    • Tej Singh (politician)

    • Tej Singh is a founder president of Ambedkar Samaj Party. He is also commander of "Bahujan Swemsewak Sangthan". ... Read »


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    • Song Jiaoren

    • Song Jiaoren

      Song Jiaoren (Chinese: 宋教仁; pinyin: Sòng Jiàorén; Wade–Giles: Sung Chiao-jen; Given name at birth: Liàn 鍊; Courtesy name: DùnchÅ« 鈍初) (5 April 1882 – 22 March 1913) was a Chinese republican revolutionary, political leader and a founder of the Kuomintang (KMT). He ... Read »


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    • Sun Yat-sen

    • Sun Yat-sen

      Sun Yat-sen (/ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn/; 12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese physician, writer, philosopher, calligrapher and revolutionary, the first president and founding father of the Republic of China. As the foremost pioneer of the Republic of China, Sun is referred to as the "Father o ... Read »


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    • Danis Tanović


    • Sandi Toksvig

    • Sandi Toksvig

      Sandra Birgitte "Sandi" Toksvig OBE (/ˈtɒksviÉ¡/, Danish pronunciation: [ˌsandÌ¥i ˈtˢʌɡ̊sʋiːˀ]; born 3 May 1958) is a Danish-British comedian, writer, actor, presenter and producer on British radio and television, and political activist. On 21 October 2016, Toksvig took over fro ... Read »


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    • Ian Wachtmeister

    • Ian Wachtmeister

      Count Ian Melcher Shering Wachtmeister af Johannishus (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈvaktmejster]; born 24 December 1932) is a Swedish industrialist and politician. He was a member of the Swedish Riksdag from 1991 to 1994. He is the son of Count Ted Wachtmeister and Adrienne, née De Geer. Ian Wachtmeister was born ... Read »


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    • Wiam Wahhab

    • Wiam Wahhab (Arabic: وئام وهاب‎‎) (born 1964) is a Lebanese politician. He is a Druze from Al-jahiliyeh, Chouf District. A journalist, and former political advisor to Lebanese Prince Talal Arslan between 1991 and 2000, he ran unsuccessfully in the legislative elections of 1996. He wa ... Read »


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    • Najah Wakim

    • Najah Wakim (born 1946) is the president and one of the founders of the Lebanese leftist group the People's Movement. He is a secular Lebanese lawyer who believes in secular Arabist ideology. He managed to defeat Nasim Majdalani in 1972's Lebanese parliamentary elections for the Orthodox seat, and he was a supporter o ... Read »


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    • Sophie Walker

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      Sophie Walker (born 27 May 1971) is the leader of the Women's Equality Party (WE) in the United Kingdom. She was appointed as inaugural leader by the steering committee and was the unanimous choice; from 2017 the leadership will be decided by elections. Walker was also the party candidate in the 2016 London mayoral el ... Read »


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