This Day In History
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Sunday, September 23, 2018

«politician»

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi
(November 19, 1917 - October 31, 1984)
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian politician and the leader of the Indian National Congress. She was the third Prime Minister of the Republic of India for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and for a fourth term from 1980 until her death in 1984, a total of fifteen years. Gandhi was the second female to hold the office of prime minister (after Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka) and she remained as the world's second longest serving female Prime Minister as of 2011.
Gandhi, Indian politician, politician

Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair
(September 20, 1878 - November 25, 1968)
Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968), was an American author who wrote close to 100 books in many genres.
American writer, journalist, politician, writer

Lavrentiy Beria

Lavrentiy Beria
(March 29, 1899 - December 23, 1953)
Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria was a Georgian Soviet politician and state security administrator, chief of the Soviet security and secret police apparatus (NKVD) under Joseph Stalin during World War II, and Deputy Premier in the postwar years (1946-1953).
Soviet politician, politician

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong
(December 26, 1893 - September 9, 1976)
Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung About this sound listen (help·info), and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao , was a Chinese Communist revolutionary, guerrilla warfare strategist, Marxist political philosopher, and leader of the Chinese Revolution. He was the architect and founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC) from its establishment in 1949, and held control over the nation until his death in 1976. His theoretical contribution to Marxism–Leninism, along with his military strategies and brand of policies, are collectively known as Maoism.
Chinese politician, politician

Harbottle Grimston

Harbottle Grimston
(January 27, 1603 - January 2, 1685)
Sir Harbottle Grimston, 2nd Baronet was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1640 and 1669 and was Speaker in 1660. During the English Civil War he remained a Parliamentarian but was sympathetic to the Royalists.
English politician, politician

Mark Antony

Mark Antony
(January 14, 1983 - August 1, 2030)
Marcus Antonius known in English as Mark Antony, was a Roman politician and general. As a military commander and administrator, he was an important supporter and loyal friend of his mother's cousin Julius Caesar. After Caesar's assassination, Antony formed an official political alliance with Octavian (the future Augustus) and Lepidus, known to historians today as the Second Triumvirate.
Roman politician, politician

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg
(March 5, 1871 - January 15, 1919)
Rosa Luxemburg was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and activist of Polish Jewish descent who became a naturalized German citizen. She was successively a member of the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania (SDKPiL), the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), the Independent Social Democratic Party (USPD), and the Communist Party of Germany (KPD).
German politician, politician

Karl Liebknecht

Karl Liebknecht
(August 13, 1871 - January 15, 1919)
Karl Liebknecht was a German socialist and a co-founder with Rosa Luxemburg of the Spartacist League and the Communist Party of Germany.
German politician, politician

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(January 15, 1809 - January 19, 1865)
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was a French politician, mutualist philosopher and socialist. He was a member of the French Parliament, and he was the first person to call himself an "anarchist". He is considered among the most influential theorists and organisers of anarchism. After the events of 1848 he began to call himself a federalist.
French politician, politician, anarchism

Francis Drake

Francis Drake
(1540-28.01.1596 )
Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Elizabeth I of England awarded Drake a knighthood in 1581. He was second-in-command of the English fleet against the Spanish Armada in 1588. He also carried out the second circumnavigation of the world, from 1577 to 1580. He died of dysentery in January 1596 after unsuccessfully attacking San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Francis Drake, pirate, privateer, captain, politician

Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr
(February 6, 1756 - September 14, 1836)
Aaron Burr, Jr. was an important political figure in the early history of the United States of America.
American politician, politician

Camille Desmoulins

Camille Desmoulins
(March 2, 1760 - April 5, 1794)
Lucie Simplice Camille Benoît Desmoulins was a journalist and politician who played an important role in the French Revolution. Desmoulins was regarded by many as a strict and harsh man who would often let his pen get away from him.
French journalist, journalist, politician

Giuseppe Mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini
(June 22, 1805 - March 10, 1872)
Giuseppe Mazzini, nicknamed Soul of Italy, was an Italian politician, journalist and activist for the unification of Italy. His efforts helped bring about the independent and unified Italy in place of the several separate states, many dominated by foreign powers, that existed until the 19th century. He also helped define the modern European movement for popular democracy in a republican state.
Italian politician, politician

Leon Blum

Leon Blum
(April 9, 1872 - March 30, 1950)
André Léon Blum was a French politician, usually identified with the moderate left, and three times Prime Minister of France.
French politician, politician

Georges Pompidou

Georges Pompidou
(July 5, 1911 - April 2, 1974)
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou was a French politician. He was Prime Minister of France from 1962 to 1968, holding the longest tenure in this position, and later President of the French Republic from 1969 until his death in 1974.
Prime Minister of France, politician, French politician

Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini
(July 29, 1883 - April 28, 1945)
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party, ruling the country from 1922 to his ousting in 1943, and is credited with being one of the key figures in the creation of fascism.
Mussolini, Italian politician, politician, dictator

Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels
(October 29, 1897 - May 1, 1945)
Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. As one of Adolf Hitler's closest associates and most devout followers, he was known for his zealous oratory and anti-Semitism.
German politician, politician
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