Famous Leaders - List of Famous Leaders

From head-girl in school to a lieutenant in the army, leadership skills matter throughout life. It is said that leaders are not always born; sometimes people acquire the skills and talent eventually to become a leader. Whatever may be the case, leaders are crucial in bringing out the best and providing the much required guidance to their followers. The qualities of a good leader are often debated. It is often questioned if a dynamic personality, good management skills and a notable finesse in everything he or she does is enough to make a good leader. However, in addition to this a great leader often shows empathy towards his subordinates and encouragement for their skills and talent. A leader shows the way to a group but has to always remain humble and rooted. From Mahatma Gandhi to Abraham Lincoln, the whole world has needed a leader from time immemorial. A leader leads, helps to fight for our rights, revolt and bring about change and finally to achieve the impossible. Discover this space for the list of famous Leaders of the world with their biographies that include trivia and interesting facts about them and also tracing their timeline and life history.

The Most Famous Leaders

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Edi RamaJuly 4, 1964AlbanianEdi Rama is the current Prime Minister of Albania
Leo VaradkarJanuary 18, 1979IrishCam Leo Varadkar is the current Taoiseach—the Prime Minister—of the Republic of Ireland
Anwar SadatDecember 25, 1918EgyptianAnwar Sadat was the third President of Egypt and has been awarded the Nobel Prize for his peace initiatives
Mohammed bin SalmanAugust 31, 1985Saudi ArabianMohammed bin Salman is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and the heir apparent to the throne
GeronimoJune 16, 1829AmericanGeronimo was a well-known Apache leader and a medicine man
Khalifa bin Zayed Al NahyanJanuary 25, 1948EmiratiSheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the current President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Prophet MuhammadApril 22, 571Saudi ArabianProphet Muhammad was the founder of Islam, one of the most widespread religions in the world
Sali BerishaOctober 15, 1944AlbanianSali Berisha is an Albanian politician who served as the President and the Prime Minister of Albania
Emiliano ZapataAugust 8, 1879MexicanEmiliano Zapata was a Mexican revolutionary leader and one of the most important figures of the Mexican Revolution.
Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAugust 1, 1924Saudi ArabianAbdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the King of Saudi Arabia from 2005 to 2015 and the third wealthiest head of state in the world

Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin was the 5th Prime Minister of Israel

IsraeliMarch 1, 1922114 views

Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad was a black American leader of the religious and social movement known as the ‘Nation of Islam’ (NOI)

AmericanOctober 7, 1897154 views

Yoshiro Mori

Yoshiro Mori is a former Prime minister of Japan

JapaneseJuly 14, 1937126 views

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955

BritishNovember 30, 187496 views

Erich Ludendorff

Erich Ludendorff was a well-known German General

GermanApril 9, 1865109 views

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge was a Republican politician who served as the 30th President of the United States

AmericanJuly 4, 1872179 views

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein was the fifth President of Iraq whose regime lasted for nearly two and a half decades

IraqiApril 28, 1937214 views

Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo is a British journalist, broadcaster, former MP, and a former cabinet minister

BritishMay 26, 1953244 views

Bruce Fairchild Barton

Bruce Barton was a man with many professions, a writer, an advertising executive and a politician

AmericanAugust 5, 1886101 views