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The Most Powerful Leaders in History

Determination, justness and persistency are some of the most important qualities that leaders should have in them.

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Politics around the world has gone through many phases and changes in history. It has been influenced by a number of powerful people in different times and ages. These influences have shaped up the society and politics around the world as we see it today. With leadership comes power and it totally depend on individuals how responsibly they are handling the situation.

If we turn some pages in history and look back in time, we find a lot of shining examples who were not only great leaders but their principles have changed the lives of thousands of people. Their way of ruling and looking after various matters of national interest is like guidance filled with wisdom. The world knows them because of their extraordinary capabilities and intelligence that is reflected expressed by the decisions they made when they were alive and were leading the way. Doing research work and coming across some of the most influential names in history was an experience of great pleasure and knowledge for us.

This has made us to share some of this extremely useful information in our piece of writing. Further in the article you would find names of the leaders who not only ruled their people with power, but with their influence and wisdom.

 

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“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. – Winston Churchill”

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill had a great personality. He was a British Statesman and also had an experience of serving in army as an officer. His command over the art of writing is well expressed from his pieces of work. Having so many skills and experiences on hand and with a dynamic personality, he was given a chance to serve as the Prime Minister of Britain twice. Apart from good writing skills, he was passionate about painting and produced more than 500 pieces of artwork. After serving as a parliamentarian for years, he had developed some refined characteristics of a good speaker, causing him to be widely known and remembered for his highly influential speeches. His powerful words and character led the British nation successfully through the Second World War.

 

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“The best way to predict future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln”

Wise words from a wise man, Abraham Lincoln a.k.a ‘The Great Emancipator’ was born in 1809. He had all the qualities and passion to be a great leader. His efforts to eradicate slavery from society are exemplary. He had always clearly and blatantly opposed slavery publicly, taking it as one of the most hazardous enemy of a society.
He was made the 16th President of United States of American. He served the American nation for four years until he was assassinated in 1865. Using his wise approach, he took all the necessary steps to strengthen the federal government. In order to make the country monetarily stable, he modernized US economy with his consistent support and comprehensive moves. To honor this highly influential personality, an American monument of ‘The Lincoln Memorial’ has been specially built. It is visited by a lot of people every day as they praise and remember Lincoln for his greatness.

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“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. – Napoleon Bonaparte”

These words describe a lot about the personality who is better known as Emperor of the French. Napoleon Bonaparte ruled the French for 10 years. In his early life, he was a French Statesman and had mainly served as a military man. He led his people in a highly eminent way. At the time of French revolution, he was the one who was leading different campaigns that were a total success. With all the bravery and courage, he fought many wars and returned as a victorious man. It is the strength and power that was expressed from Napoleon style that made him dominant upon mainly European and most of the global affairs.
The stories of his role as a leader of the armed forces are filled with exemplary strength and courage. They are now being taught in many schools and yet for the generations to come he would remain one of the greatest commander in history.

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“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Nelson Mandela”

Who can’t get motivated after reading this beautiful phrase? Yes, that is the magic of Nelson Mandela and it can still be felt with the same intensity though he is not among us and died almost four years ago. Nelson Mandela served as the first black president of South Africa and the tenure of his presidency lasted five years, from 1994-1999.

Mandela always raised voice against the racism happening in institutions because according to his thoughts it is one of the main factors that cause destruction and damage to a particular society. It is his positivity and care for humanity that made him to start writing books in which he delivered messages for the readers to do some good to societies around the world. It was the only way he could speak his heart out to the world in details and a lot of lesson can be learned by some of his marvelous piece of works.

 

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“With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah”

When talking about Muhammad Ali Jinnah, one could never forget how disciplined he was. It is his dedication and persistency that made the whole nation to confidently rely on him. He is now most commonly known as ‘Quaid e Azam’ that means ‘Father of the Nation’. After a lot of struggle and hard work, he founded Pakistan in 1947, providing a separate homeland to the Muslims of subcontinent. He also strived a lot to maintain peace in the Indian subcontinent. Being a lawyer by profession, he was a well versed man. Unfortunately, just one year after the independence of Pakistan, this great man died owing to some kind of severe illness.

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