Benazir Bhutto – The First Woman to Head an Islamic State

Benazir Bhutto (21 June 1953, Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan- 27 December 2007 Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan) (aged 54) Nationality: Pakistan Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first woman...

Alexander the Great – One of the most successful military leaders in history

Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedon, Alexandros Philippou Makedonon (20/21 July 356 BC, Pella, Macedonia — June 10/13, 323 BC, Babylon) (aged 33) Nationality: Macedonia Category: Leaders Occupation:...

Martin Luther King – World Human Rights Icon

Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr (January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia, United States - April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee, United States) (assassination by gunshot)...

Melinda Gates – Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates born Melinda Ann French,  Melinda French Gates (August 15, 1964, Dallas, Texas, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Leaders Occupation: Philanthropists, Businessmen Unique distinction: Co-founder and co-chair...

Oprah Winfrey – The most famous American television host

Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey (Lady O, Deepak Oprah - a send up of Deepak Chopra, a self-help guru) 29 January 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA Nationality: United...

Alex Osborn – Father of Brainstorming and Method of Creative Problem Solving

Alex Osborn Alex Faickney Osborn (May 24, 1888, Bronx, New York City, USA – May 5, 1966, Buffalo, New York, USA) (Aged 77) Nationality: American, United States Category:...

Azim Hashim Premji – Indian businessman and one of the leading philanthropists in the...

Azim Hashim Premji  Born 24 July 1945, Bombay (Mumbai), India (age 74) Nationality: India Category: Leaders Occupation: Businessmen, IT & Software Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists. Unique distinction: Chairman of Wipro Limited,...

Angela Merkel – First female Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Kasner Born on 17 July 1954, Hamburg, West Germany Nationality: Germany Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first female Chancellor of Germany, the de...

Alexander Hamilton – One of the United States Founding Fathers

Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757, Charles Town, Nevis, British West Indies - July 12, 1804, New York City) (aged 47 or 49) Nationality:...

Cleopatra – One of the most famous female rulers in history

Cleopatra Cleopatra VII  Thea Philopator (69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) (aged 39) Nationality: Egypt Category: Leaders Occupation: Rulers Unique distinction: The most ever famous queen of all times...

Christopher Columbus – Discoverer of America

Christopher Columbus Cristoforo Colombo (in Italian), Cristobal Colon (in Spanish) (25 August - 31 October 1451, Genoa, Italy  - 20 May 1506, Valladolid, Spain) (aged 54) Nationality:...

Vitali Klitschko – Famous Ukrainian boxer and politician

Vitali Klitschko Vitali Vladimirovich Klitschko July 19, 1971 Belovodsk, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union (now Kyrgyzstan) Nationality: Ukraine Category: Athletes Occupation: Boxers, Politicians Unique distinction: Klitschko is a three-time heavyweight world...