Statesman Authors

Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinian Statesman
Mahmoud Abbas , also known by the kunya Abu Mazen , an Arab of the Sunni-Muslim faith, has been the Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization since 11 November 2004 and became President of the Palestinian National Authority on 15 January... Wikipedia
King Abdullah II
Jordanian Statesman
Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein is the king of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He ascended the throne on 7 February 1999 upon the death of his father King Hussein. Wikipedia
Dean Acheson
American Statesman
Dean Gooderham Acheson was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War. Wikipedia
John Abbott
Statesman
Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott, PC, KCMG, QC was the third Prime Minister of Canada. He served in the office for seventeen months, from June 16, 1891 to November 24, 1892. Wikipedia
Henry Addington
British Statesman
Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, PC was a British statesman, and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1804. Wikipedia
Konrad Adenauer
German Statesman
Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer was a German statesman. Wikipedia
Bhumibol Adulyadej
Statesman
Bhumibol Adulyadej is the reigning King of Thailand. He is known as Rama IX. Wikipedia
Aeschines
Greek Statesman
Aeschines was a Greek statesman and one of the ten Attic orators. Wikipedia
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iranian Statesman
Akhenaton
Egyptian Statesman
Akhenaten known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV , was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC. Wikipedia
Akihito
Japanese Statesman
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Madeleine Albright
American Statesman
Madeleine Korbelová Albright was the first woman to become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by US President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99-0. Wikipedia
Iyad Allawi
Iraqi Statesman
Ayad Allawi is an Iraqi politician, and was the interim Prime Minister of Iraq prior to Iraq's 2005 legislative elections. Wikipedia
Fisher Ames
American Statesman
Fisher Ames was a Representative in the United States Congress from the 1st Congressional District of Massachusetts. Wikipedia
Idi Amin
Statesman
Idi Amin Dada, was the third President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment, the King's African Rifles, in 1946, serving in Somalia and Kenya. Wikipedia
Yuri Andropov
Russian Statesman
Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov was a Soviet politician and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 12 November 1982 until his death fifteen months later. Wikipedia
Kofi Annan
Ghanaian Statesman
Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. Wikipedia
Ion Antonescu
Romanian Statesman
Ion Victor Antonescu was a Romanian soldier, authoritarian politician, and convicted war criminal. The Prime Minister and Conducator during most of World War II, he presided over two successive wartime dictatorships. Wikipedia
Corazon Aquino
Statesman
Maria Corazon Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco-Aquino was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. Wikipedia
Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Haitian Statesman
Jean-Bertrand Aristide is a Haitian former Catholic priest of the Salesian order and politician who served as Haiti's first democratically elected president. Wikipedia
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Filipino Statesman
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is a Filipino politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010, as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, and is currently a member of the House of Representatives... Wikipedia
Owen Arthur
Barbadian Statesman
Owen Seymour Arthur, MP is a Barbadian politician who was Prime Minister of Barbados from 1994 to 2008. To date, he is the longest serving Barbadian Prime Minister. He was Leader of the Opposition in Barbados from 2010 to 2013. Wikipedia
Bashar al-Assad
Syrian Statesman
Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the President of Syria and Regional Secretary of the Syrian-led branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party. Wikipedia
Clement Atlee
British Statesman
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS was a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951, and as the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. Wikipedia
Nnamdi Azikiwe
Nigerian Statesman
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe , usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe and popularly known as "Zik", was one of the leading figures of modern Nigerian nationalism. Wikipedia
Jose Maria Aznar
Spanish Statesman
Ibrahim Babangida
Nigerian Statesman
General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida GCFR PSC DSS mni , allegedly known as IBB, was a Nigerian Army officer and military ruler of Nigeria. Wikipedia
Howard Baker
American Statesman
Howard Henry Baker, Jr. is a former Senate Majority Leader, Republican U.S. Senator from Tennessee, White House Chief of Staff, and a former United States Ambassador to Japan. Wikipedia
Stanley Baldwin
English Statesman
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, KG, PC, FRS was a British Conservative politician, who dominated the government in his country between the two world wars. Wikipedia
Arthur Balfour
British Statesman
Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, KG, OM, PC, DL was a British Conservative politician and statesman. He served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from July 1902 to December 1905, and was later Foreign Secretary in 1916-1919. Wikipedia
Jan Peter Balkenende
Dutch Statesman
Jan Pieter "Jan Peter" Balkenende is a Dutch former politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal . He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 22 July 2002 until 14 October 2010. Wikipedia
Ehud Barak
Israeli Statesman
Ehud Barak is an Israeli politician who served as Prime Minister from 1999 to 2001. Wikipedia
Menachem Begin
Israeli Statesman
 Menachem Begin  was an Israeli politician, founder of Likud and the sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel. Wikipedia
Silvio Berlusconi
Italian Statesman
Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician and media tycoon who served three times as Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. Wikipedia
Paul Biya
Cameroonian Statesman
Paul Biya is a Cameroonian politician who has been the President of Cameroon since 6 November 1982. Wikipedia
Tony Blair
English Statesman
Anthony Charles Lynton "Tony" Blair is a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. Wikipedia
Jim Bolger
New Zealander Statesman
James Brendan "Jim" Bolger ONZ was the 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1990 to 1997. Bolger was elected on the promise of delivering a "Decent Society" following the previous Labour government's economic reforms, known as Rogernomics. Wikipedia
Hassanal Bolkiah
Statesman
Hassanal Bolkiah, GCB GCMG is the 29th and current Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei. He is also the first and incumbent Prime Minister of Brunei. Wikipedia
John Bolton
American Statesman
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Norwegian Statesman
Omar Bongo
Gabonese Statesman
El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba , born as Albert-Bernard Bongo, was a Gabonese politician who was President of Gabon for 41 years from 1967 until his death in office in 2009. Wikipedia
Juan Bosch
Dominican Republican Statesman
Juan Emilio Bosch Gaviño 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. Wikipedia
Habib Bourguiba
Statesman
Habib Bourguiba was a Tunisian statesman, the Founder and the first President of the Republic of Tunisia from July 25, 1957 to 7 November 1987. Wikipedia
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Algerian Statesman
Abdelaziz Bouteflika is an Algerian politician who currently serves as the fifth President of Algeria since 1999. Wikipedia
Francois Bozize
Gabonese Statesman
François Bozizé Yangouvonda is a Central African politician who was the President of the Central African Republic from 2003 to 2013. Wikipedia
Hjalmar Branting
Swedish Statesman
 Karl Hjalmar Branting  was a Swedish politician. He was the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party , and Prime Minister during three separate periods . Wikipedia
Paul Bremer
American Statesman
Lewis Paul "Jerry" Bremer III is an American diplomat. He is most notable for his role as the Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority of Iraq following the 2003 invasion. Wikipedia
Leonid I. Brezhnev
Russian Statesman
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev was the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union , presiding over the country from 1964 until his... Wikipedia
Aristide Briand
French Statesman
Aristide Briand was a French statesman who served eleven terms as Prime Minister of France during the French Third Republic and was a co-laureate of the 1926 Nobel Peace Prize. Wikipedia
Henry Brougham
British Statesman
Sitting Bull
Statesman
Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. Wikipedia
Bernhard von Bulow
German Statesman
Bernhard Heinrich Karl Martin von Bülow , named in 1905 Prince von Bülow, was a German statesman who served as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for three years and then as Chancellor of the German Empire from 1900 to 1909. Wikipedia
Edmund Burke
Irish Statesman
Edmund Burke PC was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher, who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party. Wikipedia
Kofi Busia
Ghanaian Statesman
Kofi Abrefa Busia was Prime Minister of Ghana from 1969 to 1972. Wikipedia
John C. Calhoun
American Statesman
John Caldwell Calhoun was a leading American politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia
Kim Campbell
Canadian Statesman
Avril Phædra Douglas "Kim" Campbell , PC CC OBC QC, is a Canadian politician, lawyer, university professor, diplomat, and writer. She served as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 25, 1993 to November 4, 1993. Wikipedia
George Canning
English Statesman
George Canning, FRS, was a British statesman and politician who served as Foreign Secretary and briefly Prime Minister. Wikipedia
Cao Cao
Chinese Statesman
Cao Cao , style name Mengde, was a warlord and the penultimate chancellor of the Eastern Han Dynasty who rose to great power during the dynasty's final years. Wikipedia
Silvia Cartwright
New Zealander Statesman
Dame Silvia Rose Cartwright PCNZM DBE QSO DStJ was the 18th Governor-General of New Zealand. Wikipedia
Fidel Castro
Statesman
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who was Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from 1976 to 2008. Wikipedia
Catherine II
Russian Statesman
Yekaterina Alexeevna or Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great , Empress of Russia , was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from July 9  1762 until her death at the age of sixty-seven. Wikipedia
Camillo di Cavour
Italian Statesman
Camillo Paolo Filippo Giulio Benso, Count of Cavour, of Isolabella and of Leri , generally known as Cavour was a leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. Wikipedia
Ahmed Chalabi
Iraqi Statesman
Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi is an Iraqi politician. He was interim oil minister in Iraq in April-May 2005 and December-January 2006 and deputy prime minister from May 2005 until May 2006. Wikipedia
Hugo Chavez
Statesman
Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. Wikipedia
Lord Chesterfield
British Statesman
Earls of Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, was a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1628 for Philip Stanhope, 1st Baron Stanhope. Wikipedia
Jacques Chirac
French Statesman
Jacques René Chirac is a French politician who served as President of France from 1995 to 2007. He previously served as Prime Minister of France from 1974 to 1976 and from 1986 to 1988 , and as Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995. Wikipedia
Jean Chretien
Canadian Statesman
Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien , PC, OM, CC, QC, known commonly as Jean Chrétien was the 20th Prime Minister of Canada. He served in the position for over ten years, from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003. Wikipedia
Perry Christie
Statesman
The Rt Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie , PC, MP, is a Bahamian politician who has served as Prime Minister of the Bahamas since May 2012; previously he was Prime Minister from 2002 to 2007. He is also a former athlete. Wikipedia
Warren Christopher
American Statesman
Warren Minor Christopher was an American lawyer, diplomat and politician. During Bill Clinton's first term as President, Christopher served as the 63rd Secretary of State. Wikipedia
Winston Churchill
English Statesman
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA was a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Wikipedia
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Italian Statesman
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi is an Italian politician and banker. He was the 49th Prime Minister of Italy from 1993 to 1994 and was the tenth President of the Italian Republic from 1999 to 2006. Wikipedia
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman Statesman
Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. Wikipedia
Helen Clark
New Zealander Statesman
Helen Elizabeth Clark, ONZ was the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand serving three consecutive terms from 1999 to 2008. Wikipedia
Henry Clay
American Statesman
Henry Clay, Sr. was a lawyer, politician and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. Wikipedia
Red Cloud
Sioux Statesman
Red Cloud , was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota . He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. Wikipedia
Rene Coty
French Statesman
René Jules Gustave Coty was President of France from 1954 to 1959. He was the second and last president under the French Fourth Republic. Wikipedia
John Curtin
Australian Statesman
John Joseph Curtin , Australian politician, served as the 14th Prime Minister of Australia. Wikipedia
Lord Curzon
British Statesman
George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, KG, GCSI, GCIE, PC , known as The Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911 and as The Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, was a British Conservative statesman who was... Wikipedia
Bao Dai
Vietnamese Statesman
B?o D?i , born Nguy?n Phúc Vinh Th?y , was the 13th and final emperor of the Nguy?n dynasty, which was the last dynasty of Vietnam. From 1926 to 1945, he was king of Annam. Wikipedia
Demosthenes
Greek Statesman
Demosthenes was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. Wikipedia
John G. Diefenbaker
Canadian Statesman
John George Diefenbaker, PC, CH, QC was the 13th Prime Minister of Canada, serving from June 21, 1957, to April 22, 1963. Wikipedia
Ngo Dinh Diem
Vietnamese Statesman
Jean Baptiste Ngô Dình Di?m was the first president of South Vietnam . In the wake of the French withdrawal from Indochina as a result of the 1954 Geneva Accords, Di?m led the effort to create the Republic of Vietnam. Wikipedia
Benjamin Disraeli
British Statesman
Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government in four decades, twice as Prime Minister of Great Britain. Wikipedia
Denzil Douglas
Statesman
Denzil Llewellyn Douglas has been Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis since July 1995. Wikipedia
Janez Drnovsek
Statesman
Janez Drnovsek was a Slovenian liberal politician, President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia , Prime Minister of Slovenia and President of Slovenia . He was born in Celje, Slovenia, then the Socialist Republic of Slovenia. Wikipedia
Francois Duvalier
Haitian Statesman
François Duvalier was the President of Haiti from 1957 until his death in 1971. Duvalier first won acclaim in fighting diseases, earning him the nickname "Papa Doc" . Wikipedia
Jean Claude Duvalier
Haitian Statesman
Jean-Claude Duvalier, nicknamed "Bébé Doc" or "Baby Doc" was the President of Haiti from 1971 until his overthrow by a popular uprising in 1986. Wikipedia
Zhou Enlai
Chinese Statesman
Zhou Enlai was the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, serving from October 1949 until his death in January 1976. Wikipedia
Levi Eshkol
Israeli Statesman
Levi Eshkol served as the third Prime Minister of Israel from 1963 until his death from a heart attack in 1969. He was the first Israeli Prime Minister to die in office. Wikipedia
Edward Everett
American Statesman
Edward Everett was an American politician, educator, and polymath from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. Wikipedia
Gnassingbe Eyadema
Statesman
General Gnassingbé Eyadéma was the President of Togo from 1967 until his death in 2005. He participated in two successful military coups, in January 1963 and January 1967, and became President on April 14, 1967. Wikipedia
Laurent Fabius
French Statesman
Laurent Fabius is a French Socialist politician. He served as Prime Minister from 17 July 1984 to 20 March 1986. He was 37 years old when he was appointed and is, so far, the youngest Prime Minister of the Fifth Republic. Wikipedia
Heinz Fischer
Austrian Statesman
Heinz Fischer, GColIH is the President of Austria. He took office on 8 July 2004 and was re-elected for a second and last term on 25 April 2010. Wikipedia
Henry Fox
English Statesman
Vicente Fox
Mexican Statesman
Vicente Fox Quesada is a Mexican businessman and politician who served as President of Mexico from 1 December 2000 to 30 November 2006 and currently serves as co-President of the Centrist Democrat International, an international organization of... Wikipedia
Vincente Fox
Mexican Statesman
Vicente Fox Quesada is a Mexican businessman and politician who served as President of Mexico from 1 December 2000 to 30 November 2006 and currently serves as co-President of the Centrist Democrat International, an international organization of... Wikipedia
Peter Fraser
New Zealander Statesman
Alberto Fujimori
Peruvian Statesman
Alberto Fujimori Fujimori served as President of Peru from 28 July 1990 to 17 November 2000. A controversial figure, Fujimori has been credited with the creation of Fujimorism, uprooting terrorism in Peru and restoring its macroeconomic stability. Wikipedia
Albert Gallatin
Swiss Statesman
Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin was a Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, politician, diplomat, congressman, and the longest-serving United States Secretary of the Treasury. In 1831, he founded the University of the City of New York. Wikipedia
Indira Gandhi
Indian Statesman
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the third Prime Minister of India and a central figure of the Indian National Congress party. Wikipedia