Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using the tacticsRead More →

Chiang Kai-shek ( 蔣介石; October 31, 1887 – April 5, 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih and known as Chiang Chungcheng ( 蔣中正), was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China. Chiang – who led the Republic of China between 1928 andRead More →

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976), also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary, poet, political theorist and founding father of the People’s Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his deathRead More →

Kim Il-sung or Kim Il Sung (15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the leader of North Korea from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994. He held the posts of Premier from 1948 to 1972 and President from 1972 to 1994. He was also the leader ofRead More →

Allen Welsh Dulles (April 7, 1893 – January 29, 1969) was an American diplomat and lawyer who became the first civilian Director of Central Intelligence, and its longest-serving director to date. As head of the Central Intelligence Agency(CIA) during the early Cold War, he oversaw the 1954 Guatemalan coup d’état,Read More →

Mohammad Mosaddegh (June 16, 1882 – March 5, 1967), was an Iranian politician. He was the head of a democratically elected government, holding office as the Prime Minister of Iran from 1951 until 1953, when his government was overthrown in a coup d’état aided by the United States’ Central Intelligence AgencyRead More →

Hồ Chí Minh (May 1890 – 2 September 1969) was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was Chairman and First Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Vietnam. Hồ was also Prime Minister from 1945 to 1955 and President from 1945 to 1969 of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam).Read More →

Ernesto “Che” Guevara (June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture. As a young medicalRead More →

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, who lived from August 13, 1926 to November 25, 2016, was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically Castro was a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist alsoRead More →