Leadership is one of the most important trait that a person can imbibe. It is important to have leadership skills if you want to manage and influence people. We’ve known many great leaders in the present, in the field of sports to economics. But the leaders in the past had something that must be shrewdly mused over. From Alexander to Nelson Mandela, We present you the list of the Top ten Greatest leaders of all time. Have a look!
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Alexander the Great
He was also known as the Alexander of Macedon. He ruled during the 4th Century BC. What makes him such a great leader is the fact that he conquered almost half of the world. Despite, having a very short lived span, Alexander the Great is regarded a one of the greatest and wisest leader of all time.
Genghis Khan was a mongol ruler and was also the founder of the mongol empire. The Mongol empire was one of the greatest empires in the world. The fact that he formed a very strong and effective army makes him one of the greatest leaders of all time. He used advanced and effective fighting techniques that were not prevailing during that period.
Sir Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill was the prime minister of the United Kingdom for 5 years( during the 2nd world war period). He came from an aristocratic family. He was an extremely famous politician of the 19th century. He has also won a noble price in literature. He is one the greatest war time leaders of all time. He was not only a great leader but also a great historian and writer.
He is known for commencing the revolution in Cuba which consequently led to civil war. He was born in the starting period of the 20th century in Argentina. He realized the hardships of poor people. He was truly an understanding and initiative leader. Guevara is still alive in the hearts of people for his headstrong and decisive attitude. He is one of the Greatest leader of all time.
Nelson Mandela was the president of South Africa for 5 years. He was the first colored person to hold that term. He was born in the start of 20th century. He was the crusader of the movement against racial discrimination in South Africa. He is regarded as one of the most impact creating leaders of all time. His autobiography, ” Long walk to freedom”, is absolutely worth reading.
He was the French leader who conquered the whole France at a time. He is known to conquer many European powers that time. His superb war strategies and tactics are still mused over today. He is undoubtedly one of the greatest leaders of all time.
Fidel Castro was the prime minister of Cuba and was also the prime face in the Cuban Revolution. Soon after the revolution, he became the prime minister of Cuba. He was the first secretary of the Cuban Communist party. During his rule, He sustained many assassination attempts and was a man of iron. Truly, Castro was one of the greatest leaders of all time.
His real name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was the prominent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. The honorific, Mahatama, was given by Rabindra Nath Tagore. He was also called Bapu affectionately. He initiated many movements such as Civil disobedience and Quit India movement in the British ruled India. His autobiography, My experiments with Truth, is absolutely a must-read. Undoubtedly, one of the greatest leaders of all time!
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was a Russian leader and is often regarded as one of the most influential leaders of all time. He was a Russian communist politician. Under his guidance, the Russian revolution started in the 20th century. His philosophy and theories are now popularly known as Marxism-Leninism. He was the crusader of the Russian SFSR. Undoubtedly, one of the greatest leaders of all time! USSR was based on the Leninism theories.
Julius Caesar was a Roman general, statesmen and consul. He caused the demise of the Roman Republic and led to the formation f the roman empire. He was highly skilled and is regarded as the best military leaders of all time. Caesar was the first Roman general to cross both the bridges, English channel and Rhine. He also conducted the invasion of Britain. He is truly one of the greatest leaders of all time.