President of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan in 1991 declared its independence from the Soviet Union. Continue reading

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (/ˈjɛltsɪn/;[3] Russian: Бори́с Никола́евич Е́льцин; IPA: [bɐˈrʲis nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈjelʲtsɨn] ; (1 February 1931 – 23 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Continue reading

Woman to become president of Malta

First woman elected as president of Malta happened on February 16, 1982. Continue reading

Yasser Arafat

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First President of Djibouti

Hassan Gouled Aptidon was elected to the presidency of Djibouti in 1981 and again in 1987. Continue reading

First President of the Palestinian Authority

On January 20th 1996, about 1 million Palestinians participated in a vote, of which over 88 percent of the vote in favour Continue reading

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin: Democratically elected leader of Russia

Russia for the longest time had been a Social Communist country… Continue reading