Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, first African to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First African presented the Nobel Prize for Peace was in 1960
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Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin: Democratically elected leader of Russia

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

Theodore Roosevelt, first American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1906
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Leader of a Sovereign Nation Indicted for War Crimes

Slobodan Milošević, the president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, a serving leader of a sovereign nation was indicted for war crimes by an international tribunal. Continue reading

Sveinn Björnsson Elected First President of Iceland

Denmark Minister, Sveinn Björnsson, was elected the first President of Iceland upon Iceland’s Declaration of Independence from Denmark Continue reading

Colombia President, Francisco de Paula Santander

President Colombia, Francisco de Paula Santander a confederate and opponent of Simon Bolivar who fought to liberate Colombia (New Granada) from Spanish rule. Continue reading

Benito Pablo Juarez

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Spanish: [beˈnito ˈpaβlo ˈxwaɾes gaɾˈsi.a] (listen); 21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) was a Mexican lawyer and politician, who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in 1872. Continue reading

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez was a liberal-democratic reformer who served from 1861 to 1872. Continue reading

President Michal Kovac of Slovakia

Michal Kovac was elected President of independent Slovakia in February 1993. Continue reading

President of Tajikistan Elected

Following Tajikistan declaring its independence on September 9, 1991 pro-Communist leader Rahmon Nabiyev took office as president. Continue reading