Can you match the world leaders with their countries?

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Jouviane Alexandre

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Winston Churchill was a leader of which nation?

Winston Churchill served as the prime minister of England during World War II. He is also noted for the popular phrase, "Keep Calm and Carry On."

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Napoleon Bonaparte was a leader of which nation?

Napoleon Bonaparte was the emperor of France for over 10 years. One of the country's most prominent leaders, he is known for his military tactics and his rise during the French Revolution.

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Fidel Castro was a leader of which nation?

Fidel Castro served as the prime minister of Cuba for 17 years before becoming the president in 1976. He served in that position until 2008, when he was replaced by his vice president and brother.

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John F. Kennedy was a leader of which nation?

John F. Kennedy, often referred to as JFK, was the 35th president of the United States. Almost three years into his term, he was assassinated.

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Alexander the Great was a leader of which nation?

Alexander the Great was one of the most strategic military leaders in history. He went across Greece to India, conquering land and countries before he succumbed to malaria at the young age of 33.

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Julius Caesar was a leader of which nation?

Julius Caesar first served as a general in the Gallic Wars. Following his rebellion and the Great Roman War, he became leader and dictator of the Roman Republic.

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Elizabeth I was a leader of which nation?

Elizabeth I was the reigning Queen of England and Ireland for over 40 years. She was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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Adolf Hitler was a leader of which nation?

Adolf Hitler served as the Fuhrer of Nazi Germany for 11 years. He concurrently served as the Chancellor and was central to the Holocaust.

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Nelson Mandela was a leader of which nation?

Nelson Mandela first worked as a revolutionary before becoming the leader of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. For his work, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

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Mao Zedong was a leader of which nation?

Mao Zedong was the founding father of the People's Republic of China where he ruled as an autocrat for almost 30 years.

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Joseph Stalin was a leader of which nation?

Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union for almost thirty years. He served under the title of general secretary.

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Cleopatra was a leader of which nation?

Cleopatra was the last pharaoh of Ptolemy's Egypt. She formed ties with Julius Caesar before his death and afterwards joined Mark Antony.

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Vladimir Putin is a leader of which nation?

Vladimir Putin is the incumbent president of Russia, as of 2017. He first held office as prime minister for one year in 1999, before serving as president from 2000-2008. He then served again as prime minister before being re-elected as president in 2012.

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Benito Mussolini was a leader of which nation?

Benito Mussolini served as prime minister of Italy under a democratic government. He soon changed the system to a dictatorship, however, and became known as Il Duce.

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Angela Merkel is a leader of which nation?

As of 2017, Angela Merkel has served as the chancellor of Germany since 2005. She got her start in politics in 1991 and has since been named the most powerful woman in the world ten times by Forbes.

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Mikhail Gorbachev was a leader of which nation?

Mikhail Gorbachev served as the General Secretary of the Soviet Union before becoming the first president of the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union dissolved in 1991.

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Margaret Thatcher was a leader of which nation?

Margaret Thatcher served as prime minister of the UK for 11 years and the leader of the Conservative Party from 1975-1990.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a leader of which nation?

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly referred to as FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States. He served as president for 12 years until his death and was responsible for pulling the United States out of a major economic depression. With modern term limits, no other president will be able to match FDR's 12 years of service.

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Henry VIII was a leader of which nation?

Henry VIII was a monarch in England during the 1500s. He was known for his many wives. He separated himself from the Catholic Church by appointing himself Supreme Head of the Church of England.

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Hugo Chavez was a leader of which nation?

Hugo Chavez was first a military leader in Venezuela, from 1971 to 1992. He then served as president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013.

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Nikita Khrushchev was a leader of which nation?

Nikita Khrushchev served as the first secretary of the Soviet Union during the Cold War. He was a major proponent and supporter of the USSR expanding their space program.

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Saddam Hussein was a leader of which nation?

Saddam Hussein served as the prime minister of Iraq from 1979-1991 and again from 1994-2003. He concurrently served as the president for the entire 24 years until the invasion of Iraq and the start of the Iraq War.

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Charles de Gaulle was a leader of which nation?

Charles de Gaulle served as the prime minister of France for one year before becoming the president in 1959. He served for 10 years and France's largest airport is named after him.

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Eva Peron was a leader of which nation?

Eva Peron was the wife of Argentina's President Juan Peron. She was known for her work on labor rights and trade unions. She was running for vice president before she dropped out, due to her declining health from cancer. She was named the Spiritual Leader of the Nation.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was a leader of which nation?

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad started out as an engineer and teacher before being appointed as a governor and then a mayor. In 2005 he was elected president of Iran, a position he held until 2013.

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Pope John Paul II was a leader of which nation?

Pope Saint John Paul II served as the pope from 1978 to 2005. He helped reconcile Catholic relations and was known for his efforts to bring together many religions.

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Abraham Lincoln was a leader of which nation?

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He is known for leading the United States through the Civil War, which abolished slavery.

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Toussaint Louverture was a leader of which nation?

Toussaint Louverture is known for leading Haiti through its Revolution, beginning in 1791. He was named governor-general in 1801, before he was forced to resign by Napoleon.

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Hirohito was a leader of which nation?

Hirohito is often referred to as Emperor Showa. He reigned from 1926 to 1989. During World War II, he was one of the main Axis leaders and post-war he helped Japan solidify their economic status.

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Susan B. Anthony was a leader of which nation?

Susan B. Anthony was an important figure during the mid-late 1800s. Not only did she help with anti-slavery petitions, but she was the leading member of the women's suffrage movement.

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Pancho Villa was a leader of which nation?

Born as Francisco, "Pancho" Villa was a prominent force in the Mexican Revolutionary War where he acted as a general. He served as a governor prior to his successes as a general.

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Mahatma Gandhi was a leader of which nation?

Mahatma Gandhi helped lead India to independence from Great Britain's rule through nonviolent civil disobedience. He was born Mohandas, but the title Mahatma, meaning venerable, was given to him.

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George Washington was a leader of which nation?

George Washington first served as a general and helped lead the United States in its quest for independence from Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War. He became the first president of the United States.

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Shimon Peres was a leader of which nation?

After his third service as prime minister from 1995 to 1996 and his third service as minister of foreign affairs from 2001 to 2002, Shimon Peres served as the Israeli president from 2007 to 2014. In 1994 he was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for talks that resulted in the Oslo Accords.

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Yasser Arafat was a leader of which nation?

Yasser Arafat was the 3rd Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization before he became the first president of the Palestinian National Authority. In 1994 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for his part in the Oslo Accords.

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Whether you're a constant watcher of the news or a history buff, you probably know your fair share of history's leaders. Can you pair each world leader, past and present, to their country? Let's find out with this quiz!

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