In every century, there have been a bunch of people who have inspired, entertained, challenged and changed the world. The 20th century is considered to be an era of revolution and it is considered to be a stepping stone for the gateway of the modern world. There are a lot of political leaders of the 20th century who are credited for having created the foundation for the world in which we are living today.
So let us have a look at some of these politicians who have revolutionized the 20th century.
It’s too pessimistic to call him a politician, the right word it pacifist for him. Mahatma Gandhi is considered to be one of the most popular pacifist who ever existed in the world. India calls this iconic soul as the Father of the Nation as he is one of the greatest leaders world has ever known. If Mahatma Gandhi would not have been there then India still would be a British Province and ruled by the Britishers. He had hit the nail of Indian Independence Movement with his two major weapons that were non-violence and civil disobedience, as a result of this India achieved Independence in 1947. Due to this he is just not an inspiring personality for Indians, but also for a large number of people around the world.
Nelson Mandela was just not the former President of South Africa but also was an anti-apartheid activist and revolutionist. He was the 1st President who was elected in a fully representative, multiracial election. He had majorly focused on eradicating aparteid’s legacy, and cutting off racism, poverty and inequality. Politically he was a democratic socialist and he had served as a President of the African National Congress party from 1990 to 199. In his lifetime he had received around 100 awards and honors. Among them the most prestigious and notable achievement of his is the Nobel Peace Prize which he had received in 1993.
Frank D Roosevelt who was the 32nd President of the USA was a figure of center in some very major world events in the mid-20th century and lead the United States during the worldwide economic depression and total war. He is placed among the best presidents of USA who were democratic and revolutionary. He has won wars on two major fronts and played a major role in getting America out of the period of great depression through his progressive norms and policies.