Top 10 Most Powerful Leaders of All Time


Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., speaks during an event marking Business Wire's expansion into Canada in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008. Buffett said a credit crunch isn't under way and he forecast that the dollar's value is likely to decline. Photographer: Norm Betts/Bloomberg News George Washington was the powerful leader of the world of all time. He was the founder of United States of America. People are born and die, and after that, no one remembers them, but some people are always kept alive due to their actions. These are called leaders of a nation, A leader is a person who brings change for the country through the qualities of leadership. A good and powerful leader known by his deeds which make peaceful society, gaining victory over nations.

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There are many great leaders in the history but in some of them are very powerful of all time. You never forget them because they gain fame through their deeds. They kept incredible abilities and conquered the world. The following are the Most Powerful Leaders of All Time in the World. Hope you will enjoy this article on Most Influential People.

10. Winston Churchill

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) and English statesman.Winston Churchill was the Britsih prime minister and elected for two times. First from 1940 to 1945 and a second time from 1951 to 1955. He was the great leader during wartime In the 20th century. He was also served British Army when British was fighting against Nazi Party of Germany. Winston Churchill motivated the British people with his determination, and the patriotic devotion. He died on 24 January 1965.

9. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

franklin-delano-rooseveltFranklin Delano Roosevelt also included in our list of top 10 influential leaders of all time. He was the 32nd president of Unites States of America from 1933 to 1945.  Franklin Delano Roosevelt was famous as the American statesman and political leader. He helped America during some worst years of his life you will be amazed to read that Franklin was associated with a Great Depression “Polio’ when he was 29 years old. Franklin was the only president who elected consecutive four times. He led the America military into World War II, but he died before some days of second world war.

8. Alexander The Great

The Last Kingdom | Episode Two © Carnival Film & Television Ltd Photographer: Joss Barratt Alexander Dreymon (as Uhtred)He was famous all over the world as the Man who conquered the world. Alexander is the Greek word which means “A man who helps others.” he was born in 356 BC, and he was the greatest leader in history at the age of 33. he stretched from Greece to Egypt to India and was the king of Kingdom of Macedonia. He was the brilliant military leader and conquered the world by himself. Sometimes he surrenders a nation without killing a single person. His military tactics still taught in many military academies of the world. At last, he died in 323BC due to Malaria.

7. Mao Zedong

mao-zedongMao Zedong is the Chinese Revolution leader and founder of the People Republic of China. He was born on December 26, 1893, and died on September 9, 1976. He was the chairman of communist party during its establishment in 1949. Due to all his efforts today, the economy of China has great worth. His strategies and the principle of governance are known as Maoism.

6. Martin Luther King

martin-luther-kingMatin Luther King was the leader and activist in civil rights movement of America. He was born on January 15, 1929. Matin Luther King always said he has a dream, dream for a change and better tomorrow. He always fought for the racial equality and showed a picture in which all men are equal in future. Martin Luther made his best effort for making a great leader and no doubt he is one of best of all the time. Due to his Poor People’s Campaign and civil rights movement, he received many awards as well as he won Noble Peace Prize in 1964. He died on April 4, 1968, due to Assassinate.

5. Mohandas Gandhi

India Mahatma Ghandi MTI Fotó Küföldi képszolgálatMohandas Gandhi is the one of an influential leader of India under the British rule. He is famous as the Father of the nation or Bapu. Mohandas Gandhi practiced Ahinsa or nonviolence and fought silently. He got freedom through civil disobedience, and boycotts of foreign goods, etc. Gandhi showed resistance towards the British and at last British Left India. He was well known by his speaking truth and reached his objective without harming a single soul.

4. Napoleon Bonaparte

napoleon-bonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte was a French military leader from 1804 to 1815. The best legal reform of Napolean is “ Napoleonic Code” and this code still has worth in Jurisdiction worldwide. One he said his mission is not to win the 40 battles because people forget the things, so he made this code which still known due to Napoleon Bonaparte. He ruled the France for many years, he is the best military and political leader and supports the country during many wars.  At the time of French invasion of Russia in 1812, he saw his great skills. So this military commander died in the year 1821.

3. Adolf Hitler

adolf-hitlerWhen we talk about top 10 most powerful leaders, the name of Adolf Hitler must be included in the list. Hitler was a great leader, but his deeds and actions were not right.  He is famous due to World War because during the World War II he changed the social structure of Germany. Adolf Hitler was belong to the Nazi Party of Germany. Hitler was also a great speaker that’s why he has the extraordinary ways to inspire the people. His excellent planning, propaganda and strategizing made the politics compelling. So in the end, he attempted suicide and died on 13 April 1945.

2. Abraham Lincoln

Most Powerful LeadersAbraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S. He was born on February 12, 1809, and died on April 15, 1865. Abraham is considered one of the best leader of all time. He led the United States through the Civil War and kept the people together and united. Abraham Lincoln served the USA from 1861 to 1865. He made the US from Abolished Slavery and strengthened the National government and modernized the economy of the country.

1. George Washington

george-washigtonGeorge Washington is one of the greatest leaders who is considered the founding father of United States of America. He led the American Revolution and served the America as the first president for few years. He kept the massive foresight due to which today America has become the super power. His leadership was famous due to his commitment and ability to take a decision during the difficult times. His story always inspires the people, and this inspiration led to success.

List of Top 10 Most Powerful Leaders of all Time

Sr. No Most Powerful Leaders
1 George Washington Founder of USA
2 Abraham Lincoln 16th president of USA
3 Adolf Hitler Chairman of Nazi Party, Germany
4 Napoleon Bonaparte French military leader
5 Mohandas Gandhi Founder of India
6 Martin Luther King Leader and activist in civil rights movement of America
7 Mao Zedong Chinese Revolution leader and founder of China
8 Alexander the great King of Macedonia
9 Franklin Delano Roosevelt 32nd president of America
10 Winston Churchill Prime minister of UK


We conclude from this article in the history all best leaders have excellent and personality, speech power. Determination and patriotic devotion are necessary things for their leadership through this they were conquered the world and people.