Pierre Mendès France
French politician born in 1907. President of the Council of Ministers representing the Radical Party.
German American politician, financier, diplomat, & horse breeder. The Belmont Stakes is his namesake.
Ferdinand de Lesseps
French diplomat & developer of the Suez Canal born in 1805.
Aga Khan III
48thÂ ImamÂ of theÂ NizariÂ IsmailiÂ sect of Islam born in 1877. Founder & president of the All-India Muslim League.
Baroness Jennie Lee
Scottish politician born in 1904. Served as Labour Member of Parliament & Minister of the Arts.
Italian anti-fascist writer & politician born in 1907.
Canadian politician, founder of Manitoba province, & political leader of the MÃ©tis people, born in 1844.
Brazilian politician & lawyer born in 1916. He played an important part in resisting military dictatorship in Brazil.
French chemist, politician, & secretary of the commission of national defense of France, born in 1834.
Ruth Bryan Owen
American politician born in 1885. Congresswoman & first woman appointed as a U.S. Ambassador.