Seventh, Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Junior was born on 15 January 1929, and he was assassinated on 4 April 1968. He was American Baptist minister and became activist that led the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Right Movement. He had been realized in the role for advancement of civil rights applying the tactics of non-violence and civil disobedience relied on his Christian beliefs. Note that he was motivated by the non-violent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. Besides, he was a civil rights activist before his career, and accordingly he led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott. He joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1959 being served in its first president. With regard to SCLC, he managed unsuccessful 1962 struggle against segregation in Albany, Georgia. In another word, he helped prepare the 1963 non-violent protests in Birmingham Alabama. As noticed in his famous words, he facilitated to organize the 1963 March on Washington in which he made a famous speech as “I Have a Dream”.
Via his active non-violent campaign, on October 14, 1964, he got Nobel Peace Prize for struggling racial inequality thru non-violent resistance. In 1965, he facilitated to manage the Selma to Montgomery marches, and subsequent year he and SCLC led the movement north to Chicago to work isolated housing. In final years related to his life, he enlarged his concentration of including opposition on the way to poverty and the Vietnam War. That is, he disaffected quite few of his liberal allies associated with a 1967 speech name as “Beyond Vietnam”. In 1968, he was scheduling a national occupation of Washington, D.C., being called the Poor People’s Campaign. In that matter, he was assassinated by James Earl Ray on April 4 in Memphis Tennessee and his deaths was caused by riots in several U.S. cities. Wikipedia
Eighth, Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on 7 October 1952. He is a Russian statesman ran as President of the Russian Federation from 7 May 2012. Previously, he held this position from 2000 to 2008 and was Prime Minister of the Russian Federation from to 1999 to 2000. In period of his second term as Prime Minister, he held the chairman of the ruling United Russia party. In next 6 years of election terms from 2018 to 2024, he is going to attempt to be candidate of President of Russian Federation.
As his profile, he was born in Leningrad being been part of the Soviet Union. He enrolled to study at the Saint Petersburg State University, and he graduated is degree in 1975. He became KGB foreign intelligence officer for 16 years. He got rank of Lieutenant Colonel when he got retired in 1991 to jump into politics in Saint Petersburg. At that time, he came to live in Moscow in 1996 and participated in Boris Yeltsin’s administration and after that he was increased in his ranks and became Acting President on 31 December 1999 when Yeltsin resigned. He won the following 2000 presidential election by a 53% to 30% margin being been avoided a runoff with his Communist Party of the Russian Federation opponent; Gennady Zyuganov. In last resort, he was re-elected President in 2004 associated with 72% of the vote.
Ninth, Come Together
Nonviolent campaign is a popular model that has been done quite long time so far. That is, Mahatma Gandhi was a first person who mobilized all black people and led them to be against colonialism i.e. United Kingdom. Really, his campaign won and the country got independent from United Kingdom in 1947, but unfortunately he was assassinated by one Hindu nationalist with three bullets into his chest. Next, Nelson Mandala instigated model of Mahatma Gandhi to do it in South Africa with apartheid regime. Note that at that time white African tried to decline rights of black African people in relation with election and policy for black people. Mandala led his people to do against such apartheid and next he became a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist being served as President of South Africa help from 1994 to 1999. Note that he decided to do not join re-elect as President in second term.
Besides, this model was done by Martin Luther King and he led black American to get civil rights of nonviolent in order to rights as equal as white American. Truly, one phrase is very popular and it has been used as continued among American leaders and other leaders in the world are “I Have a Dream”. Unfortunately, he did not see his achievement with words “I have a dream” because he was assassinated in 1968. Dalai Lama is walking in road of this model and he spends almost his full life in order to get independent from China. However, his hope may not come to be realistic. Now, he is more 80 years old, and his hope is successor will follow his way to get the goal after he may pass away at any time. Indeed, nonviolent model really exists and some of leaders are selecting it to run in their countries throughout the world.
Tenth, Angela Merkel
Angela Dorothea Merkel was born on 17 July 1954. She is a German serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She is a leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union from 2000. Truly, she has been widely mentioned as realistic leader of the European Union and become the most powerful woman throughout the world. As her profile, Merkel was born in Hamburg in then-West Germany and came to East Germany as an infant while her father, a Lutheran clergyman, obtained a pastorate in Perleberg. In her education, she got a doctorate in quantum chemistry held in 1986 and then served as research scientist till 1989.
In amazing event, she came into politics in the wake of the Revolution of 1989 and after that she became deputy spokesperson for the initial democratically elected East German Government. In 1990, after German unified, she was elected to the Bundestag for the state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and in following post she has been reelected since then. In another position, she was appointed as Federal Minister for Women and Youth in Kohl’s government in 1991. In 1994, she was the Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Lastly, she was elected Secretary-General of the CDU afore taking the party’s first female leader two years after her party lost the federal election in 1998. Note that this was aftermath linked with donations scandal that led to topple Wolfgang Schäuble. Wikipedia
Eleventh, John F. Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 and assassinated on November 22, 1963. He was an American statesman who served as 35th President of the United States since 1961. He involved the height of the Cold War and much of his presidency concentrated on dealing relations with the Soviet Union. He was served as a member of the Democratic Party who embodied Massachusetts held in the United States House of Representative and the United States Senate before he was president.
As his profile, he was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Joseph P, Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. He graduated from Harvard University in 1940 prior to linking the United States Naval Reserve the subsequent year. In World War II, he commended a series of PT boats held in the Pacific theater and received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his service. After being finished war, he represented Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district located in the United States House of Representatives since 1947-1953. He was consequently elected to the U.S Senate and served as the junior Senator from Massachusetts between 1953 and 1960. In short, he barely overpowered Republican rival Richard Nixon who was the incumbent Vice President in the 1960 presidential election. Wikipedia
Twelfth, Che Guevara
Che Guavara was born in 1928 and died in 1967. He was recognized as appearances of Argentine Marxist revolutionary that had been seen in the popular culture held common across the world. Even though his lifetime was highly politicized and controversial figure, in death his stylized image was transformed into international symbol for an array of causes that represented a complex mesh and now and then conflicting narratives. Note that his image has been seen as everything from an inspirational icon of revolution, to a retro and vintage logo. Most frequently he seemed to be represented by facial caricature originally by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick. Thus, it was also relied on Alberto Korda’s prominent 1960 photograph titled Guerrillero Heroico.
Besides, the evocative simulacra acronym related to photographic portrait endorsed easy reproduction accordingly and instant recognition throughout various uses. With quite few across the world, he has been a generic symbol of underdog, idealist, the iconoclast, or the martyr. Indeed, he was, as author Michael Casey notes in Che’s Afterlife, for example, The Legacy of an Image, “the quintessential postmodern icon signifying anything to anyone and everything to everyone. Wikipedia