Aquarius Leaders

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 1 Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: January 26, 1880
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 5, 1964
American five-star general Douglas MacArthur was the field marshal of the Philippine Army. He and his father were the first father-son duo to win the Medal of Honor. after World War II, he became the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Japan and contributed to Japan’s reconstruction.

 2 Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: January 21, 1824
Birthplace: Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 10, 1863

Stonewall Jackson was a commander of the Confederate States Army. He played a major role as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, winning several significant battles in the Eastern Theater of the war. Considered one of the most tactically sound commanders in the history of the US, Jackson was idolized by George Patton, Chesty Puller, and Alexander Vandegrift.

 3 William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman
Famous As: Former Commanding General of the United States Army
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891
William Tecumseh Sherman served as the Union Army general during the American Civil War. He is best remembered for his “scorched earth” military policy and was known as "the first modern general.” His 1875 book Memoir, related his war experiences. He was associated with wildlife conservation in his later years.
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 4 Tokugawa Ieyasu

Tokugawa Ieyasu
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: January 31, 1543
Birthplace: Okazaki Castle, Mikawa (now Okazaki, Japan)
Died: June 1, 1616

Tokugawa Ieyasu was the founder and first shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. He is considered one of the three "Great Unifiers" of Japan. He was the son of Matsudaira Hirotada, a minor local warlord. He grew up to be an ambitious young man with exemplary leadership qualities and eventually founded the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. 

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 5 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Famous As: 16th President of the United States (1861-1865)
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 15, 1865

A self-educated lawyer, Abraham Lincoln rose from modest background to become one of the greatest presidents of America. The 16th president of the country, who is also known as Honest Abe and the Great Emancipator, played a crucial role in establishing a truly democratic government, abolished slavery, modernised economy and led the country during the American Civil War.

 6 Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan
Famous As: 40th President of the United States (1981-1989)
Birthdate: February 6, 1911
Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois, United States
Died: June 5, 2004

An actor turned union leader turned politician, Ronald Wilson Reagan served as the 40th president of America. Hailed for his public speaking and communication skills, Reagan is one of the most popular Presidents of USA, mainly due to his ‘America First’ economic policies which led to a decrease in inflation and unemployment rates during his tenure.

 7 F. D. Roosevelt

F. D. Roosevelt
Famous As: 32nd President of the United States
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 1945

F D Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States and was in the office from 1933 to1945. Qualified as a lawyer, he entered politics as an ambitious young man, inspired by his relative Theodore Roosevelt, a fellow politician. F D Roosevelt had an illustrious political career and is rated by scholars among the nation's greatest presidents.

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 8 Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Volodymyr Zelenskiy
Famous As: President of Ukraine (since 2019)
Birthdate: January 25, 1978
Birthplace: Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine
Volodymyr Zelensky is the incumbent president of Ukraine. A qualified lawyer, he initially owned a production company. He also played the Ukrainian president in the series Servant of the People and was a comedian, screenwriter, director, and producer. His secret phone call with Donald Trump led to Trump’s first impeachment.

 9 William McKinley

William McKinley
Famous As: 25th President of the United States
Birthdate: January 29, 1843
Birthplace: Niles, Ohio, United States
Died: September 14, 1901

The 25th President of the United States, William McKinley led America to victory in the Spanish-American War. During his presidency, he played a major role in promoting American industry by raising protective tariffs, which in turn boosted the country's economic growth. He also played a key role in the American Civil War.

 10 William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison
Famous As: 9th President of the United States (1841)
Birthdate: February 9, 1773
Birthplace: Berkeley Plantation, Virginia, United States
Died: April 4, 1841

The ninth president of the US, William Henry Harrison died 31 days into his presidential term, becoming the shortest-serving US president ever. His demise caused a brief constitutional crisis pertaining to the succession to the presidency. Subsequently, Vice President John Tyler became the new president, setting an important precedent in terms of transfer of the presidency in such situations.

 11 Lord Byron

Lord Byron
Famous As: Baron Byron
Birthdate: January 22, 1788
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1824

Widely considered one of the greatest British poets of all time, Lord Byron remains influential as his works are widely read even today. He was also one of the most important personalities of the Romantic Movement. He is also known for his role in the Greek War of Independence, for which the Greeks consider him a national hero.

 12 Richard Winters

Richard Winters
Famous As: Army officer
Birthdate: January 21, 1918
Birthplace: New Holland, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 2, 2011
Richard Winters is best remembered for his act of parachuting into Normandy on D-Day. He was recalled to the army from the inactive list during the Korean War. Following his retirement, he started selling Hershey Company by-products to animal-feed manufacturers and also taught at the U.S. Military Academy.

 13 Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley
Famous As: 29th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (2017-2018)
Birthdate: January 20, 1972
Birthplace: Bamberg, South Carolina, United States

Born to Indian immigrant parents, Nikki Haley went on to become the first Indian-American to hold an office in South Carolina and later became its governor—the first woman and second Indian American to be appointed governor in the US. A published author, she has also served as the US ambassador to the United Nations.

 14 Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose
Famous As: President of the Indian National Congress (1938-39)
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18, 1945

An Indian nationalist known for his role in the country’s struggle for freedom from the British, Subhas Chandra Bose was a politician with radical views. He was part of the Indian National Congress in the late 1920s and 1930s. However, his association with Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan made him a controversial figure.

 15 Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu
Famous As: Poet and Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian poet and political activist. An important figure in the Indian Independence Movement, she was a proponent of anti-imperialistic ideas, women's rights, and civil rights. Her illustrious career as a poet earned her the nickname Nightingale of India. After India became independent, she became the first woman to hold the office of Governor in the Dominion of India.

 16 Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, 16th Mayor of Palm Springs
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 5, 1998
Sonny Bono formed the musical duo Sonny & Cher, with his second wife, Cher. They also starred in The Sonny and Cher Show. He also served as the mayor of Palm Springs and a congressman for California's 44th district. The Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act was named after him.

 17 Felipe VI of Spain

Felipe VI of Spain
Famous As: King of Spain (Since 2014)
Birthdate: January 30, 1968
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Felipe VI of Spain is the current King of Spain, reigning since 2014. He ascended the throne upon the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I. His mother is Queen Sofía. As the king, he is head of state and commander-in-chief of the Spanish Armed Forces as well. He also serves as the honorary president of several associations and foundations. 

 18 Harold Macmillan

Harold Macmillan
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: February 10, 1894
Birthplace: Cadogan Place, London
Died: December 29, 1986

Harold Macmillan, also known as “Supermac” because of his witty personality, served as the British prime minister from 1957 to 1963. He was injured and rendered partially immobile while serving in World War I. He was known for supporting the nuclear test ban and for association with the Suez Crisis.

 19 Wu Zetian

Wu Zetian
Famous As: Chinese Empress
Birthdate: February 17, 0624
Birthplace: Lizhou, Tang Dynasty
Died: December 16, 0705

Wu Zetian was a Chinese empress regnant who ruled the Zhou dynasty from 690 to 705. She is the only female monarch in Chinese history. Before ruling the Zhou dynasty, Wu Zetian had served as the de facto ruler of China from 665 to 690. Under her political and military leadership, the Chinese empire expanded beyond its former territorial limits.

 20 John Hancock

John Hancock
Famous As: Governor of Massachusetts (1780-85, 1787-93)
Birthdate: January 23, 1737
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 8, 1793

Merchant and statesman, John Hancock, served as the president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776, owing to this position. A rich man, he used his wealth to support the colonial cause during the American Revolution. He also used his influence to ratify the United States Constitution in 1788.

 21 Lee Hsien Loong

Lee Hsien Loong
Famous As: Third Prime Minister of Singapore
Birthdate: February 10, 1952
Birthplace: Singapore

Lee Hsien Loong is a politician who has been serving as the current prime minister of Singapore since 2004. He has also been serving as the People's Action Party's secretary-general since 2004. Lee is credited with supervising Singapore's economic recovery after the 2008 financial crisis. A former army general, Lee served in the Singapore Armed Forces from 1971 to 1984. 

 22 Omar Bradley

Omar Bradley
Famous As: 1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1949-53)
Birthdate: February 12, 1893
Birthplace: Clark, Missouri, United States
Died: April 8, 1981

 23 Edward Smith

Edward Smith
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: January 27, 1850
Birthplace: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: April 15, 1912

 24 Robert Peel

Robert Peel
Famous As: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1841-1846)
Birthdate: February 5, 1788
Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire, England
Died: July 2, 1850

Statesman Robert Peel had been the prime minister of the U.K twice. He was also a two-time home secretary. He established the Metropolitan Police Service and also introduced the Tamworth Manifesto, thus co-founding the modern Conservative Party. He died of injuries after a horse he was riding fell on him.

 25 Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Famous As: 2nd President of UAE (2004–2022)
Birthdate: January 25, 1948
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13, 2022

Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, son of the UAE’s first president, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is the reigning president of the UAE and the emir of Abu Dhabi. He heads the UAE Armed Forces and the Supreme Petroleum Council. In 2011, he was the world’s fourth-wealthiest monarch.

 26 Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci
Famous As: Marxist philosopher, Journalist
Birthdate: January 23, 1891
Birthplace: Ales, Italy
Died: April 27, 1937

Antonio Gramsci was an Italian politician, journalist, philosopher, linguist, and writer. A founding member of the Communist Party of Italy, Gramsci went on to serve as the leader of the party before he was arrested by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime. Since his death, Antonio Gramsci has been the subject of several plays and films.

 27 Hal Moore

Hal Moore
Famous As: Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017

 28 Moon Jae-in

Moon Jae-in
Famous As: Current President of South Korea
Birthdate: January 24, 1953
Birthplace: Geoje, South Korea

Moon Jae-in is a South Korean politician and the current president of South Korea. Although he was raised in poverty, Moon worked hard during his early years and went on to become a prominent politician. In 2018, he was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list.

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 29 Herbert Sobel

Herbert Sobel
Famous As: U.S. Army Officer
Birthdate: January 26, 1912
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 30, 1987

Herbert Sobel was an American military man who commanded Easy Company during World War II. Although he played a key role during the war, Sobel was despised by his soldiers due to his arrogance. In the 2001 war drama miniseries Band of Brothers, Herbert Sobel was portrayed by David Schwimmer.

 30 Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton
Famous As: Revolutionary, Co-founder of the Black Panther Party
Birthdate: February 17, 1942
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 22, 1989

Huey P. Newton was an African-American civil and political rights activist. He is credited with co-founding The Black Panther Party (BPP), which went on to become one of black movement's most influential organizations of the late-1960s. The party, under Newton's leadership, founded more than 60 community support programs, including Free Breakfast for Children, which provided food to thousands of children.

 31 Constantine XI Palaiologos

Constantine XI Palaiologos
Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: February 8, 1405
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: May 29, 1453

 32 Mauricio Macri

Mauricio Macri
Famous As: President of Argentina (2015-19)
Birthdate: February 8, 1959
Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina
Son of Italian-Argentine businessman Franco Macri, Mauricio Macri had been a Boca Juniors president before becoming the president of Argentina. Interestingly, he was once kidnapped by corrupt police officers and released only after his father paid a ransom worth $6 million, an event that led him to join politics.

 33 Allen West

Allen West
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 7, 1961
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia, U.S.

 34 Vasili Arkhipov

Vasili Arkhipov
Famous As: Submariner
Birthdate: January 30, 1926
Birthplace: Zvorkovo, Russia
Died: August 19, 1998

Vasili Arkhipov was a Soviet Navy officer who played a crucial role in the Cuban Missile Crisis. He prevented a Soviet nuclear strike, which could’ve easily caused an all-out nuclear war. He refused to authorize the use of nuclear torpedoes, for which he was posthumously honored with the Future of Life Award by the Future of Life Institute in 2017.

 35 Dan Quayle

Dan Quayle
Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: February 4, 1947
Birthplace: Indianapolis

The 44th vice president of the US, Dan Quayle officially visited 47 countries, establishing strong international ties with most countries, during his vice presidency. In 1999, he joined a private-equity firm named Cerberus Capital Management and continues to play an important role as the chairman of its Global Investments division.

 36 Jose Marti

Jose Marti
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Died: May 19, 1895

Son of Spanish immigrants, Jose Marti spent his childhood in a strife-torn Cuba and attended high school on financial aid. Marti’s poems, essays, and articles were laced with his patriotic vigor to free Cuba from the Spanish rule. He died battling on the field at Dos Ríos.

 37 Dennis Skinner

Dennis Skinner
Famous As: Member of Parliament for Bolsover (1970-2019)
Birthdate: February 11, 1932
Birthplace: Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England

 38 Charles George Gordon

Charles George Gordon
Famous As: British soldier and Administrator
Birthdate: January 28, 1833
Birthplace: London
Died: January 26, 1885

 39 Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer
Famous As: Broadcaster, 56th Mayor of Cincinnati
Birthdate: February 13, 1944
Birthplace: Highgate, London, England

English-born American television presenter, actor, politician, and musician Jerry Springer is a multifaceted man. A qualified lawyer, he shifted to politics from law as a young man. After a few years, he moved to journalism and found considerable success. As a TV presenter, he is best known for the tabloid talk show, The Jerry Springer Show. 

 40 Olof Palme

Olof Palme
Famous As: Prime Minister of Sweden from 1969 to 1976 and 1982 to 1986
Birthdate: January 30, 1927
Birthplace: Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 27, 1986

Former prime minister of Sweden, Olof Palme led the Swedish Social Democratic Workers’ Party and rose to be one of Sweden’s most internationally renowned politicians. A prominent lawyer, he started his political career as PM Tage Erlander’s personal secretary. He had also held the ministries of education and communications.

 41 Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney
Famous As: 46th Vice President of the United States (2001-2009)
Birthdate: January 30, 1941
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Dick Cheney was the vice president of the US from 2001 to 2009. He is considered to be one of the most powerful vice presidents ever and also one of the most unpopular politicians in the history of the US. He played an important role in America’s response to the September 11 attacks and backed the US invasion of Iraq.

 42 Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 14, 1952
Birthplace: New Delhi, india
Died: August 6, 2019

Supreme Court lawyer and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj had held several ministries, such as external affairs and information and broadcasting. Named India’s “best loved politician” by Wall Street Journal, Swaraj was known for her prompt assistance to Indians in emergency situations abroad and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan posthumously.

 43 Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush
Famous As: Governor of Florida (1999-2007)
Birthdate: February 11, 1953
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States
Jeb Bush, son of former president George H. W. Bush and younger brother of former president George W. Bush, served as a Florida governor for two terms, becoming the first Republican to achieve the feat. His policies included educational reforms, the Medicaid privatization program, and the Everglades conservation plan.

 44 Carwood Lipton

Carwood Lipton
Famous As: United States Army Officer
Birthdate: January 30, 1920
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia
Died: December 16, 2001

Carwood Lipton was a United States army officer who served during World War II. Lipton, who played a major role in the Battle of Normandy and Battle of the Bulge, was honored with three Purple Hearts and two Bronze Star medals. In the popular TV war drama miniseries Band of Brothers, Carwood Lipton was portrayed by actor Donnie Wahlberg.

 45 Valéry Giscard d'Estaing

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Famous As: Former President of the French Republic
Birthdate: February 2, 1926
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was a seasoned French politician who served as President of France. During his presidency, Giscard d'Estaing promoted nuclear power and liberalisation of trade, pushed for development of projects like TGV, and took a more liberal attitude on social issues like divorce, abortion and contraception. He emerged as the longest-lived president in the history of France.

 46 John Cornyn

John Cornyn
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: February 2, 1952
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

 47 Zac Goldsmith

Zac Goldsmith
Famous As: Member of House of Lords of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: January 20, 1975
Birthplace: Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom

 48 Isidor Straus

Isidor Straus
Famous As: U.S. House Representative from New York (1894-1895)
Birthdate: February 6, 1845
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: April 15, 1912

 49 Mark Rutte

Mark Rutte
Famous As: Prime Minister of the Netherlands since 2010
Birthdate: February 14, 1967
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

Dutch politician and VVD party leader Mark Rutte has been serving his nation as its prime minister since 2010. While he initially aspired to be a pianist, he later studied history and then worked for Unilever, before stepping into politics. He is known as Teflon Mark for recovering from controversies unscathed. 

 50 Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Famous As: 1st Prime Minister of Malaysia (1957-70)
Birthdate: February 8, 1903
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Died: December 6, 1990
Tunku Abdul Rahman was a Malaysian statesman who served as the first prime minister of Malaysia from 1957 to 1970. Before becoming the Malaysian prime minister, Tunku played an important role in the independence process that came to an end in 1957. Tunku Abdul Rahman is widely regarded as Malaysia's founding father for his role in the formation of Malaysia.