List of famous presidents with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A president is the head of the state or the chief executive of a country though the term may also be used to refer to the chief officer of a branch of government or other organizations.  Presidents are typically elected by popular vote in a modern republic or a democracy though they may also be chosen by the legislature or by a special electoral college. The president, being the symbolic leader of a nation is considered the representative of the country they preside upon. The United States of America was the first country in modern times to use the term “President” to denote the head of state of a republic when the United States Constitution of 1787 created the office of President of the United States. In the U.S.A, the president is entrusted with two roles. He is the chief executive of the federal government and Commander in Chief of the armed forces. The role of the president is largely ceremonial in parliamentary republics like India, Ireland, Turkey, Germany and Greece. This section provides you information about the life and works of various famous presidents from all over the world.

Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler
Austrian, German

Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev
Russian, Russian

Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela
South African

Gerald Ford Gerald Ford
American

John Adams John Adams
American

Idi Amin Idi Amin
Ugandan

Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean

Kim Il-sung Kim Il-sung
North Korean

Cyril Ramaphosa Cyril Ramaphosa
South African
Joko Widodo Joko Widodo
Indonesian
George Weah George Weah
Liberian

Moon Jae-in Moon Jae-in
South Korean

Jacob Zuma Jacob Zuma
South African

Juan Perón Juan Perón
Argentinian
Abdou Diouf Abdou Diouf
Senegalese

Hu Jintao Hu Jintao
Chinese

Anwar Sadat Anwar Sadat
Egyptian

Tsai Ing-wen Tsai Ing-wen
Taiwanese
Mauricio Macri Mauricio Macri
Argentinian

Park Geun-hye Park Geun-hye
South Korean