Fidel Castro, Vladimir Lenin and Mao Zedong are a few famous socialists

Socialism is an ideology which became popular over the years due to the increase in inequality and discrimination across the world. ‘A society where most resources are equally owned by every citizen’ is one of the several ways of defining this ideology. Socialists opine that capitalistic economies create hierarchy and divide the society in forms such as ‘rich’ and ‘poor’. Legendary communist leaders Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Mao Zedong are a few distinguished personalities who preached and practiced socialism. Fidel Castro, who served as the president of Cuba for a few decades, set up the perfect example of a socialist society. China, the Soviet Union and Cuba are a few nations where the socialist model of governance has been prevalent since many years. Here are the names of a few other eminent leaders who believed in this ideology.
Karl MarxKarl Marx
(Economist, Philosopher)

05 May 1818

14 March 1883

Trier

German,Prussian

Taurus

Helen KellerHelen Keller
(Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America, Campaigner of socialism, women’s suffrage and several leftist social causes)

27 June 1880

01 June 1968

Tuscumbia

American

Cancer

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi

19 November 1917

31 October 1984

Allahabad

Indian

Scorpio

Xi JinpingXi Jinping
(General Secretary of the Communist Party of China)

15 June 1953

Beijing

Chinese

Gemini

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch
(Business magnate)

11 March 1931

Melbourne

Australian,American

Pisces

François HollandeFrançois Hollande
(President of France)

12 August 1954

Rouen

French

Leo

Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
(Former Prime Minister of India)

02 October 1904

11 January 1966

Ramnagar, Varanasi, United Provinces, British Raj

Indian

Libra

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
(Political Leader of Egypt)

15 January 1918

28 September 1970

Alexandria

Egyptian

Capricorn

Jack LondonJack London
(Author)

12 January 1876

22 November 1916

San Francisco

American

Capricorn

Gordon BrownGordon Brown

20 February 1951

Govan

British

Pisces

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
(Comedian)

24 November 1942

Anderston

Scottish,Welsh

Sagittarius

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
(American writer)

20 September 1878

25 November 1968

Baltimore, Maryland

American

Virgo

Eugene V. DebsEugene V. Debs
(Union Leader)

05 November 1855

20 October 1926

Terre Haute

American

Scorpio

Salvador AllendeSalvador Allende
(Former President of Chile)

26 June 1908

11 September 1973

Santiago, Chile

Chilean

Cancer

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

29 September 1961

Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

Australian

Libra

Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca
(Poet)

05 June 1898

19 August 1936

Fuente Vaqueros

Spanish

Gemini

Evo MoralesEvo Morales
(President of Bolivia)

26 October 1959

Orinoca Canton

Bolivian

Scorpio

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
(Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister)

20 October 1904

24 February 1986

Falkirk

Canadian

Libra

James CallaghanJames Callaghan

27 March 1912

26 March 2005

Portsmouth

British

Aries

Rigoberta MenchúRigoberta Menchú
(Activist,Politician,Author)

09 January 1959

Laj Chimel

Guatemalan

Capricorn

Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Macron
(Current President of France)

21 December 1977

Amiens, France

French

Sagittarius

Tabaré VázquezTabaré Vázquez
(President of Uruguay)

17 January 1940

Montevideo

Uruguayan

Capricorn

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
(Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement,)

15 April 1889

16 May 1979

Crescent City

American

Aries

Edmund BartonEdmund Barton
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

18 January 1849

07 January 1920

Glebe

Australian

Capricorn

Léon BlumLéon Blum
(Former Prime Minister of France)

09 April 1872

30 March 1950

Paris

French

Aries

Miguel Ãngel AsturiasMiguel Ãngel Asturias
(Poet)

19 October 1899

09 June 1974

Guatemala City

Guamanian

Libra

J. B. KirpalaniJ. B. Kripalani
(Politician)

11 November 1888

19 March 1982

Hyderabad, Sind, British India

Scorpio

Mauricio FunesMauricio Funes
(Former President of El Salvador)

18 October 1959

San Salvador

Salvadoran

Libra

Laisenia QaraseLaisenia Qarase
(Former Prime Minister of Fiji)

04 February 1941

Vanua Balavu

Aquarius

Arnoldo AlemánArnoldo Alemán
(President of Nicaragua)

23 January 1946

Managua

Nicaraguan

Aquarius

Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
(Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)

20 August 1941

11 March 2006

Požarevac

Serbian

Leo

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
(Patriarch)

03 November 1935

16 August 2012

Adwa

Ethiopian

Scorpio

David DubinskyDavid Dubinsky
(Political leader)

22 February 1892

17 September 1982

Brest

American

Pisces

Son SannSon Sann
(Politician)

05 October 1911

19 December 2000

Phnom Penh

Libra

U Ne WinU Ne Win
(Dictator, General)

1911 AD

2002 AD

Shekhar, ChandraShekhar, Chandra
(Prime Minister)

1927 AD

2007 AD

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