Most Influential World Leaders In History

Humans have always had the need for someone to lead them. Leaders aren't made; they are born to do what they know best. Throughout history, we've witnessed the rise and fall of many of these extraordinary people, some of them considered divine due to their rare abilities. Some promoted the world of science, others the world of war and some simply influenced others to change the course of history by practicing a specific way of thinking. This is the list of 50 most influential leaders in human history, responsible for shaping the world times and times again.

Alexander the Great


The famous Macedonian king, who fought the Greeks, the Persians, and the other half of the world, is said to have been a great leader and a skilled military general. Thanks to his diplomacy, many empires have given up their freedom willingly.



The greatest Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, unified and ruled this empire for four decades. His predecessor, Julius Caesar was assassinated by several Roman senators, but his adopted son showed the world what it means to rule many states under one flag in many ways.


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