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Julius CaesarOct 3, -52

Oliver CromwellJul 13, 1657

Joseph BrantNov 11, 1775

NapoleonFeb 20, 1810

Joseph SmithJul 12, 1843

Brigham YoungOct 2, 1871

LeninAug 30, 1918

Adolf HitlerJul 29, 1921

Hermann GoeringMar 3, 1941

Karl DönitzMay 5, 1945

Jackie RobinsonNov 18, 1949

Nikita KhrushchevSep 27, 1959

Nelson MandelaJul 17, 1964

Che GuevaraOct 8, 1967

Yasser ArafatFeb 7, 1969

Jean-Paul SartreDec 4, 1974

Margaret ThatcherFeb 20, 1975

Pete RoseJul 24, 1977

Jim JonesNov 18, 1978

Nolan RyanJun 5, 1981

John Paul IISep 15, 1982

Walter PaytonOct 7, 1984

Mikhail GorbachevMar 11, 1985

President ReaganDec 27, 1985

Benazir BhuttoAug 14, 1986

Keith HernandezJan 29, 1989

Deng XiaopingMay 16, 1989

Aung San Suu KyiOct 14, 1991

Boris YeltsinApr 25, 1993

Kirby PuckettJun 26, 1994

Gedhun Choekyi NyimaMay 14, 1995

Kim Jong-ilJun 13, 2000

Stephen HarperMar 20, 2004

Osama bin LadenOct 29, 2004

Paul MartinJan 24, 2006

Justin TrudeauApr 14, 2013

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Leader - Historical Events
Date Event
202

Battle of Zama: Hannibal Barca, leader of the invading Carthaginian army, defeated by Roman legions under Scipio Africanus.

52

Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and battle of Alesia.

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AD
1217-09-21

The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights.

1260-10-24

Saif ad-Din Qutuz, third Mamluk sultan of Egypt, is assassinated by Baibars, by a fellow Mamluk leader, who seizes power for himself.

1358-06-10

French Jacquerie peasant leader Guillaume Cale captured at the Battle of Mello

1381-07-15

John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt, is hung, drawn and quartered in the presence of Richard II of England.

1382-11-27

Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed

1477-01-05

Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000 + killed including their leader Charles Duke of Burgundy

1492-10-12

Flemish rebel leader Philip van Kleef surrenders

1523-06-12

Frisian rebel leader Jancko Douwama arrested

1527-01-05

Felix Manz, a leader of the Anabaptist congregation in Zürich, is executed by drowning. (b. 1498)

1531-10-11

Huldrych Zwingli Swiss reformation leader is killed at the Battle at Kappel

1542-08-28

Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) - Battle of Wofla: the Portuguese are scattered, their leader Christovão da Gama is captured and afterwards executed.

1556-11-05

Battle at Panipat: Mogollegers beat hindu leader Hemu

1572-08-22

Failed assassination on Gaspard de Coligny, a French nobleman and admiral, a Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion

1577-02-06

King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots

1584-07-10

Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium

1587-03-01

English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower

1619-07-20

Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader

1629-05-03

French huguenot leader duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain

1644-04-29

Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking

1657-07-13

Oliver Cromwell constrains English army leader John Lambert

1671-04-14

Cosaks capture Russian boer leader Stenka Razin

1683-12-25

English Whig leader Duke of Monmouth flees to Holland

1716-01-08

Dutch gang leader "Sjako" arrested

1717-01-14

German mob leader "Sjako" sentenced to death in Amsterdam

1755-02-13

Rebel leader Mangkubuni signs Treaty of Gianti Java

1774-07-12

Cossack leader Emilian Pugachevs army occupies Kazan

1775-11-11

Mohawk military leader Joseph Brant goes to London to solicit more support from the government and to persuade the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances in exchange for their participation as allies in the impending war

1784-05-22

Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy

1795-09-19

Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned

1795-10-02

Tula (leader slave uprising) sentence to death in Curacao

1806-10-17

Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti was assassinated after an oppressive rule.

1810-02-20

Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, executed.

1811-07-30

Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.

1813-05-23

South American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator")

1820-04-12

Alexander Ypsilantis is declared leader of Filiki Eteria, a secret organization to overthrow Ottoman rule over Greece.

1832-08-27

Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up

1838-02-28

Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec)

1840-10-14

Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.

1843-07-12

Mormon leader Joseph Smith says God allows polygamy

1849-04-14

Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Louis Kossuth as its leader.

1867-01-31

Maronite nationalist leader Youssef Karam leaves Lebanon on board of a French ship for Algeria

1868-07-04

In New Zealand, Maori leader Te Kooti and 300 of his followers captured the schooner Rifleman and sailed for New Zealand; the fugitives landed at Whareongaonga six days later

1869-03-14

Defeat of Maori leader Titokowaru in New Zealand.

1871-10-02

Brigham Young, mormon leader, arrested for bigamy

1871-10-27

Boss Tweed (William Macy Tweed), Democratic leader of Tammany Hall, arrested after NY Times exposed his corruption

1888-03-25

Socialist leader Domela Nieuwenhuis elected to Dutch 2nd chamber

1893-01-13

British Independent Labour Party forms (Keir Hardie as its leader)

1893-04-27

Richard "King Dick" Seddon succeeds John Balance as premier of New Zealand and leader of Liberal Party

1894-06-25

Boer leader Paul Kruger meets the British High Commissioner, Sir Henry Loch, on Pretoria station in South Africa and accompanies him to his hotel to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders (Foreigners)

1900-01-05

Irish leader John Edward Redmond calls for a revolt against British rule.

1900-03-11

British Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury rejects peace overtures from the Boer leader Paul Kruger (on 5 March) as demanding too-favourable terms

1901-04-19

In the Philippines, recently captured insurgent leader Emilio Aguinaldo issues a proclamation advising his countrymen to end their rebellion and use of peaceful means to work with the US toward independence.

1901-05-23

US captures leader of Filippino rebels, Emilio Aguinaldo

1903-12-06

Sumatra Atjehs guerilla leader Panglima Polim surrenders

1904-07-28

Interior Minister of Russia, Vyacheslav Plehve is assassinated; as leader of the most reactionary elements of government, he was hated for his repressive policies

1906-11-23

Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormon Church, convicted of polygamy

1911-03-08

International Women's Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women's Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.

1912-03-11

Eleftherios Venizelos, leader of the Liberal Party, wins the Greek elections again.

1913-07-05

Queen Wilhelmina meets SDAP-leader Troelstra

1914-01-13

IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia

1915-11-24

Serbian leader flees to Albania

1918-08-17

Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.

1918-08-30

Fanya Kaplan shoots at Lenin, new leader of Soviet Russia, attempting to assassinate him

1918-11-11

Dutch SDAP leader Troelstra announces revolution

1919-04-10

Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.

1920-04-27

Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence

1921-05-24

Bulhoek Massacre of Israelites takes place near Queenstown when Colonel Theodore Truter, a police commissioner, leads 6 squadrons, a machine gun and an artillery detachment against the Israelite religious sect collected at their annual gathering on the land of their leader and prophet, Enoch Mgijima at Ntabalanga; the slaughter takes 10 minutes and costs 190 lives

1921-07-29

Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.

1922-11-22

British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader

1923-05-25

Britain recognizes Transjordan with Abdullah as its leader

1923-08-12

Dutch AR-leader Coair replaces De Geer as minister of finances

1924-11-10

Dion O'Banion, leader of the North Side Gang is assassinated in his flower shop by members of Johnny Torrio's gang, sparking the bloody gang war of the 1920s in Chicago.

1925-01-29

British Liberal Party chooses David Lloyd George as leader

1932-06-13

Air force's Marmaduke Brutal becomes leader of revolutionary junta

1933-05-10

Suriname worker's union leader A de Come banish to Netherlands

1934-05-01

Water state kingdom dismisses NSB-leader Anton Mussert

1934-08-03

Adolf Hitler merges the offices of chancellor and president, declaring himself 'Führer ' (leader).

1935-12-08

The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi.

1936-12-12

Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek declares war on Japan

1939-01-07

US worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916)

1939-12-21

Hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B"

1940-07-02

Indian independence leader Subhas Chandra Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta.

1940-07-03

ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany

1941-03-03

Netherlands NSB-leader Mussert visits Hermann Goering in Berlin

1941-12-22

Japans invasion leader lands on Luzon, Philippines

1942-08-10

Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa

1942-08-12

German 1st tank leader captures Elista, Kalmukkensteppe

1942-12-10

Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people"

1942-12-13

Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader

1943-04-03

Jan Dieters (leader of illegal CPN) arrested

1943-04-06

Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested

1943-07-08

NSB-leader A Mussert meets with Heinrich Himmler

1944-04-02

CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy

1944-05-25

Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia

1945-04-10

General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"

1945-04-26

Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason

1945-05-05

World War II: Admiral Karl Dönitz, leader of Germany after Hitler's death, orders all U-boats to cease offensive operations and return to their bases.

1945-05-23

Heinrich Himmler, German Nazi leader & Gestapo leader, commits suicide in prison at 44

1945-07-23

Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial

1945-07-31

Pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.

1945-11-10

General Enver Hoxha becomes leader of Albania

1945-11-27

Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins

1945-12-12

Special Court of justice convicts Dutch Nazi leader Mussert to death

1946-01-20

F Gouin follows De Gaulle as temporary leader of French government

1948-07-14

Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot near to the Italian Parliament.

1948-09-12

Invasion of the State of Hyderabad by the Indian Army on the day after the Pakistani leader Jinnah's death.

1949-11-18

NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP

1950-10-25

Dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life

1953-11-26

Yamada Koun, leader of Sanbo Kyodan line of Zen, found 1st awakening

1954-10-07

Hassan el Hodeiby, leader of Moslem brothership, arrested in Egypt

1955-11-25

Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the UK Labour Party

1956-05-18

Hungarian party leader Matyas Rákosi enforces his own policy

1956-07-18

Erno Gero succeeds Matyas Rákosi as party leader of Hungary

1957-02-18

Dedan Kimathi, a Kenyan rebel leader is executed by the British colonial government.

1959-09-27

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit

1960-07-31

Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state

1960-10-12

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev bangs his shoe on his desk at UN General Assembly session

1961-05-04

South-Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested

1961-08-24

Former South African nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice

1962-03-25

French OAS-leader ex-general Jouhaud arrested

1962-04-20

OAS-leader ex-general Salan arrested in Algiers

1962-05-23

OAS leader general Raoul Salan sentenced to life

1962-09-30

Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers.

1963-05-22

Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured

1963-06-25

South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu arrested

1963-06-25

Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested

1963-07-06

South African workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

1964-03-06

Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and its leader Elijah Muhammad renames him Muhammad Ali

1964-07-10

Moïse-Kapenda Tshombé, leader of the Confederation of Tribal Associations of Katanga, becomes the Prime Minister of the Congo

1964-07-17

ANC leader Nelson Mandela, recently sentenced to life imprisonment, is awarded the Joliot Curie Gold Medal for Peace

1964-07-26

US union leader James Hoffa sentenced for fraud

1964-10-27

Congo rebel leader Christopher Gbenye holds 60 Americans/800 Belgians

1965-03-19

Stoica becomes president & Ceausescu party leader of Romania

1965-04-01

South Africa worker's union leader Henry Fazzie sentenced to 10 years

1965-07-22

Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Hume as leader of Brit Cons party

1967-10-08

Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.

1968-01-05

Alexander Dubček succeeds Antonín Novotný as communist party leader of Czechoslovakia

1968-05-14

RAF-leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin

1968-06-30

East German Communist Party leader Walter Ulbricht receives "Order of October Revolution"

1969-02-07

Al-Fatah-leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of PLO

1969-02-28

Terence O'Neill re-elected as leader of the Unionist Parliamentary Party and thus confirmed as Northern Ireland Prime Minister

1969-05-01

James Chichester-Clark is elected as leader of the Unionist party, succeededing Terence O'Neill as the Northern Ireland Prime Minister

1970-04-15

Libyan leader Gadaffi launches "Green Revolution"

1970-05-14

RAF-leader Andreas Baader freed after serving 2 years in West Berlin

1970-08-05

US Black Panther leader Huey Newton let out of jail

1970-08-21

The Social and Democratic Labour Party (SDLP) is established with Gerry Fitt as the first leader of the party

1970-09-15

PLO leader Arafat threatens to make a cemetery of Jordan

1970-12-20

Edward Gierek succeeds Wladyslaw Gomulka as Poland's communist party leader

1971-05-03

Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

1971-06-22

a Pretoria court rules that the former leader of the banned Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Robert Sobukwe, will not be allowed to use his exit permit to leave South Africa for his studies in the United States.

1971-08-25

Leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party Gerry Fitt presents a number of allegations of brutality by the security forces in Northern Ireland to representatives of the United Nations

1971-11-25

Leader of the British Labour Party Harold Wilson proposes that Britain should work towards a withdrawal from Northern Ireland, with the consent of Protestants, after a period of 15 years; as part of the proposal the Republic of Ireland would rejoin the British Commonwealth

1972-06-01

West German police arrest Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader

1972-06-15

West German police arrested RAF leader Ulrike Meinhof

1972-07-18

Leader of the British Labour Party Harold Wilson holds meeting with representatives of the Irish Republican Army

1972-10-19

Ulster Vanguard leader William Craig speaks at a meeting of right-wing Members of Parliament at Westminster: "We are prepared to come out and shoot and kill"

1972-11-19

Leader of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) Seán MacStiofáin is arrested in Dublin

1972-12-11

Jet's Don Maynard becomes all time pro reception leader (632)

1973-02-09

Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India.

1973-05-18

Russian party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany

1973-05-24

Earl Jellicoe resigns as Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the Lords.

1973-06-17

Russian party leader Brezhnev visits US

1973-06-25

Russian communist party leader Brezhnev visits France

1973-10-03

Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

1974-03-26

Romanian communist party names party leader Ceausescu president

1974-12-04

Jean-Paul Sartre visits Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader in prison

1975-02-13

Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash procliams Turkish-Cypriot Federation

1975-02-20

Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party

1975-11-10

PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC

1975-11-18

Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver returns to US

1976-10-24

Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as China's party leader

1976-12-18

Soviet dissident Viktor Bukovskiexchanged for Chile CP-leader Corvalan

1977-07-24

Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881

1977-11-20

Egyptian Pres Sadat became 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset

1977-12-31

Amir Sheikh Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir Al Sabah becomes leader of Kuwait

1978-11-18

In Jonestown Guyana 918 members of Peoples Temple are murdered/commit suicide under leadership of cult leader Jim Jones

1979-01-20

1 million Iranians march in Tehran in a show of support for the exiled Ayatollah Khomeini, fundamentalist Muslim leader

1980-09-05

Poland party leader Edward Gierek resigns

1980-09-17

South Korea opposition leader Kim Dae Jung sentenced to death

1981-06-05

Astro's Nolan Ryan passes Early Wynn as all-time walk leader (1,777)

1981-06-29

Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as leader of China PR

1981-07-18

Poland communist party selects ex-party leader Edward Gierek

1981-10-18

Poland General Jaruzelski elected party leader

1982-08-23

Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as president

1982-08-30

PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut

1982-09-15

Pope John Paul II receives PLO leader Yasser Arafat

1982-11-12

USSR KGB-chief Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as USSR leader

1982-12-08

Suriname army leader Bouterse murders 15 opponents

1983-03-09

Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana

1983-05-03

Soviet leader Andropov decreases nuclear weapons in Europe

1983-06-16

USSR party leader Yuri Andropov elected president

1983-06-23

Syria throws out PLO leader Arafat

1983-07-13

The Transvaal Attorney General announces that Eugène Terre'Blanche, leader of the far-right Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) and three associates will face terrorism charges, South Africa

1983-09-27

South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu freed after 19 years

1983-12-22

Egyptian president Mubarak meets with PLO leader Yasser Arafat

1984-02-13

Konstantin Chernenko succeeds Yuri Andropov as USSR leader

1984-02-27

Worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa

1984-04-11

USSR party leader Chernenko elected president

1984-05-30

Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora's headquarters in Nicaragua

1984-10-07

Walter Payton passes Jim Brown as NFL's career rushing leader

1985-02-08

Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea

1985-02-11

King Hussein of Jordan & PLO leader Arafat sign accord

1985-03-11

Mikhail Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader

1985-04-08

"Leader of the Pack" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 120 perfs

1985-04-13

Ramiz Alia succeeds Enver Hoxha as party leader of Albania

1985-05-22

Pete Rose 2,108th run passes Hank Aaron as NL run scoring leader

1985-07-21

"Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 perfs

1985-07-24

Gandhi signs peace contract with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai

1985-08-23

South African attorney/UDF leader "Dulah" Omar arrested

1985-10-02

Russian party leader Gorbachev visits Paris (his first trip abroad)

1985-11-16

President Reagan arrives in Geneva for a summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

1985-11-19

US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

1985-12-04

French President Mitterrand receives Polish leader Jaruzelski

1985-12-27

Terrorists kill 20 & wound 110 attacking El Al at Rome & Vienna airports, President Reagan blames Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi

1986-01-28

Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC

1986-02-07

Haiti's President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier flees to France Henri Namphy becomes leader of Haiti

1986-05-04

President Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghanistan

1986-08-14

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrested

1986-11-21

Suriname army leader Desi Bouterse massacres Moiwana village

1986-12-08

House Dems select majority leader Jim Wright as 48th speaker

1987-01-28

US Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo

1987-03-19

PTL leader Jim Bakker resigns after sex scandal with Jessica Hahn

1987-10-06

Military coup leader Maj-Gen Sitiveni Rabuka declares Fiji a republic

1987-11-05

South Africa ANC-leader Govan Mbeki freed

1987-12-17

Czechoslovak party leader Gustav Husak resigns

1988-02-04

Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges

1988-05-22

Károly Grósz succeeds party leader Janos Kádár in Hungary

1988-10-19

South African anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize

1988-12-12

PLO leader Yasi Arafat accepts Israel's right to exist

1988-12-16

Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud

1989-01-29

Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use NY Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129

1989-02-02

FW de Klerk replaces Botha as South Africa's National Party leader

1989-02-06

Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa begins negotiating with Polish government

1989-05-16

Soviet president Mikhail S Gorbachev & Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing

1989-06-16

Funeral for Imre Nagg, leader of Hungarian uprising in 1956

1989-07-05

South African President Pieter Botha visits ANC leader Nelson Mandela

1989-10-18

East German state/party leader Erich Honecker, resigns

1989-12-20

Premier Lubbers sees CDA-party leader Elco Brinkman as successor

1990-01-03

Panama's leader Gen Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities

1990-01-25

Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail

1990-06-23

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.

1990-06-25

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George Bush at the White House

1990-07-23

South Africa workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

1990-11-27

British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as leader ( and hence as Prime Minister)

1991-06-26

ANC leader Nelson Mandela addresses congress

1991-09-05

US trial of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega begins

1991-09-16

US trial of Panamanian leader Noriega begins

1991-10-14

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize

1993-01-15

Top mafia leader Salvatore "Toto" Riina arrested in Palermo

1993-03-12

Inkhata leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi begins 2½ week speech

1993-04-25

Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader

1993-05-21

Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life

1993-06-28

Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher

1994-03-02

Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcasted, it is, but he doesn't

1994-04-14

Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender after completion of his Seven Seals manuscript

1994-06-26

Kirby Puckett pass Rod Carew with 2,088 hit as Twin's top hit leader

1994-06-26

PLO leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years

1994-10-01

Stanley Betrian sworn in as leader of Curacao

1994-12-01

PTL leader Jim Bakker released from jail

1995-01-30

Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show"

1995-03-11

Sinn Fein party leader, Gerry Adams, arrives in US

1995-03-17

Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House

1995-05-14

Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most senior spiritual leader

1995-05-16

Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier

1995-10-26

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.

1996-01-30

Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.

1996-09-27

In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.

1997-02-24

Deng Xiaoping, leader of China, cremated (died Feb 19th)

1997-03-13

India's Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.

1997-06-10

Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen's family members before Pol Pot flees his northern stronghold.

1997-08-25

Egon Krenz, the former East German leader, is convicted of a shoot-to-kill Berlin Wall policy.

1997-12-27

Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland.

1999-02-15

Abdullah Öcalan, leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party, widely recognized as terrorist organization), was arrested in Kenya.

1999-02-23

Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan is charged with treason in Ankara, Turkey.

1999-08-09

Charles Kennedy wins the race to succeed Paddy Ashdown as the leader of the Liberal Democrats, UK

1999-11-27

The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.

2000-06-13

President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.

2001-09-09

Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan.

2001-12-22

Burhanuddin Rabbani, political leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power in Afghanistan to the interim government headed by President Hamid Karzai.

2002-02-22

Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.

2002-07-07

A scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, the supposed European Al Qaeda leader.

2002-12-20

US Senator Trent Lott resigns as majority leader.

2003-02-27

Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is sentenced by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to 11 years in prison

2003-04-14

U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the Achille Lauro in 1985.

2003-08-11

Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand.

2003-08-29

Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.

2004-03-20

Stephen Harper wins the leadership of the newly created Conservative Party of Canada, becoming the party's first leader.

2004-03-22

Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.

2004-10-29

The Arabic news network Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election.

2005-04-06

Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes the Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day.

2005-07-26

Samir Geagea, the Lebanese Forces (LF) leader, is released after spending 11 years in a solitary confinement. His release came after the end of the Syrian occupation to Lebanon.

2005-11-24

Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.

2006-01-24

After losing the federal election to Stephen Harper, Paul Martin resigns as leader of the Liberal party

2006-03-25

Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.

2007-02-13

Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted by the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei; Ma also announces his candidacy for the 2008 presidential election.

2007-05-16

Alex Salmond is elected First Minister of Scotland. He is the first Scottish National Party leader to be elected as First Minister after winning a historic victory at the Scottish general election on the 3rd May.

2007-10-02

President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.

2008-12-08

Kirsty Williams elected as Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats. The first female leader of a political party in Wales.

2011-08-23

Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the 2011 Libyan Civil War.

2011-10-20

The former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, and his son Moatassem Gaddafi are killed shortly after the battle of Sirte (2011) while in the custody of NTC fighters.

2012-04-10

Raymond Aubrac, French Resistance Leader, dies at 97

2012-06-19

Antonis Samaras, the leader of the New Democracy party in Greece, forms a coalition government

2012-07-18

Kim Jong-un is officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea and given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People's Army

2013-03-10

Aung San Suu Kyi is re-elected leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy

2013-04-14

Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

2015-11-14

US airstrike in Libya kills ISIS leader

2015-12-09

TIME names German leader Angela Merkel its Person of the Year

2015-12-25

Top Syrian rebel leader killed in air strike

2016-01-26

Oregon protest leader Ammon Bundy, others arrested; 1 killed

2016-03-03

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants nukes ready to go

2016-03-04

North Korea leader orders military to be ready to use nuclear weapons at any time

2016-03-10

North Korean leader Kim orders more nuclear tests: KCNA

2016-03-15

North Korean leader says will soon conduct nuclear, missile tests

2016-04-20

House leader wants review of 9/11 bill that would let Americans sue Saudis

2016-05-08

North Korea leader Kim says will not use nuclear arms unless threatened

2016-05-22

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

2016-05-25

Asia Pacific|Taliban Confirm Death of Leader, Mullah Mansour, in US Drone Strike

2016-05-25

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

2016-09-01

US, Russia fight over who killed ISIL leader

2016-12-03

Trump Speaks With Taiwan's Leader, an Affront to China

2017-01-16

South Korea Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of Samsung Group Leader in Bribery Case

2017-02-07

Israeli Leader Presses UK to Impose New Sanctions on Iran

2017-02-14

Ku Klux Klan Leader Found Dead in Missouri

2017-02-20

CCTV footage shows deadly assault on N. Korean leader's half-brother

2017-05-01

Trump calls North Korean leader a 'pretty smart cookie'

2017-10-11

Catalan leader signs document declaring independence from Spain

2018-01-03

North Korean leader orders border hotline with South Korea reopened on Wednesday

2018-03-28

North Korea's Kim Jong Un visits China in 1st foreign trip as leader

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Leader - Notable Birthdays

Alexander the GreatJul 20, -356

Pompey the GreatSep 29, -106

Julius CaesarJul 13, -100

William WilberforceAug 24, 1759

Nat TurnerOct 2, 1800

Brigham YoungJun 1, 1801

GeronimoJun 16, 1829

Louis RielOct 23, 1844

Samuel GompersJan 27, 1850

Robert Falcon ScottJun 6, 1868

Mahatma GandhiOct 2, 1869

Michael CollinsOct 16, 1890

Karl DönitzSep 16, 1891

Jomo KenyattaOct 20, 1891

Deng XiaopingAug 22, 1904

Buddy RichSep 30, 1917

Cesar ChavezMar 31, 1927

Martin Luther KingJan 15, 1929

Bob HawkeDec 9, 1929

Jim JonesMay 13, 1931

Yasser ArafatAug 24, 1933

Kim Jong-ilFeb 16, 1942

Benazir BhuttoJun 21, 1953

Emmitt SmithMay 15, 1969

Justin TrudeauDec 25, 1971

Leader - Birthdays
Date Event
356

Alexander the Great, Pella Macedon, Macedonian king and military leader, (d. 323 BC)

106

Pompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman political and military leader (1st Triumvirate and Consul), (d. 48 BC)

100

Julius Caesar, Rome, Roman military and political leader, (d. 44 BC), (or July 12)

BC
AD
1273-07-15

Ewostatewos, Ethiopian monk and religious leader (d. 1352)

1328-06-25

William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (d. 1397)

1395-03-18

John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter, English military leader (d. 1447)

1404-03-25

John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (d. 1444)

1465-02-04

French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen

1466-03-21

French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen

1484-01-01

Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)

1502-01-10

Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)

1519-02-16

Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral

1530-05-07

Louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots

1542-06-15

Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)

1545-02-24

Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578)

1550-01-31

Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588)

1554-03-26

Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (d. 1611)

1582-10-17

Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)

1585-10-28

Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader

1592-01-14

Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India

1599-09-20

Christian the Younger, German Protestant military leader (d. 1623)

1602-01-06

Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader

1602-10-12

William Chillingworth, English religious leader (d. 1644)

1612-02-07

Thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)

1619-09-17

John Lambert, English general-major/parliament leader

1647-01-02

Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676)

1670-08-21

James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, French military leader (d. 1734)

1671-01-11

François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)

1676-03-17

Thomas Boston, Scottish church leader (d. 1732)

1676-03-27

Francis II Rákóczi, leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburg (d. 1735)

1681-11-28

Jean Cavalier, French Protestant rebel leader (d. 1740)

1688-01-29

Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)

1703-02-05

Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764)

1703-08-02

Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)

1714-04-14

Adam Gib, Scottish religious leader (d. 1788)

1714-12-16

George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)

1717-08-13

Louis François I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (d. 1776)

1721-04-14

William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader

1722-01-26

Alexander Carlyle, Cummertrees, Dumfriesshire, Scottish church leader (Moderator of the General Assembly 1770)

1725-03-17

Lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (d. 1806)

1726-08-07

James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)

1727-03-30

Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)

1741-11-02

Joan Derk van Capellen, leader of Neth Democratic Patriots

1743-05-17

Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (d. 1784)

1752-11-19

George Rogers Clark, frontier military leader in Revolutionary War

1753-05-31

Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader

1757-06-18

Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)

1759-01-05

Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader

1759-08-24

William Wilberforce, Kingston upon Hull, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade

1759-10-26

Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice

1760-03-02

Camille Desmoulins, France, journalist/pamphleteer/revolution leader

1767-12-22

Andreas Hofer, South Tirol, rebellion leader (fought Napoleon's France)

1772-08-30

Henri D Count de Larochejacquelin, French royalist leader

1773-03-16

Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (d. 1836)

1773-04-22

Jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader

1778-08-20

Bernardo O'Higgins, Chillán, Chile, South American independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule (1817-1823 Supreme Director of Chile)

1780-03-18

Milos Obrenovic, Leader of The Second Serbian Uprising and Prince of Serbia (d. 1860)

1781-04-02

Bhagwan Swaminarayan, religious leader (d. 1830)

1783-07-24

Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela, political and military leader (freed 6 Latin American republics from Spanish rule), (d. 1830)

1787-06-28

Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces

1792-04-04

Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R)

1795-02-03

Antonio José de Sucre, South American independence leader (d. 1830)

1796-07-18

Feargus O'Connor, County Cork, leader of English Chartists

1797-05-06

Joseph Brackett, American religious leader and composer (d. 1882)

1800-10-02

Nat Turner, Southhampton County Virginia, leader of major slave rebellion (1831)

1801-04-12

Henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar/secession leader

1801-06-01

Brigham Young, Whitingham Vermont, American religious leader (Mormon church)

1801-06-14

Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)

1802-04-12

Francois MP Liberman, French relig leader (Congregation of Heart)

1803-08-25

Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader

1804-06-24

Willard Richards, American religious leader (d. 1854)

1804-07-04

Desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader

1805-01-08

Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)

1805-02-01

Auguste Blanqui, France, revolutionary (workers' leader)

1806-10-03

Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (d. 1850)

1808-09-06

Abd al-Qadir, Algerian political and military leader (d. 1883)

1808-11-01

John Taylor, American religious leader (d. 1887)

1810-05-24

Abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism

1811-09-19

Orson Pratt, American religious leader (d. 1881)

1814-10-27

Daniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and politician (d. 1891)

1815-04-11

Klara Fey, German orchestra leader (Deutscher Arbeiterverein)

1815-12-22

Lucien Petipa, French dancer/choreographer/ballet leader

1817-10-17

Sajjid Ahmad Chan, Indian moslem leader/co-founder (Pakistan)

1821-12-19

Mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer/women's suffrage leader

1823-02-15

Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli Canton

1823-04-16

Mother Joseph, [Esther Pariseau], religious leader (US capitol)

1824-02-12

Arya Samaj Maha Rishi Dayanand Sarsvati, Indian hindu leader

1825-10-10

Paulus Kruger, Pres of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader

1827-01-23

Takamori Saigo, Samurai, leader of Satsuma rebellion (d. 1877)

1827-11-26

Ellen G. White, American religious leader (d. 1915)

1829-06-16

Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)

1832-11-26

Mary Edwards Walker, American doctor/women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War)

1833-01-21

Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)

1833-10-15

Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader

1835-05-31

Hijikata Toshizō, Japanese military leader (d. 1869)

1836-02-18

Swami Ramakrishna [Gadadhar Chatterji], Hooghly Bengal, Indian mystic/hindu leader (preached unity of religions).

1837-05-29

Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann, Dutch minister/party leader (CHU)

1838-12-03

Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement

1844-10-23

Louis Riel, Manitoba, leader of insurrection of Metis

1847-06-11

Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)

1847-08-21

Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader

1847-12-07

Solomon Schechter, US Talmudic scholar/Jewish leader

1849-07-29

Max Nordau, Austrian author and Zionist leader (d. 1923)

1850-01-27

Samuel Gompers, London England, American labor union leader (American Federation of Labor)

1850-01-27

Samuel Gompers, Samuel Gompers the World's Greatest Labor Leader

1850-07-11

Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader (d. 1938)

1851-03-19

William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936)

1851-08-03

Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader

1853-9-02

Kate Mayhew, Baseball's Peerless Leader

1854-02-09

Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party)

1854-10-07

Christiaan R de Wet, South African rebel leader, politician and general in the Boer War

1855-11-05

Eugene V. Debs, Terre Haute, Indiana, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (d. 1926)

1856-07-23

Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian Hindi leader

1859-01-09

Carrie Chapman Catt, Ripon, Wisconsin, American women's suffrage leader and founder (League of Women Voters)

1860-03-02

Susanna M. Salter, 1st American female mayor and temperance leader (d. 1961)

1863-01-12

Vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer

1863-11-30

Andres Bonifacio, leader of 1896 Philippine revolt against Spain

1864-01-24

Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936)

1865-01-31

Shastriji Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader (d. 1951)

1865-06-24

Robert Henri, US painter, leader of Ashcan school of painting

1866-05-09

Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Leader of Indian Independence Movement (d. 1915)

1867-09-26

Maggie L Walker, black business & civic leader

1867-09-29

Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader

1868-02-22

Henri Polak, union leader/politician (soc-dem)

1868-06-06

Robert Falcon Scott, Plymouth, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition

1868-10-23

Rama V, [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910)

1869-10-02

Mahatma Gandhi [Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi], Porbandar Kathiawad India, pacifist and spiritual leader, (d. 1948)

1870-06-24

Horatio Mbelle, Cape Colony, South African interpreter, community leader and politician

1871-03-08

Edmond F. Stratton, The Band Leader

1871-07-11

Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)

1871-10-11

Johan Oscar Smith, Norweigian religious leader (d. 1943)

1873-03-17

Margaret Bondfield, Brit Labour leader/1st woman cabinet member

1874-07-03

Apirana Turupa Ngata, Kawaka NZ, Maori political/cultural leader

1877-9-09

Frank Chance, Baseball's Peerless Leader

1878-02-21

The Mother, Indian spiritual leader (d. 1973)

1878-06-05

[Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader

1878-12-02

Robert English, A Lost Leader

1879-05-05

Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)

1879-08-08

Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader

1879-09-25

Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer and labor leader, Father of the Philippine National Language and Grammar (d. 1963)

1880-02-12

John Llewellyn Lewis, union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60)

1880-08-21

Johan H Westerveld, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/leader (OD)

1881-06-18

Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader

1883-05-13

Henk JFM Sneevliet, leader RSAP/editor Spartacus (Dutch-Indies)

1883-12-22

Arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners)

1885-01-17

Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader

1886-03-27

Sergey Kirov, Russian bolshevik leader (d. 1934)

1886-05-25

Rash Behari Bose, leader against the British Raj in India (d. 1945)

1886-11-25

Rex Maupin, St Joseph Mo, orchestra leader (Tin Pan Alley TV)

1887-03-23

Sidney Hillman, union leader (Sidney Hillman Foundation)

1887-11-28

Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA

1888-05-11

P A J Losecaat Vermeer, leader of Dutch High Council

1888-08-04

Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra spiritual leader (d. 1965)

1888-10-26

Nestor Ivanovich Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist Insurrectionary leader (d. 1934)

1888-12-07

Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist

1889-04-15

Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union)

1889-05-20

William Lawther, union leader

1890-03-12

William Dudley Pelley, American leader of the Silver Legion (d. 1965)

1890-03-28

Paul Whiteman, Denver Co, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club)

1890-08-12

Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)

1890-10-16

Michael Collins, Sam's Cross County Cork, Irish revolutionary leader

1891-09-16

Karl Dönitz, German naval leader (d. 1980)

1891-10-20

Jomo Kenyatta, Gatundu Kenya, Kenyan leader and 1st Premier (1963-78)

1892-02-22

David Dubinsky, labor leader (Freedom Award, 1969 Medal of Freedom)

1892-03-08

Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian party leader/premier (1952-53)

1892-03-16

James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)

1892-05-07

Josip Broz Tito, WW II partisan, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80)

1892-05-31

Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-Reich organization leader

1892-06-30

Oswald Pohl, German Nazi leader (d. 1951)

1892-07-02

Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader/impresario (Crazy Passage Show)

1893-04-07

Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)

1893-06-30

Harold/Joseph Laski, English economist/Labour leader (1945-..)

1893-09-04

Henry Schultz, US, farm commune leader

1893-12-02

Louis Freeman, band leader

1894-02-25

Meher Baba, Indian spiritual leader (d. 1969)

1894-05-11

Anton A Mussert, Dutch nazi leader (NSB)

1894-06-26

Bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orchestra leader (Growing Paynes)

1894-07-31

Roy Bargy, Mich, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show)

1894-08-16

George Meany, NYC, labor leader (headed AFL-CIO)

1895-06-22

James Arthur Calata, Anglican clergyman and African National Congress (ANC) leader, Rabula, Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape.

1895-07-22

James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman

1896-01-17

Harry Reser, Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show)

1896-04-03

Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary/leader (Young Frisian Movement)

1896-09-10

Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946)

1896-10-07

Elijah Muhammad, US, leader of Nation of Islam

1897-04-14

Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader

1897-05-14

Sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader

1898-02-19

Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader

1898-02-22

Anton de Kom, Surinam/Dutch worker's union leader/resistance fighter

1898-03-23

Georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus

1898-04-11

Lou Holtz, comedian/actor (Follow the Leader)

1898-12-30

Vincent Lopez, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard)

1899-02-07

Arvid Pelshe, Latvian Communist leader, CPSU Politburo member

1899-03-28

Harold B. Lee, American religious leader (d. 1973)

1899-06-10

Raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS)

1899-07-15

Seán Lemass, Irish leader (d. 1971)

1899-09-13

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Iron Guard (d. 1938)

1899-10-08

Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP)

1900-07-29

Don Redman, Piedmont WV, orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times)

1900-08-08

Victor Young, Chicago Illinois, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old California)

1901-03-15

Theo Uden Marsman, Dutch orchestra leader

1901-05-21

Horace Heidt, Alameda California, orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon)

1901-06-18

Jimmy Dale, Bronx NYC, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher)

1901-11-08

Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romania party leader/president

1902-02-09

Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's leader (d. 1999)

1902-02-12

William D Revelli, Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader

1902-03-30

Ted Heath, British musician and band leader (d. 1969)

1902-06-19

Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne)

1902-08-03

Ray Block, France, orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason)

1902-09-24

Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure, and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution (d. 1989)

1902-10-11

Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and political leader (d. 1979)

1902-12-19

Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)

1903-03-11

Lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show)

1903-03-14

Molla Mustafa Barzani, Iran, Kurd leader (KDP)

1903-03-25

Frankie Carle, Providence RI, orchestra leader (Golden Touch)

1903-05-10

Otto Bradfisch, Nazi leader (d. 1994)

1903-08-08

August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state

1904-02-29

Jimmy Dorsey, Shenandoah Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show)

1904-02-29

John "Pepper" Martin, baseballer (NL stolen base leader 1933,34,36)

1904-04-03

Peter Van Steeden, Amsterdam Neth, orchestra leader (Break the Bank)

1904-04-29

Russ Morgan, Scranton Pa, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard)

1904-08-22

Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983)

1904-09-02

Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader)

1904-10-01

A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (d. 1977)

1905-02-06

Władysław Gomułka, Polish communist leader (d. 1982)

1905-03-22

Ruth Page, US choreographer/ballet leader (Diaghilev, Pygmalion)

1905-05-05

Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National/Black Front

1905-06-06

John Gart, Russia, orchestra leader (Paul Winchell Show)

1905-11-15

Annunzio Mantovani, Venice Italy, orchestra leader (Mantovani)

1905-11-19

Tommy Dorsey, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)

1906-06-18

Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orchestra leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege)

1906-07-13

Harry Sosnik, Chicago, orchestra leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade)

1906-12-09

Freddy Martin, Cleve Oh, orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin)

1906-12-16

Lord Margadale, English Conserv parliament leader/large landowner

1907-01-26

Eddie Ballantine, Chicago, orchestra leader (Don McNeill TV Club)

1907-05-27

Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader

1907-08-18

Enoch Light, Canton Ohio, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith)

1907-09-01

Walter Reuther, labor leader/president (UAW & CIO)

1907-11-08

Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader

1907-11-14

Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader

1907-12-03

Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader

1907-12-23

Avraham Stern, Polish-born Zionist leader (d. 1942)

1908-03-26

Hank Sylvern, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)

1908-04-20

Lionel Hampton, orchestra leader/vibraphone improviser (Depths Below)

1908-06-14

John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orchestra leader (George Gobel Show)

1908-09-14

Bernie Green, NYC, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)

1908-10-16

Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)

1908-11-24

Ray Carter, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party)

1909-01-01

Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959)

1909-04-29

Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader

1909-05-10

Lord Collison, British union leader (agriculture workers)

1909-06-12

Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey)

1909-07-12

2nd viscount Camrose, British Conserv Lower house leader (1941-45)

1909-08-29

Roy Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader

1909-9-29

Sasadhar Mukherjee, Leader

1910-01-30

Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)

1910-03-13

Sammy Kaye, Rocky River Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show)

1910-03-17

Bayard Rustin, civil rights leader

1910-05-12

Gordon Jenkins, Webster Grove Mo, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)

1910-06-15

David Rose, London England, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper)

1910-06-18

Ray McKinley, Fort Worth Tx, orchestra leader/drummer (Glenn Miller Time)

1910-07-08

Govan AM Mbeki, South African leader (ANC/SACP)

1910-10-10

Milton "Tippy" Larkin, band leader

1910-10-14

Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader

1910-12-07

Edmundo Ros, English orchestra leader

1910-12-24

Mitchell Ayres, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace)

1911-02-15

Leonard Woodcock, labor leader (UAW)

1911-05-28

Jean-Pierre Levy, resistance leader

1911-07-01

Alvino Rey, Cleve Ohio, orchestra leader (King Family)

1911-07-02

Diego Fabbri, Italian, playwright/leader (Vatican movie bureau)

1911-07-09

Lord Lovat, [Shimi], Scottish cattle breeder/leader of clan Fraser

1911-08-26

Lester Lanin, orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits)

1911-09-01

Marinus Ruppert, Dutch chairman (CNV)/trade union leader

1911-09-20

Frank Devol, Moundsville WV, orchestra leader (I'm Dickens He's Fenster)

1911-09-20

Shriram Sharma Acharya, Indian spiritual leader (d. 1991)

1911-09-24

Konstantin Chernenko, USSR leader

1911-10-01

Irwin Kostal, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Garry Moore Show)

1911-10-07

Vaughn Monroe, Akron Oh, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)

1911-10-19

George Cates, NYC, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show)

1912-01-01

Victor Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader

1912-01-10

Maria Mandel, Camp leader at Auschwitz (d. 1948)

1912-01-25

Lucius E Burch Jr, US lawyer/civil rights leader

1912-03-12

Paul Weston, Springfield Mass, orchestra leader (Jim Nabors Hour)

1912-03-19

Russ Case, Hamburg Iowa, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show)

1912-04-15

Kim II Sung, Eternal President ("The Great Leader") of North Korea (1945-94)

1912-05-04

Lou Brown, Bkln, orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show)

1912-08-25

Holly Hall, Follow the Leader

1913-01-06

Edward Gierek, party leader (Polish CP)

1913-02-14

Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975

1913-02-18

Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader

1913-05-11

Tutti Camarata, Glen Ridge NJ, orchestra leader (Vic Damone Show)

1913-06-02

Bert Farber, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone)

1913-08-08

Axel Stordahl, Staten Island NY, orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show)

1913-08-23

Bob Crosby, Spokane Wa, Bing's brother, orchestra leader (Bob Crosby Show)

1913-09-22

Leroy Holmes, Pittsburgh Pa, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57)

1913-12-23

Anton Leader, Children of the Damned

1914-02-09

Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Circus Time)

1914-05-09

Frank Chacksfield, arranger/orchestra leader

1914-05-30

Bobby Sherwood, Indianapolis Ind, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show)

1914-06-26

Richard Maltby, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)

1914-07-31

Raymond Aubrac, Paris, French resistance leader, (d. 2012)

1914-08-28

Glenn Osser, Munising Mich, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue)

1915-01-19

Alvy West, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)

1915-01-20

Joe Hitchcock, darts player (leader of St Dunstan's Four)

1915-01-31

Bobby Hackett, Providence RI, trumpeteer/orchestra leader (Air Time '57)

1915-05-02

Van Alexander, NYC, orchestra leader (Gordon MacRae Show)

1915-05-18

Leon Shenandoah, native American leader

1915-07-15

Ron Smith, union leader (British Postal Workers)

1915-08-22

David Dellinger, American social rights and peace movement leader (d. 2004)

1915-09-11

Jack Fascinato, Bevier Mo, pianist/orchestra leader (Kukla Fran & Ollie)

1916-01-09

Vic Mizzy, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Don Rickles Show)

1916-01-17

Joel Herron, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Jaye P Morgan Show)

1916-03-22

George Wyle, NYC, orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show, Flip Wilson Show)

1916-03-26

Vic Schoen, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show)

1916-09-16

Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian labour leader (d. 1999)

1916-11-10

Billy May, Pitts Pa, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show)

1916-12-19

Hal Hastings, NYC, orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway)

1916-12-20

Michel Chartrand, Quebec union leader

1917-03-13

Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show)

1917-03-27

Harry West, Unionist party leader (Unionist)

1917-07-09

Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orchestra leader (Cavalcade of Stars)

1917-09-30

Buddy Rich, New York, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go), (d. 1987)

1917-10-02

William Marshall, Chicago IL, band leader (Pennsylvanians)

1917-11-20

Robert C Byrd, (Sen-D-WV, 1959- )/majority leader

1917-12-06

Kamal Jumblatt, leader of the Lebanese Druze (d. 1977)

1918-01-07

Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)

1918-01-27

Skitch Henderson, Birmingham England, orchestra leader (Tonight Show)

1918-04-27

Kirby Stone, NYC, jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles & Beads)

1918-05-24

Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)

1918-06-15

Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader

1918-09-04

Gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orchestra leader (Redd Foxx)

1918-09-13

Ray Charles, Chicago, orchestra leader (Perry Como)

1918-10-10

Bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orchestra leader (Club Seven)

1918-12-02

Milton Delugg, Los Angeles California, orchestra leader (Tonight Show)

1918-12-25

Eddie Safranski, Pitts Pa, orchestra leader (Jonathan Winters Show)

1919-01-01

Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orchestra leader (Devil's Wheel)

1919-01-16

Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)

1919-02-02

Allie Reynolds, NY Yankee pitcher (1952 AL ERA leader (2.07))

1919-02-08

Buddy Morrow, orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)

1919-03-14

Luther Henderson Jr, KC Mo, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show)

1919-04-02

Antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader

1919-04-07

Ralph Flanagan, Loraine Ohio, orchestra leader (Let's Dance)

1919-04-22

Miriam Leader, Young@Heart

1919-06-10

Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian Negotiator and community leader (d. 2007)

1919-06-23

Muhammad Boudiaf, Algerian political leader (d. 1992)

1920-01-12

James Farmer, Marshall, Tex, civil rights leader

1920-02-27

Jose Melis, Havana Cuba, orchestra leader (Jack Paar Program)

1920-04-13

Liam Cosgrave, leader (Fine Gael Party)

1920-05-20

William Simpson, British trade union leader

1920-06-07

Georges Marchais, political leader (French Communist Party)

1920-07-31

James Esdras Faust, American religious leader (d. 2007)

1920-10-31

Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan rebel leader (d. 1957)

1921-01-30

Bernie Leighton, West Haven Ct, orchestra leader (Chance of a Lifetime)

1921-05-13

Syd[ney G] Vincent, British mine workers leader

1921-07-04

Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist/orchestra leader (Ripley's Game)

1921-07-21

Billy Taylor, Greenville NC, orchestra leader (David Frost Show)

1921-07-31

Whitney M Young Jr, civil rights leader, head of Urban League

1921-10-13

Harper MacKay, Boston Mass, orchestra leader (NBC Follies)

1921-12-07

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader

1922-01-20

Ray Anthony, Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, American orchestra leader (Ray Anthony Show, Peter Gunn Theme)

1922-03-14

Les Baxter, US, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again)

1922-03-17

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding Leader of Bangladesh (d. 1975)

1922-08-02

Lord Murray of Epping Forest [Lionel], Hadley, Telford, British labour politician and union leader (General Secretary TUC)

1922-08-12

Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)

1922-08-23

Jack Boddy, British trade union leader

1922-09-11

Charles Evers, civil rights leader (Amazing Grace)

1922-09-20

Frank Comstock, SD California, orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)

1922-10-02

Thomas T Nkobi, S Afr ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957)

1922-10-27

Stanley Uys, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife

1922-10-29

Neal Hefti, Hastings Neb, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Show)

1923-01-16

Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)

1923-02-07

George H H Lascelles, English earl of Harewood/leader (Covent Garden)

1923-03-21

Mort Lindsey, Newark NJ, orchestra leader (Merv Griffin Show)

1923-05-10

Heydar Aliyev, Ex-President and Leader of Azerbaijan Republic (d. 2003)

1923-07-30

Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist/leader of PKI (1951-65)

1923-08-02

Shimon Peres, Israeli Labor Party leader/prime minister

1923-08-06

Jack Parnell, London England, orchestra leader (Englebert Humperdick Show)

1923-12-23

Milt Okun, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Starland Vocal Band Show)

1923-12-24

Wilton S Mkwayi, South African ANC leader

1924-01-03

Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader

1924-02-18

Louis Laberge, Quebec labour union leader (d. 2002)

1924-04-07

Nick Perito, Denver Colorado, orchestra leader (Don Knotts Show, Big Show)

1924-06-20

Rainer Barzel, German leader (CDU-CSU)/minister

1924-07-26

Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show)

1924-08-12

Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, leader of Pakistan (d. 1988)

1924-10-13

Terry Gibbs, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour)

1924-10-15

Colin Romoff, NYC, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)

1924-10-18

Allyn Ferguson, San Jose California, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show)

1925-01-23

Marty Paich, Oakland California, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell)

1925-01-31

Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader

1925-02-14

Elliot Lawrence, Phila, orchestra leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell)

1925-02-20

Heinz Kluncker, German trade union leader

1925-02-26

James Moody, US, jazz saxophonist/orchestra leader

1925-04-09

Tom Jackson, British union leader (Post Office)

1925-08-15

Gertrude Shope, Johannesburg, South Africa, leader of the ANC Women's League

1925-10-18

Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania

1925-12-25

Christmas F Tinto, South African ANC'er/UDF-leader

1926-02-03

Hans-Jochen Vogel, leader of West Germany's Social Democrats (SPD)

1926-03-11

Ralph Abernathy, civil rights leader (Southern Christian Leadership)

1926-10-06

Alan Copeland, Los Angeles California, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade)

1926-12-26

Edgar D Ngoyi, South African ANC leader (17 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)

1927-03-10

Donn Trenner, New Haven Ct, orchestra leader (ABC's Nightlife)

1927-03-31

Cesar Chavez, Yuma Az, farm labor leader (United Farm Workers)

1927-04-06

Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orchestra leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)

1927-04-27

Coretta Scott King, Marion Ala, civil rights leader

1927-10-22

Helenard J "Allan" Hendrickse, leader of S Afr Labour Party

1928-06-20

Jean-Marie le Pen, France, leader (National Front party)

1928-09-14

Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers)

1928-11-06

Peter Matz, Pitts Pa, orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnette Show)

1929-01-15

Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta, American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964)

1929-04-06

Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)

1929-04-17

James Last, orchestra leader/composer/arranger

1929-07-25

Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader

1929-08-21

Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party

1929-11-27

Billy Nair, S Afr union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)

1929-12-09

Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

1930-01-17

Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader

1930-03-27

Richard Hayman, Cambridge Massachusetts, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)

1930-05-04

Doris Leader Charge, Dances with Wolves

1930-07-09

Buddy Bregman, Chicago, orchestra leader (Eddie Fisher Show)

1930-08-04

David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader

1930-08-27

John Daly, British trade union leader

1931-05-13

Jim Jones, Randolph County Indiana, American Leader of Peoples Temple cult (Jonestown Massacre)

1931-06-16

Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader

1931-07-10

Del Insko, harness racer (toothpick in mouth, 1969 money leader)

1931-12-11

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich

1932-07-27

Curnick M Ndlovu, Jailed South Africian worker's union leader

1932-08-11

Wilson "Papa" Godett, Curacaos worker's union leader/boxer

1932-10-02

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Longford, Ireland, paramilitary and political leader (Sinne Fein), (d. 2013)

1932-11-23

Michael Knight, air chief marshall/British leader (NATO)

1932-11-27

Benigno Aquino Jr, Philippine opposition leader; assassinated

1932-11-28

Ethel L Ennis, US orchestra leader/jazz singer (Once Again)

1932-12-28

Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader

1933-01-17

Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)

1933-04-16

Perry Botkin Jr, NYC, orchestra leader (Bert Convy Show)

1933-06-02

Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)

1933-08-02

Alan Tuffin, trade union leader

1933-08-24

Yasser Arafat, Paris France, PLO-leader (Achille Lauro, Nobel 1994)

1934-03-15

Kanshi Ram, Indian dalit leader

1934-05-26

Abdulah M "Dulah" Omar, South African attorney/UDF-leader

1934-08-04

Jonas Savimbi, Angolian leader of Unita

1934-10-29

Robert E Hughes, NYC, orchestra leader (Rich Little Show)

1935-05-29

Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)

1935-07-06

14th Dalai Lama, Tibet, spiritual leader of Tibet's Lamaistic Buddhists

1935-07-18

Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader

1935-07-25

Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader

1935-09-19

Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer/Conservative Lower house leader

1935-12-09

Dominico Tromp, Aruba, stage leader

1936-01-29

Veturi Sundara Ramamurthy, Leader

1936-03-22

Ron Carey, American labor leader (Teamsters)

1936-12-13

Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Nizari Ismailis, prince and billionaire

1937-01-22

Edén Pastora, Nicaraguan rebel leader

1937-03-08

Raynoma Gordy, [Mayberry], US orchestra leader (Rayber Voices)

1937-05-19

David Kemp, Why I Want to Be Leader

1937-07-01

Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African ANCer/Umkhonto we Sizwe-leader

1937-08-02

Alan Tuffin, trade union leader

1937-08-04

Jacobus H "Koos" van de Merwe, S Afr attorney/CP parliament leader

1937-12-10

Don Sebesky, Perth Amboy NJ, orchestra leader (Jimmy Dean Show)

1938-01-06

Mario Rodríguez Cobos "Silo", Argentine writer and spiritual leader

1938-01-11

Arthur Scargill, Socialist Labour Party (UK) leader

1938-02-07

S. Ramachandran Pillai, Indian communist leader

1938-05-19

Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader (d. 1989)

1938-07-06

Franco, Zaire, composer/guitarist/leader (Masumbuku)

1938-10-19

Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader

1939-03-23

Pepe Lienhard, Swiss band leader and entertainer

1939-04-18

Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran

1939-05-26

Merab Kostava, Georgian anti-Soviet leader

1939-06-06

Nganani Enos J Mabuza, South African leader (Inyandza Natl Movement)

1939-06-18

Lou Brock, one-time baseball stolen base leader (St Louis Cards)

1939-07-17

Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran

1939-07-19

Stanislaw Lenartowicz, Academy Leader Variations

1939-07-30

Eleanor Smeal, leader (National Organization for Women)

1939-10-11

Franklin A Sonn, union leader (South African workers)

1940-01-14

Julian Bond, Nashville Tenn, (D-Ga) civil rights leader

1940-02-22

Johnson P Mlambo, South African leader (Pan-African Congress)

1940-03-06

Willie Stargell, outfielder/1st baseman (Pirates, 1971 NL HR leader)

1940-03-07

Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader (Glasnost Berlin)

1940-04-18

Ed Garvey, labor leader (Major League Baseball Players Association)

1940-07-11

Yvon Charbonneau, French Canadian union leader and politician

1940-12-03

Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader

1941-01-31

Eugene Terre'Blanche, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife

1941-03-28

Alf Clausen, Minneapolis Mn, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons)

1941-05-19

Jimmy Hoffa Jr, son of Jimmy Hoffa/Teamster union leader

1941-11-15

Nessa Hyams, Leader of the Band

1941-11-25

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Indian Muslim Sufi, author, spiritual leader (d. 2001)

1942-01-12

Bernardine Dohrn, former leader of the radical leftist organization Weather Underground

1942-02-16

Kim Jong-il, Supreme Leader of North Korea (1994-2011) [disputed birthdate, 1941]

1942-02-17

Huey Newton, Black Panther leader

1942-03-12

Ratko Mladić, Republika Srpska leader

1942-03-28

Neil Kinnock, Tredegar, Wales, leader of the British opposition (Labour Party)

1943-05-06

Andreas Baader, leader of the German organization Red Army Faction (d. 1977)

1943-06-04

Joyce Meyer, American religious leader

1943-09-29

Lech Walesa, Popowo Poland, Polish Solidarity movement leader (Nobel 1983)

1944-01-27

Peter Akinola, Nigerian religious leader

1944-01-31

Eugene Terre Blanche, S Afr leader of Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging

1944-03-08

Buzz Hargrove, Canadian labour leader

1944-03-18

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader and politician, (d. 2012)

1944-04-15

Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), (d. 1996)

1944-05-28

Gladys Knight, Atlanta Ga, singer, leader of Pips (Last Train)

1944-10-10

Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader

1945-01-27

Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)

1945-03-28

Hans Brunhart, leader of Liechtenstein (1978-93)

1945-06-23

John Garang, Sudanese leader and politician (d. 2005)

1945-06-26

Malachi York, Nuwaubian leader

1945-07-16

Diana Warwick, leader (Association of University Teachers)

1945-08-15

Gene Upshaw, NFL guard (Oakland Radiers), NFLPA leader

1946-07-31

Karen Zerby, American religious leader

1947-02-12

Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)

1947-02-21

Olympia Snowe, The Broken Senate/McCullough/Leader of the Pack

1947-08-07

Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own)

1947-12-30

Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)

1948-01-17

Alexander "Alec" Erwin, South African worker's union leader

1948-04-16

Jane Aaron, Academy Leader Variations

1948-08-13

Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota, South African UDF/ANC-leader

1948-10-21

Moses J "Moss" Mayekiso, South African union/SACP-leader

1949-06-28

Don Baylor, Tx, baseball player (Rockies, 1979 AL RBI leader, 267 HBP)

1949-07-01

Zoe Leader, The Lion King

1949-08-07

Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese political leader

1949-11-28

Paul Shaffer, Thunder Bay Ont, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman)

1949-12-26

Ira Newborn, NYC, orchestra leader (Manhattan Transfer)

1950-01-26

Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary)

1950-05-29

Oliver Sukletovic, Leader

1950-12-30

Yunus I Mahomed, South African attorney/leader (UDF)

1951-09-21

Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen rebel leader (d. 2005)

1951-11-10

Carol Leader, The Colonel's Lady

1953-02-02

James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)

1953-03-09

Petar Antic, Leader

1953-06-21

Benazir Bhutto, 1st female leader of a Moslem nation (Pakistan)

1953-09-27

Mata Amritanandamayi, Indian religious leader

1954-03-09

Bobby Sands, Irish IRA member and leader of the hunger strike at Maze Prison where he died (1981)

1954-05-02

Bulelani T Ngcuka, South African attorney/leader (UDF)

1954-11-26

Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan militant leader

1954-12-22

Jayaseelan Naidoo, South African worker's union leader

1955-01-13

Titus M Mafolo, S Afr journalist/ANC-leader

1955-03-02

Shoko Asahara, [Chizuo Matsumoto], Japanese sect leader

1956-01-31

Trevor A Manuel, South African UDF/ANC-leader

1956-06-26

Azhar Cachalia, Scottish/S Afr leader (United Democratic Front)

1956-10-02

Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)

1957-02-09

Mohammed Valli Moosa, South African leader (UDF)

1957-12-10

Prem Rawat, known also as Guru Maharaj Ji and Maharaji, American Indian spiritual leader and speaker

1958-05-31

Mkhuseli Jack, South African UDF-leader (consumer boycots)

1959-02-28

Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader (SACP)

1959-08-17

David Koresh, American cult leader (d. 1993)

1959-10-29

Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)

1960-04-30

David Miscavige, American cult leader

1960-08-28

Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader

1960-08-30

Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah

1960-12-29

Thomas Lubanga, founder and leader of Union of Congolese Patriots

1961-04-17

Frank J. Christensen, American labor leader

1963-06-06

Eric Cantor, The Majority Leader/The Perfect Score/Alone on the Wall

1964-06-18

Uday Hussein, Iraqi leader (d. 2003)

1966-10-20

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Al-Qaeda leader (d. 2006)

1967-01-01

Kevin Fletcher, You're Looking at the New Leader of Our Tribe

1967-03-17

Barry Minkow, American religious leader and ex-convict (fraud)

1968-11-13

Greg Wendell Reid, African-American Idol: The Search for the Next Black Leader

1969-05-15

Emmitt Smith, running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader)

1971-12-25

Justin Trudeau, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian political leader

1972-10-03

Denny Vaughn, orchestra leader (Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour)

1974-10-31

Matt Mitchell, Don't Tell My Wife I'm a Cult Leader

1975-10-02

Regan Payne, Follow the Leader

1977-06-10

Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth

1978-07-02

Ian Clark, African-American Idol: The Search for the Next Black Leader

1981-03-12

Grant Mattos, You're Looking at the New Leader of Our Tribe

1984-06-19

Emil Coleman, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Party)

1985-03-05

Neccole Heard, Leader of the Pack

1985-06-26

Urgyen Trinley Dorje, Tibetan spiritual leader

1988-08-13

Jarryd Leader, Leave to Remain

1989-03-22

Kristafer Anka, Follow the Leader

1993-02-01

Blaine Wise, I'm Trying to Be a Leader Here

1995-01-12

Laurel McGoff, I'm Trying to Be a Leader Here

Leader - Notable Weddings

AugustusJan 17, -38

Napoléon BonaparteMar 9, 1796

Joseph Smith JrJan 17, 1827

Brigham YoungMar 31, 1834

Mary Baker EddyDec 10, 1843

Samuel GompersJan 28, 1867

George MarshallFeb 11, 1902

Duke EllingtonJul 2, 1918

Moe HowardJun 7, 1925

Ho Chi MinhOct 18, 1926

Mary PickfordJun 26, 1937

Ava GardnerOct 17, 1945

Cesar ChavezOct 22, 1948

Jim JonesJun 12, 1949

Yasser ArafatJul 17, 1990

Leader - Weddings
Date Event
38

Roman Republican Leader Octavian, later Augustus 1st Roman Emperor, marries Livia Drusilla.

BC
AD
1796-03-09

French Leader Napoléon Bonaparte (26) marries 1st wife Joséphine de Beauharnais (32), changing her name from Rose

1810-02-11

French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria

1812-09-12

Revolutionary leader Jose de San Martin (33) weds María de los Remedios de Escalada at Buenos Aires Cathedral in Argentina

1827-01-17

Religious leader Joseph Smith Jr (21) weds church group movement leader Emma Smith (22) in South Bainbridge, New York

1834-03-31

Religious leader Brigham Young (32) weds herbalist Mary Ann Angell (27)

1843-12-10

Author and religious leader Mary Baker Eddy (22) weds building contractor George Washington Glover (32) in Tilton, New Hampshire

1867-01-28

Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

1872-12-08

Religious leader Brigham Young (71) weds his fifty-fifth wife Hannah Tapfield in Salt Lake City, Utah

1902-02-11

US military leader George Marshall (22) weds Elizabeth Carter Coles in San Antonio, Texas

1918-07-02

Jazz orchestra band leader Duke Ellington (19) weds high school sweetheart Edna Thompson

1925-06-07

Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger

1926-10-18

Communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh (36) weds midwife Zeng Xueming (21) in Guangzhou

1929-10-12

US military leader George Marshall (48) weds Katherine Tupper

1937-06-26

Actress Mary Pickford (45) weds actor and band leader Charles Rogers (32)

1943-07-05

Actress Betty Grable (26) weds big band leader Harry James (27)

1945-10-17

Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

1946-04-26

Father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement.

1948-10-22

Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

1949-06-12

Religious leader Jim Jones (18) weds nurse Marceline Baldwin

1952-07-02

Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila

1990-07-17

PLO-leader Jasser Arrafat marries Soha Tawil in Tunis

1990-07-17

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (56) weds Suha Tawil (27)

1994-12-10

Former Senate Majority Leader Mitchell (61) weds sports marketing executive Heather MacLachlan (35) at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York City

1995-02-06

"The Beach Boys" leader and chief songwriter Brian Wilson (52) weds former model Melinda Ledbetter (47) at Palos Verdes in Peninsula, California

Leader - Notable Deaths

StilichoAug 22, 408

Myles StandishOct 3, 1656

Ann LeeSep 8, 1784

Joseph BrantNov 24, 1807

Joseph Smith JrJun 27, 1844

Louis RielNov 16, 1885

Frederick DouglassFeb 20, 1895

Michael CollinsAug 22, 1922

LeninJan 21, 1924

Mahatma GandhiJan 30, 1948

Malcolm XFeb 21, 1965

Jim JonesNov 18, 1978

Karl DönitzDec 24, 1980

Buddy RichApr 2, 1987

Jiang QingMay 14, 1991

Osama bin LadenMay 2, 2011

Kim Jong-ilDec 17, 2011

Leader - Deaths
Date Event
45

Titus Labienus, Roman leader

BC
AD
408-08-22

Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), executed at 48

493-03-15

Odiaker (Odoacer), German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), murdered

624-03-13

Abu Sufjan becomes Quraish chief and leader of Mecca after loss at Battle of Badr against Muslim forces

1226-03-07

William de Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader

1280-11-15

Albertus Magnus the Great, German leader/bishop Regensburg, dies at 87

1318-08-18

Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)

1328-08-23

Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle

1337-06-15

Angelus Clarenus/da Cingoli, Italian leader, dies

1337-12-22

Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54

1342-11-29

Michael of Cesena, Italian Franciscan leader (b. 1270)

1352-09-15

Ewostatewos, Ethiopian monk and religious leader (b. 1273)

1358-07-31

Etienne Marcel, French textile merchant/reformer/Boer leader, dies

1360-02-26

Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)

1376-01-24

Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader

1381-06-15

Wat Tyler, leader of English Peasants' Revolt, beheaded in London

1387-07-22

French Ackerman, Ghent rebel/leader of Reisers, murdered at about 57

1397-06-03

William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328)

1397-09-21

Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346)

1400-03-24

Florens Radewijns, Dutch priest/leader Modern Devotion, dies

1415-10-13

Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (b. 1381)

1424-10-11

Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46

1424-12-31

Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader

1428-11-03

Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1388)

1435-06-12

John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (b. 1408)

1439-04-30

Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick, English military leader (b. 1382)

1439-10-21

Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53

1444-05-27

John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404)

1450-05-02

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)

1453-07-17

John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader

1460-07-10

Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English military leader (b. 1402)

1468-01-17

Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)

1472-07-05

Charles of Artois, Count of Eu, French military leader (b. 1394)

1490-08-11

French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen, dies at about 25

1492-06-16

Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded

1499-04-29

John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies

1499-07-22

Neithart Fox, [Jonker Fox], German passage leader, slain in battle

1509-09-28

Siwara/Sjoerd Aylva, Fries army leader (siege of Franeker)

1511-08-02

Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader

1524-02-20

Tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya

1525-05-27

Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader

1528-08-15

Odet de Foix, Vicomte de Lautrec, French military leader (b. 1485)

1528-11-11

Lucas van Prague, Czech leader of Bohemian Brothers, dies at about 68

1531-12-06

John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded

1536-01-22

Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (b. 1495)

1555-06-07

Maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76

1556-08-25

David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54

1558-06-04

Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43

1560-11-25

Andrea Doria, Italian naval leader (b. 1466)

1563-03-24

Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader (b. 1514)

1568-06-01

Gijsbert van Bronkhorst-Batenburg, calvinist leader, beheaded

1569-03-13

Louis Condé, French prince/co-leader of Hugenots, dies in Battle of Jarnac

1572-08-24

Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral and Huguenot leader, beheaded

1573-07-10

Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies

1578-10-01

Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader, dies at 31

1582-06-23

Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military leader (b. 1537)

1588-12-23

Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37

1589-08-10

Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49

1610-04-18

Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63

1611-10-03

Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (b. 1554)

1620-10-07

Stanisław Żółkiewski, Polish military leader (b. 1547)

1623-06-16

Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, German Protestant military leader (b. 1599)

1626-07-05

Stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle

1629-10-03

Giorgi Saakadze, Georgian military leader (b. 1570)

1632-11-27

John Eliot, English parliament leader/author (In Jail), dies at 40

1637-08-10

Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (b. 1582)

1637-08-13

Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/government leader (OIC), dies

1638-02-28

Henri duc de Rohan, French soldier/Huguenot leader, dies

1639-01-24

George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated

1651-11-26

Henry Ireton, English gen/parliament leader (Marston Moor), dies at 40

1656-10-03

Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies of strangury at 72

1661-01-17

Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed

1666-10-29

Edmund Calamy the Elder, English Presbyterian leader (b. 1600)

1669-10-24

William Prynne, English Puritan leader (b. 1600)

1670-10-27

Vavasor Powell, Welsh non-conformist leader (b. 1617)

1671-06-06

Stenka/Stepan Razin, Russian cossack/boer leader quartered alive (ns. 16 June)

1671-06-16

Stenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader, tortured & executed in Moscow

1675-08-12

Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73

1675-08-16

Bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies

1676-08-12

King Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death

1685-02-24

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)

1686-06-06

Joannes B van Neercassel, RC spiritual leader of Neth, dies at 60

1702-04-23

Margaret Fell, English Quaker leader (b. 1614)

1703-10-03

Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded

1703-10-03

Richard Saab, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded

1704-08-14

Roland Laporte, French Protestant leader (b. 1675)

1706-04-19

Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies

1713-01-11

Pierre Jurieu, French Protestant leader (b. 1637)

1718-01-17

Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader

1718-08-06

Jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28

1732-05-20

Thomas Boston, Scottish church leader (b. 1676)

1735-04-08

Francis II Rákóczi, leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburg (b. March 27, 1676)

1745-05-22

François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (b. 1671)

1748-03-14

George Wade, British military leader (b. 1673)

1751-10-26

Philip Doddridge, English religious leader (b. 1702)

1764-07-23

Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (b. 1703)

1770-09-30

George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (b. 1714)

1775-01-10

Jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"Tsar Peter III", dies

1775-11-24

Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (b. 1703)

1776-08-02

Louis François I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (b. 1717)

1777-05-16

Button Gwinnet, US revolutionary leader, dies from wounds

1784-06-06

Joan Derk van de Capellen, leader of democratic Patriots, dies at 42

1784-09-08

Ann Lee, American religious leader (b. 1736)

1784-12-26

Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)

1788-06-18

Adam Gib, Scottish religious leader (b. 1714)

1790-11-06

James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (b. 1726)

1793-10-31

Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40

1794-03-04

Henri D count de Larochejacquelin, Fr Royalist Army leader, dies at 21

1794-04-05

Georges-Jacques Danton, French revolutionary leader, guillotined at 34

1795-10-03

Tula, leader Curacaose slave uprising, executed

1797-07-09

Edmund Burke, British author/parliament leader (Reflections), dies at 68

1797-12-26

John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72

1799-05-04

Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader killed during Battle of Seringapatam (b. 1750)

1800-06-14

Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French military leader (b. 1768)

1800-10-07

Gabriel, slave revolt leader (Virginia), hanged

1805-08-28

Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (Moderator of the General Assembly 1770), dies at 83

1806-02-20

Lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (b. 1725)

1807-11-24

Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea], Mohawk leader, dies at 64

1807-12-04

Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston

1810-02-20

Andreas Hofer, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France), executed at 42

1814-10-01

Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies

1815-01-31

José Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775)

1816-05-29

Madame L'Ouverture, widow of Haiti's leader Toussaint L'O, dies

1818-02-13

George Rogers Clark, American military leader (b. 1752)

1821-06-07

Tudor Vladimirescu, Romanian rebellion-leader (b. cca. 1780)

1821-06-17

Martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)

1827-11-28

Dov Baer Schneersohn, Lubavitch leader/author (Imirei Binah), dies

1828-09-10

Count d'Andreossi, French general/parliament leader, dies at 67

1833-08-03

Stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies

1834-08-17

Husein Gradaščević, Bosnian rebel leader (b. 1802)

1836-11-12

Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (b. 1773)

1838-10-03

Black Hawk (chief), Leader of the Sauk Native American tribe (b. 1767)

1840-05-06

Francisco de Paula Santander, Colombian president and independence leader (b. 1792)

1842-10-24

Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule, dies at 64

1844-06-27

Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill

1844-06-27

Joseph Smith Jr, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob at 38

1850-03-03

Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (b. 1806)

1850-06-12

Jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77

1853-07-23

Andries Pretorius, Boer leader (b. 1798)

1854-03-11

Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804)

1855-05-15

Jan Mazereeuw, Frisian farmer/sect leader, dies at 75

1856-01-24

Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)

1856-07-09

James Strang, Mormon splinter group leader (b. 1813)

1860-02-20

Henry Drummond, English banker/religious leader, dies at 69

1860-10-12

Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces, dies at 73

1863-01-10

Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)

1863-07-27

William Lowndes Yancey, American Confederate leader (b. 1813)

1864-09-04

John Hunt Morgan, American Confederate military leader (b. 1825)

1864-10-26

"Bloody Bill" Anderson, American Civil War rebel guerrilla leader (b. 1839)

1866-03-29

Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Rabbi/Chassidic leader, dies

1866-06-07

Chief Seattle, Native American leader

1868-06-22

Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (b. 1801)

1868-09-17

Roman Nose (Wiquini), Cheyenne indian leader, dies

1870-02-26

Wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched

1874-03-11

Charles Sumner, a white civil rights leader, dies at 63

1874-06-08

Cochise, Apache leader

1878-11-28

Orson Hyde, American religious leader (b. 1805)

1881-10-03

Orson Pratt, American religious leader (b. 1811)

1882-06-02

Guiseppi Garibaldi, Italian rebel leader, dies at 74

1883-05-24

Abdel Kadir, Algerian leader (b. 1808)

1883-05-26

Abdelkader El Djezairi, Algerian leader, scholar and national hero (b.1808)

1885-11-16

Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader and "Father of Manitoba", hanged for treason at 41

1887-07-25

John Taylor, American religious leader (b. 1808)

1887-12-09

Mahmadu Lamine, Senegalese marabout and military leader

1890-03-22

Desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader, dies at 85

1891-10-06

Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45

1892-05-17

Gyorgy Klapka, Hungarian general/parliament leader, dies at 72

1892-10-05

Bob Dalton, US leader of Daltonbende, dies

1895-02-20

Frederick Douglass, escaped slave, anti-slavery leader, dies at 77

1897-05-10

Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino revolutionary leader (b. 1863)

1898-04-15

Kepa Te Rangihiwinui, Maori military leader

1898-07-07

Lucien Petipa, French dancer/choreograph/ballet leader, dies

1901-11-07

Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies

1902-01-17

Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed

1902-07-04

Swami Vivekananda, Indian spiritual leader (b. 1863)

1903-05-04

Goce Delchev, a revolutionary from the Balkans - leader of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (b. 1872)

1905-08-10

Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged

1911-06-09

Carry Amelia Moore Nation, American temperance leader, dies

1912-06-25

Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65

1912-08-20

William Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies

1913-03-20

Song Jiao-ren, leader Chinese Guomindang-Party, dies

1914-06-30

Bai Long, [White Wolf], Chinese Robin Hood/crowd leader, dies

1915-07-28

Vilbrun G Sam, rebellion leader/president of Haiti, lynched

1915-09-28

Saitou Hajime, 3rd squad leader of the Shinsengumi died under name of Goro Fujita (b. 1844)

1915-11-19

Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder

1916-10-16

Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73

1917-08-30

Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies

1919-04-10

Emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39

1920-02-07

Alexander Koltsjak, adm/leader Russian counter-revolutionary, executed

1920-08-01

Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies

1920-11-23

Mohammed ibn Addoellah, Somalian resistances leader "Mad Molla", dies

1921-11-28

`Abdu'l-Bahá, Persian leader of the Bahá'í Faith (b. 1844)

1922-01-10

Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866)

1922-08-22

Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush

1923-01-23

Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)

1924-01-21

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian Revolutionary leader and Premier, dies of a stroke at 53

1924-09-15

Frank Chance, Baseball's Peerless Leader

1924-12-13

Samuel Gompers, Samuel Gompers the World's Greatest Labor Leader

1926-05-17

Lucien Herr, French leader (Correspondance entre Schiller), dies

1926-05-25

Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47

1926-10-20

Eugene V. Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (b. 1855)

1927-06-09

Victoria Woodhull, American woman's suffrage leader and first woman to be nominated for US presidency dies aged 88

1927-08-04

John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75

1928-05-31

Ludwig Enneccerus, German leader, dies at 85

1928-08-08

Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies

1930-05-12

Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch SDAP leader, dies at 70

1931-01-11

James Milton Carroll, American Baptist pastor, leader, historian, and author (b. 1852)

1931-11-02

Arthur James Cook, union leader (coal miners), dies at 47

1932-02-02

Agha Petros, Assyrian nationalist leader

1932-07-22

Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 71

1932-07-22

Roses Fox, Trade union leader, dies at 71

1934-06-30

Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-leader, murdered at 42

1934-06-30

Karl Ernst, German SA-leader, murdered

1936-02-04

Wilhelm Gustloff, German leader of the Swiss Nazi party (b. 1895)

1936-10-08

William Henry Stark, American business leader (b. 1851)

1936-11-19

Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchists army leader, dies in battle

1938-05-23

Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70

1938-06-26

James Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67

1938-12-20

Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader (b. 1850)

1939-03-18

Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader (b. 1859)

1939-06-16

Chick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (b. 1905)

1940-05-07

George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859)

1941-03-06

Leen Schijvenschuurder, Dutch February strike leader, executed

1941-06-10

Marcus Garvey, US black leader (Back to Africa Movement), dies at 52

1942-01-22

Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81

1942-04-13

Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58

1942-05-03

Johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed

1942-08-25

W van Daalen, opposition leader on Celebes, beheaded

1942-10-22

Gustave "Staff" de Clercq, leader Flemish Nationally Covenant, dies

1942-12-14

Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61

1943-02-18

Henri Polak, Dutch union leader/politician (soc-dem), dies at 74

1943-05-01

Johan Oscar Smith, Norweigian Christian leader and founder of Smith's Friends (b.1871)

1943-10-09

Jan Dieters, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed

1943-10-09

Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed

1943-10-25

H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed

1944-06-16

Kate Mayhew, Baseball's Peerless Leader

1944-07-24

Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49

1944-08-18

Ernst "Teddy" Thalmann, leader of German KPD, dies

1944-11-28

Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn

1944-12-15

Glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40

1944-12-16

Glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orchestra leader (Danny boy), dies at 40

1945-05-19

Philipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (b. 1889)

1945-06-16

Aris Velouchiotis, Greek guerrilla resistance leader (b. 1905)

1946-05-07

Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed

1947-03-09

Carrie Chapman Catt, American women's suffrage leader, dies at 88

1947-05-01

Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed

1947-07-16

Horatio Mbelle, South African interpreter, community leader and politician, dies in Pretoria at 77

1947-09-23

Nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged

1948-01-24

Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)

1948-01-30

Mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi by Hindu extremists

1949-02-14

Yusuf Salman Yusuf, Iraqi-Assyrian communist leader (b. 1901)

1950-01-08

Joseph Issac Shneerson, Jewish Lubavitch Chabal leader, dies

1950-12-15

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Indian political leader, Iron Man of India (b. 1875)

1952-01-08

Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 66

1952-01-26

Khorloogiin Choibalsan, leader of Mongolia (b. 1895)

1952-08-21

Isaac Sadeh, leader of Jewish commando forces, dies

1952-08-31

Henri Bourassa, French Canadian political leader (b. 1868)

1954-04-28

Léon Jouhaux, French labor leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1879)

1954-07-24

Mary Church Terrell, educator/civil rights leader, dies at 90

1955-05-18

Mary McLeod Bethune, educator & civil rights leader, dies at 79

1955-11-04

Cy Young, pitcher and MLB all-time wins leader, dies at 88

1956-02-27

Frank Dailey, orchestra leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54

1956-11-11

Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56

1957-02-18

Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan rebel leader (b. 1920)

1957-06-12

James F "Jimmy" Dorsey, US orchestra leader, dies at 53

1958-02-14

Abdul Rab Nishtar, veteran leader of Pakistan Movement, (b. 1899)

1958-07-27

Claire Chennault, American military leader (b. 1893)

1959-12-28

Ante Pavelić, leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia (b. 1889)

1960-05-31

Walther Funk, Nazi leader (b. 1890)

1960-10-12

Inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61

1961-03-16

Chen Geng, Chinese military leader (b. 1903)

1961-03-17

Susanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader, dies at 101

1961-03-27

Jack Kane, orchestra leader (Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams Show), dies at 37

1962-07-12

Roger Wolfe Kahn, American band leader (b. 1907)

1962-07-20

Andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51

1963-02-06

Mohammed ibn al-Chattabi Abd el-Krim, Morocco opposition leader, dies

1963-02-18

Todd "Hugh" Gaitskell, leader British Labour Party, dies at 56

1963-05-27

Lambrakis, Greek EDA-parliament leader, murdered

1963-08-23

Glen Gray, American jazz musician and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (b. 1900)

1963-08-30

Axel Stordahl, orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 50

1964-10-10

Russ Case, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show), dies at 52

1964-11-30

Don Redman, orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 64

1965-01-27

Theo Uden Marsman, Dutch orchestra leader, dies at 63

1965-02-21

Malcolm X, [Little], black Moslem leader and human rights activist, assassinated in NYC at 39

1965-06-17

Arnold Meijer, leader (Fascist Nationally Front), dies

1965-09-10

Father Divine, American religious leader (b. 1880)

1965-09-27

Harry Reser, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 69

1965-10-15

Carl Hoff, orchestra leader (Music Hall), dies at 60

1965-10-22

Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian leader (PKI 1951-65), murdered at 42

1965-10-28

Ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped & murdered in Paris

1965-10-29

Mehdi Am Barka, Moroccan socialist leader, murdered in Paris

1965-11-12

Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader (b. 1888)

1966-02-16

Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81

1967-10-12

Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian Socialist politician leader

1967-12-29

Paul Whiteman, US orchestra leader (Fabulous Dorseys), dies at 77

1968-03-24

Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, Dutch sect leader, dies at 70

1968-04-06

Bobby Hutton, US Black Panther leader, shot to death

1968-05-23

Merle Kendrick, orchestra leader (Window on the World), dies at 72

1968-08-31

George P Gooch, English historian/House of Commons leader, dies

1968-10-09

Pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed

1969-08-07

Russ Morgan, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 65

1969-09-05

Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58

1969-12-04

Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered

1970-05-09

Walter P Reuther, US worker's union leader/president (CIO), dies

1971-03-11

Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49

1971-09-13

Lin Piao, Chinese party leader, dies in air crash at 63 [or Sept 13]

1972-01-10

Al Goodman, Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81

1972-04-15

Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64

1972-07-02

Joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95

1972-07-28

Charu Majumdar, Indian revolutionary leader (b. 1918)

1972-10-30

Alan Roth, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 68

1973-05-21

Vaughn Monroe, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 61

1973-05-30

Hal Hastings, orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), dies at 66

1973-06-27

Earl Browder, leader US Communist Party (1930-45), dies at 82

1974-01-05

Roy Bargy, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79

1974-01-27

Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75

1974-09-14

Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], actr (Follow the Leader), dies at 70

1975-02-25

Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, dies in Chicago at 78

1975-03-11

Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65

1975-04-06

Chiang Kai-Shek, Nationalist Chinese leader, dies at 87

1975-10-02

Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian political leader, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (b. 1903)

1975-10-29

John Scott Trotter, orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67

1975-12-20

Vincent Lopez, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76

1976-02-20

Kathryn Kuhlman, religious leader/faith healer, dies

1976-05-01

T.R.M. Howard, civil rights leader, entrepreneur, surgeon (b. 1908)

1976-05-10

Elias Aslaksen, Leader of Smith's Friends (b. 1888)

1976-05-26

Juan Maino, Chilean leader of MAPU, "disappeared"

1976-06-07

Bobby Hackett, jazz cornetist/orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61

1976-07-13

Joachim Peiper, German military leader (SS, by assassination; b. 1915)

1977-03-22

A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (b. 1904)

1977-04-22

Charles Sanford, orchestra leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71

1977-07-10

Norman Paris, orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41

1977-09-12

Steven Biko, South African black student leader, dies in police custody

1977-11-05

Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75

1978-07-31

Enoch Light, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), dies at 70

1978-10-10

Ralph Marterie, American big band leader (b. 1914)

1978-11-18

Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide at 47

1978-12-17

Don Ellis, American jazz band leader (b. 1934)

1979-01-05

Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56

1979-03-01

Molla Mustafa Barzani, Iranian Kurd leader (KDP), dies at 75

1979-03-02

Mollah Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish leader, dies at 75

1979-05-16

Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90

1979-07-10

Arthur Fiedler, orchestra leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84

1979-08-25

Stan Kenton, orchestra leader (Music 55), dies at 67

1979-12-24

Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader, dies at 39

1980-01-10

George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86

1980-03-29

Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 74

1980-05-04

Josip Broz Tito, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80), dies at 87

1980-12-24

Karl Dönitz, German naval admiral, and last leader of Nazi Germany (b. 1891)

1981-01-23

Bobby Sherwood, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66

1981-04-15

French Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67

1981-07-31

Gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash

1981-08-03

Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered

1981-09-13

William Loeb, publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75

1982-02-05

Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide

1982-09-01

Wladislaw Gomulka, Polish partisan/party leader, dies at 76

1982-11-16

Lenny Murphy, Leader of Belfast's notorious Shankill Butchers (b. 1952)

1982-12-08

Cyrill Daal, Suriname worker's union leader, murdered

1983-01-07

August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79

1983-02-05

Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67

1983-04-06

Ana Maria, Salvador guerilla leader, murdered

1983-06-16

James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman, at 87

1983-08-21

Benigno S Aquino Jr, Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50

1983-09-30

Freddy Martin, orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76

1984-02-19

Ina Ray Hutton, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), dies at 66

1984-03-05

Harry Salter, orchestra leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85

1984-05-01

Gordon Jenkins, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 73

1984-06-05

Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indies Sikh leader

1984-07-03

Raoul Salan, French general/OAS leader (Algeria), dies at 85

1984-07-29

Fred Waring, orchestra leader (Fred Waring Show), dies at 84

1984-12-26

Holly Hall, Follow the Leader

1985-01-06

Robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85

1985-01-18

Mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Moslem leader, hanged at 76

1985-03-10

Konstantin Chernenko, party leader/pres of USSR (1984-85), dies at 73

1985-03-18

Jack Miller, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89

1985-04-11

Enver Hoxha, party leader/premier of Albania, dies at 76

1985-04-14

Enver Hoxha, Albanian leader (1944-85), dies

1985-05-14

Mohammed Munir, Indonesian worker's union leader, executed

1985-07-16

Wayne King, orchestra leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84

1985-08-20

Harchand Singh Longowai, Sikh leader, shot by Sikh extremists

1985-12-25

George Rhodes, orchestra leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show), dies at 66

1986-03-13

Alvaro Fayad Delgado, Colombian guerilla leader (M-19), dies

1986-06-12

Tony Desimone, combo leader (Ernie in Kovacsland), dies at 66

1986-06-17

Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 75

1986-07-27

Leroy Holmes, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72

1986-11-13

Rolando Olalia, Philippines worker's union leader, murdered

1986-12-01

Horace Heidt, orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon), dies at 85

1987-04-02

Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69

1987-06-02

Sammy Kaye, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 77

1988-04-16

Abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered

1988-05-27

Melvin J "Cy" Oliver, US jazz composer/orchestra leader, dies at 77

1988-07-01

Anton Leader, Children of the Damned

1989-04-22

Huey Newton, US, Black Panther leader, shot dead at 47

1989-06-03

Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), dies of a heart attack at 89

1989-06-23

Werner Best, German jurist and nazi leader (b. 1903)

1989-07-13

Abdul Rahman Qassemlu, Iran Kurds leader, murdered

1989-09-26

Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome

1989-11-08

Andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67

1989-12-25

Barrel Regtien, student leader, dies

1989-12-25

Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader, dies at 51

1990-04-17

Ralph David Abernathy, US civil rights leader, dies

1990-05-21

Moelvi Mohammed Farouk, Indian spiritual leader, murdered

1990-07-30

Ian Gow, British Conservative parliament leader, murdered

1990-11-03

Sasadhar Mukherjee, Leader

1990-11-12

Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered

1990-12-28

Lucas Polhaupessy, Moluccan leader, dies

1991-01-21

Richard Bolling, (Rep-D-Mo)/US civil-rights leader, dies at 74

1991-03-14

Jef Houthuys, Belgian union leader (ACV, 1968-87), dies at 68

1991-03-26

Frans Dohmen, union leader (Neth Catholic Mine Workers), dies at 81

1991-05-14

Jiang Qing, widow of Chinese leader Mao Zedong, commits suicide

1991-06-27

Klas Bruinsma, leader criminal organization, murdered

1991-09-08

Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies

1991-09-22

Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname religious leader, dies

1991-12-08

Buck Clayton, US jazz trumpeter/orchestra leader, dies

1992-01-03

Anthony Del Casino, band leader (Charlie Barnet Band), dies at 79

1992-02-16

Abbas Musawi, leader of Hezbollah, assassinated

1992-02-23

Markos Vafiades, leader (ELAS, 1943-49), dies

1992-02-27

Marinus Ruppert, Dutch trade union leader (CNV), dies at 80

1992-04-05

Anthony "Tony" Papa, big band leader, dies at 65

1992-04-23

Deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53

1992-08-08

Abul Qassim Khoei, Iraqi great-ayatollah/leader of Sjiieten, dies

1992-08-24

Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74

1992-10-24

Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies

1992-12-13

Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies

1992-12-25

Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66

1993-02-08

N. Shanmugathasan, Sri Lankan communist leader

1993-02-09

Nasrullah Mansoor, Afghan guerilla leader/governor of Paktia, dies

1993-02-17

Alfredo de Leon, leader (Philippines Red Scorpio Gang), killed

1993-04-01

Ihsan Mohamed Salem, [Yunis Awad], Palestinian Al-Fatah leader, killed

1993-04-19

David Koresh, [Vernon Howell], cult leader (Davidians), suicide

1993-05-30

Sun Ra, blues pianist/orchestra leader, dies of strokes at 79

1993-07-31

Paul Henry, US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51

1993-09-30

Alex Lyon, English Labor Lower house leader (1966-83), dies at 61

1993-10-25

Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered

1993-10-30

Hernan Heleno Castro, El Salvadorian guerilla leader, murdered

1993-11-15

Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies

1993-11-24

Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24

1993-11-26

Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death

1993-11-28

Abu Rish, Palestinian PLO-leader, dies at 23

1993-11-28

Khaled Moustapha Zir, Palestinian Hamas leader, shot to death at 25

1994-02-05

Fred de Bruyne, Flemish cyclist/gang leader (Paris-Nice), dies at 63

1994-03-09

Louis Freeman, band leader, dies at 100

1994-04-25

Talaat Yassin Hamman, militant Moslem leader, shot dead at 32

1994-05-24

Sandor Lakatos, Hungarian violist/orchestra leader, dies at 69

1994-05-29

Ezra Taft Benson, min of Agr/leader of mormon (1985-94), dies at 94

1994-06-09

Dhirendra Bhramachari, [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70

1994-06-12

Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher leader (1950-94), dies at 92

1994-08-25

Ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52

1994-09-23

Ali Kouider Benyahia, [sheik Boualem], Alg Moslem leader, shot at 26

1994-09-23

Cherif Gousmi, [kalief Abu Abdallah Ahmed], Alger Moslem leader, shot

1994-11-18

Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86

1995-01-10

Souphanouvong, leader of Pathet Lao (1957), dies

1995-01-22

Mahmoud Sayed Selim, Egyptian moslim leader, shot to death at 29

1995-02-13

Abdelhafid Said, Algerian student leader, murdered

1995-02-15

Sahnoun Jawhari, Tunisian Annahda-leader, dies at 40 in jail

1995-03-03

Howard Hunter, US leader of Mormon Church (1994-95), dies at 87

1995-03-13

Abdul Ali Mazari, Afghan shite leader, shot to death

1995-03-16

Sydney Simone, band leader, dies at 80

1995-09-17

Yehuda Meir Getz, rabbi/soldier/religious leader, dies at 71

1996-01-13

Willian Myuon Bany Guerrilla leader, dies

1996-01-15

Les Baxter, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73

1996-03-10

Lucius E Burch Jr, US civil rights leader, dies at 84

1996-04-21

Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52

1996-07-22

Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65

1996-07-22

Leon Shenandoah, native American leader, dies at 81

1996-08-31

Milton "Tippy" Larkin, band leader, dies at 85

1996-10-21

Georgios Zoitakis, leader of Greece (1967-72), dies

1996-10-31

Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader, dies at 88

1996-12-16

Jean-Pierre Levy, resistance leader, dies at 85

1996-12-29

Daniel Raphaeautl Mayer, journalist/resistance leader, dies at 86

1997-03-26

Marshall Applewhite, American cult leader (b. 1931)

1997-04-26

Yegorov, Russian leader (1994-95), dies

1997-06-21

Fidel Velázquez Sánchez, Mexican labour leader (b. 1900)

1997-12-27

Billy Wright, Irish Protestant paramilitary leader (b. 1960)

1998-03-06

Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed

1999-02-19

Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, Iraqi Shiite leader (assassinated)

1999-02-24

Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian labour leader (b. 1916)

2000-01-15

Željko Ražnatović, aka Arkan, Serbian paramilitary leader (b. 1952)

2000-11-12

Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (b. 1913)

2001-02-20

Doris Leader Charge, Dances with Wolves

2001-04-24

Leon Sullivan, African-American civil rights leader and pastor (b. 1922)

2001-08-27

Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (assassinated) (b. 1938)

2001-09-09

Ahmed Shah Massoud, Afghani military leader (b. 1953)

2001-11-25

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Muslim Sufi, author, spiritual leader (b. 1941)

2002-01-03

Juan García Esquivel, Mexican band leader (b. 1918)

2002-01-17

Bishop Karas, Sudanese-born American religious leader (b. 1955)

2002-02-22

Jonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel leader (b. 1934)

2002-08-16

Abu Nidal, Palestinian political leader (b. 1937)

2002-12-05

Ne Win, Burmese leader (b. 1911)

2003-02-01

Mongo Santamaria, Cuban percussionist and band leader (b. 1922)

2003-02-18

Isser Harel, Israeli Mossad leader (b. 1912)

2003-07-29

Foday Sankoh, Sierra Leonean rebel leader (b. 1937)

2003-08-29

Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, Iraqi political leader (b.1939)

2003-09-30

Yusuf Bey, Black Muslim leader (b. 1935)

2004-02-13

Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Chechen leader (b. 1952)

2004-05-17

Ezzedine Salim, leader of Iraqi Governing Council (b. 1943)

2004-05-18

Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader (b. 1946)

2004-05-20

Lord Murray of Epping Forest, British labour politician and union leader, dies of emphysema and pneumonia at 82

2005-01-10

James Forman, American civil rights leader (b. 1928)

2005-01-19

Bill Andersen, New Zealand communist and trade union leader (b. 1924)

2005-03-08

Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen leader (b. 1951)

2005-06-03

Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader, writer, and lawyer (b. 1945)

2005-10-30

Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader (b. 1942)

2005-11-06

Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)

2005-11-15

Dr. Adrian Rogers, American Southern Baptist Minister and leader (b. 1931)

2006-01-26

Khan Abdul Wali Khan, Pakistani opposition leader and Pashtun nationalist (b. 1917)

2006-11-12

General Jacob E. Smart, US Air Force leader World War II (b. 1909)

2007-01-29

Dia Abdul Zahra Kadim, Iraqi extremist leader (b. 1970)

2007-02-01

Ahmad Abu Laban, Danish Muslim leader (b. 1946)

2007-02-22

George Jellicoe, Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords & Special Boat Service veteran (b. 1918)

2007-04-29

Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor, known as the leader of Olsenbanden

2007-05-07

Yahweh ben Yahweh, American cult leader (b. 1935)

2007-05-12

Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Taliban military leader (b. 1966?)

2007-08-02

Holden Roberto, Angolan founder and leader of the FNLA (b. 1923)

2008-01-30

Marcial Maciel, Mexican religious leader (b. 1920)

2008-03-14

Chiara Lubich, Italian Catholic activist and leader and foundress of the Focolare (b. 1920)

2008-03-26

Manuel Marulanda Velez aka Tirofijo, founder and lifelong leader of Colombian rebel group FARC-EP (b. 1930)

2008-08-20

Gene Upshaw, American football player and union leader (b. 1945)

2008-09-09

Warith Deen Muhammad, American religious leader (b. 1933)

2008-09-30

Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, Singapore Opposition Leader & former Secretary-General of Singapore's Worker's Party (b. 1926)

2008-12-01

Joseph B. Wirthlin, religious leader, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, businessman (b. 1917)

2008-12-19

James Bevel, 1960s Civil rights movement leader (b. 1936)

2009-01-01

Nizar Rayan, Hamas leader (b. 1962)

2009-05-18

Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan founder and leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (b. 1954)

2009-06-13

Fathi Yakan, Lebanese leader and Muslim cleric (b. 1933)

2009-11-11

Dhanpat Rai Nahar, Indian labour leader (b. 1919)

2010-01-05

Murray Saltzman, Reform Jewish rabbi and civil rights leader (b. 1929)

2010-02-05

Harry Schwarz, South African lawyer, politician and diplomat, leader of the anti-apartheid movement (b. 1924).

2010-04-03

Eugene Terre'Blanche, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife

2010-05-22

Veturi Sundara Ramamurthy, Leader

2010-05-24

Raymond V. Haysbert, African-American business executive and civil rights leader (b. 1920)

2010-07-21

Luis Corvalán, Chilean communist leader (b. 1916)

2011-05-02

Osama bin Laden, leader of al-Qaeda and 'the most wanted man in the world' (b. 1957)

2011-08-26

John McAleese, British SAS Trooper, Team leader during 1980 Iranian Embassy Siege (b. 1949)

2011-10-07

Ramiz Alia, the former communist leader and first president of the Albanian pluralist (b. 1925)

2011-12-17

Kim Jong-il, supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK) 1994-2011, dies of a suspected heart attack at 70

2012-01-13

Rauf Denktash, leader of Turkish Cypriots, dies of multiple organ failure at 87

2012-07-03

Petar Antic, Leader

2012-10-05

Miriam Leader, Young@Heart

2012-11-27

Marvin Miller, American union leader, dies at 95

2012-12-19

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader, dies from cancer at 68

2014-01-11

Stanley Uys, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife

2015-03-03

Zoe Leader, The Lion King

2015-06-27

Jane Aaron, Academy Leader Variations

2015-11-17

Ashok Singhal, controversial VHP leader, dies at 89

2015-11-17

Ashok Singhal, controversial VHP leader, dies at 89

2015-12-10

LGBT Leader George Zander Dead At 71

2016-07-16

Jimmy Johnston, former showband leader and promoter, dies aged 77

2016-07-28

Chief David Bald Eagle, prominent Native American leader and actor, dies aged 97

2017-02-02

DR Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dies aged 84

2017-03-30

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-01

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-02

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-04

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-11-20

Cult leader and convict Charles Manson dies aged 83

2017-12-12

Ultra-Orthodox leader Rabbi Shteinman dies aged 104

2018-02-15

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65

2018-03-19

Cattlemen industry leader John Underwood dies aged 77

2018-05-04

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama dies aged 65


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