And the Fifth Greatest Leader is…

After great and time-consuming deliberation, which involved minutes and minutes of poring over research and entries, the Moscrop school community of Social Studies 11 students has decided which leaders are deserving of 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th places in the spin-off competition from the BBC Leaders competition! Who are these people? You can…

Mikhail Gorbachev’s Secret Strengths, Decades Later!

“Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.”― Mikhail S. Gorbachev I personally (don’t care) believe that Mikhail Gorbachev is a good leader, and here’s why; He is very cool and is very nice I like him Played a really big part in the cold war, effectively…

Malcolm X

Who is Malcolm X:  Malcolm X was an African American civil rights activist, pastor, and proponent of Black nationalism. He pushed his fellow African-Americans to defend themselves against white hostility by whatever means necessary, a stance that sometimes clashed with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s peaceful teachings.   Impact of influence:  Shortly following Malcolm’s release from prison,…

Muhammad Ali

I had chosen Muhammad Ali as the 5th best leader since the 20th century he has fought in the ring but enacted peace outside the ring. Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer, poet, and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the…

Ronald Reagan.

Reagan was the 40th president of the United States, and was an actor prior to his presidency. He was in office from 1981-1989 but even with these short years, Reagan grew to be an iconic American household name, even starring in popular movies like “kings row” and “hellcats of the navy.” in Reagans second term…

Princess Diana

“Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back if only they had the chance.” – Princess Diana. Introduction Diana, the Princess of Wales, was an international icon of the late 20th Century. She was admired for her innovative charity work. She was married to Prince Charles in 1981, but their…

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 in Austria. He did not graduate from school. When the First World War broke out, he volunteered as a soldier in Germany. After the war, Hitler joined a small party. Its supporters hated Jews and thought nothing of democracy. The party was called the NSDAP. That stands for National…

Hugo Chavez

Looking into Hugo Chavez’s life and what he created, you will be able to agree with the fact that he was one of the most powerful leaders in history. Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias was the 47th president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Growing up in the rural areas of Venezuela, he was raised by…

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is one of the controversial personalities of the 21st century. He is not only famous for his disputed tweets, but also for the revolution of the online payment system and the private space sector and founder of many companies. But is leading a few of the biggest companies in the world enough to…

Mother Teresa

“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” – Mother Teresa Mother Teresa was a beacon of hope for the homeless and penniless. Without a doubt, Mother Teresa’s own way of helping had a massive impact on life by changing the world and inspiring people….

Rosa Parks

The battle for the right of black people has been really tough during the last century, especially in the USA. Being a great leader in my opinion means not only standing for an ideology, but also taking action. Even a common dressmaker, like Rosa Parks was, can make the difference and start the change. When Ross Parks was born, in 1913, the…