Europe is a big world continent that is comprised with a number of countries and territories. 10,180,000 kilometer squared is the total land area of this continent. In the entire Europe’s history, a number of influential leaders have given great contributions not only in the said continent, but in the entire world as well.
Here are 10 most influential leaders of Europe
10. Vladimir Lenin
From the year 1922 until his death, Vladimir is the Premier of the Soviet Union. He was also the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic’s leader. Under his management, the Russian Empire was transformed into a Soviet Union. He is a Russian revolutionary theorist and communist.
9. Queen Elizabeth I
She was the last monarch Tudor dynasty has to offer. She was the famous Queen of England and Ireland. The modern Europe was established through the effort of a lot of European leaders like Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth era took place during her reign, when numerous popular excellent writers lived such as Christopher Marlowe and William Shakespeare.
8. Karl Marx
Modern social science was born through the discovery of many famous people in the world like Karl Marx, whom was a German revolutionary socialist, historian, journalist, economist, sociologist, and philosopher. Marxism, which is a political view about society, economics, and politics, was authored by him.
7. Winston Churchill
In the year 1940 up to 1945, Winston Churchill was the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister. From the year 1951-1955, he was elected again as Prime Minister. He was an influential British wartime leader. Neville Chamberlain’s resignation gave him the opportunity to become a Prime Minister.
6. Henry VIII
Tudor dynasty had 5 monarchs, all in all and he 2nd one was none other than Henry VIII. Ireland and the Kingdom of France were ruled by this European leader, aside from England. The Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England were effectively separated through his great effort.