Kim Dae-Jung is one of South Korea’s most well-known nationalists, having served his country from a young age, even at the risk of his own life. He is dubbed as the “Nelson Mandela of Asia,” having dedicated his life and career to opposing authoritarian rule and to promoting peace and prosperity for South Korea.
Whenever people talk of the word “nuclear,” the first thing that pops into their heads is weapons. You really can’t blame them. Long before nuclear energy was used as a means to produce electricity, it has been demonstrated as a weapon. Because of this, many have the wrong perception that investing on nuclear technology is a wrong thing—tell that to Mohamed ElBaradei, and he’ll give you a thousand reasons why nuclear technology is beneficial to people, even for peace.
Al Gore is well-known to be one of the most important people in history for being a politician, an environmental activist, a documentary show host, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, and more. Throughout his entire career, Al Gore has supported numerous organizations, participated in various organizational programs, and actively promoted the protection of our planet.
Rupert Murdoch is the founder of “News Corporation,” the world’s second-largest media conglomerate which operates several news and media companies, such as Fox News, Fox Broadcasting Corporation, 20th Century Fox, Fox Group, The Wall Street Journal and Star TV. He started his global empire in Australia after graduating from Oxford with “The Adelaide News” and “The Australian.”
Imran Khan Niazi is Pakistan's most famous cricket player and the Chairman and founder of the political party Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice). He is a philanthropist, a political activist, and a staunch supporter of development and reformation of the government of Pakistan.
Tawakkol Karman AKA the iron woman and Mother of the Revolution is a journalist, a human rights activist, a mother, an independent member of the Al-Islah Yemen political party, and the founder of Women Journalists Without Chains. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Award in 2011 for her efforts and establishment of nonviolent struggles for the safety of women, women’s rights, and their full participation in the peacebuilding work of Yemen—the youngest ever (32 years old) and only the second Muslim to receive this prestigious award.
Canadian–born Paul Watson, the oldest of seven children, founded the interventionist group called the Sea Shepherd in 1977 after leaving the organization Greenpeace, which he also co-founded and served from 1969 to 1977. Paul’s career as an environmental protectionist began after he joined the Kindness Club, founded by Aida Flemming. Their first animal rights protectionist mission was confiscating and destroying leg hold traps used to catch beavers. They also were active in disrupting duck and deer hunters by distracting them when trying to shoot these animals.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg is the founder of the multi-billion dollar company Bloomberg L.P. and the present Mayor of New York City. He is ranked as the 10th richest man in the United States and the 20th richest man in the world. However, he started as an ordinary guy who eked out a living and sustained himself in his college studies to earn a college degree.
Martti Ahtisaari is the former president of Finland, a diplomat, a Nobel Prize Laureate, a Finnish politician, and a famous international peace mediator. Martti Ahtisaari spent three decades of his career in foreign relations, including Finnish Secretary of Foreign Affairs and United Nations Commissioner for Namibia. He joined the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1965 and promoted to various positions in the Ministry between 1965 and 1972.
The lives of the Royal Family has been the subject of constant prying in the recent years, and for this reason, we should be wary of whatever news that comes out concerning them. In endeavouring to give a balanced characterization of the life of Queen Elizabeth II, it is necessary that one should be privy to the ins-and-outs of the royal life. Yet, that is a privilege granted only to some of the most trusted people of the monarchy. For this reason, it is quite difficult to really uncover the simple person behind the queenly robes and dazzling crown.