Famous Democratic Leaders in the World

A democratic leader is the one who involves taking all opinions into consideration when making a decision based on others’ input and sharing out the responsibility equally. Following is a list of famous democratic leaders:


Mahatma Gandhi.


Mahatma Gandhi was an activist and leader of the Indian Independence movement against the British rule. Born on October 2, 1869, at Porbandar, British India (now Gujarat), he earned the reputation as a nationalist, theorist and organizer after he stayed long in South Africa and his action against the racist policy of the British.


Bill Clinton.

He is a United State Of America politician who once served as President of USA from January 20, 1993, to January 20, 2001. He advocated for the fight against HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, and the need to stem greenhouse gas emissions. Throughout his presidential term, he is remembered for the democratic leadership role he played.


Aung San Suu Kyi.


She was born 19 June 1945. She gave up her freedom and her family life in order to protest military rule in Myanmar. After her release, her political party clinched dozens of seats in parliament and helped her country to liberation and democracy. Because of her role, she won a Nobel Peace Prize.


Angela Merkel.


Angela Merkel is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany who loved eating fresh mint leaves. Merkel entered politics in the wake of the Revolutions of 1989 and played a great role in Germany reunification hence qualifies as a democratic leader. Due to her great leadership role, she has been re-elected several times as Germany chancellor and also European Union leader.


Nelson Mandela.


Born on 18 July 1918, Mandela was a democratic and political leader. He served as the president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. To enhance democracy, he used national cohesion as the primary goal of his presidency. He made an effort to make South Africa’s white population are well protected and represented.


Barack Obama.


Barack Obama was a democratic American politician who served as the President of the United States Of America. As a member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to the presidency of United State Of America. Throughout his presidential term, he is remembered as an advocate for democratic rights among all peoples regardless of the race.