Valeriya Novodvorskaya is a Russian politician famous for trying to establish democracy in the country.|
Svetlana Boginskaya is a former Soviet/Unified Team/Belarusian gymnast who was famously known as the ‘Goddess of Gymnastics’.
Salva Kiir Mayardit is the President of South Sudan.
R. K. Narayan was an Indian writer who was most famous for his fictional work Malgudi Days.
N. R. Narayana Murthy is the co-founder of Infosys Ltd.
Moshe Dayan was a former Israeli military leader, minister of defense and minister of foreign affairs.
Maya Angelou was a famous writer, activist, singer, and actor, known best for her autobiography, ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’.
M. Visvesvaraya was a famous Indian engineer whose birthday, 15th September, is celebrated as ‘Engineer’s Day’ in India.
Jakaya Kikwete is the current President of Tanzania and is known for his policies aimed at uplifting the economic conditions of the country.
Henry Tayali was a Zambian fine artist and sculptor.
George Santayana was the first and foremost Hispanic-American philosopher.
Dayanand Saraswati was a Hindu religious leader who founded the reform movement, Arya Samaj.
Ayatollah Khomeini was the political and religious leader of Iran who held the highest office of his country until his death.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born Dutch activist and feminist.