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Famous People of Global History

Matching game designed to help students to remember the most important figures in Global History.

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Jomo KenyattaLeader of nationalist movement in Kenya.
Nelson MandelaLeader of the African National congress imprisoned for 28 years.
Desmond TutuAnglican Bishop of South Africa.
Indira GandiDaughter of Nehru, became first female Primeminister of India.
Mohandas K. GandiBelieved passive non-violent, civil disobedience. created a mass movment against the British control of the subcontinent.
Jawaharial NehruKey member and leader of the Indian National Congress. India's first Prime Mininster.
Mohammed Ali JinnahAn organizer of the Muslim League. Became the first leader of Independent Pakistan.
Ho Chi Minhfounder of the Viet Minh. Leader of the Communist Party in Vietnam.
Sun Yat-senLed a popular revolt against the Manchu Dynasty. Founder of the Nationalist Party in China. Beleived in the three Principles of the People.
Chiang Kai-shekMilitary leader of the Nationalist Party in China, Retreated to the island of Taiwan and set up Nationalist China.
Mao ZedongFounder of the Communist Party in China, 1921. Lead the People's Democratic Republic of China from 1949 - 1976.
Simon BolivarCalled the "Liberator" for gaining independence for Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador, and Panama.
Fidel CastroFought against Cuban dictator, Batista, using guerrilla warfare. Overthrew Batista.
Yasir ArafatChairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
Golda MeirEarly Zionist leader in Palestine. Served as Prime Minister of Israel.
Martin LutherLeader of the Protestant Reformation in Europe
John CalvinLead a Reform movement - believed in Predestination


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