Politics & Power: False Gods- a Selection

by johndavies007 | created - 7 months ago | updated - 7 months ago | Public

All individuals are collectives and there is no such thing as evil

1. Tony Blair

Actor | The Simpsons

Tony Blair was born on May 6, 1953 in Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland as Anthony Charles Lynton Blair. He is an actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), CNN World Report (1987) and Pass the Mic (2000). He has been married to Cherie Blair since March 29, 1980. They have four children.

2. George Bush

Self | Feed

The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush (known colloquially as "Bush 41" to distinguish him from his son, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the U.S., who is known as "Bush 43"), was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb south of Boston. ...

3. George W. Bush

Camera_department | Journeys with George

The 43rd President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush (known colloquially as "W" to distinguish himself from his father, George Bush, the 41st president of the U.S.), was born two days after the national holiday of the Fourth of July, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. There, his ...

4. Dick Cheney

Self | Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience

Dick Cheney was born on January 30, 1941 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA as Richard Bruce Cheney. He has been married to Lynne Cheney since August 29, 1964. They have two children.

5. Winston Churchill

Writer | Matinee Theatre

Born in Blenheim Palace, the residence of his grandfather, the 7th Duke of Marlborough. His father was the Duke's third son, Lord Randolph Churchill. His mother, Jennie Jerome, was the daughter of an American financier.

After passing through famous English public schools such as Harrow, he went on ...

6. Bill Clinton

Self | The War Room

Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III in Hope, Arkansas, to Virginia Dell (Cassidy) and William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., a traveling salesman. His father died in a car crash three months before Bill was born. He was raised by his grandparents for four years while his mother was in ...

7. Hillary Clinton

Actress | Madam Secretary

Hillary Clinton was born on October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Hillary Diane Rodham. She has been married to Bill Clinton since October 11, 1975. They have one child.

8. Queen Elizabeth II

The Good Life

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21, 1926, in London England to the second son of George V -- Albert, Duke of York and the Duchess of York, the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Her sister Princess Margaret was born 4 years later. In 1936, when she was 10, her uncle, King Edward ...

9. Nigel Farage

Self | UK General Election

Nigel Farage was born on April 3, 1964 in Farnborough, Kent, England as Nigel Paul Farage. He has been married to Kirsten Mehr since November 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Gráinne Clare Hayes.

10. Francisco Franco

Writer | Raza

Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teoula Franco y Bahamonde was born on December 4, 1892, in Ferrol, Spain. He entered the Spanish Military Academy in 1907 and upon graduation three years later was commissioned as a lieutenant. His career path seemed assured after he was detailed to the colony of ...

11. Alan Greenspan

Self | The Men Who Built America

Alan Greenspan was born on March 6, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Andrea Mitchell since April 6, 1997. He was previously married to Barbara Joan Mitchell.

12. Adolf Hitler

Writer | War Comes to America

Born the fourth of six children to Austrian customs officer Alois Hitler--who had been married twice before--and the former Klara Polzl, Adolf Hitler grew up in a small Austrian town in the late 19th century. He was a slow learner and did poorly in school. He was frequently beaten by his ...

13. Enver Hoxha

Self | Albaniya

Enver Hoxha was born on October 16, 1908 in Gjirokastër, Albania. He was married to Nexhmije Hoxha. He died on April 11, 1985 in Tirana, Albania.

14. Jong-Il Kim

Producer | Pulgasari

Jong-Il Kim was born on February 16, 1941 in Vyatskoe, Khabarovskiy rayon, Khabarovskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Yuri Irsenovich Kim. He was an actor and producer, known for Pulgasari (1985), The Schoolgirl's Diary (2007) and Sea of Blood (1969). He was married to Young-Sook Kim and Il-Chon Hong. He ...

15. King Leopold II

Self | Les funérailles de S.M. Marie-Henriette, reine des Belges

King Leopold II was born on April 9, 1835 in Brussels, United Kingdom of the Netherlands as Léopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld. He was married to Blanche Delacroix and Queen Maria-Hendrika of the Belgians. He died on December 17, 1909 in Brussels, Belgium.

16. Zedong Mao

Self | Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P

Tse-tung Mao, along with Yat-sen Sun and Kai-Shek Chiang, was one of the most important figures to modern Chinese history. Born to a peasant family--his father was a farmer--in Shaoshan, China, on December 26, 1893, Mao was raised in the grinding poverty of rural Hunan province, where he developed ...

17. Ferdinand Marcos

Self | Der lachende Stern

Ferdinand Marcos was born on September 11, 1917 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines as Ferdinand Edralin Marcos. He was a writer, known for Der lachende Stern (1983), HBO Boxing (1973) and Panorama (1953). He was married to Imelda Marcos. He died on September 29, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

18. Golda Meir

Actress | Magazine 52

Golda Meir was born on May 3, 1898 in Kiev, Russian Empire as Goldie Mabovitch. She was an actress, known for Magazine 52 (1973), The Simpsons (1989) and Ben Gurion Remembers (1972). She was married to Morris Myerson. She died on December 8, 1978 in Jerusalem, Israel.

19. Narendra Modi

Self | An Insignificant Man

Narendra Modi was born on September 17, 1950 in Vadnagar, State of Bombay, India as Narendra Damodardas Modi.

20. Robert Mugabe

Self | Zimbabwe: State of Denial

Robert Mugabe was born on February 21, 1924 in Kutama, Southern Rhodesia as Robert Gabriel Mugabe. He has been married to Grace Marufu since August 17, 1996. They have three children. He was previously married to Sally Hayfron.

21. Rupert Murdoch

Gallipoli

Rupert Murdoch was born on March 11, 1931 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Rupert Keith Murdoch. He is an executive and actor. He has been married to Jerry Hall since March 4, 2016. He was previously married to Wendi Murdoch, Anna Murdoch and Patricia Booker.

22. Benito Mussolini

Writer | Villafranca

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was born in Predappio, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was the son of Alessandro Mussolini, a socialist, and Rosa Maltoni, a devout Catholic schoolteacher. In 1915, Mussolini married Donna Rachele Guidi. Together, they had five children. On October 31, 1922, at the age of...

23. Benjamin Netanyahu

Self | Sabena Hijacking: My Version

Benjamin Netanyahu was born on October 21, 1949 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

24. Tsar Nicholas II

Self | Hänen Majesteettinsa Keisarin käynti Helsingissä

Czar Nicholas II of Russia was crowned in 1894, and was the last Emperor of Russia. He was born on 19 May, 1868, the first child of Tsarevitch Aleksandr III and his wife, Maria Fyodorovna. He was christened His Imperial Highness Nicholas Aleksandrovitch Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia. He was followed...

25. Barack Obama

Producer | The Fifth Risk

U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya. They were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left...

26. Prince Philip

The Good Life

Prince Phillip was born on 10 June 1921 as a Prince of Greece and Denmark. His family was deposed and he lived in France and finally went to boarding school in Gordonstoun in Scotland. Eventually he sent his boys there. When he was 18 he met 13 year old Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth, his third ...

27. Augusto Pinochet

Self | Contra la razon y por la fuerza

Augusto Pinochet was born on November 25, 1915 in Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile as Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte. He was married to Lucía Hiriart. He died on December 10, 2006 in La Reina, Santiago, Chile.

28. Pol Pot

Self | The Most Evil Men and Women in History

Pol Pot was born on May 19, 1925 in Prek Sbauv, Kampong Thum Province, Cambodia as Saloth Sar. He was married to Mea Son and Khieu Ponnary. He died on April 15, 1998 in Along Veng, Cambodia.

29. Vladimir Putin

Self | The Putin Interviews

(1952) Born in Leningrad, U.S.S.R. (1975) Graduates from law school in Leningrad. (1975-1990) KGB agent posted mainly in East Germany but also Leningrad. (1994-1996) Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg. (1996-1998) Deputy Chief of Staff in President Boris Yeltsin's administration. (1998-1999) Head of ...

30. Ronald Reagan

Actor | Kings Row

Ronald Reagan had quite a prolific career, having catapulted from a Warner Bros. contract player and television star, into serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, the governorship of California (1967-1975), and lastly, two terms as President of the United States (1981-1989).

Ronald Wilson ...

31. John D. Rockefeller

Self | Freakonomics

John D. Rockefeller was born on July 8, 1839 in Richford, New York, USA as John Davison Rockefeller. He was married to Laura Celesdia Spelman. He died on May 23, 1937 in Ormond, Florida, USA.

32. António de Oliveira Salazar

Writer | Fantasia Lusitana

António de Oliveira Salazar is a writer, known for Fantasia Lusitana (2010) and Soldado B (2018).

34. Joseph Stalin

Actor | Ostrov myortvykh

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1879 in Gori, Georgia, the Transcaucasian part of the Russian Empire. His father was a cobbler named Vissarion Dzhugashvili, a drunkard who beat him badly and frequently and left the family ...

35. Suharto

Self | Bitter Paradise: The Sell-out of East Timor

Suharto was born on June 8, 1921 in Kemusu Argamulja, Jogjakarta, Dutch East Indies. He died on January 27, 2008 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

36. Margaret Thatcher

SDI Star Wars

Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England, the younger daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. Her father was a greengrocer and respected town leader, serving as lay-leader with their church, city-alderman and then as mayor. He taught Margaret never to do things because ...

37. Donald Trump

Actor | Ghosts Can't Do It

Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946 at the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in the Queens borough of New York City. He is the son of Mary Trump (née Macleod) and Fred Trump, a real estate millionaire. His mother was a Scottish immigrant who initially worked as a maid. His father was born in ...

38. Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd

Self | Changing World

Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd was born on September 8, 1901 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He died on September 6, 1966 in Cape Town, South Africa.

39. Queen Victoria

Writer | En kongelig familie

Princess Alexandrina Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Victoria as she was called was the granddaughter of King George III. When she was less than a year old her father died leaving her mother broke and at the mercy of her brother Leopold, the King of Belgium. ...

40. Kaiser Wilhelm II

Self | Gewalt gegen Recht

Kaiser William II was born on January 27, 1859 to a Prince and Princess of Prussia. His mother was the daughter of Queen Victoria. He grew up like any Prussian Prince, except for an arm that was deformed from birth. He admired his grandparents who became Kaiser and Empress when he was small. He ...

41. Duke of Windsor

Writer | A King's Story

Prince Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David was born on June 23, 1894. He was the son of the future King George V and Queen Mary. He was in the army and was an uncrowned King for a little under a year after the death of his father in 1936. In the early 30s he met an American divorcee...



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