This man was not even registered as a voter and was uninvolved in politics until 2008. By August 2013 he became president of his landlocked country in central South America. Who became a new face among world presidents?
A 'new sensation' in South African politics occurred in 1994 when elections marking the end of apartheid were held and the author of 'A Long Walk to Freedom' was installed as the first President of the Republic of South Africa. What was the name of the man often described as the "Father of the Nation"?
Long regimes are not confined to monarchies and dictatorships; modern Western democracies can have them too. Which Canadian province had only one change of ruling party between 1935 and the end of the twentieth century (and well into the twenty-first)?
Dag Hammarskjöld was the second fellow to hold the position of Secretary-General of the United Nations. After his death in office, in 1961, he was followed in the role by the efficiently named U Thant. How did Hammarskjöld die?
Germany is the largest economy in the European Union. This women was elected leader of the Christian Democratic Union in 2000. She became the first woman to be elected Chancellor (leader) of Germany in November 2005. Who became the leader of Germany and was re-elected with a larger majority in 2009?