97% of People Can't Name All of These 21st Century World Leaders! Can You?

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Some are loved, some are despised, most are elected, but others are heirs! Take this quiz now to see how well you know world leaders of the 21st century!

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Benjamin Netanyahu is the current and 9th Prime Minister of Israel. He assumed office on March 31, 2009. He was born in Tel Aviv.

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Fidel Castro was born Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz on August 13, 1926. He served as the 17th President of Cuba and died on November 25, 2016. His brother, Raul, succeeded him.

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Angela Merkel is the Chancellor of Germany. She assumed office on November 22, 2005, and was declared by Time magazine as "Chancellor of the Free World" in 2015.

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Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church. He is also considered the Bishop of Rome and sovereign of Vatican City.

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Emmanuel Macron is the President of France. He was born in Amiens, in northern France, and assumed office on May 14, 2017.

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the current and 12th President of Turkey. He was born on February 26, 1954 and assumed office on August 28, 2014.

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Xi Jinping is the current President of the People's Republic of China. He also serves as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and the Chairman of the Central Military Commission. He assumed office on November 15, 2012.

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Silvio Berlusconi was born in 1936 in Milan, Italy. He served as Prime Minister of Italy three different times: 1994 - 1995, 2001 - 2006 and 2008 - 2011.

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Queen Elizabeth II has been Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand since 6 February 1952. She was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

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Vicente Fox was born on July 1, 1942 in Mexico City. He was the 55th President of Mexico from 2000 - 2006.

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Justin Trudeau is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada. He was born in Ottawa in 1971 and assumed office on November 4, 2015.

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Anthony John Abbott was born on November 4, 1957. He was the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, from September 18, 2013 - September 15, 2015.

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Vladimir Putin was born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, Soviet Union, now Saint Petersburg, Russia. He was the second and is currently the fourth President of Russia.

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Shinzo Abe is the 57th and current Prime Minister of Japan. He assumed office on December 26, 2012 and is the third-longest serving Prime Minister in post-war Japan.

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King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud is the King and Prime MInister of Saudi Arabia. One of his major initiatives as King was the 2017 decree allowing Saudi women to drive.

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Hugo Chávez was the 62nd President of Venezuela from 2002 - 2013. He was born Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías on July 28, 1954, in Sabaneta, Venezuela.

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George W. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States. He served two terms from 2001 - 2009 alongside Vice President Dick Cheney.

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Giorgio Napolitano was born on June 29, 1925. He was the 11th President of Italy and the only Italian President to be re-elected to the Presidency.

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Ali Khamenei was born Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei on July 17, 1939, in Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran. He is the second Supreme Leader of Iran.

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William Jefferson Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. He was the 42nd President of the United States, elected to two terms from 1993 - 2001.

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Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. She assumed office on July 13, 2016. She is also the Leader of the Conservative Party.

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David William Donald Cameron was born on October 9, 1966, in Marylebone, London, England. He is a member of the Conservative Party and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 - 2016.

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Jacob Zuma is the fourth and current President of South Africa. He assumed office on May 9, 2009, and is a member of the African National Congress.

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Park Geun-hye was born on February 2, 1952. She was the first woman to be elected as President of South Korea. She served in office from 2013 - 2017.

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King Felipe VI is the current King of Spain, while Mariano Rajoy serves as the Prime Minister. King Filipe VI was born "Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Grecia" on January 30, 1968.

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Barack Obama was born Barack Hussein Obama II on August 4, 1961. He was the 44th President of the United States elected to two terms from 2009 - 20017. He was the first African-American to serve as President of the United States.

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Jacques Chirac served as President of France from 1995 - 2007. Throughout his political career, he was a member of six different political parties, including the Communist Party, Union for the New Republic, Union of Democrats for the Republic, Rally for the Republic, Union for a Popular Movement, and currently, Republicans.

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Dilma Rousseff was the 36th President of Brazil from January 1, 2011 - August 31, 2016. She was impeached after being found guilty of breaking budget laws. She became the first democratically-elected female president in the world to be impeached and removed.

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Karolos Papoulias was born on June 4, 1929, in Ioannina, Greece. He served as President of Greece from 2005 - 2015.

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Narendra Modi is the 14th and current Prime Minister of India. He was born in Vadnagar, India, in 1950 and assumed office on May 26, 2014.

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King Abdullah has been the King of Jordan since the death of his father King Hussein in 1999. According to Abdullah, he is a 41st-generation direct descendant of Muhammad as he belongs to the Hashemite family—who has ruled Jordan since 1921.

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Abdelilah Benkirane was Prime Minister of Morocco from 2011 - 2017. He was born in 1954 in Rabat, Morocco, and is a member of the Justice and Development Party.

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François Hollande was born François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande on August 12, 1954. He was the President of France from May 15, 2012 - May 14, 2017.

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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, often referred to by her initials CFK was President of Argentina from December 10, 2007 - December 9, 1015.

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Hassan Rouhani is the 7th and current President of Iran. He is a lawyer, academic, former diplomat and Islamic cleric. He assumed office in 2013.

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Mahmoud Abbas was born on March 26, 1935, in Safed, Mandatory, Palestine. He is a member of the Fatah political party and has served as the President of the State of Palestine since 2005.

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Michael D. Higgins is the ninth and current President of Ireland. He was born in Limerick City, Ireland, in 1941 and assumed office in 2011.

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Bronisław Komorowski served as President of Poland from 2010 - 2015. He is a graduate of the University of Warsaw and is married to Anna Dziadzia.

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Hamid Karzai served as President of Afghanistan from 2001 - 2014. He was born on December 24, 1957, in Karz, Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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Mwai Kibaki was the thirrd President of Kenya fro 2002 - 2013. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Kenya from 1978 - 1988.

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Nicolas Sarkozy was the President of France from 2007 - 2012. He is a member of The Republicans political party of France.

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Tony Blair was born on May 6, 1953 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a member of the Labour political party and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 - 2007.

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Nouri al-Malikiis served as the 47th Prime Minister of Iraq from 2006 - 2014. He is currently serving as Vice President of Iraq since October 10, 2016.

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Petro Poroshenko is the fifth and current President of Ukraine. He assumed office on June 7, 2014.

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Hosni Mubarak served as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 - 2011. He is Egypt's longest-serving ruler since Muhammad Ali Pasha who ruled the country from 1805 to 1848.

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King Philippe is the seventh King of the Belgians. He came to the throne on July 21, 2013, following his father's abdication. He married Countess Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz, now Queen Mathilde.

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Stephen Harper was the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada having served in office from 2006 - 2015. He was the first elected Prime Minister of Canada to come from the modern Conservative Party of Canada.

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Enrique Peña Nieto is the 57th and current President of Mexico. He assumed office in 2012.

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Robert Kocharyan served as the second President of Armenia from 1998 - 2008. He was previously President of Nagorno-Karabakh from 1994 to 1997 and Prime Minister of Armenia from 1997 to 1998.

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Gordon Brown was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010. He was born on February 20, 1951, in Giffnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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