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Current Heads of State

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President of Afghanistan

27.09.2014 – 08:56 | Category: All, Dictators, Europe Leaders


Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, President of Afghanistan
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, President of Afghanistan (since Sept 29, 2014) He is the co-founder of the Institute for State Effectiveness, an organization set up in 2005 to improve the ability of states to serve their citizens. In 2005 he gave a TED talk, in which he discussed how to rebuild a broken state such as Afghanistan. Ghani is a member More →

President of Iraq

24.07.2014 – 21:49 | Category: All, Dictators, Middle East Leaders


Muhammad Fuad Masum, President of Iraq (since Jul 24, 2014)
Muhammad Fuad Masum, President of Iraq (since Jul 24, 2014) Fuad Masum was born in the city of Koya. His family descends from the village of Khabanen, which is part of Hawraman. He studied at various religious schools in Kurdistan until the age of 18. He studied law and Sharia at Baghdad University. In 1958, Masum traveled to Cairo to More →

First Ladies of the World

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First Lady of Monaco (Princess of Monaco)

01.07.2011 – 23:35 | Tags: , | Category: First Ladies


Charlene, Princess of Monaco
Charlene, Princess of Monaco (born 25 January 1978), is the wife of Albert II, Prince of Monaco. She is also a former South African Olympic swimmer. Charlene is the daughter of Michael and Lynette Wittstock. She was born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) to a family of German, English and Irish descent. Her family relocated to the Transvaal, South Africa, in More →

First Lady of Zimbabwe

18.06.2009 – 13:14 | Tags: , , | Category: First Ladies


Grace Mugabe, First Lady of Zimbabwe
Grace Mugabe, First Lady of Zimbabwe Grace Mugabe (née Marufu), (born 23 July 1965), is the second wife of current Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and the First Lady of Zimbabwe from her marriage to the leader in 1996. Mrs Mugabe, also called the First Shopper, was previously married to Stanley Goreraza, an air force pilot, and now working in the More →

First Lady of Zambia

18.06.2009 – 13:10 | Tags: , , | Category: First Ladies


Thandiwe Banda, First Lady of Zambia
Thandiwe Banda, First Lady of Zambia Autobiography I am a history and political science teacher with a passion for safe motherhood. I am sensitive about the well-being of mothers across the nine provinces of Zambia, and to that end I have committed myself to pursuing improved health among both home-makers and professional women. In this age of HIV and AIDS More →

First Lady of Venezuela

18.06.2009 – 13:01 | Tags: , , | Category: First Ladies


Marisabel Rodríguez de Chávez, First Lady of Venezuela
Marisabel Rodríguez de Chávez, First Lady of Venezuela Marisabel Rodríguez Oropeza (born 23 November 1964) is a Venezuelan journalist, publicist and radio announcer. She is best known for having been the second wife of current Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez. Rodríguez was born in Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela, South America. In 1999, Rodríguez was elected a member of the Constituent Assembly, in More →

First Lady of Uruguay

18.06.2009 – 12:46 | Tags: , , | Category: First Ladies


Lucía Topolansky, First Lady of Uruguay
Lucía Topolansky, First Lady of Uruguay Lucía Topolansky is a Uruguayan Senator, wife of Uruguay’s President José Mujica and the First Lady of Uruguay. During her childhood she studied in the College Sacré Cœur de las Hermanas Dominicas in Montevideo with her twin sister. She then entered the Instituto Alfredo Vásquez Acevedo and there she become part of the guild More →

First Lady of the United States

18.06.2009 – 12:43 | Tags: , , , | Category: First Ladies


Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States
Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States When people ask First Lady Michelle Obama to describe herself, she doesn’t hesitate to say that first and foremost, she is Malia and Sasha’s mom. But before she was a mother – or a wife, lawyer or public servant – she was Fraser and Marian Robinson’s daughter. The Robinsons lived in a More →

First Lady of the United Kingdom

18.06.2009 – 12:36 | Tags: , , | Category: First Ladies


Samantha Cameron, First Lady of the United Kingdom
Samantha Cameron, First Lady of the United Kingdom (wife of Prime Minister David Cameron) Samantha Gwendoline Cameron née Sheffield, (born 18 April 1971) is a British business executive and wife of the Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron. Until 13 May 2010 she was the creative director of Smythson of Bond Street, a stationery More →

First Lady of Uganda

18.06.2009 – 12:22 | Tags: , , | Category: First Ladies

Janet Museveni, First Lady of Uganda
Janet Museveni, First Lady of Uganda Janet Museveni (née Kainembabazi, born June 24, 1948) is the First Lady of Uganda since May 1986. She is married to Yoweri Museveni, with whom she has four children. Janet Kainembabazi Kataaha Museveni was born in Bwongyera village in Kajara county, Ntungamo district, Uganda to Mr and Mrs Edward Kataaha. She attended Kyamate primary More →

Map of Current Dictarships

Here’s a website by Planetrulers with a map displaying all current dictatorships.

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This is from PLANETRULERS:

Dictator of Kosovo Russian Dictator Cuban Dictator Belarus Dictator Azeri Dictator Iraqi Dictator Dictator of Syria Dictator of Iran Turkmenistan  Dictator Pakistani Dictator Dictator of  Tadjikistan Dictator of  Kazakhstan Dictator of  Uzbekistan Chinese Dictator Dictator of Bhutan Dictator of  Cambodia Dictator of Burma Dictator of Vietnam Dictator of Brunei Dictator of North  Korea Dictator of Cote  d'Ivoire Algerian Dictator Dictator of Guinea Dictator of Tunisia Dictator of Egypt Dictator of Libya Dictator of Chad Dictator of  Cameroon Dictator of Sudan Dictator of Eritrea Dictator of  Equatorial Guinea Dictator of Somalia Dictator of the  Republic of Congo Dictator of Rwanda Dictator of Angola Dictator of  Zimbabwe

Map of World Freedom in 2014:

Map of World Freedom in 2014

Map of World Freedom in 2013:

Freedom in the World Map 2013

Freedom in the World Map 2012

Below is a list of countries classified as NOT FREE (authoritarian regimes/dictatorships) by the Freedom House:

  1. Afghanistan – Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, President of Afghanistan
  2. Algeria – Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of Algeria
  3. Angola – Mr. Jose Eduardo dos Santos, President of Angola
  4. Azerbaijan – Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan
  5. Bahrain – King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain
  6. Belarus – Aleksandr Lukashenko, President of Belarus
  7. Brunei – Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah
  8. Cambodia – His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia
  9. Cameroon – Paul Biya, President of Cameroon
  10. Central African Republic – Alexandre-Ferdinand Nguendet, President
  11. Chad – Idriss Deby, President of Chad
  12. China – Xi Jinping, President of China
  13. Congo, Dem. Rep. of – Joseph Kabila, President of Congo
  14. Cuba – Raul Castro, President of Cuba
  15. Djibouti – Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti
  16. Egypt – Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt
  17. Equatorial Guinea – OBIANG NGUEMA MBASOGO, President
  18. Eritrea – Isaias Afwerki, President of Eritrea
  19. Ethiopia – Girme Wolde Giorgis, President of Ethiopia
  20. Gabon – Albert-Bernard Bongo, President of Gabon
  21. Gambia – Alhaji Dr. Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, President of Gambia
  22. Guinea-Bissau – José Mário Vaz, President of Guinea-Bissau
  23. Iran – Hassan Rouhan, President of Iran
  24. Iraq – Muhammad Fuad Masum, President of Iraq
  25. Jordan – King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan
  26. Kazakhstan – Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan
  27. Kuwait – Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, King of Kuwait
  28. Laos – Lieutenant General Choummaly Sayasone, President
  29. Mauritania – Mohamed Ould Abd Aziz, President of Mauritania
  30. Myanmar (Burma) – Thein Sein, Prime Minister of Myanmar (Burma)
  31. North Korea – Kim Jong-un, President of North Korea
  32. Oman – Qaboos bin Said Al-Said, Prime Minister of Oman
  33. Qatar – Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani
  34. Russia – Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
  35. Rwanda – Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
  36. Saudi Arabia – King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, King of Saudi Arabia
  37. Somalia – Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of Somalia
  38. Sudan – Omar H.A. Al-Bashier, President of Sudan
  39. Swaziland – Mswati III, King of Swaziland
  40. Syria – Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria
  41. Tajikistan – Emomalii Rahmon, President of Tadjikistan
  42. Turkmenistan – Gurbanguly BERDIMUHAMEDOW, President of Turkmenistan
  43. United Arab Emirates – Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  44. Uzbekistan – Islam Abdughanievich Karimov, President of Uzbekistan
  45. Vietnam – Truong Tan Sang, President of Vietnam
  46. Yemen – Ali Abdallah Salih, President of Yemen
  47. Zimbabwe – Robert (Gabriel) Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe