Foreign-born World Leaders

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Can you name the modern states in which each of these post-1900 world leaders were born?

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LeaderCountry of Birth
Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX of Thailand 1946-PRESENT
Yitzhak Shamir, Prime Minister of Israel 1983-1984, 1986-1992
Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia, 2013-PRESENT
Moshe Katsav, President of Israel 2000-2007
Karl Renner, President of Austria 1945-1950, Chancellor of Austria 1918-1920, 1945
Manuel Valls, Prime Minister of France 2014-PRESENT
Paul Deschanel, President of France 1920
Khaleda Zia, Prime Minister of Bangladesh 1991-1996, 2001-2006
John Compton, Prime Minister of St Lucia 1979, 1982-1996, 2006-2007
Albert I, Prince of Monaco 1889-1922
John Turner, Prime Minister of Canada 1984
Hendrik Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa 1958-1966
Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia 2010-PRESENT
Serzh Sargsyan, President of Armenia 2008-PRESENT, Prime Minister 2007-2008
Manuel Gondra, President of Paraguay 1910-1911, 1920-1921
Nikolai Tanayev, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan 2002-2005
Boris Tadić, President of Serbia 2004-2012
Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India 2004-PRESENT
Hassan Gouled Aptidon, President of Djibouti 1977-1999
Zinaida Greceanîi, Prime Minister of Moldova 2008-2009
Chris Watson, Prime Minister of Australia 1904
Louis II, Prince of Monaco 1922-1949
Muhammad Naguib, President of Egypt 1953-1954, Prime Minister of Egypt 1952-1954
Paul von Hindenburg, President of Germany 1925-1934
Ascensión Esquivel Ibarra, President of Costa Rica 1902-1906
Richard Seddon, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1893-1906
Manuel Amador Guerrero, President of Panama 1904-1908
Galo Plaza, President of Ecuador 1948-1952
Sergei Stanishev, Prime Minister of Bulgaria 2005-2009
Joseph Ward, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1906-1912, 1928-1930
Ricardo Arias, President of Panama 1955-1956
Lee Myung-bak, President of South Korea 2008-PRESENT
Moshe Sharett, Prime Minister of Israel 1954-1955
Józef Piłsudski, Chief of State of Poland 1918-1922, Prime Minister of Poland 1926-1928, 1930
Nicolae Văcăroiu, Prime Minister of Romania 1992-1996
Haakon VII, King of Norway 1905-1957
Yuriy Yekhanurov, Prime Minister of Ukraine 2005-2006
Walter Kieber, Prime Minister of Liechtenstein 1974-1978
Moana Carcasses Kalosil, Prime Minister of Vanuatu 2013-PRESENT
Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand 2008-2011
Ernst Streeruwitz, Chancellor of Austria 1929
Nouhak Phoumsavanh, President of Laos 1992-1998
Mátyás Rákosi, de facto Leader of Hungary 1945-1956
Sixto Durán-Ballén, President of Ecuador 1992-1996
Emil Constantinescu, President of Romania 1996-2000
Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada, President of Cuba 1933
Joseph Cook, Prime Minister of Australia 1913-1914
Lester Bird, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda 1994-2004
Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti 1999-PRESENT
Chaim Herzog, President of Israel 1983-1993
Horst Köhler, President of Germany 2004-2010
Theodor Körner, President of Austria 1951-1957
Patrice Trovoada, Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe 2010-PRESENT, 2008
Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum, Prime Minister of Cambodia 1962
Chaim Weizmann, President of Israel 1949-1952
Shimon Peres, President of Israel 2007-PRESENT, Prime Minister of Israel 1977, 1984-1986, 1995-1996
David Ben-Gurion, Prime Minister of Israel 1948-1954, 1955-1963
Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier, President of Costa Rica 1990-1994
George Reid, Prime Minister of Australia 1904-1905
Fethi Okyar, Prime Minister of Turkey 1924-1925
Khuang Aphaiwong, Prime Minister of Thailand 1944-1945, 1946, 1947-1948
Ante Jelavić, Presidency Member of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1998-2001
Faisal I, King of Iraq 1921-1933
Zoltán Tildy, President of Hungary 1946-1948, Prime Minister of Hungary 1945-1946
LeaderCountry of Birth
Baek Du-jin, Prime Minister of South Korea 1952-1953, 1953-1954, 1970-1971
Arthur Barclay, President of Liberia 1904-1912
Saud, King of Saudi Arabia 1953-1964
Bikenibeu Paeniu, Prime Minister of Tuvalu 1989-1993, 1996-1999
Andrey Lyapchev, Prime Minister of Bulgaria 1926-1931
George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece 2009-2011
William, Prince of Albania 1914
Luigi Pelloux, Prime Minister of Italy 1898-1900
Carol I, King of Romania 1881-1914
Mary McAleese, President of Ireland 1997-2011
Son Ngoc Thanh, Prime Minister of Cambodia 1945, 1972
Jerzy Buzek, Prime Minister of Poland 1997-2001
François Bozizé, President of Central African Republic 2003-PRESENT
Piotr Jaroszewicz, Prime Minister of Poland 1970-1980
Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon 2009-2011
Devan Nair, President of Singapore 1981-1985
João Tamagnini Barbosa, Prime Minister of Portugal 1918-1919
Suat Hayri Ürgüplü, Prime Minister of Turkey 1965
Ghazi, King of Iraq 1933-1939
Johannes Virolainen, Prime Minister of Finland 1964-1966
Muhammad Ali Bogra, Prime Minister of Pakistan 1953-1955
Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Prime Minister of Denmark 1909
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of Algeria 1999-PRESENT
Konstantinos Tsaldaris, Prime Minister of Greece 1946-1947, 1947
Hasan Hasanov, Prime Minister of Azerbaijan 1990-1992
William D. Coleman, President of Liberia 1896-1900
Tofilau Eti Alesana, Prime Minister of Samoa 1982-1985, 1988-1998
Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea 1948-1960
Siad Barre, President of Somalia 1969-1991
Khawaja Nazimuddin, Prime Minister of Pakistan 1951-1953
Garretson W. Gibson, President of Liberia 1900-1904
Yevgeny Primakov, Prime Minister of Russia 1998-1999
Johann I, Prince of Liechtenstein 1858-1929
Ferdinand I, Tsar of Bulgaria 1887-1918
Nicéphore Soglo, President of Benin 1991-1996, Prime Minister 1990-1991
Éamon de Valera, President of Ireland 1959-1973, Taoiseach of Ireland 1937-1948, 1951-1954, 1957-1959
Janet Jagan, President of Guyana 1997-1999, Prime Minister of Guyana 1997
Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan 2001-2008
Clemente Yerovi, President of Ecuador 1966
Abdus Sattar, President of Bangladesh 1981-1982
Dámaso Berenguer, Prime Minister of Spain 1930-1931
Olav V, King of Norway 1957-1991
William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1905-1912
Maurice Bishop, Prime Minister of Grenada 1979-1983
Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland 1994-2000
Aleksandar Malinov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria 1908-1911, 1918, 1931
Jean-Luc Dehaene, Prime Minister of Belgium 1992-1999
Rudolf Ramek, Chancellor of Austria 1924-1926
Han Myeong-sook, Prime Minister of South Korea 2006-2007
Mohammed Nadir Shah, King of Afghanistan 1929-1933
Gabriel Lisette, Prime Minister of Chad 1957-1959
Liaquat Ali Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan 1947-1951
Mykola Azarov, Prime Minister of Ukraine 2010-PRESENT
Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal 1921, 1925-1926
Levi Eshkol, Prime Minister of Israel 1963-1969
Ferdinand I, King of Romania 1914-1927
Andrew Bonar Law, Prime Minister of United Kingdom 1922-1923
Inder Kumar Gujral, Prime Minister of India 1997-1998
Ephraim Katzir, President of Israel 1973-1978
Tawfik Abu al-Huda, Prime Minister of Jordan 1951-1953, 1954-1955
Yusof bin Ishak, President of Singapore 1965-1970
Talal, King of Jordan 1951-1952
Billy Hughes, Prime Minister of Australia 1915-1923
Anatoliy Kinakh, Prime Minister of Ukraine 2001-2002
LeaderCountry of Birth
Habibullah Khan, Emir of Afghanistan 1901-1919
Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1957-1960
Pyotr Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia 1906-1911
Vilis Krištopans, Prime Minister of Latvia 1998-1999
Zalman Shazar, President of Israel 1963-1973
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of France 1974-1981
Stephanos Skouloudis, Prime Minister of Greece 1915-1916
Lauri Kristian Relander, President of Finland 1925-1931
Georgi Traykov, Head of State of Bulgaria 1964-1971
Ibrahim Hashem, Prime Minister of Jordan 1957-1958
Robert Schuman, Prime Minister of France 1947-1948, 1948
Aleksandras Abišala, Prime Minister of Lithuania 1992
Andrew Fisher, Prime Minister of Australia 1908-1909, 1910-1913, 1914-1915
Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia 2006-PRESENT
Filip Vujanović, President of Montenegro 2003-PRESENT
Iskander Mirza, President of Pakistan 1956-1958
Ananda Mahidol, King Rama VIII of Thailand 1935-1946
Edward Seaga, Prime Minister of Jamaica 1980-1989
George I, King of Greece 1863-1913
Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal 1959-1960
Toaripi Lauti, Prime Minister of Tuvalu 1978-1981
Ivica Račan, Prime Minister of Croatia 2000-2003
William Massey, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1912-1925
Kim Jong-il, Supreme Leader of North Korea 1994-2011
Adnan Terzić, Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2002-2007
Robert Kocharyan, President of Armenia 1998-2008, Prime Minister of Armenia 1997-1998
Pierre Werner, Prime Minister of Luxembourg 1959-1974, 1979-1984
Kurt Schuschnigg, Chancellor of Austria 1934-1938
Rosa Zafferani, Captain Regent of San Marino 1999, 2008
Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel 1969-1974
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, President of Pakistan 1978-1988
Sergei Stepashin, Prime Minister of Russia 1999
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, President of Turkey 1923-1938, Prime Minister of Turkey 1920-1921
Ferenc Szálasi, Leader of the Nation of Hungary 1944-1945
João Pinheiro Chagas, Prime Minister of Portugal 1911
Abdelmunim al-Rifai, Prime Minister of Jordan 1969, 1970
Erskine Hamilton Childers, President of Ireland 1973-1974
Abdullah I, King of Jordan 1946-1951
Fernand Bouisson, Prime Minister of France 1935
Walter Breisky, Chancellor of Austria 1922
Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, President of Israel 1952-1963
Branko Crvenkovski, President of Macedonia 2004-2009, Prime Minister of Macedonia 1992-1998, 2002-2004
Levon Ter-Petrosyan, President of Armenia 1991-1998
Edwin Linkomies, Prime Minister of Finland 1943-1944
Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1935-1940
Rupiah Banda, President of Zambia 2008-2011
Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein 1989-PRESENT
Édouard Balladur, Prime Minister of France 1993-1995
Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein 1938-1989
Ian Khama, President of Botswana 2008-PRESENT
David Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados 2008-2010
Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero, Prime Minister of Spain 1897-1900, 1900-1901
Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France 2005-2007
Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel 1977-1983
Ricardo Maduro, President of Honduras 2002-2006
René Viviani, Prime Minister of France 1914-1915
Adolfo Díaz, President of Nicaragua 1911-1917, 1926-1929
Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein 1929-1938
Anton Yugov, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria 1956-1962
Adolf Hitler, Chancellor and Führer of Germany 1933-1945
Sylvanus Olympio, President of Togo 1958-1963
Peter Fraser, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1940-1949
Adolf Schärf, President of Austria 1957-1965
Fred Degazon, President of Dominica 1979-1980

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