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Can you name the modern European Leaders by description?

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Soviet dictator, oversaw the 'Great Purge'
'Iron Lady', British Prime Minister during the Falklands War
Two-time Swedish Prime Minister, shot dead in office 1986
Yugoslav partisan leader and statesman, co-founder of the non-align movement
Longest serving Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in office during reunification
Romanian military dictator, aligned with Germany in World War II
French General and President, led the 'Free French Forces'
Polish President and co-founder of Solidarnosc, won Nobel Peace Prize in 1983
Two-time Prime Minister of Italy, murdered by the 'Red Brigades' in 1978
East German communist leader for 21 years, ordered the construction of the Berlin Wall
Turkish revolutionary, founder and first President of modern Turkey
Czechoslovak dissident, President of the Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic
Prime Minister of Portugal, long time leader of right wing dictatorship
British Prime Minister at the outbreak of World War II, best known for appeasement policy towards Nazi Germany
Romanian communist dictator, overthrown in bloody revolution 1989
Norwegian Fascist, Head of collaboration regime in World War II
First socialist and Jewish Prime Minister of France, leader of the left wing 'Popular Front'
Last leader of the Soviet Union, initiated 'Glasnost' and 'Perestroika'
Two-time President of Czechoslovakia, first resigned following the 'Munich agreement', in 1948 disempowered by the communists
Leader of Italian fascism, annected Albania and Ethiopia, aligned himself with Nazi Germany
British Prime Minister during 'Suez Crisis', successor of Winston Churchill
Last leader of communist Poland, head of the ruling military regime 1981-1983
Greek military leader, came to power in coup d'etat in 1967
German dictator, mainly responsible for war in Europe and Holocaust
Ruler of the Soviet Union for 18 years, under his leadership the Warsaw Pact invaded Czechoslovakia and USSR invaded Afghanistan
Austrian authoritarian chancellor, killed by Austrian Nazis
Last Serbian communist leader, President of Yugoslavia, accused of war crimes
Hungarian reforming communist, deposed after Soviet troops crushed Hungarian uprising in 1956
Long-time leader of the French Socialist Party, President of France from 1981-1995
Spanish dictator, ruled the country for 36 years after winning civil war

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