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Mohandas Gandhi
Indian leader during stuggle for independence. only peaceful resistance. assasinated by Hindu.
Jawaharlal Nehru
India's first prime minister.
devote follower of Gandhi.
Popular among all groups.
Formation of alliances with other new countries.
organization by language.
industrialization and social reforms
Nehru => New you
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Leader of the Muslim League.
-insisted all muslims leave the congress party. "The ony thing the muslim has in common with the Hindu is his slavery to the British.
first leader of pakistan
Indira Ghandi
Daugher to Nehru
Decent Ruler
Sikh extremists
Ordered Indian army to over run golden Temple
Killed by body guards.
Rajiv Ghandi
quickly lost power due corrupt leadership.
killed by opposing party members
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
present leader of Hindu party.
rules unstable nation
population and social inequality
Ali Bhutto
became leader of Pakistan after it went through a series of military coups. Removed by General Zia
General Zia
pushed Bhutto out of office. executed for corruption
Benazir Bhutto
elected 2x for prime minister.
removed for disorder
Shiek Mujibur Rahman
First Prime Minister of Bangledesh after it was economically depressed.
self centered for power
became dicator untill assasinated by military leaders
Ferdinand Marcos
elected president or Phillipenes in 1965.
authortarian regime
stole money
got around term limit
assasined cheif opponent.
Corazon Aquino
Marcos refused to aknowlege her decisive victory. ratifyed new constitution. pushed for democracy.
Fidel Ramos
6 year term
followed Aquino
Abu Sayyaf
leader of group that was not satifyed but autonomous regime it was given. continue to fight and kinapped 21 people including tourists
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
current Phillipene President.
Launched all out military response to Abu
Aung San Suu Kyi
returned to Burma after being abroad
Essential in National league or Democracy been placed under house arrest several times
aung san
Suu Kyi's father. leader of burmese nationalists' army killed yeas before by political rivals. pivitol in phillipene independence
Lee Kuan Yew
ruled Singapore from 1959 to 1990. singapore emerged as baking center as well as center of trade.
Sukarno
Leading effor in developing independent indonesia. 2 days after Japanese surrendered named independent country and president.
backed by guerilla army
Suharto
Sukarno failed at democracy. Suharto put down military coup that tried to take over. then took power for himself and began bloodbath.

DICTATOR
Megawati Sukarnoputri
Daughter of Sukarno. swore to democracy. faces government, social and economy issues
Jose Ramos Horta
East Timor campaign leader won nobel peace prize. for efforts to gain independence without violence.