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9 famous world leaders on the currency note

Various countries have used the pictorial of their founders, politicians, monarchs and famous personality on their currency notes to pay tribute and fondness to that leader. Here is the list of prominent world leaders who have their display on their state’s currency.

1. George Washington:

There are some 12 American Presidents on their currency paper note. We have taken the images of the two most famous ones in this list.

One of the founding fathers of United States of America George Washington was also the first president of the country. Washington was also the Commander-in-Chief of Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is on $1 paper note.

2. Abraham Lincoln:

One of the most famous American President Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the country. He was the first president who got assassinated. He is still remembered on the $5 paper note.

 

3. Musatafa Kemal Attaturk:

Mustafa Kemal first president and the founder of the Republic of Turkey, was a reformist statesman and an army officer.  Kemal was the man who after Ottoman Empire’s defeat in World War I transformed Ottoman Empire in to a modern and secular Turkey. He is still remembered as the father of Turks.

 

4. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini:

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is an Iranian religious, political and the leader of Iranian Revolution 1979, who overthrow the kingship of Shah of Iran. He is the man who laid down the foundation of new Iran and he is also on the currency note.

5. Saddam Hussain: 

Saddam Hussain was the fifth president of Iran, who served Iraq from 1979 to 2003. The man led the country in two big wars Gulf War and American invasion of Iraq in 2003. He is also on the currency note of the country.

6. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi the man behind Indian independence is most honorable man of the country. You can only find one personality on Indian currency note and that is of Gandhi.

7. Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah:

Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah is the founder, first Governor-General of Pakistan. Quaid-e-Azam is also the only Pakistani leader who is marked on the currency note and that is because of the love people have for him.

7. Elizebth II:

The most popular monarch of England, who got the throne in 1952 and still is the reigning Queen of the country Elizebth II is also pictured on the currency note of England.

8. Mao Tse-tung:

Mao Tse-tung was a Chinese communist revolutionary and the founding father of People Republic’s of China. Mao is the most popular Chinese leader that is the reason that he also made it to the country’s currency note.

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