The world mourns an Amazing Leader

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As the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, we are reminded of the many world leaders, past and present who gave their lives for their people.

What is the ‘X-factor’ that makes some people natural leaders?

A great image of a true leader – Bonaparte

At Amazing People Club, we are proud to feature five Amazing Leaders in ‘Amazing National Leaders’.

Students can read these short biographical stories about Napoleon Bonaparte, Catherine the Great, Queen Elizabeth l, Mahatma Gandhi and George Washington. Learn about their strengths and weaknesses, triumphs and failures.

Explore Catherine the Great’s revitalization of Russia    Catherine the Great

GandhiMahatma9781922002099 - CopyGandhi’s successful non-violence agenda

plus Napoléon’s great victories and devastating defeats, Queen Elizabeth I’s ‘Golden Age’ and George Washington’s election as the first President of the United States.

Queen Elizabeth 1 of England
Queen Elizabeth 1
George Washington

Students will learn so much from them and be inspired by each and every one of their stories.




  • What do you think are the qualities needed for good, effective leadership?
  • Are great leaders born or made?
  • What was the most outstanding achievement of each of our featured leaders?

All of these questions and more are answered in this unique collection of inspirational stories, as amazing national leaders from history guide us through their incredible lives – click HERE to meet these five incredible leaders.


Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.

We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.

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