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Most Significant Person in Each Country’s History? H

Oh it has been a while since I’ve done one of these. What a silly letter to take a break on as well, H is pretty easy – there’s only 3 countries starting with the letter H and two-thirds aren’t particularly obscure or lacking in depth of famous people. Honduras possibly but that’s because modern Latin…… Continue reading Most Significant Person in Each Country’s History? H

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Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? G part 2

In which I fool around with a country with the longest history and the most antiquity potentials for this ranking, as well as pay some brief visits to nations on the Atlantic who were high targets for Spanish and Portuguese colonialism sometime in the early 1500s. Greece Though of course Greece has its own history…… Continue reading Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? G part 2

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Who Is The Most Significant Person In Each Country’s History? G (part 1)

G has two really huge countries in it, Greece and Germany. So I’m doing one part at a time so I don’t exhaust myself doing what I just do for fun. Gabon Omar Bongo was president of Gabon for 42 years and for a country without much recorded history, that is going to have to…… Continue reading Who Is The Most Significant Person In Each Country’s History? G (part 1)

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Who Is The Most Significant Person in Each Country’s History? F

Oh I feel good this week, I got an easy section. There are only three F countries and they shouldn’t be any trouble, Fiji, Finland, and… France. Okay, this might take a bit longer. Fiji An island nation with a fairly short history, it’s nevertheless quite interesting to read. There’s one guy who in the…… Continue reading Who Is The Most Significant Person in Each Country’s History? F

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Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? C-D

So I was just, as a geopolitics-obsesssed nerd does, looking at the results of the Czech presidential election and it reminded me I should get on with the next part of my series. In which I finish up the remainders of C and do the D countries, which fortuitously means that I have a section…… Continue reading Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? C-D

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Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? C

Cabo Verde A minor Portuguese settlement for much of its history, it’s only since independence that the island nation made up of Cape Verdeans are beginning to get notoriety so the chosen from here is going to be pretty obscure and recent. Out of all the Verdeans who have entered the arts, I think the…… Continue reading Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? C

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Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? B

The Bahamas I swear the Caribbean nations are going to be the bane of my life when researching for this, with a few notable exceptions. The Bahamas is not one of those exceptions. It’s tempting to go full pop culture and nominate collectively the Baha Men for producing one of the most annoying pop songs,…… Continue reading Who is the most significant person in each country’s history? B