What traits do you think a political leader should have? What is the influence of such a personality on the development of the historical process? Think about which of the statesmen and public figures made the most significant contribution to the development of European countries in the 19th century. Explain why you think so.
A political leader must have a sense of purpose, decisiveness, analytical ability, management skills, tact, honesty, persuasion, character and will. Most leaders possessed this set of qualities and played an important role in the development of the historical process.
Significant contribution to the development of European countries in the 19th century. introduced by Napoleon Bonaparte (he changed the course of history not only for France, but for the whole of Europe). K. Marx and F. Engels played a key role in the history of the workers’ movement: they created a new revolutionary movement – Marxism and the first international mass organization of workers – the International Workingmen’s Association (I International).
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