World Leaders explores the lives and contributions of history’s most famous figures. From Alexander the Great and Attila the Hun to George Washington and Fidel Castro, discover the men and women whose politics and power have shaped the world. More than 2,100 articles fill this comprehensive CD-ROM covering Kings and Queens, Chiefs and Chancellors, Presidents and Prime Ministers, and other influential people across the globe. Enhanced with photos, charts, video, and audio clips-listen to the inaugural address of JFK or watch the tribute to Mahatma Gandhi after his death-World Leaders is the perfect introduction to the people, achievements, and contributions that have shaped the course of our world.


Enlightening Bioraphies

Explore the lives of Charlemagne, Cleopatra, Isabella and Ferdinand, Henry VIII, Adolf Hitler, King Hussein, Kim Dae Jung, Vladimir Lenin, Louis XIV, Macbeth, Nelson Mandela, Golda Meir, Mussolini, Nero, Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of Sheba, Ronald Reagan, Tecumseh, and many others.

Browse by Date

Browse articles by era of a leader’s rule.

Fascinating Multimedia

Over 40 video clips and more than 20 audio clips bring leaders to life. Plus more than 1,200 photos, images, and tables accompany articles to further your understanding.

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus

With 225,000 definitions Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Dictionary is sure to answer your questions about unfamiliar terms. Plus, 50,000 thesaurus entries provide all the word-help you will need to understand each article.

Enhanced Learning Tools

Use the Article Export tool to set aside articles for further examination, or use the bookmarking function to save favorite articles. Further your learning with the use of Virtual Notecards and the Notes Viewer to take and save notes on a particular article.