Kennan was an influential diplomat during the Cold War. His ideas influenced the Truman Doctrine and the containment of the Soviet Union. He became the U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1952, and later, Ambassador to Yugoslavia between 1961-1963.
Teller is known for his work in developing both the atomic and hydrogen bombs. He was part of the Manhattan Project during World War II, working with Oppenheimer to create the Atomic bomb. Afterwards, he was one of the main contributors to the development of the Hydrogen bomb in early 1950s. This earned him the title of ‘Father of the Hydrogen Bomb’.
Speer was chief architect of the Nazi Party and part of Hitler’s inner circle during World War II. He designed the Reich Chancellery and made the plans for re-designing Berlin on a grand scale. He was convicted of war crimes at the Nuremburg trials and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment.
Ventura was a wrestler for the WWF during the 70s and 80s, after which he acted in films such as Predator alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger. He then entered politics and became Mayor of Brooklyn Park in 1991 before being elected Governor of Minnesota in 1999.
Alfons was a member of the Royal House of Wittelsbach. His Grandfather was King of Bavaria. He reached the rank of General of Cavalry in the army. His wife, Louise D’Orleans was also born into a royal family, the French House of Orleans.
Salazar dominated 20th Century Portuguese history as he was Prime Minister of Portugal for 36 years between 1932-1968. He is often regarded as a dictator who prevented many freedoms via police and censorship.