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Susan Strange 1923-1998

British academic and founder of the discipline of International Political Economy (IPE)

Merze Tate  1905-1996

American IR scholar, first black woman to attend Oxford and also to earn a doctorate  in Government and International Relations from Harvard

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Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit


Indian politician and diplomat and first woman president of the UN General Assembly


Gilberto Freyre   1900-1987

Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and congressman


Amílcar Cabral     1924-1973

Bissau-Guinean and Cape Verdean agricultural engineer, intellectual, poet, theoretician, revolutionary, political organizer, nationalist and diplomat


Joaquim Nabuco  1849-1910

Brazilian writer, statesman, and a leading voice in the abolitionist movement of Brazil

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Chiang Kai-Shek 1887-1975

Chinese nationalist politician, revolutionary and military leader, leader of the Republic of China 1928-1975

Jawaharlal Nehru 1889-1964

Indian independence activist and the first Prime Minister of India

Muhammad Ali Jinnah 1876-1948

Barrister, politician, the founder of Pakistan, and Pakistan's first Governor-General

Rabindranath Tagore 1861-1941

Indian political thinker, poet, musician and first Asian winner of the Nobel Prize

Jephta B. Duncan 1885-1978

Panamanian academic, politician, and diplomat

Francisco de Vitoria 1483-1546

Spanish Roman Catholic philosopher, theologian, and jurist of Renaissance Spain

       Andrés Bello         1781-1865

Venezuelan-Chilean humanist, diplomat, poet, legislator, philosopher, educator and philologist

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