rulers facts Selected as the most interesting among history related questions in History quiz Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?Pakistan. Noted for her charismatic authority, Benazir Bhutto was nicknamed "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetorical opposition to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state. Created by: Teddypoliticians facts » Who was the longest-ruling non-royal national leader since 1900?Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for 52 years (1959-2011). He was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Commander in Chief of the country’s armed forces, Prime Minister (1959-1976) and President (1976-2008).Created by: MarcusXdictators facts » Which country was ruled by this person?Libya. Gaddafi was a controversial and highly divisive world figure. Supporters lauded his anti-imperialist stance and work in unifying Africa and the Arab world, and he was decorated with various awards. Conversely, he was internationally condemned as a dictator and autocrat whose authoritarian administration violated the human rights of Libyan citizens and supported international terrorism.Created by: globalquiz.orgLibya facts » Which country was ruled by this leader?China. This is Mao Zedong's official portrait at Tiananmen gate. In the mid-1990s, Mao Zedong's picture began to appear on all new Renminbi currency. This was officially instituted as an anti-counterfeiting measure as Mao's face is widely recognized in contrast to the generic figures that appear in older currency.Created by: globalquiz.orgleaders facts » Which country was ruled by this person?Venezuela. Hugo Chávez was the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. He was a highly controversial and divisive figure both at home and abroad. Created by: globalquiz.orgVenezuela facts » What is the name of the ruling family of Monaco?Grimaldis were once one of the most important families of Genoa. The House of Grimaldi provided several doges, ministers, cardinals and military officers of historical note. In 1395, the Grimaldis took possession of Monaco, which they then ruled as a condominium. This is the origin of today's principality.Created by: Lynn DesmondItaly facts » Play history quiz and see all the questions.