Raymond Poincaré was the President of France during WWI. He was president for nine years, from 1913 to He was a conservative leader. He was elected president after serving three times as Prime Minister for France.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, He shaped and advocated his policies of perestroika (new thinking) and glasnost (openness) throughout the from increasingly powerful platforms. Named in 1985 General Secretary of the Central Committee.