Likewise, Alexander was full of ambition as a leader. This trait was one of the main reasons he was able to conquer so many lands during his time in power. His determination ensured that he let nothing and no one stand in his way when he had something to achieve. Overall, Alexander the Great’s strategic mind and influence over his people led to him being the greatest political leader of his
Many of the Conservatives at the time realised that it was inevitable due to popular agitation and past attempts to pass similar acts that the act would be passed and thus knew that it did not involve an abundance of political skill other than that of oratorial talent to pass this electoral reform through the commons. Thus this can clearly not be the only reason why the Conservatives saw Disraeli as the next leader. His political skill and determination was one of these reasons and played a considerable part in his rise to party leader. He was a very intelligent man and clearly was at ease with the English language, his
The marriage reconciled factions giving him strong authority. Another way Henry VII strengthened his authority was by introducing effective policies on law and order. This did not just discipline his authority over the country but impacted nobles inparticularly. Acts of Attainder were used against any forms of treason committed by nobles. From 1485 to 1495 Henry attainted eight people who had committed crimes against the Crown.
Napoleon paired his sister and brothers with the princes and princesses countries that had considerable power. In addition, Napoleon wanted a peaceful society that united the ideals and laws introduced during the French Revolution. He saved many lives that would have been fighting wars against the countries that he arranged the marriages for. France is in debt to his actions as a hero that save many lives and prevented many miserable events. In conclusion, Napoleon Bonaparte is considered a hero that save many lives through many decisions that he made.
How successful was Henry VII in increasing wealth of the crown? 24 marks Throughout Henry’s reign he made good use of his financial resources. Henry VII knew he needed a good financial base so he could run the country, but on a more personal note, he also saw the need to create a strong financial situation to be able to secure his reign and dynasty. As Caroline Rodgers states 'Henry was acutely aware of the importance of strong finances if he was to remain safely on the throne.' However, it has often been said of Henry, 'No man has ascended to the throne with such a lack of financial experience and resources as Henry VII.'
By the end, the numbers in his army sky-rocketed from 180,000 troops, to 450,000, proving that Louis XIV was a very successful war leader. For this, many could argue that he was a good leader, but others who believed that it was despicable to tax so many citizens just for his well-being, thought the exact opposite. According to Bossuet, who created Divine Right Monarchy, leaders should act upon the will of God, some may believe that Louis did in fact act upon the will of God and others may think differently. Louis is certainly a very controversial leader who had his ups a downs, but in a broader view he did wonders for France and made it a very
He could afford to raise and maintain a powerful army, and could dominate Europe. He conquered countries who fought against France, and also attempted to unify France religiously. Overall, his reign was a success, and he left his successors with a solid foundation of France. Although Peter I improved Russia and attempted to modernize areas regarding the economy and military, he failed to lay the foundations of a stable state. However, Louis XIV succeeded to make France a powerful and superior state, and improved most classic areas of the
He gave tax benefits to French companies, and to the middle class he gave them monopolies and who accepted would return him with a profit percentage and would collect taxes from people and return it to him. On the other had Philip gave monopolies to relatives and then the money would have been spent on things that were no use to the empire. With being the one in control of everything he controlled the strongest army in Europe which was far ahead of others in size, training, and weaponry. It allowed France to develop a strong empire of colonies, which provided resources and goods for trade. As Philip also had a strong army of 50,000 soldiers he was dragged into many wars which most of them he lost such as the Spanish armada he sent to punish Protestant England which was the start of the decline of the Spanish empire.
Daruis, The Great In the ancient world some people are so remarkable that no matter how many centuries passes by, everyone will still study and learn about them. Darius the Great who made the Persian Empire one of the biggest empire that have been seen was an amazing king of Persia. Through his life he succeed alot by his reforms, Darius came from a noble family and he went through many wars because he wanted to always have more than what he had, after his death Persian Empire was an empire that couldn't be compared to any other empires. Daruis the great was one of the most remarkable kings from the Persian Empire. "His father was Hystaspes who belonged to the Achaemenid family.
Mo Zhou HIST 3461 2013/10/29 Kangxi Emperor During the Kangxi Emperor, China is the greatest country in the world. The country has wide region, rich source and large population as basic and enlightened policy made the country developed well at that time. Leading by a brilliant leader, the country avoids many mistakes which previous emperors had before. The chapter 5 mainly talks about how Kangxi taught his sons to grow up and traded muting during his emperor. Normally, after a king died, one of his sons would be inherited his throne to begin a new emperor.