Politics

Charles Taylor - 2017

12 Oct 2017

Canadian philosopher best known for his contributions to political philosophy and the history of philosophy.

Michael Ignatieff - 2005

6 Oct 2005

Canadian author, academic and former politician, currently the President of Central European University in Budapest.

Shirin Ebadi - 2004

16 Oct 2004

Nobel Prize winning Iranian political activist, lawyer, human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran.

Queen Noor of Jordan - 2002

23 May 2002

American-born architect, queen dowager of Jordan as the widow of King Hussein and philanthropist on behalf of children.

Bernard Kouchner - 1996

4 Nov 1996

French politician, diplomat and doctor, who co-founded the Nobel peace prize-winning Médecins Sans Frontières.

David Akers-Jones - 1994

22 Sep 1994

British colonial administrator who served as the Chief Secretary of Hong Kong and Acting Governor of Hong Kong during the 1980s.

Mikhail Gorbachev - 1993

23 Mar 1993

Eighth and last leader of the then Soviet Union who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1990 for his economic and political reforms.

Jacques Attali - 1993

5 Mar 1993

French economic and social theorist, writer, political adviser and senior civil servant and leader in microfinance.

William McCarthy - 1984

19 Sep 1984

British Labour politician, Oxford professor and renowned industrial relations adviser and arbitrator.

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