Allied leaders of World War II

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Leaders of the "Big Three" central Allies, (from right to left) Churchill, Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin at the Tehran Conference, 29 November 1943.
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Generalissimo of China Chiang Kai-shek, Roosevelt and Churchill at the Cairo Conference, 25 November 1943.
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US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the Casablanca Conference, January 1943.
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The final leaders of the Allies at the Potsdam Conference in 1945: Clement Attlee, Harry S. Truman, and Stalin.

The Allied leaders of World War II listed below comprise the important political and military figures who fought for or supported the Allies during World War II. Engaged in total war, they had to adapt to new types of modern warfare, on the military, psychological and economic fronts.

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Free Albania

Kingdom of Belgium

Hubert Pierlot, the Prime Minister of Belgium between 1939 and 1945, and leader of the Belgian government in exile Hubert Pierlot 1947.jpg
Hubert Pierlot, the Prime Minister of Belgium between 1939 and 1945, and leader of the Belgian government in exile

Republic of the United States of Brazil (1942–1945)

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Getúlio Vargas

British Empire and Commonwealth

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King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth with Eleanor Roosevelt in London.

Australia

Canada

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King at the Banff Springs Hotel just prior to the outbreak of war in Europe, 27 May 1939 GeorgeVIBanffSprings.jpg
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King at the Banff Springs Hotel just prior to the outbreak of war in Europe, 27 May 1939

New Zealand

British Raj India

Union of South Africa

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Neville Chamberlain
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Winston Churchill
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Montgomery, Peter II of Yugoslavia and Winston Churchill
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Clement Attlee

Malayan Union British Malaya

Newfoundland

  • Sir Humphrey Walwyn was governor of Newfoundland and chairman of the Commission of Government from 1936 to 1946. A former Royal Navy Admiral, during World War II he was active in encouraging Newfoundlanders to join the war effort.

British Mandate for Palestine

During this era he attempted to suppress Zionist and Arab nationalists but had to change this policy during the war.

Southern Rhodesia

Republic of China

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Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek.
Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell in Burma in 1942. Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai Shek and Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell, Commanding General, China... - NARA - 531135.tif
Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell in Burma in 1942.

Republic of Cuba (1941-1945)

Free Czechoslovak Republic

Kingdom of Denmark (1940–1945)

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Thorvald Stauning, Prime minister of Denmark 1924–1942.

Kingdom of Egypt

Ethiopian Empire

Haile Selassie with Orde Wingate (right) Haile Selassie, Emperor of Abyssinia, with Brigadier Daniel Arthur Sandford (left) and Colonel Wingate (right) in Dambacha Fort, after it had been captured, 15 April 1941. E2462.jpg
Haile Selassie with Orde Wingate (right)

French Third Republic (Until 1940)

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Albert François Lebrun

Free French Forces (and later Fighting France and Provisional government of the French Republic)

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Charles de Gaulle

Kingdom of Greece (1940–1945)

Imperial State of Iran (after Anglo-Soviet Invasion)

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Mohammad Reza Shah

Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea

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Kim Koo

Republic of Liberia

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

United Mexican States (1942-1945)

Mongolian People's Republic

Kingdom of the Netherlands (1940–1945)

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Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands gives a radio speech, 1940

Kingdom of Norway

Second Polish Republic

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Władysław Sikorski
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Władysław Anders

Polish Government in Exile and Secret State

Soviet Union (1941–1945)

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Joseph Stalin
Marshal Zhukov reading the German capitulation. Seated on his right is Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder. Zhukov reads capitulation act.jpg
Marshal Zhukov reading the German capitulation. Seated on his right is Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder.

United States of America (1941–1945)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Harry S Truman

European and North African Front

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pacific Front

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Douglas MacArthur

Puerto Rico

Left to right: Major General Geiger, Corps Commander; Colonel Silverthorn, Corps Chief of Staff and Brigadier General del Valle, Corps Artillery Commander, examine a plaster relief map of Guam on board the USS Appalachian. Pedro del Valle2.jpg
Left to right: Major General Geiger, Corps Commander; Colonel Silverthorn, Corps Chief of Staff and Brigadier General del Valle, Corps Artillery Commander, examine a plaster relief map of Guam on board the USS Appalachian.

Commonwealth of the Philippines

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Manuel L. Quezon

Kingdom of Yugoslavia

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