The Impact of Illness on World Leaders
Date of Graduation
Master of Arts in History
heads of state, health and hygiene, nervous system, diseases, history, 20th century
History | Leadership Studies | Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Explores the relationship between leadership and neurological illness in several crises of the 20th century, including the effects of hypertension and stroke on the behavior and thought processes of Woodrow Wilson, Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt in the course of peace conferences during and after World War I and II; problems of several leaders following World War I; Hitler's epilepsy and heavy medication; and Anthony Eden's amphetamine abuse during the Suez Crisis of 1956
© Bert Edward Park
Park, Bert Edward, "The Impact of Illness on World Leaders" (1987). MSU Graduate Theses. 3021.