English translation: most important [or significant] people [or figures]
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French term or phrase:
most important [or significant] people [or figures]
Explanation: These were the people who stood out from the crowd. They were the most important or significant in terms of their influence on events.
Who were the 5 most important people of World War 2?
The five most important people in World War Two were:
Adolf Hitler, the leader of Germany. Tojo Hideki, the leader of Japan(more powerful than Emperor Hirohito). Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the leader of United States. Winston Churchill, the leader of Britain. Joseph Stalin, the leader of Soviet Union. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_were_the_5_most_important_peop...