Global politics is the name given to the ways in which countries and nation-states engage with economic and social policies. Global politics as a field of study identifies patterns in the ways countries, or groups of countries engage in these systems, how they interact with each other, and how they communicate about certain issues. It is a vastly complex and large field of study. Issues that currently affect global politics are climate change, violence against women, and the global economy.

What are world politics?

World politics, also referenced as global politics, is a discipline that studies political and economic patterns in the world and the field. World politics explores the relationship between cities, nation-states, shell-states, multinational corporations, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations. The discussions within world politics include national and ethnic conflict regulation, globalization, conflict and peace studies, comparative politics, and political economy.

What are comparative politics?

Comparative politics is a field in political science that is defined by the use of the comparative method to explore politics within countries. Scholars within the field strive to explore the similarities and differences in patterns created by politics all over the world. This includes political institutions, political behavior, conflict, and the causes and consequences of economic development. Comparative politics is also referred to as comparative government.

What can be learned by studying global politics?

Studying global politics allows for the individual to gain an understanding of local, national, international, and global political activity. It also allows them to explore political issues that may be directly affecting their life. Studying global politics allows for the understanding of abstract political concepts by placing them in real world examples and case studies. Students are able to develop an international understanding and awareness of multiple perspectives and opinions.

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5’5” | 1.65 m
July 17, 1954
Angela Merkel
165.000
1954.00
182000
3D
Angela Merkel
6’1” | 1.85 m
August 4, 1961
Barack Obama
185.000
1961.00
584000
3D
Barack Obama
5’11” | 1.80 m
October 21, 1949
Benjamin Netanyahu
180.000
1949.00
236000
3D
Benjamin Netanyahu
5’9” | 1.75 m
June 19, 1964
Boris Johnson
175.000
1964.00
142000
3D
Boris Johnson
5’11” | 1.80 m
January 1, 1956
Christine Lagarde
180.000
1956.00
19000
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Christine Lagarde
6’3” | 1.91 m
June 14, 1946
Donald Trump
191.000
1946.00
5100000
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Donald Trump
5’10” | 1.78 m
December 21, 1977
Emmanuel Macron
178.000
1977.00
220000
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Emmanuel Macron
4’11” | 1.50 m
January 3, 2003
Greta Thunberg
150.000
2003.00
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Greta Thunberg
6’1” | 1.85 m
March 21, 1955
Jair Bolsonaro
185.000
1955.00
134000
3D
Jair Bolsonaro
Joe Biden
7300000
6’0” | 1.83 m
November 20, 1942
Joe Biden
183.000
1942.00
7300000
3D
Joe Biden
6’2” | 1.88 m
December 25, 1971
Justin Trudeau
188.000
1971.00
255000
3D
Justin Trudeau
5’2” | 1.57 m
October 20, 1964
Kamala Harris
157.000
1964.00
1100000
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Kamala Harris
5’9” | 1.75 m
January 9, 1982
Kate Middleton
175.000
1982.00
823000
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Kate Middleton
5’5” | 1.65 m
January 8, 1984
Kim Jong-un
165.000
1984.00
69000
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Kim Jong-un
5’3” | 1.60 m
July 12, 1997
Malala Yousafzai
160.000
1997.00
70000
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Malala Yousafzai
5’6” | 1.68 m
August 4, 1981
Meghan Markle
168.000
1981.00
105000
3D
Meghan Markle
5’10” | 1.78 m
June 7, 1959
Mike Pence
178.000
1959.00
223000
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Mike Pence
5’7” | 1.70 m
September 17, 1950
Narendra Modi
170.000
1950.00
267000
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Narendra Modi
5’10” | 1.78 m
November 14, 1948
Prince Charles
178.000
1948.00
464000
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Prince Charles
6’1” | 1.85 m
September 15, 1984
Prince Harry
185.000
1984.00
629000
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Prince Harry
6’3” | 1.91 m
June 21, 1982
Prince William
191.000
1982.00
260000
3D
Prince William
5’10” | 1.78 m
July 1, 1961
Princess Diana
178.000
1961.00
458000
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Princess Diana
5’4” | 1.63 m
April 21, 1926
Queen Elizabeth II
163.000
1926.00
169000
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Queen Elizabeth II
5’9” | 1.75 m
September 21, 1954
Shinzō Abe
175.000
1954.00
33400
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Shinzō Abe
5’8” | 1.73 m
October 1, 1956
Theresa May
173.000
1956.00
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Theresa May
5’7” | 1.70 m
October 7, 1952
Vladimir Putin
170.000
1952.00
248000
3D
Vladimir Putin
5’11” | 1.80 m
June 15, 1953
Xi Jinping
180.000
1953.00
112000
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Xi Jinping
Charles, Prince of Wales
Height comparison diagram of Prince Charles compared to other political figures

Charles, Prince of Wales is the apparent heir to the British throne as he is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest serving Prince of Wales, having the title since 1958. Charles, Prince of Wales served in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy from 1971 to 1976. He married Diana, Princess of Wales in 1981 and had two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. The couple divorced in 1996. In 2005, Charles remarried to Camilla Parker Bowles. Charles, Prince of Wales performs official duties on behalf of the queen and is a patron, president, and member of more than 400 organizations.

Prince Charles has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Prince Charles with overall height
Charles, Prince of Wales is the apparent heir to the British throne as he is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest serving Prince of Wales, having the title since 1958. Charles, Prince of Wales served in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy from 1971 to 1976.

Prince Charles has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Prince Charles with overall height
Charles, Prince of Wales
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Country: United Kingdom

Position: Prince of Wales

House: Windsor

Birthday
November 14, 1948

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Prince Charles elevations (assorted)

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Barack Obama

Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States of America. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii where he lived with his grandparents as a child. He studied at Columbia University, and later at Harvard Law School. It is there where he met his wife, Michelle. They married in 1992 and had two daughters, Malia and Sasha. Barack began his political career in 1996, when he was elected to the Illinois Senate. A few years and political struggles later, he was elected President, and inaugurated in January 2009. He was re-elected for a second term in 2012 and ended his Presidency in 2017, when he was succeeded by Donald Trump.

Barack Obama has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Scale drawings of Barack Obama in multiple poses with height labeled
Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States of America. Barack was elected President, and inaugurated in January 2009. He was re-elected for a second term in 2012 and ended his Presidency in 2017.

Barack Obama has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Scale drawings of Barack Obama in multiple poses with height labeled
Barack Obama
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Position: 44th U.S. President
Term:
2009–2017
Political Party:
Democratic

Given Name
Barack Hussein Obama II
Birthday
August 4, 1961

Drawings include:
Barack Obama front, side, front (walking), side (walking)

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Jair Bolsonaro
Height comparison diagram of Jair Bolsonaro compared to other political figures

Jair Bolsonaro is the President of Brazil. He was elected in 2018 as a member of the Social Liberal party but cut ties with them a year into his Presidency due to infighting. He is known worldwide for his populist and Far-Right views; he is against homosexuality, abortion and same-sex marriage and has made derogatory comments against women, the LGBTQ community and indigenous peoples of Brazil. He tested positive for COVID-19 in July 2020, after continually denying the severity of the pandemic.

Jair Bolsonaro has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Jair Bolsonaro with overall height
Jair Bolsonaro is the President of Brazil. He was elected in 2018 as a member of the Social Liberal party but cut ties with them a year into his Presidency due to infighting. He is known worldwide for his populist and Far-Right views; he is against homosexuality, abortion and same-sex marriage.

Jair Bolsonaro has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Jair Bolsonaro with overall height
Jair Bolsonaro
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Country: Brazil

Position: President (2019)

Political Party: Independent

Birthday
March 21, 1955

Drawings include:
Jair Bolsonaro elevations (assorted)

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Prince William
Dimensioned collection of illustrations of Prince William in an assortment of standing postures with labeled height

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is a member of the British Royal family and is second in line to the throne. He is the son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and he has a younger brother, Prince Harry. Prince William married Kate Middleton in 2011 in a big ceremony at Westminster Abbey. They now have three children together, George, Charlotte and Louis. Prince William used to work as a helicopter pilot, rescuing those in emergency situations. He now carries out his royal duties full time. He loves sports and supports Aston Villa football club.

Prince William is 6 foot 3 inches (1.91 m) tall.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is a member of the British Royal family and is second in line to the throne. He is the son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and he has a younger brother, Prince Harry. Prince William married Kate Middleton in 2011 and they now have three children together.

Prince William is 6 foot 3 inches (1.91 m) tall.

Prince William
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Country: United Kingdom
Position: Duke of Cambridge, KG, KT, PC, ADC
House: Windsor

Birthday
June 21, 1982

Drawings include:
Prince William waving (front), standing (front), standing (side)

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Diana, Princess of Wales
Size comparison drawings of Princess Diana comparing the heights of other related political figures

Diana, Princess of Wales was a member of the British royal family know for her charisma and friendly personality. She became known worldwide for her charity work and fashion sense that made her an international icon. Diana, Princess of Wales was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales and the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. Diana, Princess of Wales and Charles, Prince of Wales became engaged and married in 1981. They later divorced in 1996. She was unfortunately criticized by the British media who intruded in her private life. Diana, Princess of Wales tragically died in a car crash in 1997.

Princess Diana had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Princess Diana with height measurements
Diana, Princess of Wales was a member of the British royal family know for her charisma and friendly personality. She became known worldwide for her charity work and fashion sense that made her an international icon. Diana, Princess of Wales was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.

Princess Diana had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Princess Diana with height measurements
Diana, Princess of Wales
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Country: United Kingdom

Position: Princess of Wales

House: Spencer (birth), Windsor (marriage)

Death: August 31, 1997

Birthday
July 1, 1961

Drawings include:
Princess Diana elevations (assorted)

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