Generalissimo of China Chiang Kai-shek, Roosevelt, and Churchill at the Cairo Conference, 25 November 1943.
US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the Casablanca Conference, January 1943.
The final leaders of the Allies at the Potsdam Conference in 1945: Clement Attlee, Harry S. Truman, and Joseph 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.

Free Albania

Main articles: Albanian Resistance of World War II, National Liberation Movement (Albania), and Enver Hoxha

Kingdom of Belgium

Hubert Pierlot, the prime minister of Belgium between 1939 and 1945, and leader of the Belgian government in exile

United States of Brazil (1942–1945)

Getúlio Vargas

British Empire and Commonwealth

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


Three of Australia's World War II prime ministers – Forde, Curtin and Menzies – plus World War I prime minister Billy Hughes


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

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

Malayan Union British Malaya


British Mandate for Palestine

Southern Rhodesia

Republic of China

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek.
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)

Thorvald Stauning, Prime minister of Denmark 1924–1942.

Kingdom of Egypt

Ethiopian Empire

Haile Selassie with Orde Wingate (right)

French Republic

Albert François Lebrun

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

Charles de Gaulle

Kingdom of Greece (1940–1945)

Imperial State of Iran (after Anglo-Soviet Invasion)

Mohammad Reza Shah

Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea

Kim Koo

Republic of Liberia

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

United Mexican States (1942–1945)

Mongolian People's Republic

Kingdom of the Netherlands (1940–1945)

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands gives a radio speech, 1940

Kingdom of Norway

Second Polish Republic

Władysław Sikorski
Władysław Anders

Polish Government in Exile and Secret State

Soviet Union (1941–1945)

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

United States (1941–1945)

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S Truman

European and North African Front

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pacific Front

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.

Commonwealth of the Philippines

Manuel L. Quezon

Kingdom of Yugoslavia

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