George W. Bush

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George W. Bush

When they weren’t busy ruling or ruining the world, Ulysses S. Grant, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler and George W. Bush were all fairly decent painters.

Few rulers of nations avoid conflict altogether, but it’s worth noting that all of these powerful painters led their counties into war, moving from sword to palette knife and back again.