Left: founding father of the American Revolution, Alexander Hamilton.
A victim of political intrigue and political foes.
Made vulnerable by the loss of his political patron, George Washington
Killed in a pistol duel.
Right: founding father of the Iranian Revolution, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Brought down by corruption charges and political intrigue.
Made vulnerable by a loss of faith of Khamanei.
Currently disqualified from running in the 2013 presidential election but free to enjoy his wealth as the richest man in Iran.