Person Famous People who Majored in Political Science

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List of famous people who majored in political science, including photos when available. This list of famous political science majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in political science. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in political science you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List contains people like Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were political science majors?" and "Which famous people studied political science?"
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Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Author, Law professor, Writer Lawyer

Credits: By The People: The Election of Barack Obama, 60 Minutes, Mistaken for Strangers, Senator Obama Goes to Africa

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#214 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#96 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#20 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#43 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Richard Bruce Cheney (born January 30, 1941) served as the 46th Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 in the administration of George W. Bush. Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, but soon moved with his family to Casper, Wyoming, where he grew up. He began his political career as ...more

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Age: 74

Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Author

Credits: Gasland, Special Report with Bret Baier, Rush to War

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#8 on Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

#87 on Celebrity Death Pool 2015

#67 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#19 on Celebrity Death Pool 2012

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Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American attorney, politician and member of the Democratic Party. As the wife of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, she was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She then represented New York in the United States Senate from 2001 to ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Politician, Diplomat, Official Author, + more

Credits: The Visible Vote '08- A Presidential Forum, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, The War Room, First in the South Democratic Candidates Forum on MSNBC

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#107 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#176 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#212 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#50 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

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Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 60th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011. She is the only woman to have served as the House Speaker and to date is the highest-ranking female ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Politician

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#45 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#171 on Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are

#4 on Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

#131 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

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Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC. Her syndicated talk radio program of the same name aired on Air America Radio. Maddow is the first openly gay anchor to host a major prime-time ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Radio personality, Actor, Writer Presenter

Credits: The Rachel Maddow Show, The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist, The Assassination of Dr. Tiller, First in the South Democratic Candidates Forum on MSNBC

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#24 on The Most Annoying TV Hosts

#164 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#112 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

#155 on Annoying Celebrities Who Should Just Go Away Already

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Peter Wentz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Peter Lewis Kingston "Pete" Wentz III, known professionally as Pete Wentz, is an American musician best known for being the bassist, primary lyricist and backing vocalist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy. Before Fall Out Boy's inception in 2001, Wentz was a fixture of the Chicago hardcore ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Bassist, Businessperson, Guitarist, Songwriter Entrepreneur, + more

Credits: Sex Drive, Big Hero 6, Pitch Perfect 2, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

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#192 on The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

#116 on Americans Who Least Deserve Fame & Fortune

#13 on Famous People Named Peter

#29 on Fox News's Hot Dudes Under 30

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Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live from a New York City studio; however, Cooper often broadcasts live on location for breaking news stories. ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Model Author, + more

Credits: Anderson Cooper 360°, 60 Minutes, Anderson Live, The Mole

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#91 on The Most Annoying TV Hosts

#144 on The Hottest Men Over 40

#8 on The Hottest Silver Foxes

#45 on The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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Aisha Tyler is an American actress, comedian, author, writer, and music video director, known for her regular role as Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, voicing Lana Kane in Archer and her role as Mother Nature in the Santa Clause film series, as well as her recurring roles in ...more

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Age: 45

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Author, Actor Voice acting

Credits: The Talk, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Talk Soup, Aisha Tyler Is Lit: Live at the Fillmore

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#426 on The Funniest People of All Time

#53 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

#341 on Annoying Celebrities Who Should Just Go Away Already

#60 on The Best African American Actors in Film

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