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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 resigned ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    • 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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    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 an ...more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Nebraska, Area code 531, Lincoln, United States of America, United States, + more
    • Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Author
    • Credits: Gasland, Special Report with Bret Baier, Rush to War
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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: age 68
    • Birthplace: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, + more
    • 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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    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: age 75
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician
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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: 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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    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 scene ...more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, USA
    • 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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    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. From ...more

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    • Age: 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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    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 CSI: ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: San Francisco Peninsula, Northern California, California, Contiguous United States, San Francisco Bay Area, + more
    • 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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