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List of famous politicians, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top politicians in the world? This includes the most prominent politicians, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable politicians is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic politicians were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned politicians.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Adolf Hitler and Sarah Palin.

From reputable, prominent, and well known politicians to the lesser known politicians of today, these are some of the best professionals in the politician field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous politicians ever?" and "What are the names of famous politicians?" then you're in the right place. (1368 items)
Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As effective dictator of Nazi Germany, Hitler was at the centre of World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust. Hitler ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1889-1945)

Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria

Profession: Politician, Soldier, Writer, Artist

Credits: World War II in HD Colour, Apocalypse: The Second World War

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#25 on The Most Important Military Leaders in World History

#17 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#63 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#30 on Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead

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Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, has become President Barack Obama's "go-to black leader." In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination ...more

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Age: 62

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

Profession: Politician, Actor, Presenter, Minister of religion

Credits: Politics Nation with Al Sharpton, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, Sharp Talk, Bamboozled

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1809-1865)

Birthplace: Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

Credits: The Perfect Tribute, Atlanta Symphony Golden Anniversary, A Tribute to John F. Kennedy from the Arts, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

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#71 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#30 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#34 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#11 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., is an American environmental activist, author, businessperson, former politician and former journalist. He served as the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Profession: Politician, Environmentalist, Advocate, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: An Inconvenient Truth, Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash, A Terrifying Message from Al Gore, TED: The Future We Will Create

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#91 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#44 on The Best Code Names the Secret Service Has Ever Used

#10 on The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time

#11 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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