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Famous Female Politicians

Updated August 12, 2020 75.9k views4.7k items

List of famous female politicians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female politicians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being politicians. There are thousand of females working as politicians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic politicians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a politician then the people below should give you inspiration.

List ranges from Cecilia Magnusson to Hella Wuolijoki, plus much more.

While this isn't a list of all female politicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female politicians?" and "Who are the best female politicians?"
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    Kamala Harris

    Kamala Devi Harris (born October 20, 1964) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the 49th vice president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, Harris is the second African American woman and the first South Asian American to serve in the United States Senate. Harris became the vice president upon inauguration in 2021 alongside President Joe Biden, having defeated the incumbent president, Donald Trump, and vice president, Mike Pence, in the 2020 election. She is the United States' first female vice president, the highest-ranking female elected official in U.S. history, the first African American vice president, and the first Asian American vice president....  more
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: California, Contiguous United States, Oakland, United States of America, United States

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  • Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington (born July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. She is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform. She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, where she earned a B.A. in economics. At 21, she...  more
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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    Michele Marie Bachmann (; née Amble; born April 6, 1956) is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. She represented Minnesota's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2015. The district includes St. Cloud and several of the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities. Bachmann was a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, winning the Ames Straw Poll in August 2011 but dropping out in January 2012 after finishing in sixth place in the Iowa caucuses. She previously served in the Minnesota Senate and is the first Republican woman to represent Minnesota in Congress. She is a supporter of the Tea...  more
    • Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America
  • Sarah Louise Palin ( (listen); née Heath; born February 11, 1964) is an American politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality, who served as the ninth governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009. As the Republican Party nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 2008 election alongside presidential nominee, Arizona Senator John McCain, she was the first Alaskan on the national ticket of a major political party and the first Republican woman selected as a vice presidential candidate. Her book Going Rogue has sold more than two million copies. She was elected to the Wasilla city council in 1992 and became mayor of Wasilla in 1996. In 2003,...  more
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Sandpoint, Idaho, USA

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