Government Famous People who Majored in Government

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List of famous people who majored in government, including photos when available. This list of famous government 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 government. 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 government you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

This list contains people like Benazir Bhutto and Neal Katyal.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were government majors?" and "Which famous people studied government?"
Neal Katyal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Government
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Neal Kumar Katyal is an American lawyer and chaired professor of law. He served as Acting Solicitor General of the United States from May 2010 until June 2011. As Acting Solicitor General, Katyal succeeded Elena Kagan, who was President Barack Obama's choice to replace the retiring Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Katyal was the Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law at Georgetown University Law Center and the lead counsel for the Guantanamo Bay detainees in the Supreme Court case Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, which held that military commissions set up by the Bush administration to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay "violate both the UCMJ and the four Geneva ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: United States of America

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Dean Barnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Government
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Dean Barnett was an American columnist and blogger and occasional fill-in radio host for Hugh Hewitt. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 41 (1967-2008)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Mary Sue Terry is a Democratic politician from Virginia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Martinsville city, Virginia, United States of America

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Rob Oakeshott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Government
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Robert James Murray "Rob" Oakeshott is a retired Australian politician. He was the independent Member of the House of Representatives for the Division of Lyne in New South Wales, which he won at the 2008 by-election following the resignation of former Nationals leader and Howard Government minister Mark Vaile. Elected as the Nationals candidate for the state seat of Port Macquarie in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1996, he left the party to become an independent in 2002, and retained the seat until 2008, when he resigned to run as an independent candidate in the Lyne by-election. Oakeshott describes his views as economically conservative and socially progressive. On 26 June ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: New South Wales, Australasia, Australia, Lismore

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