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

List is made up of many different people, including Rupert Murdoch and Christopher Hitchens.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were philosophy, politics, and economics majors?" and "Which famous people studied philosophy, politics, and economics?"
Rupert Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Philosophy, Politics, And Economics
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Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC, KCSG is an Australian American business magnate. Murdoch became managing director of Australia's News Limited, inherited from his father Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch in 1952. He is the founder, Chairman and CEO of global media holding company News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate, and its successors News Corp and 21st Century Fox after the conglomerate split on 28 June 2013. In the 1950s and '60s, he acquired various newspapers in Australia and New Zealand, before expanding into the United Kingdom in 1969, taking over the News of the World followed closely by The Sun. He moved to New York in 1974 to expand into the US market, but retained ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Philosophy, Politics, And Economics
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Christopher Eric Hitchens was an Anglo-American author, literary critic and journalist. He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate and Vanity Fair. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of over thirty books, including five collections of essays, on a range of subjects, including politics, literature and religion. A staple of talk shows and lecture circuits, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded and controversial figure. Known for his contrarian stance on a number of issues, Hitchens excoriated such public figures as Mother Teresa; Bill Clinton; Henry Kissinger; Noam Chomsky; ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1949-2011)

Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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David Cameron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Philosophy, Politics, And Economics
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David William Donald Cameron is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010 and as the Member of Parliament for Witney since 2001. He has been Leader of the Conservative Party since 2005. Cameron studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford, there being a member of the Bullingdon Club. He then joined the Conservative Research Department and became Special Adviser to Norman Lamont, and then to Michael Howard. He was Director of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications for seven years. Cameron first stood for Parliament in Stafford in 1997. He ran on a Eurosceptic platform, breaking with his party's then-policy by ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Benazir Bhutto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Philosophy, Politics, And Economics
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Benazir Bhutto was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan, serving two non-consecutive terms in 1988–90 and then 1993–96. A scion of the politically powerful Bhutto family, she was the eldest daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, a former prime minister himself who founded the centre-left Pakistan Peoples Party. In 1982, three years after her father's assassination, 29-year-old Benazir Bhutto became the chairperson of the PPP—a political party, making her the first woman in Pakistan to head a major political party. In 1988, she became the first woman to be elected as the head of an Islamic state's government; she also remains Pakistan's only female prime minister. Noted for her charismatic authority ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 54 (1953-2007)

Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

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