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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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 news program in the United States. She holds a doctorate in politics from Oxford University. Asked about her political views by the Valley Advocate, Maddow replied, "I'm undoubtedly a liberal, which means that I'm in almost total agreement with the Eisenhower-era Republican party platform." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States of America

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Pete Wentz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People who Majored in Political Science
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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 scene and was notably the lead vocalist/lyricist for Arma Angelus. During Fall Out Boy's temporary hiatus in 2009–12, Wentz formed the experimental, electropop and dubstep group Black Cards. He owns a record label, Decaydance Records, which has signed bands such as Panic! at the Disco and Gym Class Heroes. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: USA, Wilmette, Illinois

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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 September 2011 to May 2013, he also served as host of his own eponymous syndicated daytime talk show, Anderson Live. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

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

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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, Talk Soup, and on Friends as Charlie Wheeler. She is a co-host of The Talk and the new host of Whose Line is it Anyway?, and is also known for hosting the past three Ubisoft E3 press conferences. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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