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A list of political writers with authors specializing in a wide range of political subjects. All genres have been included, fiction and non-fiction. The authors on this list range from the far left to the far right, including liberal Democrats, conservative Republicans and everything in-between like Libertarians. More over-arching political thought is also discussed such as capitalism, communism, monarchies, anarchy, and totalitarian states.

As far as fiction writing goes, you will find both utopian and dystopian novels as well as political dramatizations. The political writers on this list are some of the best, and will provide a great starting point for anyone interested in political books and an introduction to accurate political history.

Who are some famous political writers? Take a look at this list and you'll see for yourself.

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Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Political Writers
Henry David Thoreau Walden, Civil Disobedience, Faith in a seed

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Alireza Jafarzadeh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Political Writers
Alireza Jafarzadeh

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Greg Palast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Political Writers
Greg Palast 50 Reasons Not to Vote for Bush, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps

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George Orwell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Political Writers
George Orwell Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Down and Out in Paris and London

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Aristotle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Political Writers
Aristotle Rhetoric, Physics, Nicomachean Ethics

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Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Political Writers
Karl Marx The Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital, On the Jewish Question

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Noam Chomsky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Political Writers
Noam Chomsky Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy, Profit over People, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

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John Locke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Political Writers
John Locke An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Two Treatises of Government, A Letter Concerning Toleration

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Aldous Huxley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Political Writers
Aldous Huxley Brave New World, Island, Point Counter Point

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Political Writers
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Émile, Reveries of a Solitary Walker, The social contract

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John Stuart Mill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Political Writers
John Stuart Mill On Liberty, Utilitarianism, The Subjection of Women

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Ann Coulter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Political Writers
Ann Coulter Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America, Godless, Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right

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Andrej Amalrik is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Political Writers
Andrej Amalrik

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Amartya Sen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Political Writers
Amartya Sen Development as Freedom, Inequality Reexamined, The Argumentative Indian

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David D. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Political Writers
David D. Friedman The Machinery of Freedom, Hidden order, Law's Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters

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Ludwig von Mises is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Political Writers
Ludwig von Mises Liberalism, Human Action, The Theory of Money and Credit

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Johann Gottfried von Herder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Political Writers
Johann Gottfried von Herder

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John Rawls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Political Writers
John Rawls Political Liberalism, A Theory of Justice, The Law of Peoples

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Jean Edward Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Political Writers
Jean Edward Smith John Marshall: Definer of a Nation, George Bush's war, Grant

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Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Political Writers
Bill O'Reilly Killing Lincoln, The O'Reilly Factor for Kids, Killing Kennedy

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Arun Shourie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Political Writers
Arun Shourie Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy, Hindu Temples: What Happened to Them, Courts and their judgments

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Ram Swarup is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Political Writers
Ram Swarup Understanding Islam through Hadis, Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy, Hindu Temples: What Happened to Them

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Birhanu Zerihun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Political Writers
Birhanu Zerihun

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Sita Ram Goel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Political Writers
Sita Ram Goel Defence of Hindu society, Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy, Hindu Temples: What Happened to Them

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Lysander Spooner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Political Writers
Lysander Spooner Vices Are Not Crimes, No Treason The Constitution Of No Authority, An essay on the trial by jury

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Michael Johns is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Political Writers
Michael Johns U.S. and Africa statistical handbook

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Jane Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Political Writers
Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities, The Economy of Cities, Dark Age Ahead

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David Gauthier is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Political Writers
David Gauthier The logic of Leviathan, Moral dealing, Why ought one obey God?

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Plato is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Political Writers
Plato The Republic, Phaedo, Meno

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Jan Narveson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Political Writers
Jan Narveson The libertarian idea, Respecting Persons in Theory and Practice, Respecting People in Theory and Practice

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Koenraad Elst is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Political Writers
Koenraad Elst Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy, Update on the Aryan Invasion Debate, Ayodhya: The Case Against the Temple

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Guy Smith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Political Writers
Guy Smith

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Elizabeth Drew is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Political Writers
Elizabeth Drew Portrait of an election, Fear and loathing in George W. Bush's Washington, Campaign journal

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Harry Browne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Political Writers
Harry Browne Why government doesn't work, You can profit from a monetary crisis, Inflation-proofing your investments

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Nasim Yousaf is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Political Writers
Nasim Yousaf Import & Export of Apparel & Textiles, Allama Mashriqi & Dr. Akhtar Hameed Khan

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Filip Erceg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Political Writers
Filip Erceg

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Andy Croft is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Political Writers
Andy Croft New Livewire Real Lives David Beckham, Comrade heart, Just as Blue

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Gheorghe Alexandrescu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Political Writers
Gheorghe Alexandrescu

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Charles E. Silberman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Political Writers
Charles E. Silberman Criminal Violence^! Criminal Justice, The open classroom reader, A Certain People

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Jean Paul Sartre is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Political Writers
Jean Paul Sartre

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Dinesh D'Souza is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Political Writers
Dinesh D'Souza The End of Racism, Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader, Letters To A Young Conservative

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Józef Mackiewicz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Political Writers
Józef Mackiewicz

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Roberto Quaglia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Political Writers
Roberto Quaglia The Beloved Time of Their Lives

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Jürgen Habermas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Political Writers
Jürgen Habermas The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, Communication and the Evolution of Society, Between Facts and Norms

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Richard Maybury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Political Writers
Richard Maybury

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James Sites is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Political Writers
James Sites

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Thomas R. Dye is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Political Writers
Thomas R. Dye Thomson Advantage Books: The Irony of Democracy, American politics in the media age, American federalism