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List of famous politicians from El Salvador, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular El Salvadorian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known El Salvadorian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of El Salvador and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from El Salvador, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list contains politicians like Rodrigo Ávila and Mauricio Funes.

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Antonio Saca is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Antonio Saca age 53 Elías Antonio "Tony" Saca González is a Salvadoran politician and former President of El Salvador.

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Arturo Araujo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Arturo Araujo Died at 89 (1878-1967) Arturo Araujo Fajardo was the president of El Salvador from March 1, 1931 to December 2, 1931. He was overthrown in a military coup led by junior officers, and was forced to flee the country for ...more

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Fernando Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Fernando Figueroa Died at 67 (1852-1919) General Fernando Figueroa was President of El Salvador from March 1, 1907 to March 1, 1911. He was the last in a series of military rulers who had ruled the country since the 1880s. He had six ...more

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Joaquín Villalobos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Joaquín Villalobos age 67 Joaquín Villalobos is a Salvadoran former politician and former guerrilla leader. Villalobos was one of the main leaders of the People's Revolutionary Army, or Ejército ...more

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José Belarmino Jaime is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
José Belarmino Jaime age 76 José Belarmino Jaime is the new President of El Salvador's Supreme Court. He was elected by the national legislative assembly in 2009.

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José Félix Quirós is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
José Félix Quirós Died at 72 (1811-1883) José Félix Quirós was President of El Salvador 3 - 7 February 1848 and 1 March - 3 May 1851.

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José Napoleón Duarte is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Died at 65 (1925-1990) José Napoleón Duarte Fuentes was a Salvadoran political figure who served as President of El Salvador from 1984 to 1989. He was mayor of San Salvador before running for president ...more

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Manuel Enrique Araujo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Died at 48 (1865-1913) Dr. Manuel Enrique Araujo was President of El Salvador from 1 March 1911 through 8 February 1913.

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Mauricio Funes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Mauricio Funes age 59 Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena is a Salvadoran politician who was President of El Salvador from 2009 to 2014. He won the 2009 presidential election as the candidate of the left-wing Farabundo ...more

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Nicolás Espinoza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Nicolás Espinoza Died at 50 (1795-1845) Nicolás Espinoza, general and licenciado, governed the State of El Salvador from April 10, 1835 to November 15, 1835. At the time, El Salvador was a constituent state of the Federal ...more

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Rafael Zaldívar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Rafael Zaldívar Died at 69 (1834-1903) Rafael Zaldívar was President of El Salvador from 1 May 1876 until 21 June 1885. He studied medicine in Europe and began his career as a physician. In 1860 he was appointed to the Chair ...more

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Rodrigo Ávila is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Rodrigo Ávila age 54 Rodrigo Ávila is a Salvadoran politician. He stood as the then ruling political party ARENA candidate for the presidency of El Salvador in the March 2009 presidential election. Upon his ...more

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Salvador Sánchez Cerén is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Salvador Sánchez Cerén age 74 Salvador Sánchez Cerén is a Salvadoran politician who has been President of El Salvador since 2014. He previously served as Vice President from 2009 to 2014. In the 2014 ...more

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Sigfrido Reyes Morales is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Sigfrido Reyes Morales age 58 Sigfrido Othon Reyes Morales, is a Salvadoran politician. He currently serves as President of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador.

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Tomás Regalado is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from El Salvador
Tomás Regalado Died at 45 (1861-1906) General Tomás Regalado Romero was President of El Salvador from 14 November 1898 until 1 March 1903. He was a military ruler and gained power by deposing Rafael Antonio Gutiérrez, ...more