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Famous Politicians from England

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List of the most popular, renowned or famous politicians from England. List includes the most notable politicians from England, along with photos when available. This list of English politicians is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous politicians are from England?" You can click on the names of the famous politicians of England in order to get more information about each one. List is made up of a variety of politicians, including Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers and Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk. You're able to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use regularly. {#nodes}
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    A. E. W. Mason

    Dec. at 83 (1865-1948)

    BirthplaceDulwich, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 – 22 November 1948) was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime, The Four Feathers and...  more
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    A. P. Herbert

    Dec. at 81 (1890-1971)

    BirthplaceAshtead, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH (24 September 1890 – 11 November 1971), usually known as A. P. Herbert or simply A. P. H., was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist who served...  more
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    Abel Heywood

    Dec. at 83 (1810-1893)

    BirthplacePrestwich, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Abel Heywood (25 February 1810 – 19 August 1893) was an English publisher, radical and mayor of Manchester. ...  more
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    Adam Baynes

    Adam Baynes (bapt. 1622; died 1671) was a parliamentary army officer and MP for Leeds during the Commonwealth, and as such the first MP for the city. He was later also MP for Appleby. He is described...  more
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    NationalityEngland

    Adrian Davies (born 9 February 1969 in Bridgend) is a former Wales international rugby union player. A fly-half, he played for Wales in the 1991 and 1995 Rugby World Cup finals....  more
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    Adam Rickitt

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceCrewe, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Adam Peter Rickitt (born 29 May 1978) is an English actor, singer and model. He portrayed the role Nick Tilsley in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 1997 to 1999, and again from 2002 to 2004....  more
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    BirthplaceRugby, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

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    Ailwyn Fellowes, 1st Baron Ailwyn

    Dec. at 69 (1855-1924)

    BirthplaceNorwich, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Ailwyn Edward Fellowes, 1st Baron Ailwyn (10 November 1855 – 23 September 1924), was a British businessman, farmer and Conservative politician. He was a member of Arthur Balfour's cabinet as...  more
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    Alan Clark

    Dec. at 71 (1928-1999)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alan Kenneth Mackenzie Clark (13 April 1928 – 5 September 1999) was a British Conservative Member of Parliament (MP), author and diarist. He served as a junior minister in Margaret Thatcher's...  more
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    Alan Sugar

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar (born 24 March 1947) is a British business magnate, media personality, politician, and political adviser. In 1968, he started what would later become his largest...  more
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    Alec Douglas-Home

    Dec. at 92 (1903-1995)

    BirthplaceMayfair, London, London, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, ( (listen); 2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995), was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from...  more
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    BirthplaceWales

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alexander Charles Carlile, Baron Carlile of Berriew, (born 12 February 1948) is a British barrister and crossbench member of the House of Lords....  more
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    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton PC (27 October 1774 – 12 May 1848), was a British politician and financier, and a member of the Baring family. Baring was the second son of Sir Francis Baring,...  more
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    Alexander Brogden

    Dec. at 67 (1825-1892)

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alexander Brogden was born in Manchester on 3 November 1825, the second son of John Brogden (1798 – 1869) and educated at Blackburn, New College Manchester and King's College London, where he read...  more
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    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone (Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George; born Prince Alexander of Teck; 14 April 1874 – 16 January 1957), was a British Army commander and...  more
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    Alexander Pendarves

    Dec. at 64 (1662-1726)

    BirthplaceCornwall, England

    NationalityEngland

    Alexander Pendarves, MP (baptised 11 November 1662 – 13 March 1725, London, England) was a Cornish landowner and Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1689 and 1725....  more
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    Alexander William Kinglake

    Dec. at 82 (1809-1891)

    BirthplaceTaunton, England

    NationalityEngland

    Alexander William Kinglake (5 August 1809 – 2 January 1891) was an English travel writer and historian. He was born near Taunton, Somerset, and educated at Eton College and Trinity College,...  more
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    Alfred Bossom

    Dec. at 84 (1881-1965)

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alfred Charles Bossom, Baron Bossom FRIBA was an English architect active in the United States, and Conservative Party politician....  more
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    Alfred Denville

    Dec. at 79 (1876-1955)

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alfred Arthur Hinchcliffe Denville (27 January 1876 – 23 March 1955) was an English actor, theatre impresario and Conservative Party politician. Denville, an actor by trade, ran one of the UK's...  more
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    Alfred Domett

    Dec. at 76 (1811-1887)

    BirthplaceCamberwell, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland, New Zealand

    Alfred Domett, (20 May 1811 – 2 November 1887) was an English colonial statesman and poet. He was New Zealand's fourth Premier....  more
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    Alfred Lyttelton

    Dec. at 56 (1857-1913)

    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alfred Lyttelton KC (7 February 1857 – 5 July 1913) was a British politician and sportsman from the Lyttelton family who excelled at both football and cricket. During his time at university he...  more
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    Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchett

    Dec. at 62 (1868-1930)

    BirthplaceFarnworth, Widnes, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alfred Moritz Mond, 1st Baron Melchett, PC, FRS, DL (23 October 1868 – 27 December 1930), known as Sir Alfred Mond, Bt, between 1910 and 1928, was a British industrialist, financier and politician. ...  more
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    BirthplaceSomersby, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one...  more

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    Algernon Sydney

    Dec. at 60 (1623-1683)

    BirthplaceBaynard's Castle, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Algernon Sidney or Sydney (15 January 1623 – 7 December 1683) was an English politician and member of the middle part of the Long Parliament. A republican political theorist, colonel, and...  more
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    Andrew Bridgen

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceBurton upon Trent, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Andrew James Bridgen (born 28 October 1964) is a Conservative Party politician and businessman. Since May 2010 he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of North West...  more