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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. (924 items)

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A. E. W. Mason is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from England
A. E. W. Mason Died at 83 (1865-1948) Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel The Four Feathers.

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A. P. Herbert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from England
A. P. Herbert Died at 81 (1890-1971) Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist. He was an independent Member of Parliament for Oxford University for 15 years, five of which he ...more

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Abel Heywood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Abel Heywood Died at 83 (1810-1893) Abel Heywood was an English publisher, radical and mayor of Manchester.

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Adam Baynes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Adam Baynes Adam Baynes 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 as "an army ...more

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Adrian Davies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Adrian Davies age 55 Adrian Michael Davies is a barrister and a member of Lincoln's Inn, London. He was formerly a solicitor with the magic circle firm, Slaughter and May. He is the eldest son of the traditionalist ...more

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Adam Rickitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Adam Rickitt age 39 Adam Peter Rickitt is a British actor, singer and model and charity fundraiser. He is most well known for playing Nick Tilsley in the soap opera Coronation Street from 1997–1999 and again from ...more

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Adrian Hilton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from England
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Ailwyn Fellowes, 1st Baron Ail... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Ailwyn Fellowes, 1st Baron Ailwyn Died at 69 (1855-1924) Ailwyn Edward Fellowes, 1st Baron Ailwyn KCVO, KBE, PC, was a British businessman, farmer and Conservative politician. He was a member of Arthur Balfour's cabinet as President of the Board of ...more

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Alan Clark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alan Clark Died at 71 (1928-1999) Alan Kenneth Mackenzie Clark was a British Conservative Member of Parliament, historian and diarist. He served as a junior minister in Margaret Thatcher's governments at the Departments of ...more

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Alan Sugar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alan Sugar age 70 Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar is an English business magnate, media personality, and political advisor. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2014, Sugar has an estimated fortune of ...more

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Alec Douglas-Home is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alec Douglas-Home Died at 92 (1903-1995) Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, PC was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister from October 1963 to October 1964. He is notable for being ...more

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Alex Carlile, Baron Carlile of... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alex Carlile, Baron Carlile of Berriew age 69 Alexander Charles Carlile, Baron Carlile of Berriew, CBE, FRSA, QC is a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords. He has been described as one of Britain's top legal experts.

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Alexander Baring, 1st Baron As... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton Died at 74 (1774-1848) Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton PC was a British politician and financier, and a member of the Baring family. Baring was the second son of Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet, and of Harriet, ...more

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Alexander Brogden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alexander Brogden Died at 67 (1825-1892) Alexander Brogden was born in Manchester on 3 November 1825, the second son of John Brogden and educated at Blackburn, New College Manchester and King's College London, where he read ...more

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Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone Died at 83 (1874-1957) Major-General Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone KG GCB GCMG GCVO DSO PC ADC FRS, was a British military commander and major-general who served as ...more

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Alexander Pendarves is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alexander Pendarves Died at 64 (1662-1726) Alexander Pendarves, MP was an English politician of the Tory party, and a wealthy landowner.

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Alexander William Kinglake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alexander William Kinglake Died at 82 (1809-1891) Alexander William Kinglake was an English travel writer and historian. He was born near Taunton, Somerset and educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was called to the Bar in ...more

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Alfred Bossom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alfred Bossom Died at 84 (1881-1965) Alfred Charles Bossom, Baron Bossom FRIBA was an English architect active in the United States, and Conservative Party politician.

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Alfred Denville is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alfred Denville Died at 79 (1876-1955) Alfred Arthur Hinchcliffe Denville was an English actor, theatre impresario and Conservative Party politician. Denville, an actor by trade, ran one of the UK's leading repertory companies. In ...more

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Alfred Domett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alfred Domett Died at 76 (1811-1887) Alfred Domett, CMG was an English colonial statesman and poet. He was New Zealand's fourth Premier.

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Alfred Lyttelton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alfred Lyttelton Died at 56 (1857-1913) Alfred Lyttelton QC was a British politician and sportsman who excelled at both football and cricket. During his time at university he participated in Varsity Matches in five sports: cricket, ...more

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Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchet... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchett Died at 62 (1868-1930) Alfred Moritz Mond, 1st Baron Melchett, PC, FRS, known as Sir Alfred Mond, Bt, between 1910 and 1928, was a British industrialist, financier and politician. In his later life he became an active ...more

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Ten... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson Died at 83 (1809-1892) Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson excelled ...more

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Algernon Sydney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Algernon Sydney Died at 60 (1623-1683) Algernon Sidney or Sydney was an English politician and member of the Long Parliament. A republican political theorist, colonel, and commissioner of the trial of King Charles I of England, he ...more

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Andrew Bridgen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Andrew Bridgen age 53 Andrew James Bridgen is a Conservative Party politician and businessman. Since May 2010 he has been the Member of Parliament for the constituency of North West Leicestershire.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Andrew Lloyd Webber age 69 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He ...more

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Andrew Marvell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Andrew Marvell Died at 57 (1621-1678) Andrew Marvell was an English metaphysical poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678. As a metaphysical poet, he is associated with John Donne ...more

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Andrew Rosindell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Andrew Rosindell age 51 Andrew Richard Rosindell is a British Conservative politician. He is the Member of Parliament for the Romford constituency in Greater London. He is also the international director of the ...more

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Andrew Rowe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Andrew Rowe Died at 73 (1935-2008) Andrew John Bernard Rowe was a politician in the United Kingdom. He was born in London. He served as Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Mid Kent from 1983 to 1997 and its successor ...more

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Andrew Tyrie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Andrew Tyrie age 60 Andrew Guy Tyrie is a British politician for the Conservative Party. He is the Member of Parliament for Chichester, and was first elected in the 1997 general election. He had previously been a ...more

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Angmendus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Angmendus Angmendus may have held the role of the first Lord Chancellor of England, being appointed in 605, during the reign of Æthelberht of Kent. Other sources suggest that the first ruler to ...more

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Anna Soubry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anna Soubry age 61 Anna Mary Soubry is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Broxtowe since the 2010 general election and Minister of State for Defence Personnel, ...more

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Anne Boleyn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anne Boleyn Died at 35 (1501-1536) Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right. Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made ...more

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Annie Besant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Annie Besant Died at 86 (1847-1933) Annie Besant was a prominent British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule. In 1867, Annie at age 20, married Frank ...more

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Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Ear... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury Died at 62 (1621-1683) Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury PC, known as Anthony Ashley Cooper from 1621 to 1631, as Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet from 1631 to 1661, and as The Lord Ashley from 1661 ...more

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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Ear... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury Died at 42 (1671-1713) Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury was an English politician, philosopher and writer.

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Arnold Savage is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arnold Savage Died at 52 (1358-1410) Sir Arnold Savage of Bobbing, Kent was the English Speaker of the House of Commons from 1400 to 1402 and then again from 1403 to 1404 and a Knight of the Shire of Kent who was referred to as ...more

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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Ear... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury Died at 84 (1801-1885) Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury KG, styled Lord Ashley from 1811 to 1851 and then Lord Shaftesbury following the death of his father. He was an English politician, philanthropist ...more

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Anthony Giddens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Giddens age 79 Anthony Giddens, Baron Giddens, is a British sociologist who is known for his theory of structuration and his holistic view of modern societies. He is considered to be one of the most prominent ...more

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Anthony Grey, 11th Earl of Ken... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Grey, 11th Earl of Kent Died at 57 (1645-1702) Anthony Grey was Earl of Kent from 1651 to his death. He was the only son of Henry Grey, 10th Earl of Kent, and his second wife Amabel Benn daughter of Anthony Benn, Recorder of London. His ...more

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Anthony Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Berwick age 88 Anthony John Leslie Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Berwick PC DL is a retired British judge, and a former member of the House of Lords.

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Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Ri... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers Died at 41 (1442-1483) Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers KG was an English nobleman, courtier, and writer. He was one of the leading members of the Woodville family, which came to prominence during the reign of ...more

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Archibald Hill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Archibald Hill Died at 91 (1886-1977) Archibald Vivian Hill, CH, OBE, FRS, known as A. V. Hill, was an English physiologist, one of the founders of the diverse disciplines of biophysics and operations research. He shared the 1922 ...more

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Arthur Blenkinsop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Blenkinsop Died at 68 (1911-1979) Arthur Blenkinsop was a British Labour Party politician. Blenkinsop was educated at the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle, and the College of Commerce, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and became a chartered ...more

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Arthur Champernowne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Champernowne Died at 54 (1524-1578) Sir Arthur Champernowne was an English politician, high sheriff and soldier who lived at Dartington Hall in Devon, England. Champernowne belonged to a large Anglo-Norman family that originated ...more

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Arthur Cohen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Cohen Died at 84 (1830-1914) Arthur Cohen KC was an English barrister and Liberal Party politician. After three years' study at the gymnasium in Frankfort-on-the-Main, he entered as a student at University College London. ...more

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Arthur Drewry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Drewry Died at 70 (1891-1961) Arthur Drewry, CBE was an English football administrator who served as the fifth president of FIFA, the world governing body of association football, from 1955 to 1961. Drewry had held several ...more

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Arthur Heath is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Heath Died at 74 (1856-1930) Arthur Howard Heath TD was a British industrialist, first-class cricketer, Rugby Union international and Conservative Party politician.

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Arthur Keen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Keen Died at 80 (1835-1915) Arthur Keen was a British entrepreneur, the Keen in engineering firm Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds, later GKN plc.

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Arthur Priestley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from England
Arthur Priestley Died at 68 (1865-1933) Sir Arthur Alexander Priestley was an English Liberal Party politician and cricketer. After three unsuccessful candidacies he held a seat in the House of Commons from 1900 to 1918. At cricket, ...more