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List of famous politicians from Estonia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Estonian 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 Estonian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Estonia 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 Estonia, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of politicians on this list include Laine Randjärv and Hanno Pevkur.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Estonia in order to get more information about each one.

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Ago Silde is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Ago Silde age 55 Ago Silde is an Estonian politician, having served as Governor of Ida-Viru County, from 2004 to 2007.

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Andrus Ansip is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Andrus Ansip age 62 Andrus Ansip is an Estonian politician who was the Prime Minister of Estonia from 2005 to 2014 and chairman of the liberal Estonian Reform Party from 2004 to 2014. Before his entry into politics ...more

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Asso Kommer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Asso Kommer age 52 Asso Kommer is a former Estonian soldier and a politician. In 1993, Kommer led a voluntary formation of the Estonian army, the Läänemaa Vabatahtlik Jäägrikompanii. The ...more

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Edgar Savisaar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Edgar Savisaar age 68 Edgar Savisaar, is an Estonian politician, one of the founding members of Popular Front of Estonia and the leader of the Centre Party. He has served as the acting Prime Minister of Estonia, ...more

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Eiki Nestor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Eiki Nestor age 65 Eiki Nestor is an Estonian politician, member of the Social Democratic Party. He was the leader of the party from 1994 to 1996. Nestor has been a member of the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th ...more

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Ene Ergma is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Ene Ergma age 74 Ene Ergma is an Estonian politician, a member of the Riigikogu, and scientist. She is a member of the political party Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica. Before the two parties merged she was a ...more

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Erki Nool is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Erki Nool age 48 Erki Nool is an Estonian decathlete and politician. Nool is a winner of the gold medal for decathlon in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Although Nool did not place first in any individual ...more

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Friedrich Akel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Friedrich Akel Died at 70 (1871-1941) Friedrich Karl Akel was an Estonian diplomat and politician, a member of the International Olympic Committee., and Head of State of Estonia in 1924. Akel attended the Alexander Gymnasium in ...more

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Hanno Pevkur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Hanno Pevkur age 41 Hanno Pevkur is an Estonian politician, a member of the Estonian Reform Party. He graduated in 2002 with a BA degree from the law faculty of the University of Tartu. From April 2007 until ...more

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Hardo Aasmäe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Hardo Aasmäe age 67 Hardo Aasmäe was an Estonian geographer, entrepreneur and politician. He was active in the Estonian People's Front, and was the first post-Soviet mayor of Tallinn, from 1990 to 1992. He was ...more

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Heinrich Mark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Heinrich Mark Died at 93 (1911-2004) Heinrich Mark was an Estonian politician and Prime Minister of the Estonian Government in Exile. He was Prime Minister in duties of the President of the Republic of Estonia from 1 March 1990, to ...more

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Helir-Valdor Seeder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Helir-Valdor Seeder age 54 Helir-Valdor Seeder is an Estonian politician of the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica who is the current Minister of Agriculture. Seeder was born in Viljandi. He was Mayor of Viljandi from ...more

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Indrek Tarand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Indrek Tarand age 54 Indrek Tarand MEP is an Estonian politician, reserve officer, civil servant, journalist and historian. Tarand has served as an advisor to the Prime Minister of Estonia and as the Secretary ...more

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Ivari Padar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Ivari Padar age 53 Ivari Padar is an Estonian politician. He is a former Minister of Finance, Minister of Agriculture and chairman of the Estonian Social Democratic Party. Padar was born in Navi, Võru ...more

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Jaak Aab is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jaak Aab age 58 Jaak Aab is an Estonian politician and a former Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia. He belongs to the Estonian Centre Party.

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Jaak Aaviksoo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jaak Aaviksoo age 64 Jaak Aaviksoo is an Estonian politician and physicist, former rector of Tartu University, who has been the Estonian Minister of Defence and Minister of Education and Research. Aaviksoo is a ...more

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Jaak Tamm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jaak Tamm Died at 49 (1950-1999) Jaak Tamm was an Estonian politician and businessman. From 1990 to 1991, he was the minister of industry and energetics in Edgar Savisaar's government. He was a member of the Estonian Coalition ...more

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Jaanus Tamkivi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jaanus Tamkivi age 59 Jaanus Tamkivi is an Estonian politician of the Estonian Reform Party. He was Mayor of Kuressaare from 1996 to 2005, a member of the Riigikogu from 2005 to 2007, and the Minister of the ...more

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Juhan Parts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Juhan Parts age 52 Juhan Parts is an Estonian politician who was Prime Minister of Estonia from 2003 to 2005 and Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications from 2007 to 2014. Juhan Parts is a member of the ...more

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Jürgen Ligi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jürgen Ligi age 59 Jürgen Ligi is an Estonian politician, a member and the Vice-Chairman of the liberal Reform Party. Ligi was Estonia's Minister of Finance 2009-2014. He is known for his bluntness and

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Jüri Luik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jüri Luik age 52 Jüri Luik is an Estonian diplomat and former politician. Jüri Luik has held the positions of Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Estonian Minister of Defense and the permanent ...more

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Jüri Pihl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jüri Pihl age 64 Jüri Pihl is an Estonian politician, a member of the Social Democratic Party. From 1993 to 2003 he served as the General Director of Kaitsepolitsei, the central security institution in ...more

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Jüri Tamm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jüri Tamm age 61 Jüri Tamm is a former Estonian hammer thrower. Representing USSR, he won a bronze medal in the 1980 and 1988 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 1987 World Championships in

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Jüri Uluots is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Jüri Uluots Died at 55 (1890-1945) Jüri Uluots was an Estonian prime minister, journalist, prominent attorney and distinguished Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu. Uluots was born in Kirbla ...more

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Kalle Kulbok is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Kalle Kulbok age 62 Kalle Kulbok is an Estonian politician.

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Katrin Saks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Katrin Saks age 62 Katrin Saks is an Estonian politician, currently vice-chairman of the Social Democratic Party. From 1999 to 2002, she was Minister of Population Affairs in the cabinet of Mart Laar. In October ...more

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Konstantin Konik is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Konstantin Konik Died at 63 (1873-1936) Konstantin Konik was an Estonian politician and surgeon, member of the Estonian Salvation Committee Konstantin Konik was born to a working-class family in Tartu; his father made living as a ...more

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Laine Randjärv is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Laine Randjärv age 54 Laine Randjärv is an Estonian politician from the Reform Party. She was the Mayor of Tartu from 23 September 2004 to 2007, and previously she was Deputy Mayor from 2002 to 2004. From 2007 ...more

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Mailis Reps is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Mailis Reps age 43 Mailis Reps is an Estonian politician, a member of the Estonian Centre Party. She served as the Minister of Education and Research from 2002 to 2003 and from 2005 to 2007.

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Maret Maripuu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Maret Maripuu age 44 Maret Maripuu is an Estonian politician, a member of the libertarian Reform Party. From April 2007 until February 2009 she served as Minister of Social Affairs. Previously, she was a member of ...more

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Margus Hanson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Margus Hanson age 60 Margus Hanson is an Estonian politician, who was the Estonian Minister of Defence from 2003 to 2004. Prior to this he was the mayor of Tartu from 1997 until 2003. He is a member of the Estonian ...more

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Marianne Mikko is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Marianne Mikko age 57 Marianne Mikko is an Estonian politician and former Member of the European Parliament for the Social Democratic Party, part of the Party of European Socialists. Mikko was born in Võru. ...more

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Marko Pomerants is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Marko Pomerants age 54 Marko Pomerants is an Estonian politician. He is the incumbent Minister of the Environment in Taavi Rõivas' cabinet.

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Mart Laar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Mart Laar age 58 Mart Laar is an Estonian statesman and historian. He served as the Prime Minister of Estonia from 1992 to 1994 and from 1999 to 2002. Laar is credited with having helped bring about Estonia’s ...more

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Otto Tief is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Otto Tief Died at 87 (1889-1976) Otto Tief was a lawyer, an Estonian military commander during the Estonian War of Independence and a politician. He was Acting Prime Minister of the last government of Estonia before Soviet ...more

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Priit Vilba is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Priit Vilba age 65 Priit Vilba is an Estonian politician and businessman who was mayor of Tallinn for two weeks in 1996. In 2001, while deputy mayor of Tallinn, Vilba was accused of allocating city contracts to

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Raul Mälk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Raul Mälk age 66 Raul Mälk is an Estonian diplomat and a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. He was also head of the Estonian delegation for border negotiations with Russia from 1992-2005. Up to ...more

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Rein Lang is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Rein Lang age 61 Rein Lang is an Estonian politician, a member of the Estonian Reform Party since 1995, and a diplomat. He was the Minister of Culture in Andrus Ansip's third cabinet until his resignation.

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Robert Lepikson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Robert Lepikson Died at 54 (1952-2006) Robert Lepikson was an Estonian politician, businessman and rally driver. As a rally driver, he was the Estonian champion three times, winner of the Baltic Cup and was the head of the Estonian ...more

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Siim-Valmar Kiisler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Siim-Valmar Kiisler age 53 Siim Valmar Kiisler is an Estonian politician, a member of the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica.

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Taavi Veskimägi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Taavi Veskimägi age 44 Taavi Veskimägi is a former Estonian politician and the managing director of the Estonian electric power transmission system operator Elering. He is a former Minister of Finance and one of ...more

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Tiiu Aro is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Tiiu Aro age 66 Tiiu Aro is an Estonian physician and politician. She is a former Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia, having served in that position from 1996 to 1999. From 1999 to 2009 she worked as ...more

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Tõnis Lukas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Tõnis Lukas age 56 Tõnis Lukas is an Estonian politician. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica.

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Tõnis Palts is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Tõnis Palts age 65 Tõnis Palts is an Estonian politician and former mayor of Tallinn.

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Toomas Vilosius is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Toomas Vilosius age 67 Toomas Vilosius is an Estonian politician and a former Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia. He is currently the communications manager of Silja Line.

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Urmas Kruuse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Urmas Kruuse age 53 Urmas Kruuse is an Estonian politician and the Minister of Rural Affairs in Taavi Rõivas' second cabinet. Between 26 March 2014 and 30 March 2015 he was a minister of Health and Labour in ...more

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Urmas Paet is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Urmas Paet age 44 Urmas Paet is an Estonian politician who was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia from 2005 to 2014. He is a member of the Estonian Reform Party. As of September 2010, Paet has been the ...more

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Urve Palo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Urve Palo age 46 Urve Palo is an Estonian politician, a member of the Social Democratic Party Palo was born in Haapsalu. From April 2007 until May 2009 she served as Estonian Minister of Population and Ethnic ...more

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Vallo Reimaa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Vallo Reimaa age 57 Vallo Reimaa is an Estonian politician of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union. From April 2007 to January 2008 he was the Minister of Regional Affairs.

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Vilja Savisaar-Toomast is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Estonia
Vilja Savisaar-Toomast age 56 Vilja Savisaar-Toomast is an Estonian politician, currently a Member of the European Parliament. She previously belonged to the Estonian Centre Party which she decided to leave on 9 April 2012. ...more