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Famous Politicians from Ghana

Updated October 13, 2018 10.9k views103 items

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

This list features Kofi Awoonor, Collins Dauda and more.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Ghana in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1
    Aaron Mike Oquaye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Rt. Hon. Aaron Mike Oquaye, (born April 4, 1944) is a Ghanaian politician and is the Speaker... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Abraham Ossei Aidooh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Abraham Ossei Aidooh

    Abraham Ossei Aidooh is a Ghanaian politician from the New Patriotic Party. As of 2008, he is... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Akua Dansua is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceHohoe, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Akua Sena Dansua (born 23 April 1958) is an experienced Ghanaian media and communications... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Alban Bagbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceUpper West Region, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Honourable Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin (born 24 September 1957) is a Ghanaian politician who... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Albert Abongo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceUpper East Region, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Albert Abongo (born September 15, 1959) is a Ghanaian politician and civil engineer. Abongo is... more on Wikipedia
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    Albert Kwesi Ocran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Albert Kwesi Ocran

    Age: 90

    BirthplaceCentral Region, Ghana, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Lieutenant General Albert Kwesi Ocran (21 July 1929 – March 2019) was a soldier and... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Alex Tettey-Enyo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Alex Tettey-Enyo

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Alexander Narh Tettey-Enyo is an educationist and politician. He has been the Member of... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Ama Ata Aidoo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo (born 23 March 1942) is a Ghanaian author, poet,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Anthony Deku is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Anthony Deku

    Age: 96

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Anthony K. Deku (13 June 1923 – 29 May 2015) was a politician and a member of the Council of... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Augustus Molade Akiwumi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana
    Justice Augustus Molade Akiwumi (7 April 1891 – ?) was a judge and also the second Speaker of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Bawa Andani Yakubu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Bawa Andani Yakubu

    Dec. at 76 (1926-2002)

    BirthplaceGushegu District

    NationalityGhana

    Bawa Andani Yakubu was a police officer, politician and king. He was an Inspector General of... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Benjamin Kunbuor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Benjamin Kunbuor

    Benjamin Bewa-Nyog Kunbuor was the Ghanaian Minister for Defence of the Ghanaian Ministry of... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Betty Mould-Iddrisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Betty Mould-Iddrisu (born 22 March 1953) is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. She was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Charles Wereko-Brobby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceKumasi, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Charles Wereko-Brobby (born 27 March 1953, in Kumasi) is an engineer, politician, diplomat and... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Clement Kofi Humado is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Clement Kofi Humado

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Clement Kofi Humado (born 18 December 1953) is the Member of Parliament for the Anlo... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Cletus Avoka is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Cletus Avoka

    Cletus Apul Avoka was the majority leader in the Ghana parliament. After the 2012 General... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Collins Dauda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Collins Dauda

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Collins Dauda is a teacher, politician, former Ghanaian Minister for Lands and Natural... more on Wikipedia
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    Courage Quashigah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Courage Quashigah

    Dec. at 63 (1947-2010)

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Major Courage Emmanuel Kobla Quashigah (9 September 1947 – 5 January 2010) was a Ghanaian... more on Wikipedia
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    Daniel Francis Annan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Daniel Francis Annan

    Dec. at 78 (1928-2006)

    BirthplaceAccra, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Justice Daniel Francis Kweipe Annan (November 7, 1928 – July 16, 2006) was Speaker of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Ebenezer Ako-Adjei is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Ebenezer Ako-Adjei

    Dec. at 86 (1916-2002)

    BirthplaceEastern Region, Ghana, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Dr. Ebenezer Ako Adjei (17 June 1916 – 14 January 2002) was a Ghanaian lawyer, journalist... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Ebenezer Sekyi-Hughes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    BirthplaceCape Coast, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Ebenezer Begyina Sekyi-Hughes (born 4 September 1939) was the Speaker of the Ghanaian... more on Wikipedia
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    Edward Akufo-Addo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Edward Akufo-Addo

    Dec. at 73 (1906-1979)

    BirthplaceGold Coast

    NationalityGhana

    Edward Akufo-Addo (26 June 1906 – 17 July 1979) was a Ghanaian politician and lawyer. He was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ekwow Spio-Garbrah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Ekwow Spio-Garbrah

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceGhana

    NationalityGhana

    Ekwow Spio-Garbrah (born 1953) is a Ghanaian diplomat and politician. He is a former Ghanaian... more on Wikipedia
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    Emile Short is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Emile Short

    Emile Francis Short is a Ghanaian judge and academic and the first Commissioner on Human... more on Wikipedia
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    Emmanuel Charles Quist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Ghana

    Emmanuel Charles Quist

    Dec. at 79 (1880-1959)

    BirthplaceAccra, Ghana

    NationalityGhana

    Sir Emmanuel Charles Quist, also known as Paa Quist (21 May 1880, Christiansborg, Accra – 30... more on Wikipedia
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