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Famous Politicians from Ghana

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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.

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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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    Rt. Hon. Aaron Mike Oquaye, (born April 4, 1944) is a Ghanaian politician and is the Speaker...  more
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    Abraham Ossei Aidooh

    Abraham Ossei Aidooh is a Ghanaian politician from the New Patriotic Party. As of 2008, he is...  more
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    Akua Sena Dansua (born 23 April 1958) is an experienced Ghanaian media and communications...  more
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    Honourable Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin (born 24 September 1957) is a Ghanaian politician who...  more
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    Albert Abongo (born September 15, 1959) is a Ghanaian politician and civil engineer. Abongo is...  more
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    Albert Kwesi Ocran

    Age: 90
    Lieutenant General Albert Kwesi Ocran (21 July 1929 – March 2019) was a soldier and...  more
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    Alex Tettey-Enyo

    Age: 79
    Alexander Narh Tettey-Enyo is an educationist and politician. He has been the Member of...  more
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    Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo (born 23 March 1942) is a Ghanaian author, poet,...  more
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    Anthony Deku

    Age: 96
    Anthony K. Deku (13 June 1923 – 29 May 2015) was a politician and a member of the Council of...  more
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    Justice Augustus Molade Akiwumi (7 April 1891 – ?) was a judge and also the second Speaker of...  more
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    Bawa Andani Yakubu

    Dec. at 76 (1926-2002)
    Bawa Andani Yakubu was a police officer, politician and king. He was an Inspector General of...  more
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    Benjamin Kunbuor

    Benjamin Bewa-Nyog Kunbuor was the Ghanaian Minister for Defence of the Ghanaian Ministry of...  more
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    Betty Mould-Iddrisu (born 22 March 1953) is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. She was the...  more
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    Charles Wereko-Brobby (born 27 March 1953, in Kumasi) is an engineer, politician, diplomat and...  more
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    Clement Kofi Humado

    Age: 66
    Clement Kofi Humado (born 18 December 1953) is the Member of Parliament for the Anlo...  more
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    Cletus Avoka

    Cletus Apul Avoka was the majority leader in the Ghana parliament. After the 2012 General...  more
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    Collins Dauda

    Age: 62
    Collins Dauda is a teacher, politician, former Ghanaian Minister for Lands and Natural...  more
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    Courage Quashigah

    Dec. at 63 (1947-2010)
    Major Courage Emmanuel Kobla Quashigah (9 September 1947 – 5 January 2010) was a Ghanaian...  more
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    Daniel Francis Annan

    Dec. at 78 (1928-2006)
    Justice Daniel Francis Kweipe Annan (November 7, 1928 – July 16, 2006) was Speaker of the...  more
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    Ebenezer Ako-Adjei

    Dec. at 86 (1916-2002)
    Dr. Ebenezer Ako Adjei (17 June 1916 – 14 January 2002) was a Ghanaian lawyer, journalist...  more
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    Ebenezer Begyina Sekyi-Hughes (born 4 September 1939) was the Speaker of the Ghanaian...  more
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    Edward Akufo-Addo

    Dec. at 73 (1906-1979)
    Edward Akufo-Addo (26 June 1906 – 17 July 1979) was a Ghanaian politician and lawyer. He was a...  more
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    Ekwow Spio-Garbrah

    Age: 66
    Ekwow Spio-Garbrah (born 1953) is a Ghanaian diplomat and politician. He is a former Ghanaian...  more
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    Emile Short

    Emile Francis Short is a Ghanaian judge and academic and the first Commissioner on Human...  more
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    Emmanuel Charles Quist

    Dec. at 79 (1880-1959)
    Sir Emmanuel Charles Quist, also known as Paa Quist (21 May 1880, Christiansborg, Accra – 30...  more