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Famous Politicians from Namibia

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

This is a list that features politicians like Klaus Dierks and Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.

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Abraham Iyambo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Abraham Iyambo Dec. at 52 (1961-2013)
Abraham Iyambo (2 February 1961 – 2 February 2013) was a Namibian politician. Iyambo was a member of the National Assembly of Namibia since 1995, serving as Minister of Fisheries from 1997 to ...more
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Bernhardt Esau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
age 62
Bernhardt Esau (born 9 December 1957) is a Namibian politician who is the current Minister of Fisheries in the Cabinet of Namibia. A member of the South West Africa People's Organization ...more
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Charles Namoloh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Charles Namoloh age 69
Major General Charles Dickson Ndaxu Phillip Namoloh (born 28 February 1950) is a Namibian diplomat, politician and military figure who has served in the cabinet of Namibia as Minister of Safety ...more
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David Namwandi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
David Namwandi age 65
David R. Namwandi (born February 28, 1954) is a Namibian politician and academic, who served as the Minister of Education from 2013 to 2015. Namwandi previously served as Deputy Minister of ...more
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Erastus Uutoni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Erastus Uutoni
Erastus Amutenya Uutoni (born 29 January 1961 in Omatando near Ongwediva) is a Namibian politician who has served in the Cabinet of Namibia since March 2010. He is the current Minister of Sport, ...more
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Erkki Nghimtina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Erkki Nghimtina age 71
Colonel(retired) Erkki Nghimtina (born 16 September 1948) is a Namibian politician and former military officer in the Namibia Defence Force(NDF). A member of the South West Africa People's ...more
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Hage Geingob is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Hage Geingob age 78
Hage Gottfried Geingob (born 3 August 1941) is the third and current President of Namibia, in office since 21 March 2015. Geingob was the first Prime Minister of Namibia from 21 March 1990 to 28 ...more
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Helmut Angula is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Helmut Angula age 74
Helmut Kangulohi Angula (born 11 November 1945) is a Namibian businessman, politician and former Cabinet Minister. He is currently the director of various private companies, after leaving the ...more
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Hifikepunye Pohamba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Hifikepunye Pohamba age 84
Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba (born 18 August 1936) is a Namibian politician who served as the second President of Namibia from 21 March 2005 to 21 March 2015. He won the 2004 election ...more
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Immanuel Ngatjizeko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Immanuel Ngatjizeko age 67
Immanuel Ngatjizeko (born 30 May 1952) is a Namibian politician and member of the ruling SWAPO Party. He held five ministerial portfolios from 2003 until his retirement in 2018.
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Johan de Waal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Johan de Waal age 70
Johan Claasen de Waal (born 17 September 1949 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a Namibian politician. A member of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), de Waal was a member of the National ...more
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John Mutorwa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
John Mutorwa age 62
John Mutorwa (born 17 August 1957) is a Namibian politician and current minister of Agriculture. A member of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Mutorwa has served in the ...more
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Klaus Dierks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Klaus Dierks Dec. at 69 (1936-2005)
Klaus Dierks (19 February 1936 – 17 March 2005) was a German-born Namibian deputy government minister, a transport planner and civil engineer in Namibia.
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Libertine Amathila is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Libertine Amathila age 79
Libertina Inaviposa Amathila (née Appolus, born 10 December 1940) is a Namibian physician and politician. She was the Deputy Prime Minister of Namibia from 2005 to until 2010.
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Marco Hausiku is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Marco Hausiku age 66
Marco Mukoso Hausiku (born 25 November 1954) is a Namibian politician who was Deputy Prime Minister of Namibia from 2010 to 2015. Previously he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2004 to ...more
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Marlene Mungunda is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Marlene Mungunda age 65
Marlene Mungunda (born 11 September 1954 in Mariental, Hardap Region) is a Namibian politician. A member of the South West Africa People's Organization, Mungunda served as Minister of Gender ...more
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Matheus Shikongo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Matheus Shikongo age 69
Matheus Kristof Shikongo (born June 26, 1950 in Ondangwa, Oshana Region) is a Namibian politician. A member of SWAPO, Shikongo was the Mayor of Windhoek, Namibia's capital, in 1993 and from 2000 ...more
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Nahas Angula is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Nahas Angula age 76
Nahas Gideon Angula (born 22 August 1943) is a Namibian politician who served as the third Prime Minister of Namibia from 21 March 2005 to 4 December 2012. He was succeeded by Hage Geingob in a ...more
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Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah age 67
Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah (born 29 October 1952) is a Namibian politician who is the Deputy Prime Minister of Namibia since March 2015. She has also served as Namibia's Minister of International ...more
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Ngarikutuke Tjiriange is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Ngarikutuke Tjiriange age 76
Ngarikutuke Ernest Tjiriange (born July 12, 1943) is a Namibian politician, a member of the National Assembly and former Secretary General of the ruling SWAPO Party. He is the Minister of ...more
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Nickey Iyambo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Nickey Iyambo age 83
Nickey Iyambo (20 May 1936 – 19 May 2019) was a Namibian politician and physician who served as the first Vice President of Namibia from 2015 until 2018. A member of SWAPO, Iyambo was a member ...more
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Rebecca Ndjoze-Ojo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Rebecca Ndjoze-Ojo age 63
Rebecca Kapitire Ndjoze-Ojo (born 18 March 1956 in Windhoek) is a Namibian politician and educator. A member of SWAPO, Ndjoze-Ojo has been a member of the National Assembly and Deputy Minister ...more
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Rosalia Nghidinwa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Rosalia Nghidinwa age 67
Rosalia Annette Nghidinwa (26 October 1952 – 14 January 2018) was a Namibian politician. Born in Nkurenkuru, Kavango Region, Nghidinwa was a member of the South West Africa People's ...more
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Saara Kuugongelwa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
age 52
Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila (born 12 October 1967) is the fourth and current Prime Minister of Namibia, in office since 21 March 2015. Kuugongelwa is a member of the South West Africa People's ...more
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Sam Nujoma is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Namibia
Sam Nujoma age 90
Samuel Shafiishuna Daniel Nujoma, (; born 12 May 1929) is a Namibian revolutionary, anti-apartheid activist and politician who served three terms as the first President of Namibia, from 1990 to ...more