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

List includes Matrika Prasad Koirala, Birendra of Nepal and more.

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


Asok Rai is a leader of a political party of Nepal known as Federal Socialist Party, Nepal. Previously, he was vice-chairman of Communist Party of Nepal. ...more

Nationality: Nepal

Baburam Bhattarai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Nepal
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Baburam Bhattarai


Dr. Baburam Bhattarai was the 35th Prime Minister of Nepal from August 2011 to March 2013. As a way out of the political deadlock since the dissolution of the first Nepalese Constituent Assembly in May 2012, he was then replaced by Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi to head an interim government that should hold elections by 21 June 2013. He is a senior Standing Committee Member and vice chairperson of Unified Communist Party of Nepal. His party started People's War in Nepal in 1996 that had huge impact for the change of the political system in Nepal. The decade long civil war which claimed life of more than 17,000 Nepalese had a major role in transformation of Nepal from a monarchy into a ...more

Birthplace: Khoplang, Nepal

Nationality: Nepal

Birendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Nepal
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Birendra Bir Bikram Shah was the 11th King of Nepal and a South Asian statesman. The eldest son of King Mahendra, whom he succeeded in 1972, he reigned until his death in the 2001 Nepalese royal massacre. ...more

Birthplace: Narayanhity Palace, Nepal

Nationality: Nepal

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Dal Singh Thapa


Dal Singh Thapa was a leader of Nepali Congress. He was involved in the 1961 bombing against King Mahendra, and was sentenced to death; this sentence was later changed to life imprisonment. His friend Durgananda Jha was hanged who was caught with him in bombing. After his father and mother were killed in their home, reportedly by member of the Armed Police Force, he stayed with Subarna Shamsher Rana and got into politics. He also was an advisor of late Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala and is known for his fight for democracy, staying 21 years in prison. ...more

Nationality: Nepal