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

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Adolfo Saguier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Adolfo Saguier Died at 70 (1832-1902) Adolfo Saguier was Paraguayan politician. He was elected as Vice President of Cándido Bareiro in 1878 and after death of Bareiro he served as President of Paraguay from 4 September 1880 ...more

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Albino Jara is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Albino Jara Died at 35 (1877-1912) Albino Jara Benegas was provisional President of Paraguay from 19 January 1911 to 5 July 1911. A military official, he was a member of the Liberal Party.

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Andrés Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Andrés Rodríguez Died at 74 (1923-1997) Andrés Rodríguez Pedotti was the President of Paraguay from February 3, 1989 to August 15, 1993. He assumed the presidency in a coup d'état against Alfredo Stroessner.

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Benigno Ferreira is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Benigno Ferreira Died at 74 (1846-1920) Benigno Asunción Ferreira was President of Paraguay November 25, 1906 – July 4, 1908. He was a member of the Liberal Party. The general and doctor Benigno Ferrerira was one of the main ...more

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Cándido Bareiro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Cándido Bareiro Died at 47 (1833-1880) Cándido Pastor Bareiro Caballero was President of Paraguay from 27 November 1878 to 4 September 1880. Bareiro served as a commercial agent for the Paraguayan government in Europe. After ...more

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Cecilio Báez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Cecilio Báez Died at 79 (1862-1941) Cecilio Báez González was provisional President of Paraguay from December 8, 1905 to November 25, 1906. He was a member of the Liberal Party.

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Cirilo Antonio Rivarola is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Cirilo Antonio Rivarola Died at 43 (1836-1879) Cirilo Antonio Rivarola Acosta was the 4th President of Paraguay from March 1, 1870 to December 10, 1871. Before and during the War of the Triple Alliance, Rivarola was an opponent of dictator ...more

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Eduardo Schaerer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Eduardo Schaerer Died at 68 (1873-1941) Eduardo Schaerer Vera y Aragón was a Paraguayan businessman, publisher, and Liberal politician. He served as President of the Republic of Paraguay for the constitutional term 1912–1916. ...more

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Eligio Ayala is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Eligio Ayala Died at 51 (1879-1930) José Eligio Ayala was President of Paraguay from 12 April 1923 to 17 March 1924 and again from 15 August 1924 until 15 August 1928. He was a member of the Liberal Party. Jose Eligio Ayala ...more

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Emiliano González Navero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Emiliano González Navero Died at 73 (1861-1934) Emiliano González Navero was Paraguayan politician of the Liberal Party, he served as President and Vice President on four occasions.

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Emilio Aceval is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Emilio Aceval Died at 78 (1853-1931) Emilio Aceval Marín was born in Asuncion on, was President of Paraguay November 25, 1898 – January 9, 1902. He was a member of the Colorado Party. His parents were Don Leonardo Aceval and ...more

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Eusebio Ayala is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Eusebio Ayala Died at 67 (1875-1942) Eusebio Ayala was President of Paraguay from 7 November 1921 to 12 April 1923 and again from 15 August 1932 to 17 February 1936. He was a member of the Liberal Party. He was overthrown by Rafael ...more

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Facundo Machaín is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Facundo Machaín Died at 32 (1845-1877) Facundo Machaín was President of Paraguay. His period of government was short but very important for the political situation of the country at the time.

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Federico Franco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Federico Franco age 56 Luis Federico Franco Gómez is a Paraguayan politician who was President of Paraguay from June 2012 until August 2013. A member of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party, he was elected as ...more

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Félix Paiva is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Félix Paiva Died at 88 (1877-1965) Félix Paiva was Paraguayan politician from the Liberal Party. He studied law and worked as university teacher, rector of the University and president of the Supreme Court. In his ...more

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Fernando Lugo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Fernando Lugo age 67 Fernando Armindo Lugo Méndez is a Paraguayan politician who was President of Paraguay from 2008 to 2012. Previously he was a Roman Catholic priest and bishop, serving as Bishop of the ...more

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Fulgencio Yegros is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Fulgencio Yegros Died at 41 (1780-1821) Fulgencio Yegros y Franco de Torres was Paraguayan soldier and first head of state of independent Paraguay.

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Higinio Uriarte is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Died at 66 (1843-1909) José Higinio Uriarte y García del Barrio was Paraguayan politician. He was Juan Bautista Gill's Vice President and after his death, he became acting President for the remainder of ...more

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Horacio Cartes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Horacio Cartes age 62 Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara is a Paraguayan businessman and Paraguay's president, elected as of the April 2013 elections, since 15 August 2013. He is a member of the Colorado Party. Cartes owns ...more

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José Pedro Montero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
José Pedro Montero Died at 49 (1878-1927) José Pedro Montero De Candia was President of Paraguay from 1919 to 1920.

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Juan Antonio Escurra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Juan Antonio Escurra Died at 70 (1859-1929) Juan Antonio Escurra was the President of Paraguay from 1902 to 1904. He was born on May 6, 1859 in Caraguatay, Cordillera department. He was married with Josefa M. Rojas, woman from a ...more

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Juan Bautista Egusquiza is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Juan Bautista Egusquiza Died at 57 (1845-1902) Juan Bautista Egusquiza Isasi was President of Paraguay 25 November 1894 – 25 November 1898. He was elected to one four-year term as were most presidents of Paraguay of his era. He was a member ...more

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Juan Bautista Gaona is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Juan Bautista Gaona Died at 87 (1845-1932) Juan Bautista Gaona Figueredo was provisional President of Paraguay October 18, 1904 – December 8, 1905 and later served as Vice President. He was a member of the Liberal Party. His presidency ...more

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Juan Bautista Gill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Died at 37 (1840-1877) Juan Bautista Gill García was President of Paraguay from November 25, 1874 to April 12, 1877. He was born in Asunción. His parents were Juan Andres Gill and Escolástica ...more

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Juan Gualberto González is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Juan Gualberto González Died at 61 (1851-1912) Juan Gualberto González was the President of Paraguay from 1890 to 1894.

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Juan Manuel Frutos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Juan Manuel Frutos Died at 81 (1879-1960) Juan Manuel Frutos was President of Paraguay in 1948. He was born in Asunción on June 12, 1879. His parents were José Dolores Frutos and Juliana Escurra, sister of the Colonel Juan

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Juan Natalicio González is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Juan Natalicio González Died at 69 (1897-1966) Juan Natalicio González Paredes was a Paraguayan poet who served as President of Paraguay from 15 August 1948 to 30 December 1948.

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Liberato Marcial Rojas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Liberato Marcial Rojas Died at 52 (1870-1922) Liberato Marcial Rojas Cabral was provisional President of Paraguay from July 6, 1911 to February 28, 1912. A journalist, he was a member of the Liberal Party.

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Luis Alberto Riart is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Luis Alberto Riart Died at 73 (1880-1953) Luis Alberto Riart was Paraguayan politician and President of Paraguay from 17 March 1924 until 15 August 1924.

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Manuel Antonio Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Manuel Antonio Ortiz Manuel Antonio Ortiz became President of the Provisional Junta of Paraguay on 20 September 1840 following the death of José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia. He was chairman of the ...more

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Manuel Gondra is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Manuel Gondra Died at 56 (1871-1927) Manuel Gondra Pereira was President of Paraguay from November 25, 1910 to January 11, 1911 and from August 15, 1920 to October 31, 1921. He was also an author, a journalist and a member of the ...more

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Mariano Roque Alonzo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Mariano Roque Alonzo Mariano Roque Alonzo Romero was President of Provisional Junta of Paraguay from 9 February 1841 to 14 March 1841. On 14 March 1841 he established a government ruling jointly with Carlos Antonio ...more

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Nicanor Duarte is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Nicanor Duarte age 62 Óscar Nicanor Duarte Frutos is a Paraguayan politician who served as President of Paraguay from 2003 to 2008. He currently holds the title of Senator for life.

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Patricio Escobar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Patricio Escobar Died at 69 (1843-1912) Patricio Escobar was the President of Paraguay between November 25, 1886 and November 25, 1890.

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Rafael Franco is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Rafael Franco Died at 77 (1896-1973) Rafael de la Cruz Franco Ojeda was President of Paraguay from February 17, 1936 to August 13, 1937. He was a founder of the Revolutionary Febrerista Party. He was accused of trying to unseat ...more

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Salvador Jovellanos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Paraguay
Salvador Jovellanos Died at 48 (1833-1881) Salvador Silvester del Rosario Jovellanos Guanes was Paraguayan politician. He served as Vice President from 1870 to 1871 and President from December 18, 1871 – November 25, 1874. His main ...more