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List of the most popular, renowned or famous politicians from the Philippines. List includes the most notable politicians from the Philippines, along with photos when available. This list of Filipino politicians is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous politicians are from the Philippines?" You can click on the names of the famous politicians of Philippines in order to get more information about each one. This list has a variety of politicians, like Florencio Miraflores and Eulogio Balao, in it. You may copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. (248 items)
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Abdulgani A. Salapuddin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Abdulgani A. Salapuddin age 66
Abdulgani "Gerry" A. Salapuddin is a Filipino politician and former three-term congressman. He also served as governor of Basilan and was at least partly responsible for much of the ...more
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Abdulwahid Bidin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Died at 74 (1925-1999)
Abdulwahid A. Bidin was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Appointed by President Corazon Aquino in 1987, he was the first Filipino Muslim named to the country's High
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Abdusakur Mahail Tan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Abdusakur Mahail Tan age 68
Abdusakur "Sakur" Mahail Tan is a Filipino politician and former governor of Sulu Province in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. He currently serves as the Vice Governor of
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Abraham Sarmiento is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Abraham Sarmiento Died at 89 (1921-2010)
Abraham F. Sarmiento, Sr. was a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1987 to 1991. An active figure in the political opposition against ...more
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Adolfo Azcuna is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 79
Adolfo S. Azcuna is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2002 to 2009. He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria ...more
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Agapito Aquino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 79
Agapito Aquino Aquino, more popularly known as Butz Aquino, is a former Senator of the Philippines and congressman from Makati City. He was born to former senator Benigno Aquino, Sr., and Aurora ...more
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Alejo Santos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Died at 73 (1911-1984)
Alejo S. Santos was a Filipino soldier and World War II hero who parlayed his fame into a political career. His prestige was somewhat marred in later life when he agreed to run as the only major ...more
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Alexander B. Yano is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Alexander B. Yano
General Alexander B. Yano was the 38th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the highest position in the AFP hierarchy. His Vice Chief of Staff was Lt. Gen. Cardozo M. Luna and ...more
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Alfredo Benipayo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 80
Alfredo Logronio Benipayo is the former Dean of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law, the oldest law school in the Philippines. He is a former magistrate and a respected law ...more
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Alicia Austria-Martinez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 78
Ma. Alicia Austria-Martinez is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2002 to 2009. She was appointed to the Court by President Gloria ...more
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Alvaro Antonio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Alvaro Antonio age 66
Alvaro Trinidad Antonio, also known by his nickname Bong or Ambong is a Filipino politician, who is the incumbent Governor of Cagayan. He is a former pro-bono lawyer at the Citizen's Legal ...more
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Ambrosio Padilla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Died at 86 (1910-1996)
Ambrosio Bibby Padilla was a former Filipino basketball player and former elected member of the Senate of the Philippines. He was one of the most important figures in Asian basketball
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Amelita Ramos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 91
Amelita "Ming" Martinez-Ramos is the wife of Fidel V. Ramos–the twelfth President of the Philippines–and was the eleventh First Lady of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998.
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Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 96
Ameurfina Aguinaldo Melencio-Herrera served as an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court from 1979 until 1992. She was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, filling the ...more
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Anacleto Díaz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Died at 67 (1878-1945)
Anacleto Díaz was a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
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Andres Narvasa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Died at 85 (1928-2013)
Andres dela Rosa Narvasa was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from December 1, 1991 to November 30, 1998. He served as Chairman of the Preparatory Commission for ...more
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Andrew Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Died at 66 (1940-2006)
Brother Andrew Benjamin Gonzalez, F.S.C., was a linguist, writer, educator, and a De La Salle Brother. He served as president of De La Salle University from 1979 to 1991 and from 1994 to 1998. ...more
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Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 80
Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2000 to 2008. She was the last appointment to the Court made by ...more
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Angelito Gatlabayan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Angelito Gatlabayan age 66
Angelito C. Gatlabayan is a Filipino politician. A member of the NPC party, he was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the 2nd District of ...more
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Aniano A. Desierto is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Aniano A. Desierto age 83
Aniano Aguilar Desierto is a former Ombudsman of the Republic of the Philippines from 1995-2002. He headed the Ombudsman Office which investigates all government officials who defy the law of ...more
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Antonio Carpio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 69
Antonio Tirol Carpio is an incumbent Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and assumed office on ...more
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Antonio Eduardo Nachura is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 77
Antonio Eduardo B. Nachura was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines until his mandatory retirement in June 13, 2011. He had been Solicitor-General of the Philippines at ...more
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Antonio Lagdameo, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Antonio Lagdameo, Jr. age 50
Antonio F. Lagdameo, Jr., more than being the politician-husband of renowned actress Dawn Zulueta and one of the scions of the tenacious and pioneering wealthy family in Mindanao, the ...more
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Antonio Leviste is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
Antonio Leviste age 78
José Antonio 'Tony' C. Leviste is a Filipino politician, who served as Governor of Batangas from 1972 to 1980. Born to a distinguished Batangueño family renowned in both business ...more
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Antonio Trillanes IV is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from The Philippines
age 47
Antonio "Sonny" Fuentes Trillanes IV is a former Navy Lieutenant Senior Grade and currently serving as a senator of the Philippines since 2007. He was born in Caloocan City. He was ...more