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

This list is made up of many different politicians, including Paul Kagame and Dismas Nsengiyaremye.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Rwanda in order to get more information about each one.
Agathe Uwilingiyimana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Rwanda
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Agathe Uwilingiyimana, sometimes known as Madame Agathe, was a Rwandan political figure. She served as Prime Minister of Rwanda from 18 July 1993 until her death on 7 April 1994. Her term was ended when she was assassinated during the opening stages of the Rwandan Genocide. She was Rwanda's first ...more

Birthplace: Rwanda

Nationality: Rwanda

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Dismas Nsengiyaremye

Dismas Nsengiyaremye served as Prime Minister of Rwanda from 2 April 1992 to 18 July 1993. He was a member of the Democratic Republican Movement. During his term, he appointed Agathe Uwilingiyimana to the Ministry of Education, though she later succeeded him as PM. ...more

Nationality: Rwanda


Dominique Mbonyumutwa

Dominique Mbonyumutwa was a Rwandan politician who served as the first and President of Rwanda, from January 28 to October 26, 1961, immediately following the abolition of the Rwandan monarchy. He took over the country after King Kigeli V of Rwanda was overthrown following the 1961 referendum ...more

Birthplace: Rwanda

Nationality: Rwanda

Donald Kaberuka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Rwanda
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Donald Kaberuka

Donald P. Kaberuka is a Rwandan economist and the current President of the African Development Bank. ...more

Birthplace: Byumba, Rwanda

Nationality: Rwanda