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

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A. E. W. Mason is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 83 (1865-1948) Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel The Four Feathers.

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A. J. Mundella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
A. J. Mundella Died at 72 (1825-1897) Anthony John Mundella PC, known as A. J. Mundella, was an English manufacturer, reformer and Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1897. He served under William ...more

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A. K. Chesterton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
A. K. Chesterton Died at 77 (1896-1973) Arthur Kenneth Chesterton MC was a politician and journalist who helped found right-wing organisations in Britain, primarily in opposition to the break-up of the British Empire, and later ...more

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A. V. Alexander, 1st Earl Alex... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
A. V. Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough Died at 80 (1885-1965) Albert Victor Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough KG CH PC was a British Labour Co-operative politician. He was three times First Lord of the Admiralty, including during the Second ...more

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Aaron Curry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Aaron Curry Died at 70 (1887-1957) Aaron Charlton Curry was a Liberal Party, and sometimes National Liberal, politician in the United Kingdom. Standing as a Liberal candidate at the 1923 and 1924 general elections, he ...more

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Aaron Porter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Aaron Porter age 33 Aaron Ross Porter is the former President of the National Union of Students in the United Kingdom; he was elected with a 65% majority and took office in June 2010 for one year.

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Abel Buckley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Abel Buckley Died at 73 (1835-1908) Abel Buckley was a British cotton manufacturer and Liberal politician of Irish descent. He was born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, the younger son of Abel Buckley and Mary Keehan of Alderdale ...more

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Abel Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Abel Thomas Died at 64 (1848-1912) Abel Thomas was a Welsh Liberal politician and lawyer.

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Abhijit Pandya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 38 Abhijit Pandya is an English solicitor, best known for his representation of the seminal authors Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer against the UK ban of Home Secretary Teresa May on the grounds ...more

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Abraham Beame is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 95 (1906-2001) Abraham David "Abe" Beame was Mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977 as a Democrat. As such, he presided over the city during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s, during which the ...more

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Abraham England is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Abraham England Died at 82 (1867-1949) Abraham England was a British Liberal politician, businessman and soldier.

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Abraham Laverton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Abraham Laverton Died at 67 (1819-1886) Abraham Laverton, of Westbury, Wiltshire, was a cloth mill owner, philanthropist, and Liberal member of parliament for the parliamentary borough of Westbury from 1874 to 1880.

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Acton Smee Ayrton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Acton Smee Ayrton Died at 70 (1816-1886) Acton Smee Ayrton was a British barrister and Liberal Party politician. Considered a radical and champion of the working classes, he served as First Commissioner of Works under William Ewart ...more

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Adair Turner, Baron Turner of ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell age 63 Jonathan Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell is a British businessman, academic, a member of the UK's Financial Policy Committee, and was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority until ...more

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Adam Afriyie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 53 Adam Afriyie is a British Conservative Party politician, and the Member of Parliament for Windsor. He was first elected at the 2005 general election and re-elected at the 2010 election.

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Adam Butler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 77 (1931-2008) Sir Adam Courtauld Butler, DL was a British Conservative Party politician, serving as an MP for 17 years and holding several junior ministerial offices. Butler was born at Halstead, the second ...more

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Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Dunc... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 73 (1731-1804) Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan was a British admiral who defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown on 11 October 1797. This victory was considered one of the most significant actions in naval

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Adam Holloway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 53 Adam James Harold Holloway is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament for Gravesham since 2005.

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Adam Ingram is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 71 Adam Paterson Ingram is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow from 1987 to 2010.

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Adam Patel, Baron Patel of Bla... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Adam Patel, Baron Patel of Blackburn age 78 Adam Hafejee Patel, Baron Patel of Blackburn is a British businessman. The son of Hafejee Ismail and Aman Hafejee Patel was educated at The Pioneer High School, Bharuch, in the Indian district ...more

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Adam Price is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 50 Adam Price is a politician in Wales, and former Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr. He was elected to Parliament in the 2001 general election and re-elected in 2005 ...more

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Adam Rickitt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 40 Adam Peter Rickitt is a British actor, singer and model and charity fundraiser. He is most well known for playing Nick Tilsley in the soap opera Coronation Street from 1997–1999 and again from ...more

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Adam Wood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Adam Wood age 63 Adam Kenneth Compton Wood is a retired British diplomat, and the current Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man.

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Adelbert Brownlow-Cust, 3rd Ea... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 77 (1844-1921) Adelbert Wellington Brownlow-Cust, 3rd Earl Brownlow GCVO, PC, VD, DL, JP, was a British soldier, courtier and Conservative politician.

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Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marque... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 59 (1868-1927) Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge, GCB, GCVO, CMG, born Prince Adolphus of Teck and later The Duke of Teck, was a member of the British Royal Family, a great-grandson of King George ...more

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Adrian Bailey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 69 Adrian Edward Bailey is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for West Bromwich West since winning the seat at a by-election in 2000. He is also the ...more

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Adrian Flook is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Adrian Flook age 55 Adrian John Flook is a British Conservative politician, and a former Member of Parliament.

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Adrian Moreing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Adrian Moreing Died at 48 (1892-1940) Adrian Charles Moreing was a British Conservative Party politician. Moreing was born in July 1892 in Paddington, London, he was the younger son of Charles A Moreing, a civil and mining engineer ...more

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Adrian Sanders is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 59 Adrian Mark Sanders is a Liberal Democrat politician in the United Kingdom. He is the Member of Parliament for Torbay in Devon.

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Aga Khan III is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 80 (1877-1957) Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, GCVO, PC was the 48th Imam of the Nizari Ismaili community. He was one of the founders and the first president of the All-India Muslim ...more

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Agnes Hardie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Agnes Hardie Died at 77 (1874-1951) Agnes Agnew Hardie was a British Labour politician. Her association with the Labour movement began when she was a shop girl in Glasgow. She was a pioneer member of the Shop Assistants' Union, ...more

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Aidan Burley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 39 Aidan Burley is a British politician. He was Member of Parliament for Cannock Chase from 2010 to 2015.

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Aidan Crawley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 85 (1908-1993) Aidan Merivale Crawley, MBE was a British journalist, television executive and editor, and politician. He was a member of both of Britain's major political parties: the Labour Party and ...more

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Airey Neave is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 63 (1916-1979) Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave DSO, OBE, MC, TD was a British army officer, barrister and politician. During World War II, Neave was one of the few servicemen to escape from the German ...more

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Ajmal Masroor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 48 Ajmal Masroor is a Bangladeshi-born British Imam, broadcaster and politician. He is well known for being a television presenter on political discussions and on Muslim channels.

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Alan Amos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Amos age 66 Alan Thomas Amos is a British politician, currently an Independent councillor and Mayor of Worcester City Council. He was formerly Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Hexham in ...more

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Alan Beith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 75 Sir Alan James Beith is a British Liberal Democrat politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Berwick-upon-Tweed since 1973. He is currently the longest-serving Liberal Democrat in ...more

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Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alan... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 80 (1883-1963) Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO & Bar was a senior commander in the British Army. He was the Chief of the Imperial General Staff during the ...more

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Alan Brooke, 3rd Viscount Broo... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough age 66 Alan Henry Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough, Bt., is a Northern Irish peer and landowner. He is one of the 92 hereditary peers who remain, for life, in the House of Lords, and is the current ...more

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Alan Budd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 81 Sir Alan Peter Budd GBE is a prominent British economist, who was a founding member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee in 1997. He left the MPC in May 1999, and between August ...more

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Alan Bullock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 90 (1914-2004) Alan Louis Charles Bullock, Baron Bullock was a British historian, who wrote an influential biography of Adolf Hitler and many other works.

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Alan Campbell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 61 Alan Campbell is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Tynemouth since 1997. He served as the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office from ...more

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Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway Died at 96 (1917-2013) Alan Robertson Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway ERD QC was a British judge, barrister and author who sat in the House of Lords as a life peer. The son of John Kenneth Campbell and Juliet ...more

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Alan Clark is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 71 (1928-1999) Alan Kenneth Mackenzie Clark was a British Conservative Member of Parliament, historian and diarist. He served as a junior minister in Margaret Thatcher's governments at the Departments of ...more

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Alan Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Cunningham Died at 96 (1887-1983) General Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham GCMG, KCB, DSO, MC was a British Army officer noted for his victories over Italian forces in the East African Campaign during the Second World War. Later he ...more

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Alan Duncan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
age 61 Sir Alan James Carter Duncan, KCMG is a British Conservative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton, and between 2010 and 2014 served as a Minister of State in ...more

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Alan Glyn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Glyn Died at 80 (1918-1998) Sir Alan Jack Glyn ERD was a Conservative Party Member of Parliament. He was educated at Westminster School and Caius College, Cambridge, where he read medicine. He proceeded to St. ...more

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Alan Grahame Brown is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Died at 59 (1913-1972) Alan Grahame Brown was a British pharmaceutical chemist and politician. During a single term in Parliament, he abandoned the Labour Party and joined the Conservative Party due to policy

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Alan Green is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Green Died at 80 (1911-1991) Alan Green was a British Conservative Party politician. Green was educated at Brighton College and the University of London. In 1935 he joined a Blackburn manufacturer as a manager, and became a ...more

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Alan Haselhurst is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Alan Haselhurst age 81 Sir Alan Gordon Barraclough Haselhurst is a British Conservative politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Saffron Walden since 1977. Previously he was the MP for Middleton and ...more