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Famous Politicians from United Kingdom

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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.

This list contains politicians like Anne Snelgrove and Albert Cooper.

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A. E. W. Mason is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from United Kingdom
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 34
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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 39
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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 64
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 54
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 54
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 72
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 79
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 51
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 41
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 64
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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