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

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Adán Chávez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 65
Adán Chávez Frías is the governor of Barinas state in Venezuela, and has held a number of important posts, including Minister of Education. He is the elder brother of late ...more
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Adina Bastidas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 75
Adina Mercedes Bastidas Castillo is a Venezuelan economist active in politics. She was appointed Vice President of Venezuela on December 24, 2000 by Hugo Chávez, and served in the post ...more
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Antonio Ledezma is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Antonio Ledezma age 63
Antonio José Ledezma Díaz is a Venezuelan lawyer and politician. After unsuccessfully challenging for the leadership of Democratic Action in 1999, he founded a new party, the ...more
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Carlos E. Giménez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Carlos E. Giménez age 59
Carlos Eduardo Giménez Colmenares is a Venezuelan politician and was the governor of Yaracuy from 2004 to 2008. He was impeached in June 2008 by the Supreme Tribunal of Justice, and ...more
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César Pérez Vivas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 61
César Alejandro Pérez Vivas, is a Venezuelan lawyer and politician associated with COPEI in Táchira State. From 2008 until 2012 was the Governor of Táchira. He ...more
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Diosdado Cabello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Diosdado Cabello age 55
Diosdado Cabello Rondón is a Venezuelan politician, President of the National Assembly of Venezuela and active member of the Venezuelan armed forces. He was involved in Hugo ...more
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Eduardo Manuitt Carpio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Eduardo Manuitt Carpio age 68
Eduardo Manuitt Carpio is a Venezuelan politician. He was the co-founder of the party La Causa Radical and represented it in the Venezuelan Congress. When La Causa split in the late 1990s, he ...more
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Elías Jaua is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Elías Jaua age 49
Elías José Jaua Milano is a Venezuelan politician and former university professor who served as Vice President of Venezuela from January 2010 to October 2012. He has been Minister ...more
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Francisco Arias Cárdenas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Francisco Arias Cárdenas age 68
Francisco Javier Arias Cárdenas is a Venezuelan politician and career military officer. He participated in Hugo Chávez's unsuccessful February 1992 coup attempt, being pardoned in ...more
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Henrique Capriles Radonski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 46
Henrique Capriles Radonski is a Venezuelan politician and lawyer, serving as Governor of Miranda since 2008. He was the opposition's presidential candidate in 2012 and 2013. Capriles is the ...more
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Hugo Chávez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Dec. at 59 (1954-2013)
Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was a Venezuelan politician and the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. He was the leader of the Fifth Republic Movement from its ...more
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Hugo de los Reyes Chávez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Hugo de los Reyes Chávez age 85
Hugo de los Reyes Chávez is a Venezuelan state politician and the father of the late former Venzuelan president Hugo Chávez.
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Irene Sáez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 57
Mona Irene Lailin Sáez Conde is a Venezuelan politician and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 1981. She has been a model, was the mayor of Chacao, Governor of the state of Nueva ...more
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Jorge García Carneiro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Jorge García Carneiro age 66
Jorge Luis García Carneiro is a Venezuelan politician. He was elected the governor of Vargas in 2008, having previously been head of the Venezuelan Army, Minister of Defense, and Minister ...more
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Jorge Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Jorge Rodríguez age 53
Jorge Rodríguez Gómez is a Venezuelan politician and psychiatrist who was Vice President of Venezuela from January 2007 to January 2008. He is currently the Mayor of the Libertador ...more
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José Gregorio Briceño is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
José Gregorio Briceño age 53
José Gregorio Briceño Torrealba is a Venezuelan politician.
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José Vicente Rangel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 89
José Vicente Rangel Vale is a Venezuelan leftist politician. He ran for President three times in the 1970s and 1980s and later supported Hugo Chávez. He served under Chávez ...more
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Julián Isaías Rodríguez Diaz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Julián Isaías Rodríguez Diaz age 76
Julián Isaías Rodríguez Díaz is a Venezuelan politician and lawyer. He was appointed Vice President of Venezuela on 29 January 2000 by Hugo Chávez, and served ...more
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Julio Borges is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 49
Julio Andrés Borges Junyent, is a Venezuelan politician and lawyer. In the late 1990s he had a TV court show called "Justicia Para Todos" on Radio Caracas Televisión. He ...more
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Julio León is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Julio León age 52
Julio León Heredia is a Venezuelan politician and the current governor of Yaracuy. He was the PSUV candidate for the Venezuelan regional elections, 2008, and won comfortably. He succeeded ...more
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Leopoldo López Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Leopoldo López Mendoza age 47
Leopoldo Eduardo López Mendoza is a Venezuelan politician, currently serving as National Coordinator of Venezuelan political party Voluntad Popular, which he founded in 2009. Born in ...more
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Luis Beltrán Prieto Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Luis Beltrán Prieto Figueroa Died at 91 (1902-1993)
Luis Beltrán Prieto Figueroa, was a Venezuelan politician. A founder of Democratic Action and Minister of Education in its first government, he was a leader of Democratic Action after the ...more
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Luis Miquilena is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 99
Luis Manuel Miquilena Hernández is a Venezuelan politician. He was born on July 29, 1919 in Santa Ana de Coro, Falcón State. He was involved in politics in the 1940s, and again ...more
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Miguel Ángel Burelli Rivas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
Miguel Ángel Burelli Rivas Died at 81 (1922-2003)
Miguel Ángel Burelli Rivas, was a Venezuelan lawyer, diplomat and politician, presidential candidate in 1968 and 1973, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, between 1994 and 1999. Burelli ...more
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Moisés Naím is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Venezuela
age 66
Moisés Naím is a Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an internationally syndicated columnist whose writings are published by leading papers ...more