Tamil List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians

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List of famous Tamil Nadu politicians, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of politicians born in Tamil Nadu includes members of all political parties, with Tamil Nadu-born politicians of both national and local prominence. This popular Tamil Nadu politicians list contains information about each politician, such as when and where they were born. If you want to find out even more about these politicians you can click their names to discover even more details about them. Congressmen and women from Tamil Nadu may either be in the Senate or House of Representatives. This list features politicians like U. Muthuramalingam Thevar and Hema Malini

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A. K. Moorthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. K. Moorthy age 54 A.K. Moorthy, at Kilmambattu a remote village in Gingee Taluk, in Tamil Nadu in an agriculturalist family. He did his schooling in the said village and later acquired MA. in Sociology from ...more

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A. Nesamony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Nesamony Died at 73 (1895-1968) A. Nesamony, sometimes known as Marshal Nesamony, was a political leader from Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, India. He was the second son of Kesavan Appavu Nadar, born on 12 June 1895 at ...more

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A. K. S. Vijayan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. K. S. Vijayan age 57 A.K.S. Vijayan was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Nagapattinam constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party. He is ...more

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A. Krishnaswamy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Krishnaswamy age 53 A. Krishnaswamy was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Sriperumbudur constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party.

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam age 87 Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, ...more

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A. Raja is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Raja age 55 Andimuthu Raja is an Indian politician from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party. He was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha representing the Nilgiris constituency of Tamil Nadu and had been ...more

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A. Rajagopal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Rajagopal A. Rajagopal is a well-known Indian politician, social worker, Lawyer and former Member of the Legislative Assembly. He was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as an Tamil Maanila ...more

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A. Seshayya Sastri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Seshayya Sastri Died at 75 (1828-1903) Sir Amaravati Seshayya Sastri KCSI, or Sashiah Sastri, was an Indian administrator who served as the Diwan of Travancore from May 1872 to 4 May 1877 and as the Diwan of Pudukkottai from 1878 to ...more

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A. Tamilarasi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Tamilarasi age 42 A. Tamilarasi is the former Minister for Adi-Dravidar and Tribal Welfare in Tamil Nadu state of India. She was born in Paramakudi and has obtained her Bachelor's degree in Commerce. She was ...more

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A. V. Bellarmin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. V. Bellarmin age 64 A.V. Bellarmin is an Indian politician, belonging to the Communist Party of India. He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha, representing the Nagercoil constituency of Tamil Nadu. According to the ...more

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A. Venkatachalam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Venkatachalam Died at 55 (1955-2010) A. Venkatachalam was a former MLA from Alangudi, Tamil Nadu; he represented the constituency for five year terms starting in 1984, 1996 and 2001. During this time, he was also the Minister for ...more

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A. Y. S. Parisutha Nadar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Y. S. Parisutha Nadar A. Y. S. Parisutha Nadar was an Indian politician. He was a member of the legislative assembly elected to Madras State from Thanjavur constituency as a Congress candidate. He was elected thrice ...more

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Aladi Aruna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Aladi Aruna Died at 71 (1933-2004) Aladi Aruna V Arunachalam was an Indian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly. He was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate ...more

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Ambrose Fernando is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Ambrose Fernando Died at 87 (1912-1999) Ambrose Fernando was an Indian businessman and politician.

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Anbumani Ramadoss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Anbumani Ramadoss age 50 Anbumai Ramadoss is the son of Ayya Dr. Ramadoss, politician of Tamil Nadu founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi. He did his schooling at Montfort Yercaud near Salem. He is an MBBS graduate. Later he ...more

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Arcot Narrainswamy Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Arcot Narrainswamy Mudaliar Died at 83 (1827-1910) Dharmarathnakara Rai Bahadur Arcot Narrainsawmy Mudaliar was a philanthropist with a strong affinity for social reform. He belonged to an ancient and historic family, and founded the ...more

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Aruna Roy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Aruna Roy age 72 Aruna Roy is an Indian political and social activist who founded and heads the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathana. Roy was born to Tamil Brahmin family in Chennai. She grew up in Delhi where her ...more

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B. Munuswamy Naidu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
B. Munuswamy Naidu Died at 50 (1885-1935) Bollini Munuswamy Naidu was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency from October 27, 1930 to November 4, 1932. He was conferred 'Diwan Bahadur' by British Government. Munuswamy Naidu was born in ...more

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Cho Ramaswamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Cho Ramaswamy age 84 Srinivasa Iyer Ramaswamy called as Cho Ramaswamy is a comedian, editor, political satirist, playwright and lawyer in Tamil Nadu. He is the founder and editor of the Tamil magazine, Thuglak. His ...more

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Best Ramasamy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Best Ramasamy age 72 "Best" S. Ramasamy is a Politician and Entrepreneur from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He is the President of the Kongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam party. He is also the chairman of well ...more

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C. Krishnan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. Krishnan age 82 Dr. C. Krishnan is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Pollachi constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party.

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C. Kuppusami is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. Kuppusami Died at 87 (1926-2013) Chengalvarayan Kuppusami was a member of the Lok Sabha of India from 1998 to 2009. He represented the Chennai North constituency of Tamil Nadu and was a member of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ...more

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C. N. Annadurai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. N. Annadurai Died at 60 (1909-1969) C. N. Annadurai, popularly called Anna, or Arignar Anna was a former Chief Minister of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He was the first member of a Dravidian party to hold that post. He ...more

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C. Natesa Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. Natesa Mudaliar Died at 62 (1875-1937) C. Natesa Mudaliar, also known as Natesan, was a politician and activist of the Dravidian Movement from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He was one of the founders of the Justice Party along with ...more

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C. P. Ramaswami Iyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. P. Ramaswami Iyer Died at 87 (1879-1966) Sachivottama Sir Chetpat Pattabhirama Ramaswami Iyer, KCSI, KCIE, also called "C. P.", was an Indian lawyer, administrator and politician who served as the Advocate-General of Madras ...more

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C. Rajagopalachari is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. Rajagopalachari Died at 94 (1878-1972) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor-General of ...more

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C. V. Rungacharlu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
C. V. Rungacharlu Died at 52 (1831-1883) Cettipanyam Viravalli Rungacharlu CIE, also spelt as Rangacharlu, was an Indian civil servant and administrator who served as the Diwan of Mysore kingdom from 1881 to 1883.

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Chidambaram Subramaniam is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Chidambaram Subramaniam Died at 90 (1910-2000) Chidambaram Subramaniam, was an Indian statesman. He was the man who ushered in an era of self-sufficiency in food production in India.

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D. Venugopal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
D. Venugopal age 82 Danapal Venugopal is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India from Tiruvannamalai Constituency. Previously, he represented the Tiruppattur constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the ...more

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Daggubati Purandeswari is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Daggubati Purandeswari age 59 Daggubati Purandhareswari is an Indian politician from the state of Andhra Pradesh. She represented the Visakhapatnam constituency of Andhra Pradesh as a Member of Parliament in the 15th Lok ...more

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Dawsonne Drake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dawsonne Drake Died at 60 (1724-1784) The Rt. Hon. Dawsonne Drake was the sole British governor of Manila from 1762 to 1764, during the British occupation of the Seven Years' War. Prior to his term as the Manila administrator, he ...more

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Dayanidhi Maran is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dayanidhi Maran age 52 Dayanidhi Maran is a politician and one of the prominent members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party. He was elected twice as a Member of Parliament to India's Lok Sabha from Chennai Central ...more

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Durai Murugan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Durai Murugan age 80 Durai Murugan is an Indian lawyer and politician. He qualified as BL and MA and is an advocate by profession. Murugan was first elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly in 1971 and has ...more

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E. G. Sugavanam is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. G. Sugavanam age 61 E.G. Sugavanam is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Krishnagiri constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party. He is known ...more

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E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan age 68 E.M. Sudarsana Natchiappan is a politician from Indian National Congress party is a Member of the Parliament of India representing Tamil Nadu in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian ...more

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E. Ponnuswamy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. Ponnuswamy age 82 E. Ponnuswamy was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Chidambaram constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Pattali Makkal Katchi political party. He translate ...more

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E. R. Eswaran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. R. Eswaran age 57 E. R. Eswaran is an Indian politician and entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu. As of 21 March 2013 he is the General Secretary of the Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi party.

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E. V. K. S. Elangovan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. V. K. S. Elangovan age 70 Erode Venkata Krishnasamy Sampath Elangovan was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Gobichettipalayam constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Indian National ...more

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E. V. K. Sampath is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. V. K. Sampath Died at 51 (1926-1977) Erode Venkatta Naicker Krishnasamy Sampath, usually referred to as E. V. K. Sampath was a prominent politician from Tamil Nadu, India. He was an advocate of the Dravidian Movement of Periyar E. ...more

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E. V. Velu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
E. V. Velu age 67 E. V. Velu is the former minister for Food in Tamil Nadu state of India. He was born in Se. Gudalore on 15 March 1951. He has been elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly two times, from ...more

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Edward Grigg, 1st Baron Altrin... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Edward Grigg, 1st Baron Altrincham Died at 76 (1879-1955) Edward William Macleay Grigg, 1st Baron Altrincham, KCMG, KCVO, DSO, MC, PC was a British colonial administrator and politician.

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Fourteenth Assembly of Tamil N... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Fourteenth Assembly of Tamil Nadu age 67 Fourteenth Assembly of Tamil Nadu was constituted after the victory of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and allies, in the 2011 state assembly election. J. Jayalalitha became the 16th ...more

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Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lu... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard Died at 87 (1858-1945) Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard GCMG, CB, DSO, PC, known as Sir Frederick Lugard between 1901 and 1928, was a British soldier, mercenary, explorer of Africa and colonial ...more

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G. K. Vasan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
G. K. Vasan age 54 G. K. Vasan is a former Union Minister of Shipping of the Government of India. He was a Member of Parliament representing the Indian National Congress from Tamil Nadu. He was educated at the ...more

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G. N. Chetty is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
G. N. Chetty Died at 69 (1881-1950) Diwan Bahadur Sir Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty CIE was an Indian merchant, landlord, politician, legislator and economist.

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H. Vasanthakumar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
H. Vasanthakumar age 68 H. Vasanthakumar is an Indian entrepreneur and politician from Tamil Nadu, India. He is the owner of Vasanth & Co, one of the largest durable goods retail chains in Tamil Nadu. He also owns ...more

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Hari Sevugan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Hari Sevugan age 44 Hari Sevugan is the former national press secretary for the Democratic National Committee. He served as the senior spokesman for the Barack Obama presidential campaign. According to one report ...more

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Hema Malini is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Hema Malini age 70 Hema Malini is an Indian actress, director and producer, Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, and a politician, well known for her roles in Hindi cinema. She made her acting debut in Sapno Ka ...more

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J. M. Aaroon Rashid is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
J. M. Aaroon Rashid age 68 J.M. Aaroon Rashid is an Indian politician and member of the Parliament of India, representing the Theni Lok Sabha constituency. Aaron Rashid is a leader of Indian National Congress.

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J. Rameshwar Rao is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
J. Rameshwar Rao age 95 Janumpally Rameshwar Rao, better known as J. Rameshwar Rao M.A. was an Indian lawyer, diplomat and parliament member. He was elected to the 2nd to 6th Lok Sabha consequently from Mahabubnagar ...more