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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

If you want to answer the questions, "Which politicians are from Tamil Nadu?" and "Who are the most famous Tamil Nadu congressmen?" than this list will help you out.
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A. K. Moorthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 55

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Party: Pattali Makkal Katchi

A.K. Moorthy is Deputy General Secretary of PMK, Former Member of parliament, Former Union Minister of State for Railways in Atal Bihari led NDA government. He was born 12 July 1964 at ...more
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A. Nesamony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Nesamony Dec. at 73 (1895-1968)

Birthplace: Palliyadi

Nationality: India

Party: Indian National Congress

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
Age: 58

Birthplace: Thiruvarur, India

Nationality: India

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

A.K.S. Vijayan (born 15 December 1961) 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 ...more
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A. Krishnaswamy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 54

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

A. Krishnaswamy (born 12 December 1965) 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 ...more
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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 88

Birthplace: Rameswaram, India

Nationality: India

Party: Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam ( (listen); 15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an aerospace scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in ...more

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A. Raja is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 56

Birthplace: Perambalur, India

Nationality: India

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Andimuthu Raja (born as Sathyaseelar on 26 October 1963) popularly known as A Raja is an Indian politician from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party. He was a member of the 15th ...more
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A. Rajagopal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Rajagopal

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Tamil Nadu

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 a Tamil Maanila ...more
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A. Seshayya Sastri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dec. at 75 (1828-1903)

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Sir Amaravati Seshayya Sastri (22 March 1828 – 29 October 1903), 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 ...more
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A. Tamilarasi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Tamilarasi Age: 43

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Ramanathapuram district, Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

A. Tamilarasi (born April 5, 1976) 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 ...more
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A. V. Bellarmin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 65

Birthplace: Nagercoil, India

Nationality: India

Party: Communist Party of India (Marxist)

A.V. Bellarmin (born 5 May 1954) is an Indian politician, belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha, representing the Nagercoil constituency of ...more
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A. Venkatachalam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
A. Venkatachalam Dec. at 55 (1955-2010)

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Vadakadu, Tamil Nadu

Party: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

A. Venkatachalam (15 September 1955 – 7 October 2010) was a MLA from Alangudi, Tamil Nadu; he represented the constituency for five year terms starting in 1984, 1996 and 2001. During this time, ...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

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

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 Dec. at 71 (1933-2004)

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Tamil Nadu

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Aladi Aruna (alias) 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 ...more
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Ambrose Fernando is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Ambrose Fernando Dec. at 87 (1912-1999)

Birthplace: Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari district, Eurasia, India, Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Party: Indian National Congress

Ambrose Fernando (1912 – 11 January 1999) 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
Age: 51

Birthplace: Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Party: Pattali Makkal Katchi

Anbumani Ramadoss is an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu, India. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India from Tamil Nadu. Anbumani was the Minister of ...more
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Arcot Narrainswamy Mudal... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Arcot Narrainswamy Mudaliar Dec. at 83 (1827-1910)

Birthplace: Vellore district, Eurasia, India, Arcot, Vellore, + more

Dharmarathnakara Rai Bahadur Arcot Narrainsawmy Mudaliar (14 May 1827 – 9 February 1910) was a philanthropist with a strong affinity for social reform. He founded the R.B.A.N.M.'s Educational ...more
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Aruna Roy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 73

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Aruna Roy (born 26 May 1946) is an Indian political and social activist who founded the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) ("Workers and Peasants Strength Union") along with Shankar ...more
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B. Munuswamy Naidu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dec. at 50 (1885-1935)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Tiruvallur district, Thiruttani, India, Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Party: Justice Party

Bollina Munuswamy Naidu (1885 – 1935) was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency from 27 October 1930 to 4 November 1932. He was conferred 'Rao Diwan Bahadur' by British Government. Munuswamy ...more
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Cho Ramaswamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 85

Birthplace: Mylapore, India

Nationality: India

Cho Ramaswamy (5 October 1934 – 7 December 2016), was an Indian actor, comedian, character actor, editor, political satirist, playwright, dialogue writer, film director and lawyer in Tamil
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Best Ramasamy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Best Ramasamy Age: 73

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Tirupur, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu

Party: Kongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam

"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 (KMK). He is also the chairman of ...more
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C. Krishnan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Age: 83

Birthplace: Coimbatore, India

Nationality: India

Party: Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

C. Krishnan may refer to: C. Krishnan (MDMK politician) (born 1936), member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India C. Krishnan (AIADMK politician), Indian politician and member of the Tamil Nadu ...more
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C. Kuppusami is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dec. at 87 (1926-2013)

Birthplace: Tiruvannamalai, Eurasia, India, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu

Nationality: India

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Chengalvarayan Kuppusami (13 December 1926 – 19 April 2013) 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 ...more
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C. N. Annadurai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dec. at 60 (1909-1969)

Birthplace: Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, main campus, Kanchipuram district, Eurasia, India, + more

Nationality: India

Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai (15 September 1909 – 3 February 1969), popularly called Anna ("Elder brother") or Arignar Anna ("Anna, the scholar"), was an Indian politician ...more
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C. Natesa Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dec. at 62 (1875-1937)

Birthplace: Chennai district, Eurasia, India, Triplicane, Chennai, + more

Nationality: India

C. Natesa Mudaliar (1875–1937), 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 ...more
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C. P. Ramaswami Iyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Tamil Nadu Politicians
Dec. at 87 (1879-1966)

Birthplace: Vandavasi, India

Nationality: India

Party: Indian National Congress

Sachivottama Sir Chetpat Pattabhiraman Ramaswami Iyer, KCSI, KCIE (12 November 1879 – 26 September 1966), also called "C. P.", was an Indian lawyer, administrator and politician who ...more