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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.
  • A. K. Moorthy1

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Tamil Nadu


    PartyPattali Makkal Katchi

    A.K. Moorthy is Deputy General Secretary of PMK, Former Member of parliament, Former Union... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Nesamony2

    A. Nesamony

    Dec. at 73 (1895-1968)



    PartyIndian National Congress

    A. Nesamony, sometimes known as Marshal Nesamony, was a political leader from Kanyakumari... more on Wikipedia
  • A. K. S. Vijayan3

    BirthplaceThiruvarur, India


    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    A.K.S. Vijayan (born 15 December 1961) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Krishnaswamy4

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Tamil Nadu


    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    A. Krishnaswamy (born 12 December 1965) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He... more on Wikipedia
  • A. P. J. Abdul Kalam5

    BirthplaceRameswaram, India


    PartyIndian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party

    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam ( (listen); 15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Raja6

    A. Raja

    Age: 56

    BirthplacePerambalur, India


    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    Andimuthu Raja (born as Sathyaseelar on 26 October 1963) popularly known as A Raja is an... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Rajagopal7

    A. Rajagopal

    A. Rajagopal is a well-known Indian politician, social worker, lawyer and former Member of the... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Seshayya Sastri8

    A. Seshayya Sastri

    Dec. at 75 (1828-1903)

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

    Sir Amaravati Seshayya Sastri (22 March 1828 – 29 October 1903), or Sashiah Sastri, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Tamilarasi9

    A. Tamilarasi

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Ramanathapuram district, Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu

    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    A. Tamilarasi (born April 5, 1976) is the former Minister for Adi-Dravidar and Tribal Welfare... more on Wikipedia
  • A. V. Bellarmin10

    BirthplaceNagercoil, India


    PartyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)

    A.V. Bellarmin (born 5 May 1954) is an Indian politician, belonging to the Communist Party of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    A. Venkatachalam

    Dec. at 55 (1955-2010)

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Vadakadu, Tamil Nadu

    PartyAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    A. Venkatachalam (15 September 1955 – 7 October 2010) was a MLA from Alangudi, Tamil Nadu; he... more on Wikipedia
  • A. Y. S. Parisutha Nadar12

    A. Y. S. Parisutha Nadar

    A. Y. S. Parisutha Nadar was an Indian politician. He was a member of the legislative assembly... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Aladi Aruna

    Dec. at 71 (1933-2004)

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Tamil Nadu

    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    Aladi Aruna (alias) V Arunachalam was an Indian politician and former Member of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Ambrose Fernando

    Dec. at 87 (1912-1999)

    BirthplaceKanyakumari, Kanyakumari district, Eurasia, India, Tamil Nadu


    PartyIndian National Congress

    Ambrose Fernando (1912 – 11 January 1999) was an Indian businessman and politician.
  • Anbumani Ramadoss15

    BirthplaceTamil Nadu


    PartyPattali Makkal Katchi

    Anbumani Ramadoss is an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu, India. He is a member of the Rajya... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Arcot Narrainswamy Mudaliar

    Dec. at 83 (1827-1910)

    BirthplaceVellore district, Eurasia, India, Arcot, Vellore

    Dharmarathnakara Rai Bahadur Arcot Narrainsawmy Mudaliar (14 May 1827 – 9 February 1910) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Aruna Roy17

    Aruna Roy

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

    Aruna Roy (born 26 May 1946) is an Indian political and social activist who founded the... more on Wikipedia
  • B. Munuswamy Naidu18

    B. Munuswamy Naidu

    Dec. at 50 (1885-1935)

    BirthplaceEurasia, Tiruvallur district, Thiruttani, India, Tamil Nadu


    PartyJustice Party

    Bollina Munuswamy Naidu (1885 – 1935) was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency from 27... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    BirthplaceMylapore, India


    Cho Ramaswamy (5 October 1934 – 7 December 2016), was an Indian actor, comedian, character... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Best Ramasamy

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Tirupur, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu

    PartyKongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam

    "Best" S. Ramasamy is a Politician and Entrepreneur from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • C. Krishnan21

    BirthplaceCoimbatore, India


    PartyMarumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    C. Krishnan may refer to: C. Krishnan (MDMK politician) (born 1936), member of the 14th Lok... more on Wikipedia
  • C. Kuppusami22

    C. Kuppusami

    Dec. at 87 (1926-2013)

    BirthplaceTiruvannamalai, Eurasia, India, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu


    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    Chengalvarayan Kuppusami (13 December 1926 – 19 April 2013) was a member of the Lok Sabha of... more on Wikipedia
  • C. N. Annadurai23

    C. N. Annadurai

    Dec. at 60 (1909-1969)

    BirthplaceMelmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, main campus, Kanchipuram district, Eurasia, India


    PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam

    Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai (15 September 1909 – 3 February 1969), popularly called Anna... more on Wikipedia
  • C. Natesa Mudaliar24

    C. Natesa Mudaliar

    Dec. at 62 (1875-1937)

    BirthplaceChennai district, Eurasia, India, Triplicane, Chennai


    C. Natesa Mudaliar (1875–1937), also known as Natesan, was a politician and activist of the... more on Wikipedia
  • C. P. Ramaswami Iyer25

    C. P. Ramaswami Iyer

    Dec. at 87 (1879-1966)

    BirthplaceVandavasi, India


    PartyIndian National Congress

    Sachivottama Sir Chetpat Pattabhiraman Ramaswami Iyer, KCSI, KCIE (12 November 1879 – 26... more on Wikipedia