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List of famous civil servants, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top civil servants in the world? This includes the most prominent civil servants, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable civil servants is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic civil servants were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned civil servants.

These people, like Constantine P. Cavafy and John M. Deutch include images when available.

From reputable, prominent, and well known civil servants to the lesser known civil servants of today, these are some of the best professionals in the civil servant field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous civil servants ever?" and "What are the names of famous civil servants?" then you're in the right place. (280 items)
Kal Penn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Civil Servants
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Kal Penn is an American actor, producer, and civil servant. As an actor, he is known for his role portraying Dr. Lawrence Kutner on the television program House, as well as the character Kumar Patel in the Harold & Kumar film series. He is also recognized for his performance in the critically acclaimed film, The Namesake. Additionally, Penn has taught at the University of Pennsylvania in the Cinema Studies Program as a visiting lecturer. On April 8, 2009, it was announced that Penn would join the Obama administration as an Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement. This necessitated that his character, Lawrence Kutner, be written out of the TV series House. Penn ...more

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Civil Servants
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him are extant. A literary celebrity by the age of 25, Goethe was ennobled by the Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Karl August in 1782 after first taking up residence there in November 1775 following the success of his first novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther. He was an early participant in the Sturm ...more

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Naguib Mahfouz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Civil Servants
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Naguib Mahfouz was an Egyptian writer who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature. He is regarded as one of the first contemporary writers of Arabic literature, along with Tawfiq el-Hakim, to explore themes of existentialism. He published 34 novels, over 350 short stories, dozens of movie scripts, and five plays over a 70-year career. Many of his works have been made into Egyptian and foreign films. ...more

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Constantine P. Cavafy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Civil Servants
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Constantine P. Cavafy was an ethnic Greek poet who lived in Alexandria and worked as a journalist and civil servant. He published 154 poems; dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch form. His most important poetry was written after his fortieth birthday. ...more

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