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List of the most notable and famous Governors in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Governors worldwide and top Governors in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Governors to the lesser known Governors in history and today, these are the top Governors in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Governors in the world?". The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Alan Mansfield and Yusuf ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Fihri. You can use the people in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. (27 Items)
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Governors
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John Ellis "Jeb" Bush is an American politician. He served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and is the younger brother of former President George W. Bush. Jeb Bush is the only Republican, and the third person of any party, to serve two full four-year terms as Governor of Florida. Bush grew up in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and then attended the University of Texas, where he earned a degree in Latin American affairs. Following his father's successful run for Vice President in 1980, he moved to Florida and pursued a career in real ...more on Wikipedia

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Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Governors
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Huey Pierce Long, Jr., nicknamed The Kingfish, was an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. A Democrat, he was an outspoken populist who denounced the rich and the banks and called for "Share the Wealth." As the political boss of the state he commanded wide networks of supporters and was willing to take forceful action. He established the political prominence of the Long political family. Long is best known for his Share Our Wealth program, created in 1934 under the motto "Every Man a King." It proposed new wealth redistribution measures in the form of a net ...more on Wikipedia

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Michael Dukakis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Governors
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Michael Stanley Dukakis served as the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts, from 1975 to 1979 and 1983 to 1991 respectively. He is the longest-serving Governor in Massachusetts history and only the second Greek American Governor in U.S. history, after Spiro Agnew. In 1988, he was the Democratic nominee for President, but lost to the Republican candidate, then–Vice President, George H. W. Bush. ...more on Wikipedia

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Inalchuq was governor of Otrar in the Khwarezmian Empire in the early 13th century, known mainly for helping to provoke the successful and catastrophic invasion of Khwarezmia by Genghis Khan. Inalchuq was an uncle of Sultan Muhammad II of Khwarezmia. His name meant "little Inal", and he held the title Ghayir-Khan. In 1218, a Mongolian trade caravan of around 450 men arrived in Otrar, including an ambassador of Genghis Khan. Inalchuq accused them of being Mongolian spies and arrested them. There may in fact have been spies in the caravan; however Inalchuq may have also been provoked by having been called Inalchuq rather than the less familiar Ghayir-Khan by one of the members of the caravan, ...more on Wikipedia

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