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List of the most notable and famous Political prisoners in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Political prisoners worldwide and top Political prisoners in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Political prisoners to the lesser known Political prisoners in history and today, these are the top Political prisoners in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Political prisoners in the world?". Items on this list include Adolf Hitler and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. You can use the people in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. (38 Items)
Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Political prisoners
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Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As effective dictator of Nazi Germany, Hitler was at the centre of World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust. Hitler ...more

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Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Political prisoners
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahatma —applied to him first in ...more

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Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Political prisoners
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government ...more

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Aung San Suu Kyi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Political prisoners
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Aung San Suu Kyi AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% of the seats in Parliament . She had, however, already been detained under house arrest before the ...more

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