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List of famous politicians, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top politicians in the world? This includes the most prominent politicians, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable politicians is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic politicians 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 politicians.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Adolf Hitler and Sarah Palin.

From reputable, prominent, and well known politicians to the lesser known politicians of today, these are some of the best professionals in the politician field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous politicians ever?" and "What are the names of famous politicians?" then you're in the right place. (1368 items)
Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adolf Hitler (German: [ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ] (listen); 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician and leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP). He ...more

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Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. (born October 3, 1954) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, talk show host and politician. Sharpton is the founder of the National Action Network. ...more

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. ...more

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's ...more

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Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American politician, comedian, media personality, and author who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well ...more

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Alan Greenspan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alan Greenspan (; born March 6, 1926) is an American economist who served as Chair of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. He currently works as a private adviser and ...more

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Alan Keyes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alan Lee Keyes (born August 7, 1950) is an American conservative political activist, pundit, author and former ambassador. A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Keyes began his diplomatic ...more

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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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Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Aaron Russo (February 14, 1943 – August 24, 2007) was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as ...more

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Adam Rickitt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam Rickitt
Adam Peter Rickitt (born 29 May 1978) is an English actor, singer and model. He portrayed the role Nick Tilsley in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 1997 to 1999, and again from 2002 to ...more
Abraham González ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abraham González may refer to: Abraham González (general), (1782 - c. 1838), Argentine soldier who was governor of Tucumán Province, Argentina Abraham González ...more
Airey Neave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave, (23 January 1916 – 30 March 1979) was a British soldier, lawyer and Member of Parliament. During World War II he was the first British prisoner-of-war to succeed ...more
Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi (Arabic: عبد العزيز علي عبد المجيد الحفيظ الرنتيسي‎‎; 23 October 1947 – 17 April 2004), nicknamed the "Lion of Palestine", was the co-founder of ...more
Akhmad Kadyrov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Akhmad-Haji Abdulkhamidovich Kadyrov (Russian: Ахмат-Хаджи Абдулхамидович Кадыров; Chechen: Къадири lабдулхьамидан кlант Ахьмад-Хьажи / Q̇adiri Jabdulẋamidan khant Aẋmad-Ẋaƶi; 23 August 1951 – 9 ...more
Adam Price is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam Price (born 23 September 1968) is a Welsh politician serving as the leader of Plaid Cymru since 28 September 2018, after defeating both Leanne Wood and Rhun ap Iorwerth in the September ...more
Robert Gates is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American statesman, scholar, intelligence analyst, and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from ...more
Alberto Fuentes Mohr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alberto Fuentes Mohr (born 22 November 1927 – assassinated 25 January 1979) was a Guatemalan economist and politician, one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party. He also served as ...more
Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who served four terms as Governor of New York and was the Democratic Party's candidate for President in ...more
Aldo Moro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro (Italian: [ˈaldo ˈmɔːro]; 23 September 1916 – 9 May 1978) was an Italian statesman and a prominent member of the Christian Democracy party. He served as 38th Prime Minister ...more
Albert Dekker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albert Dekker (born Thomas Albert Ecke Van Dekker; December 20, 1905 – May 5, 1968) was an American character actor and politician best known for his roles in Dr. Cyclops, The Killers, Kiss Me ...more

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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972) was a Baptist pastor and an American politician, who represented the Harlem neighborhood of New York City in the United States House ...more
Alcibiades is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alcibiades, son of Cleinias (c. 450–404 BC), from the deme of Scambonidae, was a prominent Athenian statesman, orator, and general. He was the last famous member of his mother's aristocratic ...more
Adib Shishakli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adib Bin Hassan Al-Shishakli (Arabic: أديب بن حسن الشيشكلي‎, 1909 – 27 September 1964) was a Syrian military leader and President of Syria (1953–54).
Albert Bustamante is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albert Garza Bustamante (born April 8, 1935) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas. A Democrat, he was a prominent Hispanic member of the House. Bustamante ...more
Abu Ali Mustafa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abu Ali Mustafa ( (listen); Arabic: أبو علي مصطفى‎; 1938 – 27 August 2001), the kunya of Mustafa Alhaj also known as Mustafa Ali Zibri, was the Secretary General of the Popular Front for the ...more