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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
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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 was a decorated veteran of World War I. He joined the German Workers' Party in 1919, and became leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923, he attempted a coup in Munich to seize power. The failed coup resulted in Hitler's imprisonment, during which time he wrote his autobiography and political manifesto Mein Kampf. After his release in 1924, Hitler gained popular support by attacking the Treaty of ...more

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Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Alfred Charles "Al" Sharpton Jr. is an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist, television/radio talk show host and a trusted White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, has become President Barack Obama's "go-to black leader." In 2004, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential election. He hosts his own radio talk show, Keepin' It Real, and he makes regular guest appearances on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. In 2011, he was named the host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation, a nightly talk show. Sharpton's supporters praise "his ability and willingness to defy the power structure that is seen as the cause of their suffering" and consider him "a man who is ...more

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy. Born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, Lincoln grew up on the western frontier in Kentucky and Indiana. Largely self-educated, he became a lawyer in Illinois, a Whig Party leader, and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, where he served from 1834 to 1846. Elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1846, ...more

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., is an American environmental activist, author, businessperson, former politician and former journalist. He served as the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. ...more

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