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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 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 ...more

Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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, ...more

Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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 ...more

Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Politicians
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 ...more

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

Alan Greenspan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alan Greenspan is an American economist.

Alan Keyes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alan Lee Keyes is an American conservative political activist, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office. A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Keyes began his ...more

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, ...more

Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Aaron Russo was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. ...more

Adam Rickitt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam Peter Rickitt is a British actor, singer and model and charity fundraiser. He is most well known for playing Nick Tilsley in the soap opera Coronation Street from 1997–1999 and again from ...more

Abraham González is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abraham González Casavantes was the provisional and constitutional governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua during the early period of the Mexican Revolution. He was the political ...more

Airey Neave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave DSO, OBE, MC, TD was a British army officer, barrister and politician. During World War II, Neave was one of the few servicemen to escape from the German ...more

Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, nicknamed the "Lion of Palestine," was the co-founder of the Palestinian movement Hamas along with Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. Rantisi was Hamas's ...more

Akhmad Kadyrov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Akhmad Abdulkhamidovich Kadyrov, also spelled Akhmat, was the Chief Mufti of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria in the 1990s during and after the First Chechen War. At the outbreak of the Second ...more

Adam Price is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam Price is a politician in Wales, and former Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr. He was elected to Parliament in the 2001 general election and re-elected in 2005 ...more

Robert Gates is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Robert Michael Gates is an American statesman, scholar and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. Gates served for 26 years in the ...more

Alberto Fuentes Mohr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alberto Fuentes Mohr was a Guatemalan economist and politician, one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party. He also served as finance minister and foreign minister during the 1960s.

Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alfred Emanuel "Al" Smith was an American statesman who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928. He was the foremost ...more

Aldo Moro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro was an Italian Christian Democratic politician and the 38th Prime Minister of Italy, from 1963 to 1968, and then from 1974 to 1976. He was one of Italy's longest-serving ...more

Albert Dekker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albert Dekker was an American character actor and politician best known for his roles in Dr. Cyclops, The Killers, Kiss Me Deadly, and The Wild Bunch. He is sometimes credited as Albert Van ...more

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was a Baptist pastor and an American politician, who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives. He was the first person from New ...more

Alcibiades is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alcibiades, son of Cleinias, from the deme of Scambonidae, was a prominent Athenian statesman, orator, and general. He was the last famous member of his mother's aristocratic family, the ...more

Adib Shishakli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adib Bin Hassan Al-Shishakli was a Syrian military leader and President of Syria.

Albert Bustamante is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albert Garza Bustamante 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 was born and raised ...more

Abu Ali Mustafa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abu Ali Mustafa Arabic: ابو علي مصطفى‎; 1938 – 27 August 2001, the kunya of Mustafa Alhaj a.k.a. Mustafa Ali Zibri, was the Secretary General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine ...more

Abdul Ghani Lone is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdul Ghani Lone was an Indian lawyer, politician and Kashmiri separatist leader.

Aleksandar Stamboliyski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Aleksandar Stamboliyski was the prime minister of Bulgaria from 1919 until 1923. Stamboliyski was a member of the Agrarian Union, an agrarian peasant movement which was not allied to the ...more

Alastair Campbell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alastair John Campbell is a British journalist, broadcaster, political aide and author, best known for his work as Director of Communications and Strategy for prime minister Tony Blair between ...more

Al Lewis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Al Lewis was an American character actor best known for his role as Count Dracula lookalike "Grandpa Munster," opposite Fred Gwynne's and Yvonne DeCarlo's characters on the CBS ...more

Alcee Hastings is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alcee Lamar Hastings is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district, serving in Congress since 1993. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He served as a Judge on the ...more

Alan Duncan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Sir Alan James Carter Duncan, KCMG is a British Conservative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton, and between 2010 and 2014 served as a Minister of State in ...more

Ahmad Shah Massoud is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Ahmad Shah Massoud was an Afghan political and military leader, who was a powerful military commander during the resistance against the Soviet occupation between 1979 and 1989 and in the ...more

Alberto Fujimori is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alberto Fujimori Fujimori is a former Peruvian politician. He was President of Peru from 28 July 1990 to 17 November 2000. A controversial figure, Fujimori ended his presidency by fleeing Peru ...more

Albrecht von Wallenstein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein, also von Waldstein, was a Bohemian military leader and politician, who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,000 men during the Thirty ...more

A. S. Chigwedere is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Politicians
A. S. Chigwedere Aeneas Chigwedere is a Zimbabwean politician, historian, educationist, and traditional leader. He served as the Minister of Education, Sports, & Culture since August 2001, and was appointed ...more

Adam Ebbin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Adam P. Ebbin is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia. A Democrat, he is a member of the Senate of Virginia, representing the 30th district in Northern Virginia since January ...more

Abdirashid Ali Shermarke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdirashid Ali Shermarke was Prime Minister of Somalia from July 12, 1960 to June 14, 1964, and President of Somalia from June 10, 1967 until his assassination on October 15, 1969. He was the ...more

Abdul Sabur Farid Kohistani is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdul Sabur Farid Kohistani served as Prime Minister of Afghanistan from July 6, 1992 until August 15, 1992. He was a member of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Hezbi Islami. He later served as a member of ...more

Abdullah Öcalan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdullah Öcalan, also known as Apo, is one of the founding members of the militant organization the Kurdistan Workers' Party in 1978 in Turkey, which is listed as a terrorist organization ...more

Abdul Salam is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdul Salam Abdul Salam was the Chief Justice of the Taliban's Supreme Court.

Ahn Cheol-soo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Ahn Cheol-soo, also known as Charles Ahn, is a South Korean businessman, politician, and former physician and professor. He founded AhnLab, Inc., an antivirus software company, in 1995. Until ...more

Alessandra Mussolini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Alessandra Mussolini is an Italian politician, the granddaughter of Benito Mussolini, and previously an actress and model. She is since 2013 a member of the Italian Senate, elected for The ...more

Agathe Uwilingiyimana is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Agathe Uwilingiyimana, sometimes known as Madame Agathe, was a Rwandan political figure. She served as Prime Minister of Rwanda from 18 July 1993 until her death on 7 April 1994. Her term was ...more

Al McAffrey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Al McAffrey is an American politician from Oklahoma who serves in the Oklahoma Senate, representing district 46. He has served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing district 88. ...more

Abdul Haq is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdul Haq was an Afghan Pashtun mujahideen commander who fought against the Soviets and Afghan communists during the Soviet-Afghan War. He was executed by the Taliban in October 2001 while ...more

Ahmad al-Ghashmi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Ahmad bin Hussein al-Ghashmi was the President of the Yemen Arab Republic from 11 October 1977 until his death eight months later. Al-Ghashmi assumed power when his predecessor, Ibrahim ...more

Abdelkader Hachani is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Abdelkader Hachani was a leading figure and founding member of the Islamic Salvation Front, an Algerian Islamist party.

Michele Coleman Mayes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Michele Coleman Mayes has been named vice president and general counsel of The Allstate Corporation and senior vice president and general counsel for Allstate Insurance Company, effective ...more

Ahmed Abdallah is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Ahmed Abdallah Abderemane was a Comorian politician. He was President of the Comoros from 25 October 1978 until his death.

Albert Patterson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Politicians
Albert Patterson was an attorney in Phenix City, Alabama. He was assassinated outside his law office shortly after he won the Democratic nomination for Alabama Attorney General on a platform of ...more