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

List contains people like James Carville and Dick Morris. Featuring the greatest military strategists, political strategists, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known strategists to the lesser known strategists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the strategist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous strategists ever?" and "What are the names of famous strategists?" then you're in the right place.
Grover Norquist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Grover Glenn Norquist is an American political advocate who is founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, an organization that opposes all tax increases and a co-founder of the Islamic ...more
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Rahm Israel Emanuel is an American politician who serves as the 55th Mayor of Chicago. A member of the Democratic Party, Emanuel was elected in 2011, becoming Chicago's first Jewish mayor. He ...more
Dick Morris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Richard S. "Dick" Morris is an American political author and commentator who previously worked as a pollster, political campaign consultant, and general political consultant. A friend ...more
Sun Tzu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Sun Tzu was a Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher who lived in the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China. The name he is best known by is actually an honorific which means ...more
Zbigniew Brzezinski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski is a Polish American political scientist, geostrategist, and statesman who served as a counselor to Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966–1968 and held the position of United ...more
Donna Brazile is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Donna Brazile is an American author, academic, and political analyst who is Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. She was the first African American to direct a major ...more
Margaret Hoover is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Margaret Claire Hoover is an American political commentator, political strategist, media personality, gay rights activist, and author. She is the best selling author of the book American ...more
Steve Hildebrand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Steve Hildebrand is a Democratic political strategist based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was the deputy national campaign director of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.
Herman Kahn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Herman Kahn was a founder of the Hudson Institute and one of the preeminent futurists of the latter part of the twentieth century. He originally came to prominence as a military strategist and ...more
Steve Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Steve Schmidt is an American campaign strategist and public relations worker for the U.S. Republican Party. He specializes in political "message development and strategy." Schmidt was ...more
David Meerman Scott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Strategists
David Meerman Scott
David Meerman Scott is an American online marketing strategist, and author of several books on marketing, most notably The New Rules of Marketing and PR with over 350,000 copies in print in more ...more
Yamamoto Kansuke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Yamamoto Kansuke
Yamamoto Kansuke was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period. He was known as one of the "Twenty-Four Generals of Takeda Shingen". Also known by his formal name, Haruyuki. He was a ...more
Peter Schiff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Peter David Schiff is an American entrepreneur, author and financial commentator. Schiff is CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Pacific Capital Inc., a broker-dealer based in Westport, ...more
Kevin Phillips is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Kevin Price Phillips is an American writer and commentator on politics, economics, and history. Formerly a Republican Party strategist before becoming an Independent, Phillips became disaffected ...more
Bob Shrum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Robert M. "Bob" Shrum is an American political consultant, who has worked on numerous Democratic campaigns, including the losing presidential campaigns of Al Gore and John Kerry. In ...more
Robert Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Robert Lane Gibbs is an American political advisor and commentator who served as the 28th White House Press Secretary during the first term of Barack Obama's presidency. Gibbs has worked with ...more
Paul Begala is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Paul Edward Begala is an American political consultant and political commentator. He was an adviser to President Bill Clinton. Begala was a chief strategist for the 1992 Clinton–Gore campaign, ...more
Barton Biggs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Barton Michael Biggs was a money manager whose attention to emerging markets marked him as one of the world's first and foremost global investment strategists, a position he held—after inventing ...more
Warren Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Warren Kinsella is a Toronto-based lawyer, author, musician, political consultant, and commentator. Kinsella has written commentary in most of Canada's major newspapers and several magazines, ...more
Roger Stone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Roger J. Stone, Jr. is an American political consultant, lobbyist and strategist, noted for his use of opposition research, usually for candidates of the Republican Party. He is currently a ...more
Mark Penn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Mark J. Penn, a former pollster, political strategist, and author, is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Microsoft Corporation. Until July 2012, Penn was the CEO of the ...more
David Sirota is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Strategists
David J. Sirota is an American political commentator and radio host based in Denver. He is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, Democratic political spokesperson, and blogger.
Kenichi Ohmae is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Kenichi Ohmae is a Japanese organizational theorist, management consultant, Former Professor and Dean of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, and author, known developed the 3C's Model.
Celinda Lake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Strategists
Celinda Lake is a pollster and political strategist for the Democratic Party in the United States of America.
David Plouffe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Strategists
David Plouffe is an American political strategist best known as the campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. A long-time Democratic Party campaign consultant, he was a ...more