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

This is a list that includes people like Kathleen Sebelius and Tina Liebling.

From reputable, prominent, and well known legislators to the lesser known legislators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the legislator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous legislators ever?" and "What are the names of famous legislators?" then you're in the right place. (528 items)
Kathleen Sebelius is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Kathleen Sebelius is an American politician who served as the 21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 until 2014. Previously, she was Governor of Kansas from 2003 to ...more
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Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III is a Filipino politician who has been the 15th President of the Philippines since June 2010. Aquino is a fourth-generation politician: his great-grandfather, ...more
Tom Emmer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Thomas Earl "Tom" Emmer, Jr. was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2005 until 2011 and the Republican nominee for governor in the 2010 election. He represented ...more
Suleyman Kerimov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Suleyman Abusaidovich Kerimov, born March 12, 1966 in Derbent, Dagestan, USSR, is a Russian businessman, investor and politician. Since 2008, Kerimov has represented the Republic of Dagestan in ...more
Erin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Erin Murphy is a Minnesota politician and the former Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District ...more
Eleftherios Venizelos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Eleftherios Venizelos was an eminent Greek leader of the Greek national liberation movement and a charismatic statesman of the early 20th century remembered for his promotion of ...more
Tina Liebling is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Tina Liebling is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 26A, which consists ...more
Linda R. Greenstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Linda R. Greenstein is an American Democratic Party politician who represents the 14th legislative district in the New Jersey Senate, having been first elected to the Senate when she defeated ...more
Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate. He was born in Cambria, Wisconsin, the son of Emma and David Rowlands, of Welsh descent. He had ...more
Tom Rukavina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Thomas "Tom" Rukavina is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, he represents District 5A, ...more
Suleiman the Magnificent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Suleiman I, known as “the Magnificent” in the West and “Kanuni” in the East, was the Caliph of Islam and the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in ...more
James Metzen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Legislators
James P. Metzen is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 52, which includes portions of ...more
Robert Drinan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Robert Frederick Drinan, S.J. was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, lawyer, human rights activist, and Democratic U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. He was also a law professor at Georgetown ...more
Arunachalam Mahadeva is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Sir Arunachalam Mahadeva, KCMG was a Sri Lankan, prominent colonial era legislator and diplomat. He was Minister of Home Affaires of the State Council and Ceylon's High Commissioner to India. ...more
J.O. Patterson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Legislators
James Oglethorpe "J. O." Patterson, Jr. was a Bishop in the Church of God in Christ and a former Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee.
Roger Moe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Roger Moe is an American politician and a former member and majority leader of the Minnesota Senate. He was also the state Democratic Party's endorsed candidate for governor in 2002.
Karen Bass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Karen Ruth Bass is an American Democratic politician. She represents California's 37th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives; she was first elected in 2010. In ...more
Leo Foley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Leo T. Foley is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 47, which includes portions of Anoka and Hennepin counties in the northern Twin Cities ...more
Tony Lourey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Tony Lourey is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 11, which includes portions of Carlton, ...more
Ann Rest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Ann H. Rest is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 45, which includes portions of the ...more
Rush Limbaugh, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Sr. was an American jurist, legislator, and ambassador. His legal career spanned nearly 80 years, and he argued cases before the Missouri Supreme Court, Internal Revenue ...more
David Bly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Legislators
David Bly is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 20B, which includes ...more
Jodi Rell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Mary Jodi Rell is an American former Republican politician and the 87th Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut from 2004 until 2011. Rell also served as the state's 85th Lieutenant Governor, ...more
Jerry Newton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Legislators
Gerald F. "Jerry" Newton is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District ...more
James Earl Carter, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Legislators
James Earl Carter, Sr. was a Georgia businessman, farmer, and legislator from Plains, Georgia. He was the father of former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, William Alton ...more