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

The list you're viewing contains people like Abraham Lincoln and Bill Clinton. Featuring American statesmen, famous statesman politicians, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known statesmen to the lesser known statesmen of today, these are some of the best professionals in the statesman field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous ever?" and "What are the names of famous statesmen?" then you're in the right place.
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to the ...more

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Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful ...more

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Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, when ...more

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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) 5 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (; Xhosa: [xolíɬaɬa mandɛ̂ːla]; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served ...more

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Margaret Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 ...more

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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, ...more

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Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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John McCain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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David Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Tony Blair is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Dante Alighieri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Josip Broz Tito is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Frederick Douglass is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Cicero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Hirohito is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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William Jennings Bryan ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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Victor Hugo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
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