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List of Famous Statesmen

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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... more on Wikipedia

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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,... more on Wikipedia

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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... more on Wikipedia

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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... more on Wikipedia

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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... more on Wikipedia

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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... more on Wikipedia
  • 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... more on Wikipedia

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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
    Henry Alfred Kissinger (; German: [ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Heinz Alfred Kissinger; May 27, 1923) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
    Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
    Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician... more on Wikipedia
  • Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Statesmen
    Theodore Roosevelt Jr. ( ROH-zə-velt; October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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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
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (; Classical Latin: [ˈmaːr.kʊs ˈtʊl.lɪ.ʊs ˈkɪ.kɛ.roː]; 106 BC – 7... more on Wikipedia

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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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