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Top Famous Politicians in History

Famous Politicians in History [Top 10]

These are some of the famous politicians in the history of the world, who are known for their intelligence, good policymaking, patience, strength and other qualities.

They are not just famous for their own nations but they have left behind a new thought to other nations and politicians of the world.

Top 10 Famous politicians in history

As a political leader, he or she must be able to make a proper judgment by considering the welfare of the people because a democratic country will work ‘for the people, of the people, and by the people’. A political leader should set an example for his/her followers and there lies the beauty of a powerful and talented politician.

This article is going to walk you through the top 10 Famous politicians in history.

Waiting no more, this is our top:

10. Margaret Thatcher (Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom)

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Margaret Thatcher – Top Famous People

Margaret Thatcher was the great politician and former prime minister of United Kingdoms. She was a very outspoken and arrogant lady. She always did principle politics. She was famous for her stubborn style.

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Margaret Thatcher Quote

She has a strict view about her opposite sex and she gave an interesting statement about men that “One of the things being in politics has taught us that men are not reasoned or reasonable sex”.

9. Thomas Jefferson (Third President of U.S.A)

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Thomas Jefferson – Top Famous Politicians

Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people. This legendary quotation is the words of a great politician named Thomas Jefferson. He was the third president of the United States of America.

He is the author of the declaration of United States independence and the founder of the Democratic Party. He always appreciated fighting for great ideas.

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Thomas Jefferson – Quote

8.  Vladimir Putin (President of Russian Federation)

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Vladmir Putin – Top Famous Politicians

He is the current president of Russia. Putin has led to a revival of the Russian economy during his era as a president.


His contribution, through the army, in resolving the Syrian refugee repatriation and crisis issue has been the best among other nations worldwide.

7. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Civil rights Activists)

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Martin Luther King jr – Top Famous People

Martin Luther was the civil rights activist of black people of America. He was the first person who fought for the equal rights of Black people.

According to him, the Black people should not be judged on the bases of their colour of skin, but by the content of their character”.

He owned a great and determinate personality.

6. Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler – Top Famous People

Adolf Hitler, the most controversial personality in the world of politics. He devoted his whole life to fighting his ideology. According to him if the men never fight, life will never be won. He promulgated a brutal struggle in his whole life.

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Adolf Hitler – Quote

Anyway, whether he was right in following his ideology or not, he motivated Germans to achieve their aspiration in any way whether by the devastation.

5. Vladimir Lenin (Russian Communist Revolutionary)

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Vladimir Lenin – Top Famous People

Vladimir Lenin of Russia owned a Revolutionary Personality. He was born to a nobleman of Russia. He believes in the inexorable struggle for achieving his principles. He fought his whole life for political rightness and ideological Struggle.

4. Abraham Lincoln (Former President of the United States)

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Abraham Lincoln – Top Famous People

Abraham Lincoln, the former president of the United States of America is the symbol of unifying and principled politics. His thoughts not provided guidance to the then generation but to the forthcoming generation as well.

He was the true believer of democracy. One he spokes to support his democratic thoughts in great words, “as I would not be slave, so I would not be a master.”

3. Mikhail Gorbachev (Last President of USSR)

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Mikhail Gorbachev – Top Famous Politicians

Mikhail Gorbachev was the first president of the Soviet Union, serving from 1990 to 1991. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace for his leadership role in ending the Cold War and promoting peaceful international relations.

During his presidency, Gorbachev promoted more peaceful international relations. He ordered Soviet troops to withdraw from Afghanistan. Through his peaceful negotiations with President Reagan, Gorbachev was also instrumental in ending the Cold War.

Quote: “If not me, who? And if not now, when?”

2.  Sir Winston Churchill (Former British Prime Minister)

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Winston Churchill – Top Famous People

Sir Winston Churchill, the former prime minister of the United Kingdom had a great personality. He was a passionate and determinate political leader.

He always advocates victory and according to him, there is no survival without victory. He was writer and journalist along with a political background

Winston Churchill Documentary:

1. George Washington (First President of United States)

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George Washington – Top Famous Politicians

George Washington, the first president of the United States of America is the symbol of intelligence, good policymaker, patience and strength.


He is called the father of America who had supported and led the United States of America in their hard days.


The making of a famous politician is largely determined by the legacy. In other words, what the leader is remembered for when he leaves the office.

In this regard, certain leaders are making a great impact on the wider society, for their countries and will leave a rich legacy.

What do you think about our top famous politicians in history? Have we missed a famous politician?

Let us know in the comments below. 

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