Famous Political Leaders - List of Famous Political Leaders

A political leader, or a politician, can be anyone who has taken up the responsibility of governing a tribe, city, state, region or even an entire nation. History has given us a plethora of political leaders, both good and bad, who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of their countries and the people living in the country. Political leaders are not just people who govern nations during peace times but also during times of crisis. They are people who are responsible for making and implementing strategies and policies meant to better serve the interests of the country they govern. These leaders are chosen through various processes, some examples of which would be through elections, in a democratic nation, and through lineage or birthright, in case of a monarchy, or even dictatorships wherein one individual declares himself the head of state. A look at the political leader’s hall of fame would reveal names like Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill and even Genghis Khan. What follows next are the biographies of some of the most famous politicians along with information on their life’s story, trivia about them, their timelines and some other interesting facts about their professional and personal lives.

The Most Famous Political Leaders

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Edi RamaJuly 4, 1964AlbanianEdi Rama is the current Prime Minister of Albania
Leo VaradkarJanuary 18, 1979IrishCam Leo Varadkar is the current Taoiseach—the Prime Minister—of the Republic of Ireland
Mohammed bin SalmanAugust 31, 1985Saudi ArabianMohammed bin Salman is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and the heir apparent to the throne
Khalifa bin Zayed Al NahyanJanuary 25, 1948EmiratiSheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the current President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Sebastian CoeSeptember 29, 1956BritishSebastian Coe is a British former track and field athlete turned politician
Fatos NanoSeptember 16, 1952AlbanianFatos Nano is an Albanian politician who served as Prime Minister of Albania for several times
Kamla Persad-BissessarApril 22, 1952TrinidadianKamla Persad-Bissessar is Trinidad and Tobago’s seventh Prime Minister
Boris JohnsonJune 19, 1964AmericanBoris Johnson is a British politician who has served as the Mayor of London since 2008
Ranasinghe PremadasaJune 23, 1924Sri LankanRanasinghe Premadasa was a Sri Lankan politician, who served as the third President of the island nation
Jerry BrownApril 7, 1938AmericanEdmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown, Jr

Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull is an Australian politician and the current Prime Minister of Australia

AustralianOctober 24, 1954125 views

Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin was the 5th Prime Minister of Israel

IsraeliMarch 1, 1922114 views

Yoshiro Mori

Yoshiro Mori is a former Prime minister of Japan

JapaneseJuly 14, 1937126 views

Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin was a communist revolutionary who led the famous October revolution in Russia

RussianApril 22, 1870166 views

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge was a Republican politician who served as the 30th President of the United States

AmericanJuly 4, 1872181 views

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein was the fifth President of Iraq whose regime lasted for nearly two and a half decades

IraqiApril 28, 1937214 views

Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo is a British journalist, broadcaster, former MP, and a former cabinet minister

BritishMay 26, 1953250 views

Bruce Fairchild Barton

Bruce Barton was a man with many professions, a writer, an advertising executive and a politician

AmericanAugust 5, 1886102 views

Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman was the first Prime Minister of Malaysia