With 14,801 biographies, Politicians are the are the top ranked profession most common occupation in Pantheon.

Pantheon has 14,072 people classified as politicians born between 3500 BC and 2007. Of these 14,072, 3,125 (22.21%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living politicians include Donald Trump, Jimmy Carter, and Mikhail Gorbachev. The most famous deceased politicians include Napoleon, Adolf Hitler, and Julius Caesar.

Living Politicians

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Deceased Politicians

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Most politicians were born in United States (862), Germany (821), and France (708). By city, the most common birth places were Rome (156), Paris (147), and Istanbul (139).The most common death places of politicians were France (731), Germany (714), and Italy (630). By city, these were Paris (271), Rome (220), and Istanbul (187).

The earliest biographies classified as politicians in Pantheon are Khayu, Mekh, and Neheb.  The concentration of politicians was largest during the Scribal Era, which lasted from 500 BC to 1449. Some birth or death locations for earlier politicians are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Politicians were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Politicians since 1700.

Politicians are found within the Institutions domain which also includes Religious Figures, Military Personnels, Noblemen, Diplomats, and Pilots.