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With 15,710 biographies, Politicians are the 2nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Soccer Players.

Pantheon has 15,638 people classified as politicians born between 4000 BC and 2005. Of these 15,638, 3,584 (22.92%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living politicians include Donald Trump, Jimmy Carter, and Carles Puigdemont. The most famous deceased politicians include Napoleon, Julius Caesar, and Adolf Hitler. As of October 2020, 1628 new politicians have been added to Pantheon including Tedros Adhanom, Boris Shcherbina, and Milovan Đilas.

Living Politicians

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Deceased Politicians

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Newly Added Politicians (2020)

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Most politicians were born in United States (1207), Germany (1084), and France (823). By city, the most common birth places were Rome (199), Paris (146), and Istanbul (143).The most common death places of politicians were Germany (936), France (841), and Italy (787). By city, these were Paris (284), Rome (256), and Istanbul (204).

The earliest biographies classified as politicians in Pantheon are Mekh, Neheb, and Ny-Hor.  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.