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Bronwyn Bishop

Bronwyn Bishop About Australian politician who has been a Member of the Australian House of Representatives in which she represented the Division of Mackellar, New South Wales for the Liberal Party starting in 1994. Life Before Becoming Famous She first worked as a clerk and had an acting role in the 1960s Australian television program […]

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Michael Sarris

Michael Sarris About Republic of Cyprus-born politician and economist who served as Cyprus Minister of Finance from 2005-2008. He was responsible for reversing an economic deficit and for adopting the Euro as the official currency of Cyprus. Life Before Becoming Famous After graduating from the London School of Economics and Wayne State University, he worked […]

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Fernando Ferrer

Fernando Ferrer About This Democratic Party politician served from 1987 until 2001 as The Bronx, New York City’s Borough President. He went on to run for Mayor of New York City in both 2001 and 2005. Life Before Becoming Famous After graduating from New York University, he began his political career as a member of […]

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Ralph Yarborough

Ralph Yarborough About Texas politician and Democratic politician who was the United States Senator from 1957 to 1971. He was a leader of the progressive or liberal wing of his party. Life Before Becoming Famous He served in the U.S. Army during World War II after 1943 and achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel. Other […]

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Mykhailo Dobkin

Mykhailo Dobkin About Ukrainian politician and businessman whose career took off when he was appointed Governor of Kharkiv Oblast in 2010. Previously, he served as Mayor of Kharkiv and Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Life Before Becoming Famous He earned a law degree from the National University of Internal Affairs. Other Informations He […]

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Anna Abdallah

Anna Abdallah About Tanzanian politician who became a member of Parliament in the National Assembly in 2005. She has served as the Minister of Health and the Minister of Works previously. Life Before Becoming Famous She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Missouri Sociology College in 1963. Other Informations She has worked as […]

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John Cornwell

John Cornwell About During the early part of the Twentieth Century, this Democratic Party politician served in the West Virginia State Senate and was a one-term Governor of West Virginia. Life Before Becoming Famous After graduating from Shepherd University in West Virginia, he worked as a teacher in Hampshire County. Other Informations With his brother, […]

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Margaret Chase Smith

Margaret Chase Smith About From the late 1940s until the early 1970s, this Republican Party politician served as a United States Senator from Maine. Previously, she was a Maine-District Two member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Life Before Becoming Famous After graduating from high school, she worked as a teacher and a high school […]

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Tessa Jowell

Tessa Jowell About British Labour politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dulwich and West Norwood from 1992 to 2015. During her time in government she launched an overhaul of the National Lottery and was in charge of London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics.  Life Before Becoming Famous She worked […]

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Tip O'neill Jr.

Tip O'neill Jr. About Liberal democrat who served as the Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1987. During his 34 years in Congress he also served as the House Majority Leader and the House Majority Whip. Life Before Becoming Famous An avid baseball fan, he got his nickname from a baseball player […]

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Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann

Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann About Diplomat, a suspended Catholic priest, and President of the United Nations General Assembly from 2008 to 2009.   Life Before Becoming Famous He was a Roman Catholic priest with the Maryknoll congregation until he was denounced by Pope John Paul II for not resigning from office and being involved in the […]

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Gagik Tsarukyan

Gagik Tsarukyan About Armenian politician who is best recognized for being the founder and former leader of the Prosperous Armenia political party. He is also known for having served as the President of Armenia’s National Olympic Committee.  Life Before Becoming Famous He graduated from the Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture in 1989. He started […]

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Thomas Heyward Jr.

Thomas Heyward Jr. About Best remembered as a member of the Continental Congress and a signer of both the Articles of Confederation and the Declaration of Independence, this South Carolina-born political figure also had a twenty-year career as a judge. Life Before Becoming Famous After growing up in St. Luke’s Parish, South Carolina, he studied […]

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Michael Ignatieff

Michael Ignatieff About Politician and author who was the head of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition from 2008-11. He’s also a historian who held prominent positions at Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Toronto universities. Life Before Becoming Famous He earned his PhD in history from Harvard University in 1976. Other Informations He won […]

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Jason Chaffetz

Jason Chaffetz About Representing Utah’s 3rd Congressional District since 2008, he previously spent 16 years in the local business community doing communications and marketing before spending two years with Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr., first as his campaign manager, then as his Chief of Staff. Life Before Becoming Famous He initially moved to Utah in the […]