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List of US politicians, sorted by birth date - oldest first (all time)

A list of United States politicians.

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George Washington
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George Washington

George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was the first President of the United States (1789–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Father...
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from 4 votes
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John Adams
2

John Adams

John Adams, Jr. (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American lawyer, author, statesman, and diplomat. He served as the second President of the United States (1797–1801), the first Vice President (1789–97), and as a Founding F...
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9
from 2 votes
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Thomas Jefferson
3

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776). He was elected the second Vice President of the United States (1797–1801), servin...
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9
from 3 votes
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Theodore Roosevelt
4

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of...
9.3
9.3
from 4 votes
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
5

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and domina...
9.7
9.7
from 7 votes
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George H. W. Bush
6

George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is a retired American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993, and the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989). A Republican,...
3.8
3.8
from 21 votes
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John Lewis
7

John Lewis

John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) is an American politician and civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, serving since 1987, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional...
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2
from 2 votes
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Bernie Sanders
8

Bernie Sanders

Bernard "Bernie" Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician. The junior United States Senator from Vermont, Sanders has been a U.S. Senator since 2007. An independent politician since 1979, Sanders is associated wi...
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8
from 45 votes
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Joe Biden
9

Joe Biden

Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who was the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017, having been jointly elected twice with President Barack Obama. A member of...
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6
from 6 votes
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John Kerry
10

John Kerry

John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committ...
5.1
5.1
from 7 votes
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Jim Sensenbrenner
11

Jim Sensenbrenner

Frank James "Jim" Sensenbrenner, Jr. (born June 14, 1943) is an American politician who has been a member of the Republican Party in the United States House of Representatives since 1979, representing Wisconsin's 5th congressional...
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from 1 vote
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Peter T. King
12

Peter T. King

Peter Thomas King (born April 5, 1944) is the U.S. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party and represents the central Long Island district that includes parts of Nassau and...
4.5
4.5
from 2 votes
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George Pataki
13

George Pataki

George Elmer Pataki (born June 24, 1945) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 53rd Governor of New York (1995-2006). A member of the Republican Party, Pataki was a lawyer who was elected Mayor of his home town of...
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7
from 1 vote
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Dennis Kucinich
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Dennis Kucinich

Dennis John Kucinich (born October 8, 1946) is a former U.S. Representative from Ohio, serving from 1997 to 2013. He was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008 Presid...
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7
from 1 vote
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Jim Webb
15

Jim Webb

James Henry "Jim" Webb, Jr. (born February 9, 1946) is an American politician and author. He has served as a United States Senator from Virginia, Secretary of the Navy, Assistant Secretary of Defense, congressional staffer, and Ma...
2.3
2.3
from 3 votes
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Donald Trump
16

Donald Trump

Donald John Trump, Sr. (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, a businessman, author, and previously a television personality. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an econom...
4.5
4.5
from 91 votes
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George W. Bush
17

George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara...
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3.2
from 36 votes
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Bill Clinton
18

Bill Clinton

(1946)
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Previously, he served as Governor of Arkansas...
6.5
6.5
from 19 votes
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Hillary Clinton
19

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is a former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, and First Lady of the United States. From 2009 to 2013, she was the 67th Secretary of State, serving under President...
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4
from 44 votes
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Mitt Romney
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Mitt Romney

Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in th...
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6
from 2 votes
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Arnold Schwarzenegger

As a Republican, he was first elected on October 7, 2003, in a special recall election to replace then-Governor Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger was sworn in on November 17, 2003, to serve the remainder of Davis's term. Schwarzenegger w...
6.7
6.7
from 20 votes
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Al Gore
22

Al Gore

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. Chosen as Clinton's runni...
5.8
5.8
from 6 votes
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Jim Gilmore
23

Jim Gilmore

James Stuart "Jim" Gilmore III (born October 6, 1949) is an American politician who was the 68th Governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002. A member of the Republican Party, he has announced his candidacy for the Republican nominatio...
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7
from 1 vote
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Mitch Daniels
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Mitch Daniels

Mitchell Elias "Mitch" Daniels, Jr. (born April 7, 1949) is an American academic administrator and former politician who was Governor of Indiana from 2005 to 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. Since 2013, Daniels has be...
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3
from 2 votes
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Elizabeth Warren
25

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Ann Warren (née Herring; born June 22, 1949) is an American academic and politician who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was previously a Harvard Law School...
6.5
6.5
from 6 votes
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Rick Perry
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Rick Perry

James Richard "Rick" Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American Republican politician who served as the 47th Governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015. A Republican, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 1998 and assumed the gov...
4.5
4.5
from 4 votes
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Jesse Ventura
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Jesse Ventura

James George Janos (born July 15, 1951) better known by his stage name Jesse Ventura is an American former professional wrestler, actor, political commentator, author, naval veteran, and politician who served as the 38th Governor...
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4
from 2 votes
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Ben Carson
28

Ben Carson

Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American author and retired neurosurgeon. He was the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins joined at the head. In 2008 he was awarded the Presiden...
6.4
6.4
from 5 votes
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John Kasich
29

John Kasich

John Richard Kasich (born May 13, 1952) is the 69th Governor of Ohio, in office since 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 12th...
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6
from 4 votes
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Jeb Bush
30

Jeb Bush

John Ellis "Jeb" Bush (born February 11, 1953) is an American politician. He served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush,...
2.9
2.9
from 10 votes
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Lincoln Chafee
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Lincoln Chafee

Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is an American politician from Rhode Island who has served as the Mayor of Warwick (1992–1999), a U.S. Senator (1999–2007) and as the 74th Governor of Rhode Island (2011–2015)...
5.5
5.5
from 4 votes
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Mark Warner
32

Mark Warner

Mark Robert Warner (born December 15, 1954) is an American politician and the senior United States Senator from Virginia, in office since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Warner was the 69th Governor of Virginia, hold...
3.5
3.5
from 2 votes
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Candice Miller
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Candice Miller

Candice S. Miller (born May 7, 1954) is the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district, serving since 2003. She is a member of the Republican Party. Miller is not seeking re-election in 2016...
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from 1 vote
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Carly Fiorina
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Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina (born Cara Carleton Sneed; September 6, 1954) is a former business executive who is actively seeking the Republican Party's nomination for President of the United States. Starting in 1980, Fiorina rose through the ra...
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from 3 votes
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Lindsey Graham
35

Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Olin Graham (born July 9, 1955) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who serves as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, in office since 2003.
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from 4 votes
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Mike Huckabee
36

Mike Huckabee

Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee (born August 24, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. He was a candidate in the 2008 United States Republican presidential primaries. He won th...
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6.2
from 6 votes
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Brian Schweitzer
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Brian Schweitzer

Brian David Schweitzer (born September 4, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 5, 2005 to January 7, 2013. Schweitzer served for a time as chair of the Western Governors Associati...
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6
from 1 vote
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Andrew Cuomo
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Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Mark Cuomo (born December 6, 1957) is an American politician who is the 56th and current Governor of New York. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was elected in 2010, holding the same position his father, Mario Cuomo,...
4.5
4.5
from 2 votes
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Lisa Murkowski
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Lisa Murkowski

Lisa Ann Murkowski (born May 22, 1957 in Ketchikan, Alaska) is the senior United States Senator from the State of Alaska and a member of the Republican Party. She has served in the Senate since 2002. She became the state's senior...
8.5
8.5
from 2 votes
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Rick Santorum
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Rick Santorum

Richard John "Rick" Santorum (born May 10, 1958) is an American attorney and Republican Party politician. He served as a United States Senator representing Pennsylvania (1995–2007) and was the Senate's third-ranking Republican (20...
3.3
3.3
from 4 votes
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Mike Pence
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Mike Pence

Michael Richard "Mike" Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician who is the 48th and current Vice President of the United States since January 2017, previously serving as the 50th Governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017. B...
5.8
5.8
from 5 votes
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Susana Martinez
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Susana Martinez

Susana Martinez (born July 14, 1959) is an American attorney and politician. She is the 31st and current Governor of New Mexico. A Republican, Martinez was elected Governor on November 2, 2010, and was sworn into office on January...
3.5
3.5
from 2 votes
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Amy Klobuchar
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Amy Klobuchar

Amy Jean Klobuchar (born May 25, 1960) is the senior United States Senator from Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, an affiliate of the Democratic Party. She is the first woman to be elected...
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from 2 votes
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Barack Obama
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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law...
5.6
5.6
from 85 votes
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Chris Christie
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Chris Christie

Christopher James "Chris" Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who has served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey since January 2010.
2.8
2.8
from 4 votes
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Martin O'Malley
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Martin O'Malley

Martin Joseph O'Malley (born January 18, 1963) is an American politician who served as the 61st Governor of Maryland, from 2007 to 2015. First elected in 2006, he defeated incumbent Governor Robert Ehrlich, and again in a 2010 rem...
6.8
6.8
from 5 votes
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Rand Paul
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Rand Paul

Randal Howard "Rand" Paul (born January 7, 1963) is an American physician and politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In office since 2011, Paul currently serves in the United States Senate as a member of the Republican Part...
6.7
6.7
from 15 votes
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Brian Sandoval
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Brian Sandoval

Brian Edward Sandoval (born August 5, 1963) is the 29th and current Governor of the U.S. state of Nevada and a member of the Republican Party. Sandoval is a former judge of the United States District Court for the District of Neva...
4.7
4.7
from 3 votes
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Kirsten Gillibrand
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Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Elizabeth Rutnik Gillibrand (born December 9, 1966) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New York, in office since 2009. Previously, she served in the United States House of Representatives,...
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8
from 1 vote
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Scott Walker
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Scott Walker

Scott Kevin Walker (born November 2, 1967) is an American Republican politician who is the 45th Governor of Wisconsin. He is a two-term Governor, elected in 2010 and 2014, who also defeated an effort to recall him in 2012.
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