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Oct 21 2010
1 Nelson Mandela – President (1994–1999) 25867
2 Joseph Stalin (1878–1953) (Soviet leader) 23600
3 Fidel Castro (Prime Minister of Cuba, 1959–1976, President of Cuba, 1976–2008 ) 12616
4 Benito Mussolini (Prime Minister of Italy, 1922–1943) 12591
5 Leon Trotsky (1879–1940) (People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, People's Commissar for Army and Navy Affairs) 8800
6 Indira Gandhi (1917–1984) ( Prime Minister, 1966–1977 and 1980–1984) (Daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru) 8208
7 Mikhail Gorbachev (b.1931) (Communist Party General Secretary, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, Chairman of the Supreme Soviet, and President of the Soviet Union) 7583
8 Otto von Bismarck, Chancellor (Minister-President) of the German Empire, 1871–1890 6201
9 Aung San Suu Kyi (democracy activist) 5910
10 Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964) (Prime Minister, 1947–1964) (Son of Motilal) 5862
11 Charles de Gaulle – President of the Republic 1959–1969 4993
12 Chiang Kai-shek (president of the Republic of China, 1928–1932; 1943–1949; 1950–1975) 4699
13 ** Benigno Aquino III (former congressman and senator, current president), son of Benigno Jr. and Corazon 4608
14 * Ferdinand Marcos (President, 1965–1986), son of Mariano 4504
15 Corazon Cojuangco-Aquino (former President of the Philippines, 1986–1992) 4257
16 Pierre Elliott Trudeau, federal cabinet minister, 15th Prime Minister of Canada 3737
17 Sonia Gandhi, (1946–) (President of the Indian National Congress party and UPA) (Wife of Rajiv) 3602
18 Rahul Gandhi (1970–) (Member of Parliament and a General Secretary of the Indian National Congress) – (Son of Rajiv) 3241
19 Boris Yeltsin, President of Russia (1991–1999) 3233
20 Albert Speer, (Third Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production) 3208
21 Leonid Brezhnev (1906–1982) (leader of the Soviet Union, 1964–1982) 3052
22 *Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1992–1996 3024
23 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (former President), daughter of Diosdado 2899
24 Rajiv Gandhi (1944–1991) (Prime Minister, 1984–1989) (Son of Indira Gandhi) 2735
25 Enver Hoxha (Chairman of the Council of Ministers) 2512
26 John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada 2509
27 Joseph Estrada (born Jose M. Ejercito) (former President) 2294
28 * Imelda Marcos (Governor of Metro Manila, Minister of Human Settlements, Congresswoman), wife of Ferdinand 2219
29 Hosni Mubarak (President of Egypt, 1981–present) 2184
30 * Benigno Aquino, Jr. (former senator and political prisoner), son of Benigno Sr. 2120
31 Mobutu Sese Seko (President, 1965–1997) 2026
32 Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa (2009 – ) 2009
33 M. Karunanidhi, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu 1786
34 * Fidel Ramos (President, 1992–1998), cousin of Ferdinand Marcos 1763
35 Vicente Fox (President of Mexico, 2000–2006) 1642
36 William Lyon Mackenzie King, longest-serving Prime Minister of Canada (10th) 1569
37 Diosdado Macapagal (former President) 1429
38 Boutros Boutros-Ghali (grandson of Boutros Ghali Pasha) 1424
39 Feroze Gandhi (1912–1960), (Member of Parliament)(Indira Gandhi's husband) 1418
40 Paul Martin, 21st Prime Minister of Canada 1335
41 Thabo Mbeki 1335
42 Sanjay Gandhi (1946–1980) (politician, son of Indira Gandhi) 1329
43 Manuel Roxas (former Speaker, former Senate President and former President) 1317
44 Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany 1246
45 Herman Van Rompuy (1947–;) (President of the Chamber of Representatives, Prime Minister, President of the European Council) 1214
46 Sarojini Naidu (freedom fighter and poetess) (Mother) 1199
47 *Omar Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, former Union Minister, (son of Farooq) 1165
48 Frederik Willem de Klerk 1089
49 Otto von Habsburg (German Member of the European Parliament), son of Charles I 1065
50 Raoul Wallenberg (1912-unknown) businessman and diplomat, he helped many Hungarian Jews during the later stages of World War II, by issuing temporary Swedish "protective passports", grandnephew of Knut Wallenberg. 1004
51 Soong May-ling (a.k.a. Madame Chiang Kai-shek): First Lady of the Republic of China, legislator, Cabinet Minister (Air Force) 993
52 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela – political activist; 2nd wife of Nelson Mandela 978
53 Francisco I. Madero (son of Evaristo Madero; President of Mexico, 1911–1913) 962
54 *Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister (2001–2006); son of Junya 903
55 Joseph Kabila (President, 2001 – ) 899
56 Dalton McGuinty, MPP from Ottawa South, and Premier of Ontario 863
57 Maneka Gandhi (1956–) (politician, widow of Sanjay Gandhi) 849
58 Raj Thackeray, nephew of Balasaheb 839
59 Jean-Marie Le Pen – founder of the right-wing National Front 836
60 Svetlana Alliluyeva (b.1926), daughter of Joseph Stalin, daughter-in-law of Andrey Zhdanov 834
61 Juan Manuel Santos Calderón: President of Colombia (2010-present), Minister of Defence, (2006-2010), former Minister of Foreign Trade (1991–1994), and of Finance (2000–2002), grandnephew of Eduardo, first cousin on both sides to Francisco. 793
62 Jens Stoltenberg (son of Thorvald Stoltenberg and Karin Stoltenberg) (2000–2001, 2005–present Prime Minister 1993–1996 Minister of Trade and Energy 1996–1997 Minister Finance and Customs) 742
63 Bertie Ahern (born 1951): Fianna Fáil Taoiseach, TD Dublin Central 1977– 689
64 Sheikh Hasina (daughter of Mujibur Rahman; Prime Minister of Bangladesh, 1996–2001and 2009–) 689
65 *Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Federal Minister of Defence since 2009, grandson of Karl Theodor 664
66 Sharad Pawar, Agriculture Minister, India 630
67 Varun Gandhi (1980–) (politician, son of Sanjay Gandhi) 615
68 * Oleg Deripaska (b.1968) (the richest of Russian citizens), son-in-law of Valentin Yumashev (by the former marriage) 610
69 *Jack Layton, Member of Parliament and leader of the New Democratic Party 600
70 Lev Kamenev (1883–1936) (Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the All-Russian Congress of Soviets), brother-in-law of Trotsky 559
71 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (President, 1979–) 548
72 Gro Harlem Brundtland. Daughter of Gudmund Harlem. Minister of Environmental Affairs from 1974 to 1979. Prime Minister three times: From February to October in 1981, 1986–1989, and 1990–1996. Director-General of the World Health Organization, 1998–2003. 517
73 Aung San (pre-independence prime minister) 506
74 William Lyon Mackenzie, rebel, first mayor of Toronto 506
75 Ramon Revilla Jr. (Vice Governor of Cavite / Governor of Cavite / Senator), son 505
76 Sheikh Abdullah, Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir 502
77 Soong Ching-ling (a.k.a. Madame Sun Yat-sen): First Lady of the Republic of China; Vice President of the People's Republic of China; Honorary President of the People's Republic of China 497
78 Chiang Ching-kuo (president of the Republic of China, 1978–1988) 487
79 *Dayanidhi Maran, Union Minister for Textiles (son of Maran) 484
80 Gunnar Myrdal, social democratic cabinet minister 1945–1947 471
81 *Justin Trudeau, Member of Parliament 459
82 Eleftherios Venizelos (Prime Minister of Greece) 452
83 Fernando Collor de Mello (President of Brazil) 441
84 Ilham Aliyev (son of Heydar Aliyev; President of Azerbaijan, 2003– ) 440
85 Ne Win, military dictator 437
86 Motilal Nehru (1861–1931) (politician, Freedom Fighter and lawyer) 427
87 Alessandra Mussolini (granddaughter of Benito Mussolini; leader, Alternativa Sociale 416
88 Arthur Meighen, 9th Prime Minister of Canada 402
89 Farooq Abdullah, Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (son of Sheikh Abdullah) 400
90 Sachin Pilot, son of Rajesh Pilot 397
91 Alexei Kosygin (1904–1980) (Premier of the Soviet Union) 385
92 Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira (President of Brazil) 383
93 Milton Obote (1924–2005) 379
94 Samora Machel – President of Mozambique (1975–1983); first husband of Graça Machel 375
95 Peter MacKay, Conservative MP and final Progressive Conservative leader 375
96 Ziaur Rahman (President of Bangladesh, 1977–1981) 357
97 *Karl Habsburg-Lothringen (former Austrian Member of the European Parliament), son of Otto 343
98 Bettino Craxi (Prime Minister of Italy, 1983–1987) 337
99 Heydar Aliyev (President of Azerbaijan, 1993–2003) 329
100 Dominique de Villepin (Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Secretary of State for the Interior, Prime Minister of France), son of Xavier de Villepin 329
101 Gamal Mubarak (General Secretary of the Policy Committee of the National Democratic Party, de facto heir apparent to the Presidency, son of Hosni) 327
102 * George Andreas Papandreou (leader of the PASOK party; Prime Minister, (2009– ); Member of the Parliament, former Minister); son of Andreas 318
103 Carl Bildt, leader of the Swedish liberal conservative Moderate Party from 1986 to 1999, Prime Minister of Sweden 1991–1994, European Union Special Envoy to Former Yugoslavia 1995 and Minister for Foreign Affairs since 2006, former son-in-law of Gösta Bohman. 315
104 Alva Myrdal, social democratic cabinet minister 1966–1973, wife of Gunnar Myrdal 314
105 Todor Zhivkov (former Communist leader) 311
106 Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, M.P Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh (son of Late Dr. Y.S. RajaSekahara Reddy ) 311
107 Folke Bernadotte diplomat and politician and he is noted for his negotiation for the release of prisoners from the German concentration camps in World War II, grandson of King Oscar II and nephew of King Gustaf V. 307
108 Charles Haughey (son-in-law of Seán Lemass; Fianna Fáil TD 1957–1992; Fianna Fáil Leader 1979–1992 and Taoiseach 1979–81, 1982, 1987–92) 304
109 Juan Bosch (President of the Dominican Republic, 1963) 301
110 Andreas Papandreou (Prime Minister of Greece); son of George 301
111 Yasuo Fukuda (Prime Minister) 300
112 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, (1900–1990) (politician and diplomat, daughter of Motilal Nehru) 296
113 David Lange – Prime Minister of New Zealand (1984–1989) 296
114 Stephen Lewis, leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations 295
115 Joe Slovo – Communist leader 285
116 ** Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. (provincial governor), son of Ferdinand and Imelda 282
117 Mulayam Singh Yadav Ex-Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh. 279
118 Oliver Tambo 279
119 Benigno Aquino, Sr. (assemblyman), son of Servillano 277
120 Franz Josef Strauss, (Minister-president of the state of Bavaria) 277
121 Robert Jaworski (Senator), son-in-law 275
122 Ashok Chavan, current chief minister of Maharashtra 271
123 Viktor Zubkov (b.1941) (Prime Minister of Russia from September 2007 to May 2008) 265
124 Begum Khaleda Zia (wife of Ziaur Rahman; Prime Minister of Bangladesh, 1991–1996 and 2001–2006 ) 264
125 *Paul-Henri Spaak (1899–1972) (Prime Minister, Secretary General of NATO; son of Marie Janson) 261
126 Nandamuri Harikrishna, son of NTR, Member Of Parliament, Ex Transport Minister. 253
127 *Francesco Cossiga (cousin of Enrico and Giovanni Berlinguer; President of the Italian Republic, 1985–1992; Prime Minister of Italy, 1979–1980) 250
128 Konstantinos Karamanlis (three times Prime Minister of Greece) 248
129 Janaki Ramachandran, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (wife of MGR) 248
130 Murasoli Maran, former union minister (nephew of Karunanidhi) 247
131 Garret FitzGerald (son of Desmond FitzGerald; Fine Gael TD 1965–1992, Fine Gael leader 1977–87, Taoiseach 1981–82, 1982–87) 243
132 Mar Roxas (former Representative, 1st District of Capiz, Senator; son of Gerry) 230
133 Sir Seretse Khama – President (1966–1980) 229
134 Tancredo Neves (President of Brazil) 226
135 Eoin MacNeill (member of the first Dáil Éireann, Minister of Education 1922–1925) 226
136 Kakuei Tanaka, Prime Minister of Japan (1972–1974) 225
137 *Brian Lenihan, Jnr (son of Brian Lenihan; Fianna Fáil TD 1996–present) 220
138 Panfilo Lacson (senator and presidential candidate) 219
139 Sheila Copps, federal cabinet minister, former Deputy Prime Minister 218
140 *Alexandre Trudeau, television journalist 216
141 Francis "Chiz" Escudero (Representative, House of Representatives; son of Salvador III; current senator) 213
142 Walter Sisulu 213
143 Gilberto Teodoro (presidential candidate former National Defense Secretary) 211
144 ***Carl-Eduard von Bismarck, (Member of the Bundestag), great-great-grandson of Otto Sr. 209
145 Irina Bokova (former Foreign Minister, ran for Vice-President, Member of Parliament, Ambassador to France) 208
146 Orlando Letelier del Solar, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Interior and Defence, 1973 204
147 Michael McDowell (grandson of Eoin MacNeill; Progressive Democrats Dublin South-East TD, Attorney General of Ireland 1999–2002, president of the Progressive Democrats, Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform 2002–2007) 203
148 Winston Peters – the flamboyant and controversial founder of the New Zealand First party; Deputy Prime Minister (1996–1998). 202
149 *Gottfried von Bismarck, (1901–1949, Member of the Reichstag 1933 – 1944), son of Herbert 199
150 Kostas Karamanlis (leader of the New Democracy party; Prime Minister from 2004 to 2009); nephew of both Constantinos and Achilleas 198
151 Patricio Aylwin – President of Chile, 1990–1994 196
152 Einar Gerhardsen (1945–1951, 1955–1963 and 1963 – 1965 Prime Minister) 192
153 W. T. Cosgrave (member of the first Dáil Éireann, President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State, 1922–1932, Cumann na nGaedhael leader, 1922–1934, Fine Gael leader, 1934–1944) 191
154 ** Piet Hein Donner (born 1948, Minister of Justice from 2002 to 2006, current Minister of Social Affairs and Employment), son of André Donner 189
155 Naveen Patnaik, son of Biju 186
156 K. Karunakaran, Kerala chief minister 183
157 Anatoliy Serdyukov (b.1962) (Defence Minister of the Russian Federation from February 2007), son-in-law of Viktor Zubkov 182
158 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle – President of Chile, 1994–2000 (son of Eduardo Frei Montalva) 182

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