New Zealand politician who founded the New Zealand First party in 1993. He was Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1996 to 1998.
American Democratic politician who was elected Mayor of Boston in January of 2014. Prior to holding office as Mayor, he served for over a decade in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Australian Labor Party politician who served in the Queensland Parliament from 2007 to 2012. When elected, she was the youngest person to have held a government position in Queensland.
The first female appointed to a U.S. Cabinet position, as President <a title='Franklin Roosevelt' href='/famous/franklin-d-roosevelt.htm'>Franklin Roosevelt</a>'s Secretary of Labor, a post she served from 1933 to 1945. She was one of only two cabinet members to stay in office for the entirety of FDR's tenure as President.
Sri Lankan politician who began serving in Parliament in 2010. His father, <a title='Mahinda Rajapaksa' href='/famous/mahinda-rajapaksa.htm'>Mahinda Rajapaksa</a>, became President of Sri Lanka in 2005.
Retired politician who was the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan from 1992 to 1993. He was also a leading investigator in the Black January massacre, a violent crackdown in Baku during the dissolution of the Soviet Union, in 1990.
Politician who became a member of the parliament of Turkey in 2007. He became the leader of Turkey's Peoples' Democratic Party but was arrested and sentenced to 4 years and 8 months prison time in 2018.
Known for his time in the Arkansas House of Representative for the state's 86th and 92nd districts. Between November 2012 and June 2014, he served as the House Minority Leader for the Democratic Party.
Swedish politician who is known for his work as a member of the Moderate Party. He served as a member of the Swedish Riksdag for Stockholm County. Having served as the Swedish Riksdag, he is also known for being a member of the Labour Markey Committee and deputy for the Education Committee.
Accomplished politician and economist known for proposing the 500 Days Program to fix the Soviet Union's financial crisis. He ran for the Russian presidency in 1996, 2000 and 2018 as a member of the social-liberal Yabloko party.