Best Politicians of All Time

The Top Ten

1 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September ...read more.

Hitler was a man against Time itself. He was the manifestation of resistance against a dying Era and Cycle and stood as the beacon of light in a sea of darkness. But speaking more clearly: Hitler revitalized the German nation and allowed them to stand back up to the bully Allies who were attempting to silence any opposition to their plans of world domination. Hitler, a young Corporal who had seen the horrors first hand of World War 1 saw what the so called "Liberators" did to his nation and people.

His story is something out of Lord of the Rings. A young artist, survivor of war, a hero on his quest... he rises to the top despite all this opposition against him from the combined forces of Communists and Capitalists (same people) and was able to make the last great stand in this Epoch against the very nature of Time. There are few leaders who could pull this kind of revolution off, but Hitler was able to do it by his own will and determination. He stands above the rest: A warrior ...more

Struggling underdog artist and war hero who rose out of poverty to successfully run for office and inspire hope in millions who hailed him as a hero and champion for human rights. He improved the economic situation of a depression era Germany and promised to overthrow the corrupt banking establishment as well as expand borders for increased access to resources. He succeeded in both of these goals. Was firmly conservative and was fiercely patriotic. Despite putting his people first and foremost, and despite revisionist lies spewed by the globalist press, he showed racial tolerance by allying with minority countries such as the Japanese and Iran, and even Gandhi sent a letter of admiration to the Fuhrer himself. Only lost because he was betrayed by capitalist and communist powers controlled by international bankers. He is known today as perpetuating the Holocaust, but then again the US had Japanese internment camps, the British had an apartheid state in India, and the Russians killed ...more

He took a nation that was ravaged by WW1, occupied by France, and experiencing one of the worst economic catastrophes in history and made it a world power able to take on every other major European country at once in the span of less than 10 years. No matter what evil he did, it is undeniable that he is the single most influential man in the last 100 years, if not much, much longer. Without Hitler, Europe may have fallen to communism, the rocket may not have been invented, and nuclear power may never have been harnessed. For better or worse, his legacy will most likely last longer than any other leader of the modern age.

I can understand why some people are wondering why he is at #1 spot on this list. Let me explain:- The purpose of this list is to find out who is the "best politician of all time". Not the most "kind-hearted politician" or the most "humble politician". The criteria of the list is based on who has achieved more accomplishments as a politician. The accomplishments can be righteous or evil in nature. It doesn't matter. Any sort of accomplishments fits the criteria of this list. In this case, Hitler has accomplished things more than any other politician on this list. He came from rising above poverty to becoming the most powerful on Earth at a time.

Sure, most of his accomplishments were evil and cruel in nature. But that doesn't matter for the criteria for this list. He is #1 because he has accomplished more than any other politician on this list. - Joeljohns249

2 Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events ...read more.

sucks

Quality representation for the democratic party

Oh my god, Hitler is #1... Hitler has done many bad things in history why best politician. This guy in the other hand was a great politician and was married to another great first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt! He did good things at the time. Why Hitler? Hitler was a bad person, this guy deserves better.

Now hitler has bots. Oh. My. God. - TeamRocket747

3 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

He should be above hitler - MaddoxCoxRox

He should not be ON the list. He killed Native Americans the Great Sioux Uprising/Dakota-U.S. Conflict. Just like Jackson caused the Trail of Tears to occur.

Hitler has bots - B1ueNew

Better dead than Red.

4 Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, and a writer.

Stood against world's most dangerous man.

Few leaders or people have taken the risks he did, demonstrated true courage and inspired a world of terrified war-broken people to carry on fighting against an unspeakably tyrannical enemy

He would never surrender

He saved the free world!

5 Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin, was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist.

This ugly shouldn't be on the list

United by friendship and labor...

Built superpower from agricultural hell hole. Worker's rights like 8 hour work day or 30 days vacation - are results of his work.

He created power for the people by himself and thus created his own leadership. Others were voted in. He made it.

6 Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

I like his ideas, this man showed us how great is a human mind

The man who played his part firmly...aluta continua

HE is the best

Should be at least top 3

7 George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Best president ever

The greatest President

8 Augustus Caesar

legendary

Augustus Caesar was an astute political operator and skilled administration, he turned Rome from a city of bricks to one of marble and left an indelible stamp on the Roman, and by extension the Western, world. While not the most proficient military commander and lacking somewhat in empathy and compassion, he had no use of these traits, as he would delegate these tasks that he was weakest in to those who were strongest in them, as shown by his life long partnership with the general Agrippa, that is the mark of a truly great statesman, knowing what burdens it is practical to bear and those which are better suited for men of a different nature. But when it comes to sheer political skill and mastery, Augustus deserves the number 1 spot.

Caesar was arguably one of the best politicians and military leaders of all time. He managed to outmaneuver the senate multiple times, and often came out on top in political conflicts.

As Machiavelli said, “It is far better to be feared than loved.” Augustus was one of the very few rulers/politicians who have managed to successfully be both feared and loved. Thus his position as ruler of Rome was always on solid ground.

9 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004

He fought against communism in the whole world, he understood people's problems and simply was always staying cool

10 Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and was the first ...read more.

I don't like to be narrowminded on many topics, and there's lots of wacky situations that occurred in music (all different genre's). Acid House, UFO warping through time in warp-speed, Acid-House DJ's humping prostitutes and then these girls give rapid birth, blood and guts. The movie "Species" could go from fiction to non-fiction. 1989 "the summer of love" to find peace and harmony, to be of 100% love. Could Jason Donovan be like Patrick Ross? Jason has sex with some fainting girl, chanting "oh he looks so gorgeous" "Jason, how am I getting pregnant so fast, AHH! YOU MUST BE THE ANTI CHRIST! " - williamb

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? Fidel Castro Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, known as Fidel Castro (August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016), was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Genghis Khan Genghis Khan c. 1162 – August 18 1227, born Temüjin, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death.

From a simple guy that got his father poisoned, his family made outcast, and his wife kidnapped. To a ruler of a vast empire.

Was born in a tent, and died as ruler of Northern China, Central Asia, and Iran.

12 Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.

Best army commander of all time!

13 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt 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 the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the ...read more.

Created the bears

14 Ali Jinnah

Muhammad Ali Jinnah is a great leader recognized by everyone

Best Politician and Leader in the History

Best man

Great man

15 William the Conqueror William I, usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. The descendant of Viking raiders, he had been Duke of Normandy since 1035. After a long struggle to establish his power, by 1060 his ...read more.
16 Otto von Bismarck Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg, known as Otto von Bismarck, was a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until 1890. In the 1860s, he engineered a series of wars that unified the German states, deliberately excluding Austria, ...read more.

Why is the greatest politician in modern history below leaders only known for military accomplishments like Alexander

He is probably not well known besides of Germany. But when you study what he did in politics you will sure vote him in the top spot. His political actions were brilliant.

The guy unified Germany, and created a complex system of alliances to keep Europe peaceful, and safe.

Should be #1. He was a brilliant politician who united Germany.

17 Napoleon Bonaparte Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.

One of the best generals of his time

THE SECOND GREATEST MAN IN HISTORY
HE MADE GERMANY
MADE DEMOCRACY WHAT IS IT
GAVE USA TIME BE STRONG
FOUGHT AGAINST BRITISH PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA HUNGARY-WON
HIS POLICY CODES ARE STILL IN PLACE

Greatest war General of all time.

THIS is what this list should look like on my screen:
1. Franklin D. Roosevelt
2. Abraham Lincoln
3. Napoleon Bonaparte
4. Gandhi
5. Nelson Mandela

R.I.P you all

18 Vladimir Putin Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012, succeeding Dmitry Medvedev. He was also President from 2000-2008.

Better then stalin...

This guy is nothing but a scumbag. People are being overshadowed for what he has done. He is just a wild puppy

I'm Russian! I support Putin because he is a true leader! The country he inherited from his predecessor Boris Yeltsin was absolutely broke, degrading, torn apart by war and economic crisis. Look at Russia now! It's 6th largest economy in the world (according to CIA fact book). I'm well aware of how western propaganda is trying to demonize Putin and to make him look like an new Hitler, but they fail constantly. It's Russian mentality - "if the west is scolding us - we do everything right"

That picture though... - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

19 Narendra Modi Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014. A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi.

Greatly influencial indian man

Best

He is the greatest one ever, even greater than gandhi. Till he is alive no one will be able to understand his true value. The whole world exploited India till 2014, but after that every single one wants India on its side.

He is the best politician among all politicians.

20 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

A great leader

"You can't transform a collapsing Islamic Caliphate into a modern, secular and industrialized united nation by fighting UK, France, Italy, Greece and Armenia at the same time."

Ataturk: actually does it.

After his successful defense against 7 countries, he modernized Turkey in 10 years which would have taken 100 years, he made equality rise everywhere, women were treated with respect, genocides ended, Ottoman empire destroyed, democracy in place, everyone loved him even his former enemies, just look at what other countries said about him. So loved by his people and their noble blood that it's illegal to insult him. Ataturk means father of the Turks.

Perfect.

21 Joseph Stalin Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was a Georgian dictator, and was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Holding the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, he was effectively the dictator of the state.
22 Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt ...read more.

All I have to say is mitt romney (exposed)

This picture is probably courtesy of a Trump supporter being triggered at the picture of Trump - TheInsomniac

23 Imran Khan

The best politician in the world right now. I haven't heard of many politicians without the label of 'thief' or 'corrupt'.But Imran Khan certainly is one of them and this virtue is credited to him even by his political opponents. Oh, and yeah, he made 2 free care providing cancer hospitals and a no-tuition fee university in Pakistan. On his own. Before he came into politics. Have I missed saying that he is a cricketing legend and has won Pakistan its only Cricket World Cup as captain?

Best

Best hoping leader

Best politician I will vote him in future

24 Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton (Born August 19th 1946) is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States. He previously served as governor of Arkansas. He became president after unseating incumbent president George H.W. Bush in 1992. He was re-elected in 1996 after defeating Senator ...read more.

He throat deeper than the Mariana trench, my vote 100%

He my grandmother's cousin! - TeamRocket747

Brilliant and responsive. Empathetic and a real people’s president

25 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

Literally a long everlasting legend

26 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.

Best president of the 2000s next to obama

Don't get what's wrong with this guy, he's doing a great job. - purpleyoshi98

The greatest president to ever live

Make America Great Again. Love this dude. Let's go Trump!

Um, America was already great before Trump became president. Obama was doing a good job, and this guy insults him every chance he gets. - Solacress

27 Al Gore Albert Arnold "Al" Gore Jr. 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.

Would've been a top 5 president

28 Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.
29 Mao Zedong Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949, until his death in 1976. ...read more.
30 Ivan III of the Grand Duchy of Moscow
31 John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The Greatest President of all time. He saved this country from the Cubans and led to a thawing moment in the cold war. Wrote the Civil rights Act of 1964

32 Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar, known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
33 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801-1809. He was born on April 13, 1743, and died on July 4, 1826, on the same day 2nd United States President John Adams died.

The image of Republicanism.

34 Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney 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 the 2012 election.
35 Bernie Sanders Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an independent American Senator from Vermont and was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

BERNIE 2020!

BERNIE 2020!

36 David Lloyd George
37 Konrad Adenauer
38 Jimmy Carter James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.
39 Charles de Gaulle Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, he founded the Fifth Republic and was elected as the 18th ...read more.
40 Zhuge Liang
41 Che Guevara Ernesto "Che" Guevara, commonly known as El Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist.

He is great leader

number 1

42 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

He had 87% of approbation after 8 years running Brazil. He took 54 million people out of extreme poverty and gave lots opportunit to the poor people in Brazil to studies and grow careers.

43 Alcide De Gasperi

Democrat, hopeful statesman. Wonderful dreams. A saint

44 Cao Cao
45 Sonia Gandhi

She is great lady

46 Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party.
47 Ferdinand Marcos

The best president is the Philipines

Filipinos had been brainwashed about him, I want his son called "Bong Bong" to become a president of the Philippines in 2022 so he can prove that his father was a great president.

48 Augusto Pinochet

Great man who saved his country

49 Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, former professional bodybuilder and former politician.

A terrible governor, at that.

He was governor of California - TheInsomniac

50 John Kasich John Richard Kasich is an American politician, the 69th and current Governor of Ohio, first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014.

Not kasich though he is better then dewine he is a rino

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