2 Sadiq Khan(Mayor of London)
3 Jacob Rees-Mogg(Politician)
Jacob Rees-Mogg is a British politician. Since 2019, he has been serving as Leader of the House of Commons. A controversial personality in British politics, Jacob Rees-Mogg is known for his traditionalist attitude, which has earned him the nickname Honourable Member for the 18th century. A conviction politician, Jacob Rees-Mogg's anachronistic upper-class mannerisms are often viewed as entertaining.
4 Jo Cox(Politician)
British MP and Labour Party politician Jo Cox had also worked with Oxfam. The world was shocked by the news of her brutal assassination in 2016. She was shot and stabbed multiple times by far-right terrorist Thomas Mair, who believed the white race was under threat due to leftist beliefs.
5 Jeremy Corbyn(Leader of Opposition in British Parliament (2015 – 2020))
Jeremy Corbyn had served as the Labour Party leader and the leader of the opposition in the U.K. from 2015 to 2020. He earned the Gandhi International Peace Award for his anti-war stance. He has been serving as an Islington North MP since 1983. He calls himself a democratic socialist.
6 Nicola Sturgeon(First Minister of Scotland)
Nicola Sturgeon is a Scottish politician. Since 2014, Sturgeon has been serving as the leader of the Scottish National Party and first minister of Scotland. Being the first woman to serve in these positions, Nicola Sturgeon is seen as a major inspiration to women across Scotland.
7 Rory Stewart(Political Leader)
The son of a soldier and intelligence officer, Rory Stewart was educated at Eton and Oxford and was also a tutor to princes William and Harry. Apart from being a diplomat and MP later, he also traveled across several countries on foot and wrote about this remarkable journey in a bestselling book.
8 Glenda Jackson(Actress)
Glenda Jackson is best known for her Academy Award-winning roles in the films Women in Love and A Touch of Class. She has also won two Emmys for playing Elizabeth I in the TV series Elizabeth R and a Tony for her role in the play Three Tall Women.
9 Diane Abbott(Former Shadow Home Secretary)
10 Rachel Johnson(Editor, Journalist)
Rachel Johnson is a British television presenter, journalist, and author. She is known for appearing in panel discussion programs and debate programs, such as The Pledge and Question Time. A well-known novelist, Johnson served as a judge of the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the UK.
11 John Bercow(Former Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom)
12 Amber Rudd(Former Home Secretary of the United Kingdom)
Amber Rudd is a former politician who served as the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions of the United Kingdom from 2018 to 2019. From 2016 to 2018, she served as Home Secretary under Prime Minister Theresa May. Also a humanitarian, Amber Rudd is part of an organization called Snowdon Trust, which helps disabled people access education.
13 George Osborne(Politician, Economist)
Conservative Party politician George Osborne is the son of Osborne & Little co-founder Sir Peter Osborne. He initially aspired to be a journalist but started his career as an MP from Tatton and later served as the Chancellor Of The Exchequer and the First Secretary of State of the U.K.
14 Tony Blair(Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Former Labour Party leader Tony Blair was the prime minister of the U.K. from 1997 to 2007. He supported the U.S.’s “War on Terror.” Blair was the youngest British PM since 1812 and the longest-tenured from his party. He is known for introducing the “New Labour” and the “Third Way.”
15 Zac Goldsmith(Member of House of Lords of the United Kingdom)
16 Martin McGuinness(Politician)
Once the deputy minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness has also served as his country’s education minister. He had also been part of the Provisional Irish Republican Army during the Northern Ireland conflict. The Sinn Féin politician had a major role to play in the Good Friday Agreement.
17 George Galloway(Politician, Columnist, Political writer, Radio personality)
18 Angela Rayner(Politician)
19 Dennis Skinner(Member of Parliament for Bolsover (1970-2019))
20 Theresa May(Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Theresa May is a British politician who became the United Kingdom's second female prime minister. She served as prime minister from 2016 to 2019. During her prime ministership, May's involvement in the Brexit negotiations gave rise to the Brexit withdrawal agreement. She is also credited with co-founding Women2Win, which promotes women empowerment.
21 Ed Balls(Political Leader)
22 Anna Soubry(Political Leader)
Anna Soubry is a British journalist, barrister, and former politician. A vocal critic of Brexit, Soubry left the Conservative Party in February 2019 in order to join the Independent Group for Change (Change UK). Subsequently, Anna Soubry was appointed as the party's leader before the disbandment of Change UK following the party's failure at the December 2019 general election.
23 Kenneth Clarke(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)
24 Sebastian Coe(Middle Distance Runner, Politician)
Sebastian Coe is a politician and former athlete who represented Great Britain in two Olympic events. He won four Olympic medals including two gold medals as a middle-distance runner. In 2012, he was inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame. The same year, Coe was honored at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
25 John Dennis Profumo(Politician)
John Dennis Profumo was a British politician who began his political career as a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons. He was in the military previously. As a politician, he had a successful career until he began a sexual relationship with a young model named Christine Keeler. This affair ruined his image and ended his career.
26 Crispin Blunt(Politician)
27 Diana Mitford(Political Leader)
28 Yvette Cooper(Political Leader)
29 Tim Farron(Politician)
30 Nick Clegg(Former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
31 Esther McVey(Politician)
32 Ken Livingstone(Politician)
Ken Livingstone is an English politician who served as the mayor of London from the creation of the office in 2000 until 2008. He is a former member of the Labor Party and ideologically identified himself as a democratic socialist. During his tenure as the mayor, he introduced the congestion charge, articulated buses, and Oyster card.
33 Emily Thornberry(Politician)
34 Justin Welby(Politician)
Justin Welby is the most senior bishop in the Church of England and the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury. In the past, he was the vicar of Southam, Warwickshire, and has also been the bishop of Durham. He is known for exploring the evangelical tradition within Anglicanism in his theology. He worked in the oil industry before his ordination.
35 Iain Duncan Smith(Politician)
36 Carrie Lam(Politician)
Carrie Lam is a Hong Kong politician who has been serving as the Chief Executive of Hong Kong since 2017. From 2007 to 2012, she served as the Secretary for Development. From 2012 to 2017, Lam was the Chief Secretary for Administration. A controversial leader, Carrie Lam's administration witnessed the criminalization of the Hong Kong National Party.
37 John McDonnell(Former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer)
38 Arlene Foster(Political Leader)
39 David Davis(Politician)
40 Nadine Dorries(Political Leader)
41 Neil Kinnock(Politician)
42 William Hague(Politician)
43 Vince Cable(Political Leader)
44 Michael Howard(Politician)
Michael Howard is an English politician who served as Leader of the Opposition as well as Leader of the Conservative Party from 2003 to 2005. An influential politician, Michael Howard held cabinet positions like the Home Secretary, Secretary of State for the Environment, and Secretary of State for Employment under the premiership of John Major and Margaret Thatcher.
45 Raine Spencer, Countess Spencer(Politician)
46 John Prescott(Politician)
Renowned British politician John Prescott had not just been the deputy leader of the Labour Party but had also served as deputy prime minister of the UK. Born to a railway signalman in Wales, he moved to England at age 4. He had also initially worked as a steward on passenger liners.
47 Jess Phillips(Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom)
48 Alex Salmond(Former First Minister of Scotland)
49 Liam Fox(Politician)
British politician Liam Fox has held important posts, such as that of the Secretary of State for International Trade and has also chaired the Conservative Party. He is also a qualified general physician and a former civilian army medical officer. He is married to a fellow doctor.