Vice Presidents

Several political leaders across the world have served as vice-presidents of their countries for one or more than one term. Taking you through some of the prominent political leaders who have served as vice-presidents.

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 1 Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur
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Famous As: 21st President of the USA
Birthdate: October 5, 1829
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: November 18, 1886
Chester A. Arthur became the 21st president of the U.S. in 1881, after the assassination of President James A. Garfield, and served till 1885. Arthur represented Elizabeth Jennings Graham in the 1854 case against segregation in streetcars. He signed the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act and rebuilt the U.S. Navy.

 2 Kamala Harris

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Famous As: Vice Preseiden of the United States
Birthdate: October 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

A Democrat politician and lawyer, Kamala Harris is the vice president-elect of the United States. She will assume the office on 20 January 2021, alongside President-elect Joe Biden.  Half-Indian, half-Jamaican, Harris is the first woman, the first Black person and the first Asian-American to be elected vice president.  

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 3 Soong Ching-ling

Soong Ching-ling
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: January 27, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Chinese
Died: May 29, 1981

 4 Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United State
Birthdate: January 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Dick Cheney was the vice president of the US from 2001 to 2009. He is considered to be one of the most powerful vice presidents ever and also one of the most unpopular politicians in the history of the US. He played an important role in America’s response to the September 11 attacks and backed the US invasion of Iraq.

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 5 Al Gore

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Al Gore was the Vice President of America from 1993 to 2001. He was also the Democratic Party’s candidate for the 2000 Presidential elections, but eventually lost to his Republican opponent George Bush. He is an environmentalist and a climate change activist. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, jointly with Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, for his work.

 6 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Famous As: Ruler of Dubai
Birthdate: July 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Emirati

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the current prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates. He has also been serving as the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai since 2006. He is credited with turning Dubai into a global city; he has overseen the development of several projects, such as the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa

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 7 Spiro Agnew

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Famous As: 39th Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: September 17, 1996
Spiro Agnew served as the U.S. vice-president under Richard Nixon, from 1969 to 1973; the governor of Maryland; and a Baltimore County executive. In 1973, he was forced to resign due to allegations of bribery, criminal conspiracy, extortion, and tax fraud. He wrote an autobiography and a novel, defending himself.
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 8 Dan Quayle

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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: February 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

The 44th vice president of the US, Dan Quayle officially visited 47 countries, establishing strong international ties with most countries, during his vice presidency. In 1999, he joined a private-equity firm named Cerberus Capital Management and continues to play an important role as the chairman of its Global Investments division.

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 9 Kenny Omega

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian

 10 Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Nationality: Emirati
Died: January 4, 2006

 11 Krishan Kant

Krishan Kant
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Indian
Died: July 27, 2002

 12 Salva Kiir Mayardit

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Famous As: President of South Sudan
Birthdate: September 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Sudanese

Sudanese rebel leader Salva Kiir Mayardit became the first president of South Sudan. In 2020, he signed an agreement with opposition leader and current vice president Riek Machar to share power and create a unified government, putting an end to a brutal civil war that has seen mass rapes and murders.

 13 William R. King

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Famous As: Shortest Serving Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: April 7, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: April 18, 1853

William R. King served as the vice president of the U.S. in 1853 and died 45 days after assuming his duties. He was a representative from North Carolina and an Alabama senator. He led to the drafting of the Compromise of 1850 and had also been a minister to France.

 14 Elbridge Gerry

Elbridge Gerry
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: July 17, 1744
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: November 23, 1814

 15 Adlai Stevenson I

Adlai Stevenson I
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Famous As: 23rd Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: October 23, 1835
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: June 14, 1914

 16 Werner Vogels

Werner Vogels
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Chief technology officer, Vice president
Birthdate: October 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra

 17 Thomas R. Marshall

Thomas R. Marshall
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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: March 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 1, 1925

 18 Gennady Yanayev

Gennady Yanayev
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 26, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Russian
Died: September 24, 2010

 19 Valentín Gómez Farías

Valentín Gómez Farías
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 14, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Mexican
Died: July 5, 1858

 20 John Atta Mills

John Atta Mills
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Ghanaian
Died: July 24, 2012

 21 Rong Yiren

Rong Yiren
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Chinese
Died: October 26, 2005

 22 Daniel D. Tompkins

Daniel D. Tompkins
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Famous As: Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: June 21, 1774
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: June 11, 1825

 23 Huynh Tan Phat

Huynh Tan Phat
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Vietnamese
Died: September 30, 1989

 24 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Kenyan
Died: January 20, 1994

 25 Edelmiro J. Farrell

Edelmiro J. Farrell
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 12, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Argentinian
Died: October 21, 1980

 26 Lucia Topolansky

Lucia Topolansky
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Famous As: President of the Senate of Uruguay
Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Uruguayan

 27 Patrick Hillery

Patrick Hillery
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Irish
Died: April 12, 2008

 28 Hernán Siles Zuazo

Hernán Siles Zuazo
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Bolivian
Died: August 6, 1996

 29 Bruce Baumgartner

Bruce Baumgartner
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 30 Ulanhu

Ulanhu
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Chinese
Died: December 8, 1988

 31 Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme

Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme
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Famous As: 5th Vice President of Nigeria
Birthdate: October 21, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Nigerian, British
Died: November 19, 2017

 32 Józef Beck

Józef Beck
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 4, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Polish
Died: June 5, 1944

 33 Dáithí Ó Conaill

Dáithí Ó Conaill
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Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: April 30, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Irish
Died: January 1, 1991

 34 Carlos Ibáñez del Campo

Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
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Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: November 3, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Chilean
Died: April 28, 1960

 35 Beatriz Argimon

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Famous As: Vice President of Uruguay
Birthdate: August 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Uruguayan

 36 Henck Arron

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Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: April 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Surinamese
Died: December 4, 2000

 37 José Joaquín de Olmedo

José Joaquín de Olmedo
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Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: March 20, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Ecuadorian
Died: February 19, 1847

 38 Mike Pence

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Famous As: Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: June 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

The 48th vice president of the USA, Mike Pence was sworn into the office in 2017 and is also Donald Trump’s running mate in the 2020 election. Beginning his career as a lawyer and radio talk show host, the conservative politician later became a member of the US House of Representatives and was eventually elected the 50th governor of Indiana.

 39 Juan Bautista Sacasa

Juan Bautista Sacasa
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: December 21, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Nicaraguan
Died: April 17, 1946

 40 Mahmoud Fawzi

Mahmoud Fawzi
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: June 12, 1981

 41 Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos

Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos
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Famous As: Vice President
Birthdate: February 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Angolan

 42 José Evaristo Uriburu

José Evaristo Uriburu
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: November 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Argentinian
Died: October 23, 1914

 43 Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy

Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Ecuadorian
Died: March 5, 2004

 44 Luis Batlle Berres

Luis Batlle Berres
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Famous As: Political Figure
Birthdate: November 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Uruguayan
Died: July 15, 1964

 45 Luis Alberto Sánchez

Luis Alberto Sánchez
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Peruvian
Died: February 6, 1994

 46 Juan Lechín Oquendo

Juan Lechín Oquendo
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Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: May 19, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Bolivian
Died: August 27, 2001

 47 María Antonieta de Bográn

María Antonieta de Bográn
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Famous As: Former Vice President of Honduras
Birthdate: July 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Honduran

 48 Nora Gunera de Melgar

Nora Gunera de Melgar
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1942 AD
Nationality: Honduran

 49 Martha Concepción Figueroa

Martha Concepción Figueroa
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Honduran

 50 Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager
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Famous As: Executive Vice President
Birthdate: April 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Danish
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