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 Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris
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Famous As: Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: October 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California

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.  

 2 Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United State
Birthdate: January 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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.

 3 Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr
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Famous As: 3rd Vice President of United States
Birthdate: February 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 14, 1836

A soldier, lawyer and one of the founding Fathers of America, Aaron Burr rose to become the third Vice president of the United States. His turbulent political career, which included bitter rivalry with Alexander Hamilton, concluded when he mortally wounded Hamilton in a duel and was later charged with treason.

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 4 Al Gore

Al Gore
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

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.

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 5 Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson
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Famous As: 17th President of the United States
Birthdate: December 29, 1808
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 31, 1875

The 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson assumed the presidency while serving as the vice president when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Born in poverty, Andrew Johnson did not attend school. However, he worked his way up to become a prominent politician—an inspiring story indeed!

 6 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Famous As: Ruler of Dubai
Birthdate: July 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dubai

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

Spiro Agnew
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Famous As: 39th Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Towson
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 Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ceylon, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 19, 2021

The 42nd vice president of the US, Walter Mondale is a lawyer by profession. Walter Mondale's interesting political career and his involvement in the infamous Apollo 1 accident, which occurred on 27 January 1967, have inspired several works of art, including the 1998 miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, where Mondale was played by John Slattery.

 9 Mike Pence

Mike Pence
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Famous As: Vice President of the United States (2017-2021)
Birthdate: June 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Columbus, Indiana, United States

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.

 10 Kenny Omega

Kenny Omega
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Transcona, Winnipeg, Canada

Kenny Omega is the ring name of Tyson Smith, a Canadian-born professional wrestler. He had a successful tenure in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) after which he joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW), in which he is an executive vice president as well. He also appears in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide and Impact Wrestling. He considers himself straight edge. 

 

 11 Hubert Humphrey

Hubert Humphrey
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States (1965-1969)
Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wallace, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 13, 1978

The 38th vice president of the USA, Hubert Humphrey was an early skeptic of the Vietnam War; however, he had no choice but to support the war effort as President Lyndon B. Johnson wanted the war to go on. Thanks to his popularity, several buildings have been named after Humphrey. He has also been portrayed by actors like Bradley Whitford.

 12 Salva Kiir Mayardit

Salva Kiir Mayardit
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Famous As: President of South Sudan
Birthdate: September 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bahr el Ghazal

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

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
Birthplace: Sampson County, North Carolina, United States
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 Dan Quayle

Dan Quayle
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: February 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis

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.

 15 Elbridge Gerry

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

 16 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
Birthplace: Christian County
Died: June 14, 1914

 17 Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Birthplace: Shindagha historic district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Died: January 4, 2006

 18 Thomas R. Marshall

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

 19 Soong Ching-ling

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

Soong Ching-ling was a Chinese political figure. Referred to as Madame Sun Yat-sen, Soong is best known as the wife of Sun Yat-sen, who played a major role in the establishment of the Republic of China. Soong played a key role in China's politics before and after the formation of the People's Republic of China.  

 20 Mehriban Aliyeva

Mehriban Aliyeva
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

 21 Werner Vogels

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

 22 Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager
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Famous As: Executive Vice President
Birthdate: April 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark

 23 Gennady Yanayev

Gennady Yanayev
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 26, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perevoz, Russia
Died: September 24, 2010

 24 John Atta Mills

John Atta Mills
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tarkwa, Ghana
Died: July 24, 2012

 25 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
Birthplace: Scarsdale
Died: June 11, 1825

 26 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bondo, Kenya
Died: January 20, 1994

 27 Lucia Topolansky

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

 28 Krishan Kant

Krishan Kant
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kot Mohammad Khan, Punjab Province, India
Died: July 27, 2002

 29 Bruce Baumgartner

Bruce Baumgartner
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haledon, New Jersey, United States

 30 Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme

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

 31 Józef Beck

Józef Beck
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 4, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: June 5, 1944

 32 Valentín Gómez Farías

Valentín Gómez Farías
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 14, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Died: July 5, 1858

 33 Dáithí Ó Conaill

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

 34 Patrick Hillery

Patrick Hillery
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Point, Ireland
Died: April 12, 2008

 35 Inonge Wina

Inonge Wina
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Senanga, Northern Rhodesia

 36 Huynh Tan Phat

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

 37 Beatriz Argimon

Beatriz Argimon
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Famous As: Vice President of Uruguay
Birthdate: August 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

 38 Edelmiro J. Farrell

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

 39 Ulanhu

Ulanhu
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Inner Mongolia, China
Died: December 8, 1988

A popular Chinese politician, Ulanhu was the founding Chairman of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region from 1947 to 1966. He also served as the Vice-Premier from 1956 and 1966. Although Ulanhu was purged during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, he was later reinstated and then served as the Vice President of the People's Republic of China between 1983 and 1988.

 40 Carlos Ibáñez del Campo

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

 41 Rong Yiren

Rong Yiren
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wuxi, China
Died: October 26, 2005

Rong Yiren was a Chinese politician who played a major role in convincing western investors to invest in China. In 1978, he established the China International Trust and Investment Corp., which paved the way for initial Western investment in China. From 1993 to 1998, he served as the Vice President of the People's Republic of China.

 42 Henck Arron

Henck Arron
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Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: April 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname
Died: December 4, 2000

 43 Iliana Iotova

Iliana Iotova
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Famous As: Vice President
Birthdate: October 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

 44 José Joaquín de Olmedo

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

 45 Hernán Siles Zuazo

Hernán Siles Zuazo
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
Died: August 6, 1996

 46 Juan Bautista Sacasa

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

 47 Klára Dobrev

Klára Dobrev
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

 48 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
Birthplace: Luanda

 49 Milagros Ortiz Bosch

Milagros Ortiz Bosch
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Famous As: Former Vice President of the Dominican Republic
Birthdate: August 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 50 José Evaristo Uriburu

José Evaristo Uriburu
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: November 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salta, Argentina
Died: October 23, 1914
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