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10733 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Politics, Government and Diplomacy'

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams

1948-
Politician; President of Sinn Féin
Sitter in 1 portrait
Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Adenauer

1876-1967
Federal German Chancellor
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Adam Afriyie

1965-
Politician; MP for Windsor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jonathan William Patrick Aitken

Jonathan William Patrick Aitken

1942-
Company director, politician and newspaper columnist and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

1608-1670
Soldier and statesman
Sitter associated with 49 portraits
Douglas Garven Alexander

Douglas Garven Alexander

1967-
Politician; MP and Shadow Foreign Secretary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
David Patrick Alton, Baron Alton of Liverpool

David Patrick Alton, Baron Alton of Liverpool

1951-
Politician; Liberal Chief Whip
Sitter in 1 portrait
Derick Heathcoat Amory, 1st Viscount Amory

Derick Heathcoat Amory, 1st Viscount Amory

1899-1981
Industrialist, politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos of Brondesbury

Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos of Brondesbury

1954-
Chief Executive of the Equal Opportunities Commission; Government Whip, House of Lords
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Norman Angell

Sir Norman Angell

1872-1967
Peace campaigner and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; journalist; author; lecturer; politician; MP for Bradford North
Sitter in 20 portraits
Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan

Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan

1916-2000
Administrator and writer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir George Anson

Sir George Anson

1769-1849
General and politician; MP for Lichfield
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

1940-
Politician, author and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Armstrong, Baron Armstrong of Ilminster

Robert Armstrong, Baron Armstrong of Ilminster

1927-
Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of Home Civil Service
Sitter in 2 portraits
Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

1822-1888
Poet, writer and inspector of schools
Sitter in 18 portraits
Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

1850-1942
Field Marshal, Governor General of Canada; son of Queen Victoria
Sitter associated with 158 portraits
Albert Henry Stanley, Baron Ashfield

Albert Henry Stanley, Baron Ashfield

1874-1948
Chairman of London Passenger Transport Board
Sitter in 15 portraits