List of political families

This is a partial listing of prominent political families. Royal families are not included, unless certain later descendants have played political roles in a republican structure (e.g. Arslan family of Lebanon and Cakobau family of Fiji).

Contents

AlbaniaEdit

The Hoxha family

  • Hysen Hoxha (Albanian independence leader; uncle of Enver Hoxha)
  • Enver Hoxha (First Secretary of the Albanian Labour Party, 1944–1985)
  • Nexhmije Hoxha (member of the Central Committee of the Albanian Labour Party; wife of Enver Hoxha)

Peristeri family

The Nano family (father-son)

The Pashko family (spouses)

The Shehu family

AngolaEdit

The dos Santos–Van-Dúnem-Vieira Dias family

Antigua and BarbudaEdit

The Bird family

The Frank family (uncle-nephew)

ArgentinaEdit

ArmeniaEdit

The Demirchyan family (father-son)

The Sargsyan brothers

The Margaryan family (father-son)

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

The Habsburg family of Austria (grandfather–father–children)

AzerbaijanEdit

The Aliyev family (father-son)

The BahamasEdit

The Butler family

The Pindling family

The Symonette family

The Turnquest family (father-son)

The Foulkes family (father-son)

BangladeshEdit

Sheikh-Wazed family
The Chowdhury Dynasty

Forefathers from Gour

The Dhaka Nawab family
The Zaman family of Gopalganj
  • Wahiduzzaman (former Commerce Minister of undivided Pakistan)
  • Fayekuzzaman (former member of National Assembly, Pakistan)
  • Dr. Wasim Alimuz Zaman (Senior UN Official, Member of the Civil Service of Pakistan and Bangladesh, PhD, Harvard University)
  • F.E. Sharfuzzaman (former Member of Parliament)
  • Borhanuzzaman Omar (former councillor/chairman of Dhaka City Corporation)
The Siddikys of Baliadi*
The Zia family
The Mansur Ali family
  • Captain Mansur Ali (Prime minister of Bangladesh 1975)
  • Eldest son of Dr Mohammad Selim (Presidium member of Awami league, Chairman of Foreign affairs standing committee, Member of Bangladesh Parliament 1995–2001)
  • Second son of Mohammad Nasim (Minister for Home and Telecommunications 1996–-2001, Member of Bangladesh Parliament 1991–2006) Health Minister and Presidium Member for Awami league 2014.
The Ahmad family
The Chowdhury family
The Huq family
The Abdullah Al Mahmood family of Sirajgonj
  • Abdullah Al Mahmood (former MLA of British India 1937, former Deputy High Commissioner 1947 and former Industrial & Natural Resources Minister of Pakistan 1964)
  • Iqbal Hassan Mahmood Tuku (former Member of Parliament 1986–90, and former State minister for Power of Bangladesh 2001–06)
  • 'Manzur Hassan Mahmood Khushi (former Chairman, Sirajgonj Pouroshobha 1984–93)
  • Rumana Mahmood (daughter-in-law of Abdullah al Mahmood )Member of Parliament 2009–13.
  • Dr M.A Matin (son-in-law of Abdullah al Mahmood) former Deputy Prime Minister of Bangladesh, former Parliament Member 1979–2006, Founder Secretary General of Jatiya Party.

BarbadosEdit

The Adams family (father-son)

The Barrow family (brother-sister)

BelgiumEdit

Anciaux family (father and sons)

de Brouckère brothers

De Croo family (father-son)

De Gucht family (father-son)

Dehousse family (father-son)

Eyskens family (father-son)

Spaak family

Simonet family (father-son)

Vanderpoorten family

Van Rompuy family

BeninEdit

The Soglo family

The Zinsou family

BhutanEdit

Dorji family

BoliviaEdit

The Ballivián family (father-son)

The Siles family

Bosnia and HerzegovinaEdit

The Izetbegović family (husband-wife-son)

BotswanaEdit

The Khama family (husband-wife-son)

BrazilEdit

The Assed-Matheus family (spouses and daughter)

The Bolsonaro family (father and sons)

The Brás-Moreira family (cousins)

The Cardoso family

The Coimbra-Luz family

The Collor-Mello family

The Costa family

The Figueirado family

The Fonseca family

The Geisel-Markus family

The Genro family

The Goulart-Brizola family (brothers-in-law)

The Kleinubing family[9]

The Kubitschek family

The Lula da Silva family

The Magalhães family

The Malta-Ribeiro family

The Matarazzo-Suplicy family

The Neves-Cunha family

The Quadros family

The Ramos family[12]

The Sarney family

The Vargas-Peixoto family

BulgariaEdit

The Bogoridi family

The Bokov family

The Mihaylovski family

The Shishmanov family

The Slaveykov family

The Staliyski family

The Stanishev family (father-son)

The Zhivkov family

Burkina FasoEdit

The Compaoré family

The Yaméogo family (father-son)

The Zerbo-Yonli family

BurmaEdit

The Aung San family (parents-daughter)

The Win family (father-daughter)

BurundiEdit

The Bagaza-Buyoya family

CambodiaEdit

The Hun family

CanadaEdit

Central African RepublicEdit

The Boganda family–Dacko family–Domitien family and Bokassa family (distant relatives)

The Kolingba family

ChileEdit

The Alessandri family

The Allende family

The Aylwin family

The Errázuriz family

The Frei family

The Girardi family

  • Treviso Girardi – Mayor of Quinta Normal
    • Guido Girardi Brière – Deputy, 2006–2010
      • Guido Girardi – Deputy 1994–2006, Senator 2006–present
      • Cristina Girardi – Mayor of Cerro Navia, 1996–2008, Deputy 2010–present
      • Dino Girardi – Councillor of Lo Prado

The Lagos family

The Letelier family

The Montt family

The Piñera family

The Pinochet family

The Pinto family

Republic of ChinaEdit

The Chiang family (father-sons-grandson-great-grandson)

The Chen family (Chen Cheng)

The Chen family (Chen Lifu)

The Chen family (Chen Shui-bian)

The Hau family

The Hsu family (mother-daughters)

The Lien family

The Soong family (father-son-3 daughters)

The Su family

The Wu family

The Yu family (Kaohsiung County Black Faction)

People's Republic of ChinaEdit

See also Crown Prince Party for a more complete list

The Bo family

The Deng family

The Hu family

The Li family

The Liu family

The Mao family

The Xi family

The Zeng family

The Zhou family

ColombiaEdit

The Araújo family

The Barco family (father-daughter)

The Lleras-Restrepo family

The López family

The Pastrana family (father-son)

The Santos family

ComorosEdit

The Ahmed family (grandfather-grandson)

The Said family

The Soilih family (half-brothers)

Democratic Republic of the CongoEdit

Kabila family (father-children)

Kanza family (father-children)

  • Daniel Kanza (Bourgmestre of Léopoldville, 1960–62, and Vice-President of the ABAKO)
    • Sophie Lihau-Kanza (Secretary of State for Social Affairs, 1966–67, Minister of Social Affairs, 1967–68, Minister of State for Social Affairs, 1969–70)
    • Thomas Kanza (Ambassador of the Republic of the Congo to the United Kingdom, 1962–63, Minister of International Cooperation, 1997, Minister of Labour, 1998, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Scandinavian Countries, 1999–2004)
    • Philippe Kanza (editor of the newspaper Congo)

Mobutu family (father-son)

Tshombe-Nguza family (uncle-nephew)

Cook IslandsEdit

The Henry family

Costa RicaEdit

The Arias-Sánchez brothers

The Calderón family

The Figueres family (father-son)

The Jiménez family (father-son)

The Monge family (uncle-nephew)

CroatiaEdit

The Tuđman family

CubaEdit

The Castro family

CyprusEdit

Clerides family (father-daughter)

Kyprianou family (father-son)

Papadopoulos family (father-son)

Vasiliou family (husband-wife)

Czechoslovakia/CzechiaEdit

The Benda family

  • Václav Benda (Member of the Federal Assembly, 1989–92; Senator, 1996–99)
    • Marek Benda (son of Václav Benda; Member of the Czech National Council, 1990–92; Member of the Chamber of Deputies, 1993–2002, 2004–)

The Dienstbier family

  • Jiří Dienstbier (Minister of Foreign Affairs 1989–92; Senator 2008–11)
    • Jiří Dienstbier Jr. (son of Jiří Dienstbier, Minister for Human Rights and Equal Opportunities, 2014–16, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, 2011; Senator, 2011–)

The Klaus family

The Masaryk family

DenmarkEdit

The Auken family

  • Svend Auken (Member of The Folketing (The Danish Parliament) 1971–2009, Minister of Labor 1977–82 and Minister of Environment 1993–2001)
  • Gunvor Auken (Deputy Mayor of Frederiksberg 1998–2002)
  • Margrete Auken (Member of The Folketing (The Danish Parliament) 1979–90 and again from 1994–2004, Member of the European Parliament from 2004–)
    • Ida Auken (daughter of Margrethe Auken; Member of The Folketing (The Danish Parliament) 2007–)

The Ellemann-Jensen family

The Helveg Petersen family

  • Kristen Helveg Petersen (Minister of Education 1961–64, Member of The Folketing 1964–75 and Member of the European Parliament 1973–75)
  • Lilly Helveg Petersen (wife of Kristen HP; Deputy Mayor of Copenhagen)

The Hækkerup family

DjiboutiEdit

The Aptidon-Guelleh family

DominicaEdit

The Boyd family

  • Philip Ivor Boyd (first Mayor of Roseau)
    • Cynthia Boyd Butler(Mayor of Roseau and daughter of Philip Ivor Boyd)
      • Alison Stuart Boyd (Member of Legislative Council and Minister of Works under the F. Baron administration)
        • Alix Boyd Knight (Longest running and current Speaker of the House)
          • Dr.Phillip Irving Boyd Public Health figure and first Head of the Cari-com Health Desk
            • Stanley Boyd Activist and conservationist (1948–2003), Writer, Inter isle Tennis Champ, editor of The Dominica Chronicle Newspaper (after Stewart)

The Douglas family

Dominican RepublicEdit

The Báez family

The Bosch family

The Cabral family

The Fernández family

The Guillermo family

The Jimenes family

The Medina family

  • Danilo Medina (President of the Chamber of Deputies, 1994–95; President of the Dominican Republic, 2012–present)
  • Lucía Medina (Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies, 2006–16; President of the Chamber of Deputies, 2016–present)

The Trujillo family

EcuadorEdit

The Arosemena family

The Bucaram family

The Plaza family (father-son)

EgyptEdit

The Ghali family

The Mubarak family (father-son)

The Abaza family

El SalvadorEdit

The Meléndez-Quiñónez family

Equatorial GuineaEdit

The Nguema family (close relatives)

EstoniaEdit

The Grünthal family

The Helme family

The Jürgenson family

The Lauristin-Allik family

  • Johannes Lauristin (first husband of Olga Lauristin, father of Marju Lauristin)
  • Olga Lauristin (wife of Johannes Lauristin and later Hendrik Allik, mother of Marju Lauristin and Jaak Allik)
  • Hendrik Allik (second husband of Olga Lauristin, father of Jaak Allik)
    • Jaak Allik (son of Hendrik Allik and Olga Lauristin, half brother of Marju Lauristin)

The Mathiesen family

The Lenk family

The Lotman family

The Must family

The Oviir family

The Päts family

The Ratas family

The Reiljan family

The Sarapuu family

The Savisaar family

The Tarand family

The Tõnisson family

The Tsahkna family

The Uluots family

The Veidemann family

FijiEdit

FinlandEdit

The Kuusinen family

The Paasio family (father-son-granddaughter)

The Tuomioja–Wuolijoki family

The Vennamo family (father-son)

The Aura family (father-son-grandson)

The Häkämies family (father-son-son)

FranceEdit

The Bardoux-Giscard d'Estaing family

The Debré family

The De Gaulle family

The Hollande family

  • François Hollande – President of the French Republic, former husband of
  • Segolène Royal – French politician, former minister, and unsuccessful candidate for the presidency of the French Republic (2007)

The François-Poncet-Missoffe-Panafieu family

  • André François-Poncet – French politician, former secretary of state, father of
    • Jean François-Poncet, brother-in-law of Helène Missoffe – French politician, former senator, former ambassador, brother-in-law of
    • Hélène Missoffe, French politician, former minister, former member of French Parliament, wife of
    • François Missoffe, French politician, former minister, former ambassador, father of

The Le Pen family

The Mitterrand family (uncle-nephew)

The Casimir-Perier family

The Sarkozy family

The Villepin family (father-son)

GabonEdit

The M'ba-Eyeghe Ndong family

The Sassou-Nguesso family and Bongo family

GermanyEdit

The Adenauer family

  • Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany
    • Max Adenauer, Oberstadtdirektor and Councillor in Cologne, son of Konrad
      • Sven-Georg Adenauer, Landrat (District Director) in the Landkreis (district) of Gütersloh, grandson of Konrad

The Albrecht family (father–daughter)

The Bismarck family

The Bülow family

The Bülows are an old Mecklenburg aristocratic dynasty with many members active in politics, in church or in the military.

The de Maizière family

The Ebert family (father-son)

The Goppel family

  • Alfons Goppel, (Minister-President of the state of Bavaria)
    • Thomas Goppel, (Minister of Science, Research and the Arts of the state of Bavaria), son of Alfons

The Guttenberg family

The Gysi family (father and son)

  • Klaus Gysi, (GDR Minister of Culture, Ambassador to Italy, State Secretary for Church Affairs) (d 1999)
    • Gregor Gysi, (Human rights lawyer, chair of the Party of Democratic Socialism [PDS], leader of PDS fraction in the Bundestag, Economics Senator in Berlin city government), son of Klaus

The Koch family

The Lambsdorff family

The Niklas / Ertl family

  • Wilhelm Niklas, (Minister for Agriculture) (d. 1957)
    • Josef Ertl, (Minister for Agriculture) (d. 2000), son-in-law of Wilhelm

The Schäuble family

The Speer family (father–daughter)

  • Albert Speer, (Third Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production)
    • Hildegard Schramm (Vice-President of the Berlin House of Deputies), daughter of Albert

The Strauss family (father–daughter)

The Vogel brothers

  • Bernhard Vogel, (Minister-President of Rheinland-Pfalz, Minister-President of Thuringia)
  • Hans-Jochen Vogel, (Mayor of Munich, Mayor of Berlin), brother of Bernhard

The Weizsäcker family (grandfather-father-son-nephew)

GhanaEdit

The Agyarko family (brothers and sister)

The Ahwoi family (brothers)

The Akufo-Addo family (father-son)

The Atta Mills family (brothers)

The Ayariga family (father, sons)

The Bawumia family (father, son, daughter-in-law)

The Jinapor family (brothers)

The Kufuor family (brothers, brother-in-law)

The Marfo family (brothers)

The Mahama family (father-son)

The Nkrumah family (father- daughter-son)

The Obetsebi-Lamptey family (father, son)

The Ocquaye family (father, son)

The Ofori Atta family

The Okudzeto family (father, nephews)

The Ramadan family (father, son, daughter)

The Rawlings family (father-wife-daughter)

The Smith family (brothers)

GreeceEdit

GuatemalaEdit

The Cerezo family

The Rios family

GuyanaEdit

The Burnham family

The Jagan family

HaitiEdit

The Duvalier family (father-son)

HondurasEdit

The Azcona family (father-sons)

The Flores family (father-daughter)

The Melgar family (spouses)

The Reina brothers

HungaryEdit

The Antall family (grandfather–father–son)

  • József Antall (Government Commissioner for Refugees in the Second World War, Minister for Reconstruction after 1945)
    • József Antall (Prime Minister 1990–93), son of József Antall
      • Péter Antall (Director of the Democratic Forum [MDF]'s Political Foundation), son of József Antall jr.

The Göncz family (father–daughter)

IndiaEdit

IndonesiaEdit

IranEdit

The Khamenei family (grand children (1st cousins) and great grand children (2md cousins) are married to each other)

The Mosaddegh family (father-in-law, son-in-law)

The Mansur family (father-son)

The Zahedi family (father-son)

The Larijani family (father-son, groom)

IraqEdit

The Allawi-Chalabi family

The Arif family

The Barzani family

The Hussein family

IrelandEdit

The Ahern family

The Blaney family

The Cosgrave family

The De Valera family

The Kitt-Brady family

The Lemass/Haughey family

The Lenihan family

The O'Malley family

The Andrews family

The Bruton family

The Coveney family

IsraelEdit

The Begin family

The Burg family

The Dayan family

The Herzog family

The Rabin family

The Sharon family

The Weizman family

ItalyEdit

The Berlinguer family

The Craxi family

The Mussolini family

JamaicaEdit

The Manley family

JapanEdit

The Fukuda family

The Hatoyama family

The Okawa-Miyazawa family

  • Okawa Heikichi (Minister of Justice: 1925; Minister of Railways: 1927–29)
    • Okawa, m. Miyazawa Hiroshi (Member of the House of Representatives: 1928–52)
      • Miyazawa Kiichi (Prime Minister: 1991–93; Deputy Prime Minister: 1987–88; Minister of Finance: 1986–88, 1998–2001; Minister of Foreign Affairs: 1974–76; Minister of Trade and Industry: 1970–73)
      • Hiroshi Miyazawa (Governor of Hiroshima: 1973–1981; Minister of Justice: 1995–96)

The Ōkubo-Yoshida-Suzuki-Asō family

The Satō–Kishi–Abe family

The Koizumi family

The Konoe-Hosokawa family

  • Konoe Atsumaro (President of the House of Peers: 1896–1903)

The Nakasone family (father-son)

The Saigō-Ōyama family

  • Saigō Takamitsu
    • Ōyama Tsunamasa (born Saigō), m. Ōyama Keiko
      • Ōyama Iwao (Genrō: 1912–1916; Superintendent-General of the National Police: 1879–80; Army Minister: 1885–91, 1892–96; Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal: 1915–16)
        • Ōyama Kashiwa (Member of the House of Peers: 1916–47)
    • Saigō Kichibe
      • Saigō Takamori (One of the Three Great Founders of Meiji Japan; Minister-Councillor: 1870–1873; acting Head of Government: 1871–1873)
        • Saigō Toratarō (Member of the House of Peers: 1902–1919)
          • Saigō Kichinosuke (Minister of Justice: 1968–70; Member of the House of Councillors: 1947–73; Member of the House of Peers: 1936–1947)
      • Saigō Jūdō (Tsugumichi) (Genrō: 1892–1902; Home Minister: 1890–91, 1898–1900; Navy Minister: 1885–90, 1893–98; Minister of Agriculture and Commerce: 1881–84; War Minister: 1878–80; Minister of Education: 1878)
        • Saigō Jūtoku (Member of the House of Peers: 1902–1946)

The Tanaka family

The Obuchi family

JordanEdit

The Majali family

The Badran brothers

The Al-Fayez family (father-son)

The Lawzi family (father-son)

The Al-Rifai family

KazakhstanEdit

The Jandosov family (founder-son-nephew)

The Nazarbayev family (father-daughter)

KosovoEdit

The Sejdiu family

The Rugova family

The Haradinaj family

KenyaEdit

The Kenyatta family

The Moi family

The Odinga family

The Nyagah family

  • Jeremiah Nyagah (long-time serving cabinet minister 1963o93 and Member of Parliament 1958–92)
    • Norman Nyagah (son of Jeremiah Nyagah Government Chief Whip and Member of Parliament)
      • Jeremiah Jerry Mwaniki Nyagah son of Norman Nyagah, and President of the Kenya Youth Coalition Network International KYCNI, based in Atlanta Georgia USA.
    • Joseph Nyagah (son of Jeremiah Nyagah and also Member of Parliament)
    • Nahashon Nyagah(son of Jeremiah Nyagah and former Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya)
    • Mary Khimulu (daughter of Jeremiah Nyagah and ambassador UNEP to France)

The Awori family (Kenya and Uganda)

KiribatiEdit

The Tong family

Korea, NorthEdit

The Kim family (1948–present)

Other members of Kim family

Other non-bloodline members of Kim family

Korea, SouthEdit

The Park family (father-daughter)

KyrgyzstanEdit

The Akayev family (father-daughter)

The Bakiyev brothers

LatviaEdit

The Ulmanis family

LebanonEdit

Arslan family

Chamoun family (father-sons-granddaughter)

Eddé family

Karam family

El Khazen family

Gemayel family (father-sons-grandsons)

Hariri family

Helou family

Jumblatt family (father-son)

Karami family (father-sons)

Lahoud family

  • Salim Lahoud – Member of Parliament (1952, 1956, 1960, 1968), Minister (Defense, Foreign affairs).
  • Fouad Lahoud – Member of Parliament (1972) (cousin of Jamil, brother of Salim).
  • Jamil Lahoud – Member of Parliament (1964) and Chief of the Army (cousin of Salim, Fouad).
    • Émile Lahoud – President of Lebanon and Chief of the Army (son of Jamil).
      • Emile Emile Lahoud- Minister (Youth and Sports) and Member of Parliament 2000 (elder son of Emile Jamil).
    • Nasri Lahoud – Head of the High Legal Magistrate, Military Judge (son of Jamil).

Moawad family (husband-wife)

Frangieh family

LiberiaEdit

The Barclay-Tubman family

Skivring Smith family (father-son)

The Taylor family

LithuaniaEdit

Landsbergis / Jablonskis

Paleckis

North MacedoniaEdit

The Crvenkovski family (father-son)

MadagascarEdit

The Ratsiraka family (uncle-nephew)

The Sylla family (father-son)

The Tsiranana family (father-son)

MalawiEdit

The Chirwa family

The Mutharika family

MalaysiaEdit

The Abdul family

The Abdul Razak–Hussein Onn family

The Tan family

The Mahathir family

The Abdullah family

The Anwar Ibrahim family

The Sheikh Fadzir family

  • Datuk Musa Sheikh Fadzir, Bukit Mertajam UMNO chief and former Senator
  • Tan Sri Abdul Kadir bin Sheikh Fadzir, former Member of Parliament for Kulim-Bandar Baharu
  • Datuk Haidar Ali Syed Fadzir, former Federal Territories UMNO youth chief
  • Datuk Abdul Aziz Syeikh Fadzir, former Member of Parliament for Kulim-Bandar Baharu

The Lim family

  • Lim Kit Siang, Democratic Action Party Senior Adviser and Member of Parliament for Gelang Patah
    • Lim Guan Eng, fourth Chief Minister of Penang, current Finance Minister, current Member of Parliament for Bagan, and current Secretary-General of Democratic Action Party
    • Betty Chew, wife of Lim Guan Eng and former member of Malacca State Assembly for Kota Laksamana
    • Lim Hui Ying, Penang DAP Vice-President and current Senator

The Karpal Singh family

The Nga-Ngeh family

MaldivesEdit

The Gayoom family (husband-wife and their close relatives)

MaliEdit

The Sidibé brothers

MaltaEdit

The Abela family

The Mifsud Bonnici family

The Mintoff family

The Fenech Adami family

The De Marco family

The Mizzi family (father-son)

Marshall IslandsEdit

The Kabua family

The Note family

The Alik family

MauritiusEdit

The Duval family

  • Sir Gaëtan Duval (Foreign Minister, 1969–1973)
  • Herve Duval (brother of Sir Gaetan Duval; lawyer and political movement leader)
  • Ghislaine Henry (sister of Sir Gaetan Duval; Member of parliament and Ambassador of Mauritius to Germany, then to Madagascar)
    • Thierry Henry (son of Ghislaine Henry; Member of Parliament)

The Jugnauth family

The Ramgoolam family

The Boolell family

  • Sir Satcam Boolell (former Minister of Agriculture; Minister of Education; Minister of Economic Planning and development; Minister of External Affairs; Attorney General and Deputy Prime Minister)
    • Arvin Boolell (son of Sir Satcam Boolell; Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Foreign Affairs)
    • Satish Boolell (nephew of Sir Satcam Boolell; former Police Chief Medical Officer and in 2010 was elected under the MMM flag for the general election)
    • Anil Gayan (nephew of Sir Satcam Boolell; former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament)
    • Sushil Kushiram (son-in-law of Sir Satcam Boolell; former Minister of Industry)

The Mohamed family

  • Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed (Founder of Comité d'Action Musulman – Moslem Committee of Action (CAM), later joined the Mauritius Labour Party in a political alliance and served in different ministries.)
    • Yousuf Mohamed (son of Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed; former minister and well-known lawyer in Mauritius.)
      • Shakeel Mohamed (grandson of Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed and son of Yousuf Mohamed; lawyer and Minister of Labour Industrial Relations and Employment.)

The Uteem family

  • Sir Cassam Uteem (former President of the Republic; Minister and Member of Parliament)
    • Reza Uteem (son of Sir Cassam Uteem; Member of Parliament)

The Virahsawmy family

  • Simadree Virahsamy (former Member of Parliament for constituency no.7 Piton-Riv du Rempart)
    • Deva Virahsawmy (General Secretary of Labour Party, Member of Parliament for constituency no.7 and Minister of Environment and Durable Development)

The Jeetah family

  • Ramnath Jeetah (former Member of Parliament for constituency no.9 Flacq-Bon Accueil)
    • Rajesh Jeetah (Member of Parliament and Minister of Tertiary Education)

The Seetaram family

  • Iswurdeo Seetaram (former Member of Parliament for constituency no.9 Flacq-Bon Accueil)
    • Jangbahadoorsing Iswurdeo Mola Roopchand Seetaram (Member of Parliament and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives)

The Guttee family

  • Rajnarain Guttee (former Member of Parliament for constituency no.9 Flacq-Bon Accueil, former President of Arya Sabha Mauritius, founder member and former Secretary General of Human Service Trust, Current President of Hindi Speaking Union)
  • Rohitnarain Singh Guttee G.O.S.K (former Member of Parliament for constituency no. 6 Grand Bay-Poudre d'Or, younger brother of Rajnarain Guttee)

MexicoEdit

The Abascal family (father, son)

The Ávila Camacho family (brothers)

The Calderón Hinojosa family (father, children, daughter-in-law)

The Cárdenas family (grandfather, father, son)

The del Mazo family (grandfather, father, nephew, son)

The Madero family (father, sons)

The Obregón family (father, son)

MontserratEdit

The Bramble family

MozambiqueEdit

The Mandela family (South Africa) and Machel family

The Guebuza-Dai family (brothers-in-law)

NamibiaEdit

The Nujoma family (father-son)

NauruEdit

The Adeang family

The Detudamo family

The Dowiyogo family

The Keke-Stephen family

The Kun family

NepalEdit

The Thapa dynasty

 
Bhimsen Thapa, influential member of Thapa dynasty

The Pande dynasty

The Basnyat dynasty

The Rana dynasty

The Koirala family

Connected Member

The NetherlandsEdit

The Donner family

  • Johannes Hendricus Donner (1824–1903, member of House of Representatives from 1880 to 1901)
    • Jan Donner (1891–1981, Minister of Justice 1926–33), grandson of Johannes Hendricus Donner
      • André Donner (1918–92, member of the state committee on revising the Constitution 1950–54, chairman of the state committee on revising the Constitution 1967–71), son of Jan Donner
        • Piet Hein Donner (born 1948, Member of the Council of State 1997–2002, minister from 2002–2012, current Vice-President of the Council of State), son of André Donner

The Regout family

New ZealandEdit

The Allen family (grandfather-grandson)

The Armstrong family (father-son)

  • Tim Armstrong – Christchurch City Councillor 1919–25, 1927–29, Member of Parliament 1922–1939
    • Tommy Armstrong – Member of Parliament 1943–1951, Christchurch City Councillor 1929–35, 1962–65, son of Tim

The Atmore–Baigent family (brothers-in-law)

  • Harry Atmore – Member of Parliament for Nelson 1911–46 and Minister of Education 1928–31. Member of Nelson City Council 1905. Harry Atmore was the son-in-law of James Corrigan Member of Parliament for Patea 1922–25. Brother-in-law of Henry
  • Henry Baigent – Mayor of Nelson 1901–04 and 1905–06 and Nelson City Councillor 1893–1901

The Barclay family (father-son-cousin)

  • Jim Barclay – Member of Parliament 1935–43 for Marsden and Minister of Agriculture 1941–43
    • Bruce Barclay – Member of Parliament 1969–79 for Christchurch Central
    • Ron Barclay – Member of Parliament 1966–75 for New Plymouth. Deputy Mayor of New Plymouth District Council

The Bell family (father-son-grandsons)

The Brandon family (father-son)

  • Alfred Brandon, Sr. – Member of Parliament for Wellington Country 1858–81 and Legislative Council 1883–86

The Brown–Garrick–Peacock–Webb family (brothers-in-law)

The Connelly family (father-son)

  • Michael Connelly – Member of Legislative Council 1936–1950
    • Mick Connelly – Member of Parliament 1956–84 and Cabinet Minister, son of Michael

The Courtney–Williams family (great-grandfather and great-grandson)

  • Thomas Williams – Christchurch City Councillor and Gore Borough Councillor 19th Century
    • Mel Courtney – Nelson City Councillor and Member of Parliament for Nelson 1976–81

The Douglas family (father-sons)

  • Norman Douglas – Member of Parliament 1960–75 and son-in-law of Member of Parliament Bill Anderton
    • Sir Roger Douglas – Member of Parliament 1969–90, 2008–11, Minister of Finance (1984–88) and founder of the ACT Party 1995, son of Norman
    • Malcolm Douglas – Member of Parliament 1978-79, son of Norman and brother of Sir Roger

The Field family (brothers-cousin)

  • Henry Field – Member of Parliament for Otaki 1896–99
  • William Field – Member of Parliament for Otaki 1900–1935, brother of Henry
  • Tom Field – Member of Parliament for Nelson 1914–19, cousin to Henry and William

The Fisher family (father-son)

  • George Fisher – Member of Parliament for Wellington 1884–90 and Mayor of Wellington
    • Francis Fisher – Member of Parliament for Wellington 1905–14, son of George

The Fraser family (husband-wife)

  • Peter Fraser – Member of Parliament 1918–50, Prime Minister 1940–49.
  • Janet Fraser – Member of the Wellington Hospital Board 1925–35, wife of Peter

The Fraser family (husband-wife)

Both were members of the Dunedin City Council

The Fraser–Cullen family (wife-husband)

The Gerard family (father-son)

  • Geoff Gerard – Member of Parliament 1943–69 for Mid-Canterbury and Ashburton
    • Jim Gerard – Member of Parliament 1984–97 for Rangiora. Mayor of Waimakariri 2001–07 and Waimakariri District Councillor 2010–

The Graham family (great-grandfather-great-grandsons/brothers)

  • Robert Graham – Member of Parliament 1855–68
    • Doug Graham – Member of Parliament 1984–1999 for Remuera and Cabinet Minister
    • Kennedy Graham – List Member of Parliament, brother of Doug

The Grigg family (husband-wife-husband)

  • Arthur Grigg – Member of Parliament 1938–41 for Mid-Canterbury
  • Mary Grigg – Member of Parliament 1942–43 for his seat after he was killed in World War II. Her grandfather was Premier Sir John Hall, MP 1855–60 and 1866–93. She married William Polson (Member of Parliament 1928–46) in 1943.

The Hamilton brothers

  • Adam Hamilton – Member of Parliament for Wallace 1919–22 and 1925–46. Leader of the Opposition 1936–40
  • John Hamilton – Member of Parliament for Awarua 1919–22 and 1925–28, brother of Adam

The Hanan family (uncle-nephew)

  • Josiah Hanan – Member of Parliament for Invercargill 1899–1925 and Cabinet Minister. Mayor of Invercargill 1896–1897
    • Ralph Hanan – Member of Parliament for Invercargill 1946–69 and Cabinet Minister, Mayor of Invercargill 1938–1941, nephew of Josiah

The Hay family (father-son)

The Henare family (great-grandfather/great-grandson)

  • Tau Henare – Member of Parliament (1914–38)
    • Tau Henare, Jr. – Member of Parliament (1993–99 & 2005–present) and Cabinet Minister (1996–99), great-grandson of Tau Henare

The Hislop family (father-son)

  • Thomas Hislop, Sr. – Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister. Mayor of Wellington 1905–1908
    • Thomas Hislop, Jr. – Mayor of Wellington 1931–44 and High Commissioner to Canada 1950–57

The Holland family (father-son-grandson)

  • Henry Holland – Member of Parliament 1925–35 for Christchurch North and Mayor of Christchurch
    • Sir Sidney Holland – Leader of the New Zealand National Party and Prime Minister of New Zealand (1949–57)
      • Eric Holland – Cabinet Minister (1975–78), son of Sir Sidney.

The Holyoake family (father/son-in-law)

  • Keith Holyoake – Member of Parliament 1932–38 (Motueka) and 1943–77 (Pahiatua) and Prime Minister
    • Ken Comber – Member of Parliament 1972–81, married Diane Holyoake daughter of Keith

The Howard family (father-daughter)

  • Ted Howard – Member of Parliament (1919–39)
    • Mabel Howard – Member of Parliament (1943–69) and Cabinet Minister. Member of Christchurch City Council. Daughter of Ted

The Hutchison family (father-son)

The Izard family (father-son)

The Jeffries brothers

  • John Jeffries – Wellington City Councillor 1962–74, Deputy Mayor 1971–74
  • Bill Jeffries – Wellington City Councillor 1974–80, Member of Parliament for Heretaunga 1981–90, brother of John

The Kirk family (father-son-great-niece)

  • Norman Kirk – Member of Parliament (1957–1974) and Prime Minister
    • John Kirk – Member of Parliament (1974–84), son of Norman
      • Jo Luxton – Member of Parliament (2017–present), great-niece of Norman

The Lange–Bassett family (Bassett was a cousin of Lange)

  • David Lange – Prime Minister of New Zealand (1984–89)
  • Michael Bassett – Member of Parliament (1972–90) and Cabinet Minister (1984–90), cousin of David

The Levin family (father-son)

  • Nathaniel Levin – Member of Legislative Council 1869–71
    • William Levin – Member of Parliament for Wellington 1879–84, son of Nathaniel

The Luxton family (father-son)

  • Jack Luxton – Member of Parliament for Piako (seat renamed Matamata) 1966–87
    • John Luxton – Member of Parliament for Matamata 1987–99 and Cabinet Minister 1990–99, son of Jack

The McCombs family (husband-wife-son)

  • James McCombs – Member of Parliament (1913–1933)
  • Elizabeth McCombs – first woman Member of Parliament (1933–1935)
    • Terry McCombs – Member of Parliament (1935–51) and Cabinet Minister, son of James and Elizabeth

All three were members of Christchurch City Council.

The MacIntyre family (father-son)

The Mackenzie family (father-son)

  • Sir Thomas Mackenzie – Prime Minister 1912. Member of Parliament 1887 to 1896 and 1900 to 1912 and Cabinet Minister. High Commissioner in London 1912–20.
    • Sir Clutha Mackenzie – Member of Parliament 1921–22 for Auckland East. Became blind at the age of 20 as a result of action at Gallipoli 1915. Sir Clutha was the son-in-law of Rt. Hon. George Forbes. Son of Sir Thomas

The Mackey family (mother-daughter)

  • Janet Mackey – Member of Parliament for East Coast (1996–2005)
    • Moana Mackey – List Member of Parliament (2003–present), daughter of Janet

The Mason–Wilford family (grandfather-grandson)

  • Thomas Mason – Member of Parliament for Hutt 1879–84
    • Thomas Wilford – Member of Parliament for Hutt 1896–1929, grandson of Thomas and son-in-law of Sir George McLean, Member of Parliament for Waikouaiti 1871–81

The Massey family (father-two sons)

  • Bill Massey – Member of Parliament 1894–1925 and Prime Minister 1912–25
    • Walter Massey – Member of Parliament for Hauraki 1931–35, son of Bill
    • Jack Massey – Member of Parliament for Franklin 1928–35 and 1938–57, son of Bill and brother of Walter

The McClay family (father-son)

  • Roger McClay – Member of Parliament 1981–96 and Cabinet Minister
    • Todd McClay – Member of Parliament for Rotorua 2008–, son of Roger

The McMillan family (husband-wife)

  • Dr Gervan McMillan – Member of Parliament 1935–43 for Dunedin West and Cabinet Minister. Member of Dunedin City Council
  • Ethel McMillan – Member of Parliament 1953–75 for Dunedin North, wife of Gervan

The Montgomery family (father-son)

The Moss family (father-son)

  • Frederick Moss – Member of Parliament for Parnell 1876–90
    • Edward Moss – Member of Parliament for Ohinemuri 1902–05, son of Frederick

The Myers–Baume family (cousins)

  • Frederick Baume – Member of Parliament for Auckland East
  • Arthur Myers – elected Member of Parliament for Auckland East after Baume died. Mayor of Auckland

The Nash family (great-grandfather-great-grandson)

  • Sir Walter Nash – Member of Parliament 1929–68 and Prime Minister
    • Stuart Nash – Member of Parliament 2008–11, 2014–present and Cabinet Minister

The Nordmeyer family (father-in-law & son-in-law)

  • Sir Arnold Nordmeyer – Member of Parliament 1935–69 and Cabinet Minister. Leader of the Opposition 1963–65
    • Jim Edwards – Member of Parliament for Napier 1954–66, husband of Alison Nordmeyer and son-in-law of Sir Arnold

The O'Flynn family (father-son)

The Ormond–Wilson family (grandfathers-grandsons)

  • James Wilson – Member of Parliament 1881–96
  • John Ormond – Member of Parliament 1861–90
    • Ormond Wilson – Member of Parliament 1935–38 and 1946–49, grandson of James and John
    • Tiaki Omana – Member of Parliament for Eastern Maori 1943–63, grandson of John

The Paikea family (father-son)

  • Paraire Paikea – Member of Parliament for Northern Maori 1938–43
    • Tapihana Paikea – Member of Parliament for Northern Maori 1943–63, son of Paraire

The Parata family (father-son-descendant)

  • Tame Parata – Member of Parliament for Southern Maori 1885–1911
    • Taare Parata – Member of Parliament for Southern Maori 1911–18, son of Tame
      • Hekia Parata – Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister, descendant of Tame and Taare

The Peters family (brothers)

  • Ian Peters – National Party Member of Parliament for Tongariro (1990–1993)
  • Jim Peters – New Zealand First Member of Parliament (2002–2005)
  • Winston Peters – Leader of New Zealand First; Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (1996–98, 2017–present)

The Pharazyn family (father-son)

The Ratana family (brothers, wife)

  • Haami Ratana – Member of Parliament 1935–1944, succeeded by his younger brother
  • Matiu Ratana – Member of Parliament 1944–1949, succeeded by his wife
  • Iriaka Ratana – Member of Parliament 1949–69 (all for Western Maori)

The Reeves brothers

  • Charles Reeves – Mayor of Dunedin 1876–77 and Dunedin City Councillor 1873–76
  • Richard Reeves – Member of Parliament for Grey Valley and Inangahua 1878–1893 and Legislative Council 1895–1910 (Speaker 1895), brother of Charles

The Reeves family (father-son)

  • William Reeves – Member of Parliament 1867–1868 & 1871–1875
    • William Pember Reeves – Member of Parliament 1887–1896 and Minister of Labour 1891–1896, son of William

The Rhodes family (brothers, father-son-cousin)

The Richardson–Pearce family (Richardson was Pearce's great-granddaughter)

  • George Pearce – Member of Parliament for Patea 1908–19
    • Ruth Richardson – Member of Parliament for Selwyn 1981–1994 and Minister of Finance

The Richmond–Atkinson family (brothers, relation by marriage)

  • James Richmond – Member of Parliament 1860–1870 and a Cabinet Minister, and his brother
  • William Richmond – Member of Parliament 1855–62 and a Cabinet Minister
  • Harry Atkinson – Member of Parliament 1861–91 and Premier several times, related by marriage
  • Arthur Richmond Atkinson – Member of Parliament 1899–1902, nephew of Harry

The Rolleston family (father-sons)

  • William Rolleston – Provincial Superintendent, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister
    • Frank Rolleston – Member of Parliament for Timaru 1922–28 and Cabinet Minister, son of William
    • John Rolleston – Member of Parliament for Waitomo 1922–28, son of William and brother of Frank

The Seddon family (father-son-daughter)

  • Richard Seddon – Prime Minister of New Zealand (1893–1906)
    • Tom Seddon – Member of Parliament for Westland 1906–22 and 1925–28, son of Richard
    • Elizabeth Gilmer – Wellington City Councillor 1941–53, daughter of Richard

The Semple family (husband-wife)

  • Bob Semple – Member of Parliament 1918–19, 1928–54 and Cabinet Minister.
  • Margaret Semple – Wellington City Councillor 1938–41, wife of Bob

The Sidey family (father-son)

  • Sir Thomas Sidey – Member of Parliament for Caversham and Dunedin South 1901–28, Cabinet Minister and Member of Legislative Council 1928–33
    • Sir Stuart Sidey – Mayor of Dunedin 1959–65 and Dunedin City Councillor 1947–83

The Smith family (father-son)

  • Edward Smith – Member of Parliament 1890–96 and 1899–1907
    • Sydney Smith – Member of Parliament 1918–25 and 1928–38 and Cabinet Minister, son of Edward

The Smith family (father-son)

The Stewart family (father-son)

The Sutton family (brothers)

  • Jim Sutton – Member of Parliament (1984–90, 1993–2006) and Cabinet Minister (1999–2006)
  • Bill Sutton – Member of Parliament (1984–90), brother of Jim

The Taylor family (father-son)

  • Tommy Taylor – Member of Parliament and Mayor of Christchurch 1911
    • Ted Taylor – Christchurch City Councillor 1968–71, son of Tommy

The Tirikatene family (father-daughter-nephew/grandson)

The Tizard family (husband-wife; parents-daughter)

  • Bob Tizard – Member of Parliament (1957–60 and 1963–90), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance (1974–75)
  • Dame Catherine Tizard – Mayor of Auckland (1983–90) and Governor-General of New Zealand (1990–95), ex-wife of Bob
    • Judith Tizard – Member of Parliament (1993–2008) and Cabinet Minister, daughter of Bob and Dame Catherine

The Uru brothers

  • Hopere Uru – Member of Parliament for Southern Maori 1918–21
  • Henare Uru – Member of Parliament for Southern Maori 1922–28, brother of Hopere

The Wetere–Mahuta family (uncle-niece)

  • Koro Wētere – Member of Parliament 1969–96 and Cabinet Minister
    • Nanaia Mahuta – Member of Parliament 1996– and Cabinet Minister, niece of Koro

The Wakefield family (father-son-nephew)

The Walls family (grandfather-grandson)

  • Robert Walls – MP for Dunedin North 1945-53
    • Richard Walls – MP for Dunedin North 1975-78, Mayor of Dunedin 1989-95, grandson of Robert

The Ward family (father-son)

  • Sir Joseph Ward – (1887–1930) Member of Parliament and Premier/Prime Minister
    • Vincent Ward – (1930–31) Member of Parliament, son of Sir Joseph

The Young family (father-daughter)

  • Bill Young – Member of Parliament 1966–81 and Cabinet Minister
    • Annabel Young – Member of Parliament 1997–2002, daughter of Bill

The Young family (father-son)

  • Venn Young – Member of Parliament 1966 to 1990 and Cabinet Minister
    • Jonathan Young – Member of Parliament for New Plymouth 2008–, son of Venn

NicaraguaEdit

The Argüello family

  • Juan Argüello del Castillo y Guzmán, (1778–1830), Deputy Head of State 1826–7; Head of State 1827–9, son of Narciso Jose Argüello y Monsivais (Cadiz, Spain, 1714-Granada, Nicaragua 1771). Narciso Jose, with his older brother Diego Nicolas Argüello y Monsivais (1706–1770), are the founders of the Argüello family in Nicaragua.
  • Jose Argüello Arce (1821–1897), President of Congress, 1865–6, 1877–79, great grandson of Diego Nicolas Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Angélica Balladares de Argüello,(1872–1973). 1st Lady of the Liberal Party, 1925–1973; Pres.of the Nicaraguan Feminist League 1931–1937; UAW's "Woman of the Americas, Nicaragua Chapter",1959; Congressional Gold Medal 1969 laureate, wife of Guillermo Argüello Vargas.
  • Guillermo Argüello Vargas, grandson of José Argüello Arce; Minister of Education, 1924–26, Minister of Finance 1928–32; spouse of Angelica Balladares de Argüello
  • Mariano Argüello Vargas (1890–1970) grandson of José Argüello Arce; President of Congress 1937, 1950, 1965; Foreign Minister 1939–41, and 1943–46; Vice-President, 1947
  • Alejandro Montiel Argüello (1917–2012), Foreign Minister, 1959–63 and 1971–78, nephew of Mariano Argüello Vargas and direct descendant of both Narciso Jose and Diego Nicolas Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Guillermo Argüello Poessy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2000, Pres. GAO, Comptroller, 2001–2014; nephew of Guillermo Argüello Vargas and great-grandson of José Argüello Arce;
  • Bertha Marina Argüello Roman (de Rizo), Vice Minister of Family (2000) and of Foreign Affairs (2002), daughter of Guillermo Argüello Poessy.
  • Carlos Argüello Gómez (born 1946) Justice Minister 1979–83, Chief Nicaraguan Negotiator and Ambassador to the UN World Court in the Hague, Netherlands, from 1983 to present and direct descendant of both Narciso Jose and Diego Nicolas Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Leonardo Argüello Barreto,(1875–1947) Interior, Education and Foreign Minister; President of Nicaragua, 1947, direct descendant of Narciso Jose Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Silvio Argüello Cardenal, Vice-President, 1963–67,direct descendant of Narciso Jose Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Mariángeles Argüello Robelo, Health Minister, 2000–02 direct descendant of Narciso Jose Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Alejandro Argüello Choisell, Minister of Public Works, Industry & Commerce, 2005–2007. direct descendant of Narciso Jose Argüello y Monsivais.
  • Noel Vidaurre Arguello, (1955–) Vice Minister of Finance and Economy 1990–1992, direct descendant of Narciso Jose Argüello y Monsivais.

The Chamorro family

The Sacasa family

The Ortega-Murillo family

The Somoza family

NigerEdit

The Diori family (cousins)

The Kountché family (cousins)

NigeriaEdit

The Abubakar Olusola Saraki family (father, son, daughter)

  • Abubakar Olusola Saraki 1979–1983: Senate Leader in Nigerian Senate
  • Abubakar Olubukola Saraki 2003–2007 and 2007–2011: Governor of Kwara State, 2011–2019 : Senator in Nigerian Senate, 2015–2019: Senate President, under trial at code of conduct tribunal over no-disclosure of assets
  • Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki 1999–2003: Member of Nigerian House of Representatives, 2003–2007: Senator in Nigerian Senate, 2007–2011: Senator in Nigerian Senate, 2011

The Awolowo family and the Osibanjo family (grandfather-in-law, grandson-in-law)

The Ironsi family (father, son)

  • Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi January–July 1966: Nigerian military head of state
  • Thomas Aguiyi Ironsi 2004–2007: Minister of Defense, 2001–2004: Nigerian Ambassador to Togo

The Onyeama family (father, son)

NorwayEdit

The Stoltenberg family All members of the family are associated with the Norwegian Labour Party

The Gerhardsen family All members of the family are associated with the Norwegian Labour Party

The Harlem family All members of the family are associated with the Norwegian Labor Party

  • Gudmund Harlem. Minister of Social Affairs 1955–61 and Minister of Defense, 1961–63 and 1963–65.
  • Gro Harlem Brundtland. Daughter of Gudmund Harlem. Minister of Environmental Affairs 1974–79. Prime Minister three times: February 1981 – October 1981, 1986–89, and 1990–96. Director-General of the World Health Organization, 1998–2003.
  • Hanne Harlem. Daughter of Gudmund Harlem, sister of Gro Harlem Brundtland. Minister of Justice 2000–2001.

The Bondevik family All members of the family is associated with the Norwegian Christian Democratic Party

PakistanEdit

PalauEdit

The Remengesau family (father-son)

  • Thomas Remengesau, Sr. (President, 1988–89 & 1985, Vice President, 1986–88)
    • Tommy Remengesau (President, 2013–2021 & 2001–09, Vice President 1993–2001, Senator 1989–93 & 2009–13)

The Tmetuchl-Toriboing family

  • Roman Tmetuchl (Presidential candidate 1980, 1984 & 1988, Governor of Airai State 1981-1990), Senator of First Congress of Micronesia for the TTPI 1971 - 1979), member of Council of Chiefs as Ngiraked of Tmeleu Clan of Airai State 1979-1999)

The Whipps family (father-son)

  • Surangel S. Whipps (Presidential candidate (2008), President of the Senate (2001–2009, former Speaker of the House of Delegates (1985–2001), member of Council of Chiefs as Rekemesik of Inglai Clan of Ngatpang State (1997–present))
    • Surangel S. Whipps, Jr. (son, Presidential candidate (2016 and 2020), Governor, Senator (2009–2017), Honorary Consul of South Korea to Palau)
    • Mason Ngirchechebangel Whipps (son, Governor, Senator (2013–present), Speaker of the Airai State Legislature (2008–12))
    • Eric Ksau Whipps (son, Philippine Honorary Consul to Palau (2013–present))

PanamaEdit

The Arias family

The Arosemena family (brothers-in-law)

The Boyd family (father-son)

The Chiari-Robles family

The Delvalle family (uncle-nephew)

The Lewis family (father-son)

The Torrijos family (father-son)

Papua New GuineaEdit

The Chan family (father-son)

The Somare family (father-son)

ParaguayEdit

The Argaña family

The Cubas family

The López family

PeruEdit

The Acuña family

  • Virgilio Acuña Peralta, Congressman (2011–16)
  • Humberto Acuña Peralta, Governor of Lambayeque (2010–18)
  • César Acuña Peralta, Congressman (2000–06), Mayor of Trujillo (2007–14) and Governor of La Libertad (2015)
  • Carmen Rosa Núñez Campos, Congresswoman (2014–16), former wife of César Acuña
    • Richard Acuña Núñez, Congressman (2011–16), son of César Acuña and Carmen Rosa Núñez.

The Andrade family

  • Alberto Andrade, Mayor of Miraflores (1990–96), Mayor of Lima (1996–2002) and Congressman (2006–09)
  • Fernando Andrade, Mayor of Miraflores (1996–99 and 2003–06) and Congressman (2011–16)

The Bedoya family

The Belaúnde/Diez Canseco family

The Castañeda family

  • Carlos Castañeda Iparraguirre, Mayor of Chiclayo

The de la Riva-Agüero family

The Fujimori family

The García family

The Morales-Bermúdez family

The Pardo family

The Prado family

The Schreiber/Arias Schreiber/Arias Stella family

The Townsend family

  • Andrés Townsend Ezcurra, Deputy (1963–68 and 80–85), Member of the Constitutional Assembly (1978–79) and Senator (1985–90).

PhilippinesEdit

Pitcairn IslandsEdit

The Christian family

PolandEdit

Poland is probably the only country in the world where identical twins were head of the government (Prime Minister) and head of state (President) at the same time.

The Gierek family (father-son)

The Giertych family (father-son-grandson)

The Grabski brothers

The Kaczyński family (identical twins)

The Morawiecki family (father-son)

The Wałęsa family (father-son)

PortugalEdit

The Carmona and Carmona Rodrigues family (granduncle-grandnephew)

The Soares family (father-son)

The Portas family (father-brothers)

The Menezes family (father-son)

Puerto RicoEdit

The Calderón family

The Hernandez family

The Muñoz family

The Rivera family

The Pesquera family

The Romero family

The Roselló family

RomaniaEdit

The Brătianu family

The Băsescu family (father, daughter, brother)

  • Traian Băsescu (President, 2004–2014)
  • Elena Băsescu (member of European Parliament, 2009–2014), daughter of Traian, elected by her father's party while he was President
  • Mircea Băsescu, brother of Traian, in jail for corruption (extorsion of money from a mobster chief for promises of justice abuse by his brother's power)

The Ponta-Sârbu family (husband, wife, father-in-law)

Russia / Soviet UnionEdit

The Artyukhov family

The Brezhnev-Churbanov family

The Budyonny-Peskov family

The Glazyev-Sinelin family (brothers-in-law, alumni, co-partisans)

The Gorbachev family

The Kadyrov family

The Khristenko-Golikova family

The Kokov family

The Kondratenko family

The Kosygin-Primakov family (somebodies-in-law via two marriages)

The Lebed family

The Magomedov family

The Patrushev family

The Sobchak-Narusova family

The Shoygu family

The Stalin-Zhdanov family (fathers of spouses)

The Tkachov family

The Trotsky-Kamenev family (brothers-in-law)

The Udaltsov family

The Vorobyov family

The Yeltsin family (father-in-law and son-in-law)

The Zhirinovsky-Lebedev family

The Zubkov-Serdyukov family (father-in-law and son-in-law)

The Zyuganov family

RwandaEdit

The Habyarimana family and Kayibanda family

Saint LuciaEdit

The Cenac family (brother)

The Lewis family (father-son)

São Tomé and PríncipeEdit

The Costa Alegre family

The Trovoada family (father-son)

SenegalEdit

The Wade family (father-son)

SeychellesEdit

The Ferrari family

Sierra LeoneEdit

The Margai brothers

SingaporeEdit

The Lee family (Singapore)

SloveniaEdit

The Kardelj-Maček family

  • Edvard Kardelj (1910–1979) Member of Presidency of Yugoslavia (1974–1979), President of the Federal Assembly of Yugoslavia (1963–1967), Deputy Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1946–1963), Minister of Foreign Affairs of Yugoslavia (1948–1953)
    • Igor Šoltes (1964–, grandson of Edvard Kardelj) President of the Court of Auditors (2004–2013), Member of the European Parliament (2014–2019)
  • Pepca Kardelj (1914–1990, wife of Edvard Kardelj)
  • Ivan Maček – Matija (1908–1993, brother Pepca Kardelj, brother-in-law of Edvard Kardelj) President of the People's Assembly of SR Slovenia (1963–1967), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of SR Slovenia (1945–1953), Member of Federal Yugoslav Government (1953–1963)

The Oman-Podobnik family

  • Ivan Oman (1929–2019) Member of the Presidency of Slovenia (1990–1992), Member of the National Assembly of Slovenia (1992–1996)
    • Marjan Podobnik (1960–, son-in-law of Ivan Oman) Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia (1996–2000), Member of the National Assembly of Slovenia (1990–1996)
    • Janez Podobnik (1959–, brother of Marjan Podobnik) Speaker of the National Assembly (1996–2000), Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning (2004–2008), Member of the National Assembly (1992–2000), Mayor of idrija (1990–1994), Mayor of Cerkno (1994–1998)

Solomon IslandsEdit

The Chan family

  • Tommy Chan (Member of Parliament and businessman)
    • Laurie Chan (son of Tommy Chan; Foreign Minister, 2002– )

The Kemakeza family

SomaliaEdit

Sharmarke family (father-son)

Barre family (brothers)

South AfricaEdit

The De Klerk family

The Mandela family and Machel family

The Marte family

The Matthews family and the Pandor family

  • ZK Matthews, political activist and educator in South Africa, Motswana ambassador to the United States
  • Joe Matthews, political activist and politician in South Africa, Motswana deputy attorney-general
  • Naledi Pandor, South African political activist and politician, minister of international relations and cooperation, chairperson of the National Council of Provinces

The Mbeki family

The Ngcuka family (husband-wife)

The Sisulu family

The Slovo family and First families (husband-wife)

The Tambo family

The Zuma family (ex-spouses)

SpainEdit

Sri LankaEdit

SyriaEdit

The Assad family

The Atassi family

The al-Azm family

SwedenEdit

House of Bernadotte

Bildt family

Bodström family

Bohman family

Cederschiöld family

De Geer family

Douglas family

Hammarskjöld family

Heckscher family

  • Gunnar Heckscher, Conservative Party leader 1961–65
    • Sten Heckscher, social democratic Minister of Industry and Employment 1994–96, son of Gunnar Heckscher

Leijon family

  • Anna-Greta Leijon, Social Democratic cabinet minister 1973–76 and 1982–88
    • Britta Lejon, Social Democratic cabinet minister 1998–2002, Member of Parliament 2002–06, daughter of Anna-Greta Leijon

Myrdal family

  • Gunnar Myrdal, Social Democratic cabinet minister 1945–47
  • Alva Myrdal, Social Democratic cabinet minister 1966–73, wife of Gunnar Myrdal
    • Jan Myrdal, author and independent communist political writer and columnist, son of Alva and Gunnar Myrdal

Ohlin family

  • Bertil Ohlin, party leader of the liberal Folkpartiet 1944–67, minister of commerce in the wartime government 1944–45.
    • Anne Wibble, representing the same party, Minister of Finance in 1991–94, daughter of Bertil Ohlin.

Reinfeldt family

Wallenberg family

  • Knut Wallenberg (1853–1938), banker, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs 1914–17
    • Raoul Wallenberg (1912–47?) businessman and diplomat, he helped many Hungarian Jews during the later stages of World War II, by issuing temporary Swedish "protective passports", grandnephew of Knut Wallenberg.

ThailandEdit

Vejjajiva family

Shinawatra family

TogoEdit

The Gnassingbé family

The Olympio family

Trinidad and TobagoEdit

The Capildeo family

The Fitzpatrick family

The Sinanan family

The Panday family

The Maraj/Maharaj family

TunisiaEdit

The Bourguiba family

TurkeyEdit

The Ecevit family (spouses)

The İnönü family (father-son)

TuvaluEdit

The Latasi family

UgandaEdit

The Obote family

  • Milton Obote (1924–2005), Prime Minister (1962–67), President (1967–71, 1981–85).
  • Miria Obote (President of the Uganda People's Congress 2005–10), wife of Milton Obote.
    • Jimmy Akena (Member of Parliament), son of Milton and Miria Obote.
    • Betty Amongi Ongom (Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development), wife of Jimmy Akena and daughter-in-law of Milton and Miria Obote.
  • Akbar Adoko Nekyon (former Member of Parliament and Minister), cousin of Milton Obote.

The Museveni family

The Kiwanuka family

  • Benedicto Kiwanuka, first Prime Minister of Uganda (1961–62), Chief Justice (1971–72), President of the Democratic Party.
    • Maurice Kagimu Kiwanuka (Diplomat, formerly a Minister and Member of Parliament), son of Benedicto Kiwanuka.

The Kakonge family

  • Edward Kakonge, Current Chairman of Uganda Peoples Congress UPC (2011–presnet), Minister of Local Government and Minister of Youth Culture and Sports (1986–89), Chairman of Uganda Debt Network (2007–present)
  • John Kakonge (First Secretary General of Uganda Peoples Congress, formerly a Minister in Obote I Government as Minister of Cooperatives and Agriculture. He disappeared on 16 November 1972 during the Idi Amin regime. He was also a brother of Edward Kakonge.
  • Festus Kambarage Kakonge (Current Commissioner for National Guidance at the Information and National Guidance ministry, formerly Resident District Commissioner in Kotido and Kabarole districts in the Museveni Government. He is a brother to both John and Edward Kakonge.
    • Mugisha Muntu (Retired) Major General (Current Forum for Democratic Change Party President – 22 November 2012 to present, formerly FDC Secretary for Mobilization, former EALA MP from 2001 to 2011, former Army Commander from 1989– 1998. Son-in-law of the late John Kakonge.

The Lutwa Okello family

The Lule family

The Awori family (Kenya and Uganda)

UkraineEdit

The Kuchma-Pinchuk family (father-in-law and son-in-law)

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

UruguayEdit

The Arismendi family (father and daughter)

The Batlle family (grandfather, son, grandsons and great-grandson)

The Bauzá family (father and son)

The Beltrán family (father and son)

The Blanco family (grandfather, sons and grandson)

The Bordaberry family (grandfather, son and grandsons)

The Brum brothers

The Cuestas family (father and son)

The Demicheli family (spouses)

The Ellauri family (father, son and great grandson)

The Fernández family (father and son)

The Forteza family (father and son)

The Grauert brothers

The Héber family (brothers and son of one of them)

The Herrera family (great-grandfather, father and son)

The Hierro family (grandfather, son and grandson)

The Jude family (father and son)

The Michelini family (father and sons)

The Mujica-Topolansky family (spouses)

The Nin brothers

The Pacheco family

The Ramírez family

The Saravia family (brothers and descendant of one of them)

The Sanguinetti family (cousins)

The Sendic family (father and son)

The Stewart family (descendant)

The Stirling family (grandfather and grandson)

The Terra-Baldomir family

The Tourné family (uncle and niece)

The Wílliman family (grandfather and grandson)

The Végh family (father and son)

The Zorrilla de San Martín family (grandfather and grandson)

UzbekistanEdit

The Karimov family

VanuatuEdit

The Lini family

The Sokomanu-Sopé family

VenezuelaEdit

The Chávez family

The Sucre family

VietnamEdit

The Ngô family

YemenEdit

The Iryani family (uncle-nephew)

The Saleh family (father-son)

The Al-Shaabi family (brothers-in-law)

ZambiaEdit

The Chiluba family

The Kaunda family

ZimbabweEdit

The Mujuru family

The Mugabe-Chiyangwa family

See alsoEdit

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