Definitions for: Statesman

[n] A man who is a leader in national or international affairs; a male political leader regarded as a disinterested promoter of the public good

Webster (1913) Definition: States"man, n.; pl. Statesmen.
1. A man versed in public affairs and in the principles and
art of government; especially, one eminent for political

The minds of some of our statesmen, like the pupil
of the human eye, contract themselves the more, the
stronger light there is shed upon them. --More.

2. One occupied with the affairs of government, and
influental in shaping its policy.

3. A small landholder. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

Synonyms: national leader, solon

See Also: 1st Baron Verulam, 1st Earl Attlee, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, 1st Earl of Balfour, Acheson, Adenauer, Agrippa, Alcibiades, Alexander Hamilton, Arthur James Balfour, Arthur Neville Chamberlain, Attlee, Augustus, Bacon, Baldwin, Balfour, Baron Clive, Baron Clive of Plassey, Baron Verulam, Begin, Ben Gurion, Benjamin Disraeli, Bevin, Bismarck, Bolivar, Brandt, Brezhnev, Brutus, Burke, Caesar, Cassius, Cassius Longinus, Chamberlain, Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Grey, Charles James Fox, Chateaubriand, Chesterfield, Chiang Chung-cheng, Chiang Kai-shek, Churchill, Cicero, Cincinnatus, Clemenceau, Clement Attlee, Clement Richard Attlee, Clive, Cosimo de Medici, Cosimo the Elder, Cromwell, David Ben Gurion, David Grun, Davis, Dayan, de Gaulle, de Valera, Dean Acheson, Dean Gooderham Acheson, Demosthenes, Deng Xiaoping, Disraeli, Eamon de Valera, Edmund Burke, El Libertador, elder statesman, Ernest Bevin, First Earl of Beaconsfield, First Viscount Haldane of Cloan, Flaminius, Founding Father, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, Fox, Francis Bacon, Francois Rene Chateaubriand, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Gaius Falminius, Gaius Julius Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, Gaius Octavianus, Gandhi, Georges Clemenceau, Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau, Gladstone, Gorbachev, Grey, Haldane, Hamilton, Havel, Hindenburg, Ho Chi Minh, Indira Gandhi, Indira Nehru Gandhi, Iron Chancellor, Ironsides, Jefferson Davis, Julius Caesar, Konrad Adenauer, Leonid Brezhnev, Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, Marcus Junius Brutus, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Menachem Begin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, Moshe Dayan, Mrs. Gandhi, Neville Chamberlain, Nguyen That Thanh, Octavian, Oliver Cromwell, Otto von Bismarck, Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, Paul von Hindenburg, Philip Dormer Stanhope, pol, political leader, politician, politico, Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, Prince Otto von Bismarck, Richard Burdon Haldane, Richard Haldane, Robert Clive, Second Earl Grey, Simon Bolivar, Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill, Stanley Baldwin, stateswoman, Teng Hsiaoping, Tully, Vaclav Havel, Vicomte de Chateaubriand, Viscount St. Albans, von Bismarck, William Ewart Gladstone, William Gladstone, Willy Brandt, Winston Churchill, Winston S. Churchill

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