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Alec Douglas-Home

1903 - 1995

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Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel (; 2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995), styled as Lord Dunglass between 1918 and 1951 and the Earl of Home from 1951 until 1963, was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1964. He is notable for being the last Prime Minister to hold office while being a member of the House of Lords, before renouncing his peerage and taking up a seat in the House of Commons for the remainder of his premiership. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alec Douglas-Home has received more than 4,445,724 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Alec Douglas-Home is the 1,915th most popular politician (down from 1,423rd in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 352nd in 2019) and the 82nd most popular British Politician.

Alec Douglas-Home was a British politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1964.

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Among politicians, Alec Douglas-Home ranks 1,915 out of 15,577Before him are Dom Pérignon, Eadred, Daniel of Galicia, Philippikos Bardanes, Cleopatra V of Egypt, and Mongkut. After him are Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Quintus Sertorius, Salome Zourabichvili, and Abd al-Rahman II.

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Among people born in 1903, Alec Douglas-Home ranks 26Before him are Anaïs Nin, Adolf Butenandt, C. F. Powell, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Nikolai Podgorny, and Karl Hanke. After him are Jan Tinbergen, Mustafa Barzani, Irène Némirovsky, Hans Jonas, The French Angel, and Bing Crosby. Among people deceased in 1995, Alec Douglas-Home ranks 16Before him are Gunnar Nordahl, Anatoly Dyatlov, Mikhail Botvinnik, Adolf Butenandt, William Alfred Fowler, and Dean Martin. After him are Jonas Salk, Donald Pleasence, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Teresa Teng, Edward Bernays, and Louis Malle.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alec Douglas-Home ranks 439 out of 7,765Before him are Saint Walpurga (710), Robert Edwards (1925), George Mallory (1886), Eadred (923), Hugh Grant (1960), and Gary Moore (1952). After him are Joseph Merrick (1862), Percy Fawcett (1867), Christopher Nolan (1970), Henry Fox Talbot (1800), David Attenborough (1926), and James I of Scotland (1394).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Alec Douglas-Home ranks 82Before him are Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Joan Clarke (1917), James IV of Scotland (1473), Edward the Martyr (962), Tony Blair (1953), and Eadred (923). After him are James I of Scotland (1394), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), James Callaghan (1912), Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), and Edmund Ironside (993).