Anthony Eden

1897 - 1977

Anthony Eden

Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, (12 June 1897 – 14 January 1977), was a British Conservative politician who served three periods as Foreign Secretary and then a relatively brief term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957. Achieving rapid promotion as a young Member of Parliament, he became Foreign Secretary aged 38, before resigning in protest at Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy towards Mussolini's Italy. He again held that position for most of the Second World War, and a third time in the early 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Eden has received more than 11,033,433 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,032nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Anthony Eden ranks 1,027 out of 14,801Before him are Carol II of Romania, Henry the Lion, Abdullah Gül, Eleanor of Austria, Margaret of Parma, and Benjamin Disraeli. After him are Emperor Wu of Jin, Berke, Patrice de MacMahon, Maurice, Prince of Orange, Ferdinand VI of Spain, and Constantine V.

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Among people born in 1897, Anthony Eden ranks 13Before him are Wilhelm Reich, Subhas Chandra Bose, Lucky Luciano, Ivan Konev, Ludwig Erhard, and Georges Bataille. After him are Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Norbert Elias, Thích Quảng Đức, Ferenc Szálasi, Kurt Schuschnigg, and Pola Negri. Among people deceased in 1977, Anthony Eden ranks 10Before him are Vladimir Nabokov, Wernher von Braun, Roberto Rossellini, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, René Goscinny, and Ludwig Erhard. After him are Jacques Prévert, Alexey Stakhanov, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Makarios III, Kurt Schuschnigg, and Ernst Bloch.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Eden ranks 254 out of 5,347Before him are Jimmy Page (1944), Edmond Halley (1656), Arthur Eddington (1882), Keith Richards (1943), Peter Ustinov (1921), and Benjamin Disraeli (1804). After him are C. F. Powell (1903), Edward Gibbon (1737), Mary Boleyn (1499), Roger Waters (1943), John Venn (1834), and David Gilmour (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Anthony Eden ranks 50Before him are Richard Cromwell (1626), Henry I of England (1068), Arthur Henderson (1863), Harold Godwinson (1022), Edward the Elder (871), and Benjamin Disraeli (1804). After him are Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Clement Attlee (1883), David Lloyd George (1863), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), David II of Scotland (1324), and Ælla of Northumbria (800).