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Anthony Eden

1897 - 1977

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Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, (12 June 1897 – 14 January 1977) was a British Conservative Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 until his resignation in 1957. Achieving rapid promotion as a young Conservative member of Parliament, he became foreign secretary aged 38, before resigning in protest at Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy towards Mussolini's Fascist regime in 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 16,199,382 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Anthony Eden is the 537th most popular politician (up from 556th in 2019), the 140th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 147th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular British Politician.

Anthony Eden was the British Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957. He is most famous for being the Prime Minister during the Suez Crisis.

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Among politicians, Anthony Eden ranks 537 out of 15,577Before him are Frederick I of Prussia, Louis the German, John Hunyadi, Alexander IV of Macedon, Sonia Gandhi, and Sergio Mattarella. After him are Theodosius II, Rehoboam, Franz von Papen, Ahmose I, Emperor Wu of Han, and Gideon.

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Among people born in 1897, Anthony Eden ranks 6Before him are Joseph Goebbels, Irène Joliot-Curie, Pope Paul VI, William Faulkner, and Amelia Earhart. After him are Subhas Chandra Bose, Ivan Konev, Lucky Luciano, Ludwig Erhard, Wilhelm Reich, and Paavo Nurmi. Among people deceased in 1977, Anthony Eden ranks 6Before him are Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley, Maria Callas, Vladimir Nabokov, and Wernher von Braun. After him are Roberto Rossellini, Ludwig Erhard, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Jacques Prévert, René Goscinny, and Aleksandr Vasilevsky.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Eden ranks 140 out of 7,765Before him are Olav V of Norway (1903), George Boole (1815), Æthelstan (895), J. J. Thomson (1856), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), and John Venn (1834). After him are Rosalind Franklin (1920), John, King of England (1166), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), Charlie Watts (1941), George Harrison (1943), and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857).

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