Arthur Henderson

1863 - 1935

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Arthur Henderson (13 September 1863 – 20 October 1935) was a British iron moulder and Labour politician. He was the first Labour cabinet minister, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1934 and, uniquely, served three separate terms as Leader of the Labour Party in three different decades. He was popular among his colleagues, who called him "Uncle Arthur" in acknowledgement of his integrity, his devotion to the cause and his imperturbability. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Henderson has received more than 269,422 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Arthur Henderson is the 892nd most popular politician (up from 974th in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 239th in 2019) and the 48th most popular British Politician.

Arthur Henderson was a British Labour politician who served as the first Labour Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1924 to 1929.

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Among politicians, Arthur Henderson ranks 892 out of 15,710Before him are Balbinus, Charles XV of Sweden, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, William III of the Netherlands, Julius Streicher, and Nizam al-Mulk. After him are Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Pepi II Neferkare, Michael I Rangabe, Charles XI of Sweden, Simeon I of Bulgaria, and Lev Kamenev.

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Among people born in 1863, Arthur Henderson ranks 7Before him are Edvard Munch, Pierre de Coubertin, Henry Ford, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Konstantin Stanislavski, and Paul Signac. After him are Pietro Mascagni, Henry van de Velde, George Herbert Mead, Constantine P. Cavafy, David Lloyd George, and Swami Vivekananda. Among people deceased in 1935, Arthur Henderson ranks 10Before him are Fernando Pessoa, Paul Signac, Emmy Noether, Alban Berg, Józef Piłsudski, and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. After him are Astrid of Sweden, Auguste Escoffier, André Citroën, Carlos Gardel, Charles Richet, and Henri Barbusse.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Henderson ranks 233 out of 6,924Before him are John Law (1671), Mordred (null), Francis Galton (1822), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Alexander Selkirk (1676), and Edward Burnett Tylor (1832). After him are Charlotte Rampling (1946), David Gilmour (1946), Henry Morton Stanley (1841), Peter Ustinov (1921), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), and Christopher Marlowe (1564).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Arthur Henderson ranks 48Before him are Harold Wilson (1916), James V of Scotland (1512), Ælla of Northumbria (800), Charles II of England (1630), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545). After him are Benjamin Disraeli (1804), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Tristan (535), Harold Godwinson (1022), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), and Richard Cromwell (1626).