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 292,387 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Arthur Henderson is the 808th most popular politician (up from 891st in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 233rd in 2019) and the 44th most popular 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 808 out of 15,577Before him are Charles II of England, Stanisław August Poniatowski, Paul of Greece, Valentinian I, Christian X of Denmark, and Ecgberht, King of Wessex. After him are Eduard Bernstein, Ferdinand VII of Spain, Wilhelm Frick, Pedro I of Brazil, Justin Trudeau, and Robert F. Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1863, Arthur Henderson ranks 8Before him are Henry Ford, Pierre de Coubertin, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Paul Signac, Konstantin Stanislavski, and Swami Vivekananda. After him are Pietro Mascagni, David Lloyd George, Henry van de Velde, Gabriele D'Annunzio, George Herbert Mead, and Constantine P. Cavafy. Among people deceased in 1935, Arthur Henderson ranks 8Before him are Alfred Dreyfus, Fernando Pessoa, T. E. Lawrence, Józef Piłsudski, Paul Signac, and Emmy Noether. After him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Alban Berg, Astrid of Sweden, André Citroën, Auguste Escoffier, and Charles Richet.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Henderson ranks 207 out of 7,765Before him are Ben Kingsley (1943), Henry III of England (1207), Stan Laurel (1890), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Charles II of England (1630), and Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800). After him are Robert Brown (1773), Henrietta of England (1644), William Golding (1911), Ken Miles (1918), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), and Brian Jones (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Arthur Henderson ranks 44Before him are Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Henry I of England (1068), Henry III of England (1207), Charles II of England (1630), and Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800). After him are Harold Godwinson (1022), James V of Scotland (1512), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), Harold Wilson (1916), Clement Attlee (1883), and Randal Cremer (1828).