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Benjamin Disraeli

1804 - 1881

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Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British statesman and Conservative politician who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal Party leader William Ewart Gladstone, and his one-nation conservatism or "Tory democracy". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Disraeli has received more than 5,063,810 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Benjamin Disraeli is the 934th most popular politician (down from 909th in 2019), the 232nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 240th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Politician.

Benjamin Disraeli was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1868 to 1874 and again from 1880 to 1885. He was the first and only British Prime Minister to have been born Jewish.

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Among politicians, Benjamin Disraeli ranks 934 out of 15,577Before him are Chaim Weizmann, Basil II, Andrew II of Hungary, Sebastian of Portugal, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, and Louis V of France. After him are Kurt Waldheim, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, Park Geun-hye, Ptolemy IV Philopator, Balbinus, and Ali Pasha of Ioannina.

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Among people born in 1804, Benjamin Disraeli ranks 4Before him are Ludwig Feuerbach, George Sand, and Johann Strauss I. After him are Emil Lenz, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Allan Kardec, Mikhail Glinka, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Franklin Pierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Richard Owen. Among people deceased in 1881, Benjamin Disraeli ranks 5Before him are Fyodor Dostoevsky, Alexander II of Russia, Modest Mussorgsky, and Billy the Kid. After him are Lewis H. Morgan, James A. Garfield, Thomas Carlyle, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, Louis Auguste Blanqui, Auguste Mariette, and Jenny von Westphalen.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Benjamin Disraeli ranks 232 out of 7,765Before him are Jane Birkin (1946), Laurence Olivier (1907), Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), Sting (1951), Alcuin (735), and Francis Galton (1822). After him are Lady Jane Grey (1537), Peter O'Toole (1932), Lemmy (1945), Roger Penrose (1931), Harold Wilson (1916), and Edward Burnett Tylor (1832).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Benjamin Disraeli ranks 47Before him are Henry III of England (1207), Charles II of England (1630), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), Arthur Henderson (1863), Harold Godwinson (1022), and James V of Scotland (1512). After him are Harold Wilson (1916), Clement Attlee (1883), Randal Cremer (1828), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Edmund I (921), and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545).