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Bill Hayden

1933 - 2023

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William George Hayden (23 January 1933 – 21 October 2023) was an Australian politician who served as the 21st governor-general of Australia from 1989 to 1996. He was Leader of the Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition from 1977 to 1983, and served as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade from 1983 to 1988 under Bob Hawke and as Treasurer of Australia in 1975 under Gough Whitlam. Hayden was born in Brisbane, Queensland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Hayden has received more than 380,318 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Bill Hayden is the 16,686th most popular politician (down from 14,517th in 2019), the 366th most popular biography from Australia (down from 364th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Bill Hayden ranks 16,686 out of 15,577Before him are Ivar Lykke, J. Donald Cameron, Buta Singh, Barbara Prammer, Zhantoro Satybaldiyev, and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. After him are Michael Fallon, Amy Coney Barrett, Mercedes Cabrera, Jury Chechi, Jimmie Åkesson, and Chris Dodd.

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Among people born in 1933, Bill Hayden ranks 469Before him are Milt Campbell, Hayes Alan Jenkins, Madhur Jaffrey, Peter Broadbent, Caroll Spinney, and Floyd Cramer. After him are Patricia Blair, Nate Brooks, Heather Armitage, Pat Crowley, Ben Nighthorse Campbell, and Zoe Caldwell.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Bill Hayden ranks 366 out of 925Before him are Mark Bresciano (1980), Peter Sculthorpe (1929), Michael Joseph Savage (1872), Arthur Streeton (1867), Luke Mitchell (1985), and Ken Fletcher (1940). After him are Norman Thomas Gilroy (1896), Frank Farina (1964), Ned Zelic (1971), Richard Flanagan (1961), Billy Bevan (1887), and Dave Power (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Bill Hayden ranks 36Before him are Gregory Mathews (1876), Frank Forde (1890), John Kerr (1914), James Scullin (1876), Peter Hollingworth (1935), and Michael Joseph Savage (1872). After him are Joan Hartigan (1912), Edith Cowan (1861), Mervyn Wood (1917), Peter Thomson (1929), Bob Brown (1944), and Julie Bishop (1956).