Bob Hawke

1929 - 2019

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Robert James Lee Hawke (9 December 1929 – 16 May 2019) was an Australian politician who served as the 23rd prime minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991, holding office as the leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP). He was a member of parliament (MP) for the division of Wills from 1980 to 1992. Hawke was born in Bordertown, South Australia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Hawke has received more than 2,262,935 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Bob Hawke is the 11,038th most popular politician (down from 8,790th in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Australia (down from 76th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Bob Hawke ranks 11,038 out of 15,710Before him are Bodo Ramelow, Wee Kim Wee, Joseph Daul, Peada of Mercia, Renseneb, and Yakubu Gowon. After him are Alexander H. Stephens, Rupiah Banda, Ariobarzanes II of Cius, Henry Paulson, Tigranes VI of Armenia, and Lyndon LaRouche.

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Among people born in 1929, Bob Hawke ranks 259Before him are June Squibb, André Darrigade, Paavo Berglund, Francesco Marchisano, Petr Eben, and Nicolas Bouvier. After him are Walter Kempowski, Ulla Jacobsson, James McDivitt, Nina Ponomaryova, Karl-Erik Palmér, and Dorothee Sölle. Among people deceased in 2019, Bob Hawke ranks 238Before him are Robert Evans, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, Pedro Manfredini, Donald Keene, Charles Kittel, and Paolo Sardi. After him are Lyndon LaRouche, Julie Adams, Sergei Yursky, Diahann Carroll, Michael J. Pollard, and Roland Matthes.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Bob Hawke ranks 117 out of 790Before him are Terence Tao (1975), Gregory David Roberts (1952), Percy Grainger (1882), Miranda Kerr (1983), Don Bradman (1908), and Peter Cosgrove (1947). After him are Jack Crawford (1908), Tim Schenken (1943), Rick Springfield (1949), Julian McMahon (1968), Kevin Rudd (1957), and Yagan (1800).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Bob Hawke ranks 5Before him are John Howard (1939), Harold Holt (1908), John Curtin (1885), and David Hurley (1953). After him are Kevin Rudd (1957), Dawn Fraser (1937), Robert Menzies (1894), Scott Morrison (1968), Gough Whitlam (1916), Edmund Barton (1849), and Malcolm Turnbull (1954).