Bonar Law

1858 - 1923

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Andrew Bonar Law (; 16 September 1858 – 30 October 1923) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1922 to May 1923. Law was born in the British colony of New Brunswick (now a Canadian province). He was of Scottish and Ulster Scots descent and moved to Scotland in 1870. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bonar Law has received more than 1,120,162 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Bonar Law is the 7,917th most popular politician (down from 7,378th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Canada (down from 111th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Bonar Law ranks 7,917 out of 15,710Before him are Joanna, Duchess of Brabant, Béni Kállay, Wo Jia, Telerig of Bulgaria, Zu Xin, and Wakatsuki Reijirō. After him are David III of Tao, George Abela, Ninurta-apal-Ekur, Liu Bocheng, Donald Maclean, and Samak Sundaravej.

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Among people born in 1858, Bonar Law ranks 59Before him are Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, John L. Sullivan, Wilhelm Fliess, Maximilien Luce, Joséphin Péladan, and Francis Preserved Leavenworth. After him are John A. Hobson, P. J. Kennedy, Medardo Rosso, Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães, Anthon van Rappard, and Pandita Ramabai. Among people deceased in 1923, Bonar Law ranks 43Before him are William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Théophile Steinlen, Albert Leo Schlageter, Vatroslav Jagić, Théophile Delcassé, and Zhang Xun. After him are Damat Ferid Pasha, Charles de Freycinet, Katō Tomosaburō, Alexandre Ribot, Horace Parnell Tuttle, and Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter.

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Among people born in Canada, Bonar Law ranks 134 out of 1,130Before him are Reginald Fessenden (1866), Wilfrid Laurier (1841), Walter Huston (1883), Shulamith Firestone (1945), David Foster (1949), and Peter Cullen (1941). After him are Robert Langlands (1936), Shawn Mendes (1998), Nelly Furtado (1978), Louis Riel (1844), Evangeline Lilly (1979), and Marc Ouellet (1944).


Among politicians born in Canada, Bonar Law ranks 9Before him are Lester B. Pearson (1897), William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874), Marie-Louise Meilleur (1880), Paul Martin (1938), Jean Chrétien (1934), and Wilfrid Laurier (1841). After him are Louis Riel (1844), David Johnston (1941), Julie Payette (1963), Stephen Harper (1959), Brian Mulroney (1939), and René Lévesque (1922).