Carrie Lam

1957 - Today

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Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (Chinese: 林鄭月娥; Cantonese Yale: Làhm Jehng Yuht-ngòh; née Cheng, born 13 May 1957) is a Hong Kong politician serving as the fourth and current Chief Executive of Hong Kong since 2017 and Chairperson of the Committee for Safeguarding National Security since 2020. She served as Chief Secretary for Administration from 2012 to 2017 and Secretary for Development from 2007 to 2012. After graduating from the University of Hong Kong Lam joined the British Hong Kong civil service in 1980 and served in various government agencies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carrie Lam has received more than 1,916,246 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Carrie Lam is the 4,284th most popular politician (up from 4,464th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Hong Kong (down from 2nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chinese Politician.

Carrie Lam is the first female Chief Executive of Hong Kong. She is most famous for being the first female Chief Executive of Hong Kong.

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Among politicians, Carrie Lam ranks 4,284 out of 15,710Before her are Bernhard Rust, Al-Muhtadi, Eric XII of Sweden, James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, and Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal. After her are Hanno the Great, Shoshenq II, Barak, Rudolph III of Burgundy, Emperor Shunzong of Tang, and Vojislav Šešelj.

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Among people born in 1957, Carrie Lam ranks 31Before her are Clara Ponsatí, Spike Lee, Richard E. Grant, Paul Kagame, Rinat Dasayev, and Ai Weiwei. After her are Rumiko Takahashi, Caroline Kennedy, Michael Madsen, Fran Drescher, Nick Cave, and Theo van Gogh.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Carrie Lam ranks 8 out of 80Before her are Sammo Hung (1952), Chow Yun-fat (1955), Stanley Ho (1921), Margaret Chan (1947), Ma Ying-jeou (1950), and Leslie Cheung (1956). After her are Stephen Chow (1962), Andy Lau (1961), Yuen Biao (1957), Katrina Kaif (1983), William Anders (1933), and Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg (1964).

Among POLITICIANS In Hong Kong

Among politicians born in Hong Kong, Carrie Lam ranks 3Before her are Margaret Chan (1947) and Ma Ying-jeou (1950). After her are Leung Chun-ying (1954), Agnes Chow (1996), and Rory Stewart (1973).