Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

1764 - 1845

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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (13 March 1764 – 17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British Whig politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1830 to 1834. He was a descendant of the House of Grey and the namesake of Earl Grey tea. Grey was a long-time leader of multiple reform movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey has received more than 2,281,271 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey is the 4,577th most popular politician (down from 3,836th in 2019), the 924th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 844th in 2019) and the 166th most popular British Politician.

2nd Earl Grey is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1830-1834.

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Over the past year Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey has had the most page views in the with 206,286 views, followed by Russian (12,808), and Japanese (12,560). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Classical Chinese (728.13%), Cornish (114.29%), and Belarusian (91.52%)


Among politicians, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 4,577 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Shōmu, Emperor Wu of Song, María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Antiochus X Eusebes, Alyattes of Lydia, and Ludovico Manin. After him are Paul Painlevé, Mehmed I Giray, Ibrahim ibn al-Walid, Adolf Schärf, Emperor Kazan, and Ordoño I of Asturias.

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Among people born in 1764, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 6Before him are Élisabeth of France, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Ann Radcliffe, and José Gervasio Artigas. After him are John Goodricke, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Fletcher Christian, Johann Gottfried Schadow, Nikolai Rezanov, and Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1845, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 6Before him are Andrew Jackson, Julie Clary, August Wilhelm Schlegel, John Frederic Daniell, and Roustam Raza. After him are Guadalupe Victoria, Louis-Léopold Boilly, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Bernardino Rivadavia, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, and Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 924 out of 8,785Before him are William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), William Penn (1645), Bob Klose (1945), David Irving (1938), Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1388), and Thomas Tallis (1502). After him are Terence Stamp (1938), John Dryden (1631), Alan Hodgkin (1914), Arthur Hailey (1920), Karl Jenkins (1944), and Samuel Pepys (1633).

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