Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

1764 - 1845

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, (13 March 1764 – 17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from November 1830 to July 1834. A member of the Whig Party, he was a long-time leader of multiple reform movements, most famously the Reform Act 1832. His government also saw the abolition of slavery in the British Empire, in which the government purchased slaves from their owners in 1833. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey has received more than 1,433,285 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,860th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 2,842 out of 14,801Before him are Emperor Kōrei, Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans, Anastasio Somoza García, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Yolande of Aragon, and Lucilla. After him are Sigismund Báthory, Kaysone Phomvihane, Jorge Sampaio, Louis Desaix, Zalman Shazar, and Bolesław III Wrymouth.

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Among people born in 1764, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 4Before him are Élisabeth of France, Ann Radcliffe, and Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr. After him are Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, José Gervasio Artigas, Fletcher Christian, John Goodricke, Johann Gottfried Schadow, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Alexander Mackenzie, and Nikolai Rezanov. Among people deceased in 1845, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 4Before him are Andrew Jackson, August Wilhelm Schlegel, and Julie Clary. After him are John Frederic Daniell, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Guadalupe Victoria, Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc, Simon Mayr, Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach, Henrik Wergeland, and Bernardino Rivadavia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 640 out of 5,347Before him are Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), William Pitt the Younger (1759), George Darwin (1845), Joan Collins (1933), and Peter Finch (1916). After him are Edgar Adrian (1889), Christopher Nolan (1970), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), Duncan Edwards (1936), Richard Arkwright (1732), and John Henry Newman (1801).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ranks 112Before him are Robert III of Scotland (1330), Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), Eadred (923), Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), and William Pitt the Younger (1759). After him are James Macpherson (1736), James Callaghan (1912), William Penn (1645), John Balliol (1249), Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915), and Offa of Mercia (800).