Charles Kennedy

1959 - 2015

Charles Kennedy

Charles Peter Kennedy (25 November 1959 – 1 June 2015) was a British Liberal Democrat politician who was Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1999 to 2006, and a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 to 2015. Kennedy was elected to the House of Commons in 1983, and after the Alliance parties merged, became President of the Liberal Democrats and, following the resignation of Paddy Ashdown, Leader of the Liberal Democrats. He led the party through two general elections, increasing its number of seats in the House of Commons to their highest level since 1923, and led his party's opposition to the Iraq War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Kennedy has received more than 759,311 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14,156th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Charles Kennedy ranks 13,830 out of 14,801Before him are Sam Lacey, John Kitzhaber, Bruno Junqueira, Patrick Femerling, Penny Pritzker, and Eka Tkeshelashvili. After him are Mike Modano, Gyaincain Norbu, Kristina Schröder, Martha McSally, Kevin P. Chilton, and Aida Hadzialic.

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Among people born in 1959, Charles Kennedy ranks 464Before him are Michael J. Bloomfield, Bert Cameron, Hajime Ishii, Jack Abramoff, Jim Meskimen, and Penny Pritzker. After him are Julia Sweeney, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Scott Brown, Fred Couples, Phil Brown, and Kazuhiro Koso. Among people deceased in 2015, Charles Kennedy ranks 394Before him are Anthony Mason, Taylor Negron, Junior Malanda, Muath Al-Kasasbeh, Alexis Vastine, and Beau Biden. After him are Gregory Mertens, Bassel Khartabil, Márton Fülöp, Avijit Roy, Windell Middlebrooks, and Olga Syahputra.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Kennedy ranks 4,517 out of 5,347Before him are Eddie Howe (1977), Mike Bailey (1988), Dakota Blue Richards (1994), Estelle (1980), Nathaniel Clyne (1991), and Arthur Albiston (1957). After him are Gareth Evans (1980), Nicola Griffith (1960), Matthew Upson (1979), Dean Saunders (1964), Jane Horrocks (1964), and Example (1982).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Charles Kennedy ranks 508Before him are Diane Abbott (1953), Malcolm Rifkind (1946), Eric Bristow (1957), Dominic Raab (1974), Priti Patel (1972), and Gavin Williamson (1976). After him are Kaiane Aldorino (1986), Sally Jewell (1956), Hilary Benn (1953), Zac Goldsmith (1975), Caroline Lucas (1960), and Jacqui Smith (1962).