Charlie McCreevy

1949 - Today

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Charles McCreevy (born 30 September 1949) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services from 2004 to 2010, Minister for Finance from 1997 to 2004, Minister for Tourism and Trade from 1993 to 1994 and Minister for Social Welfare from 1992 to 1993. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare constituency (and later the Kildare North constituency) from 1977 to 2004.When McCreevy resigned his Dáil seat on his appointment to the European Commission, his son, Charlie Jr., declined the opportunity to be the Fianna Fáil candidate in the resulting by-election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlie McCreevy has received more than 77,447 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Charlie McCreevy is the 15,450th most popular politician (down from 13,779th in 2019), the 394th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 315th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Charlie McCreevy ranks 15,450 out of 15,710Before him are Luther Strange, Gale Norton, Dipangkorn Rasmijoti, Jérôme Jeannet, Laurent Lamothe, and Denis McDonough. After him are Hadia Tajik, Duncan Hunter, Chris Grayling, Mark Begich, Benjamin Darbelet, and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.

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Among people born in 1949, Charlie McCreevy ranks 610Before him are Tom Corbett, Martin Buchan, Terrence W. Wilcutt, Pat Fraley, Joe Royle, and Mo Mowlam. After him are Sammy Nelson and Ilene Graff.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Charlie McCreevy ranks 394 out of 460Before him are Eve Hewson (1991), Michelle Smith (1969), Stephen Ward (1985), Lisa Hannigan (1981), Ian Harte (1977), and Shane Long (1987). After him are Danny O'Donoghue (1980), Barry Keoghan (1992), Stephen Ireland (1986), Kevin Doyle (1983), Eamonn Coghlan (1952), and Sonia O'Sullivan (1969).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Charlie McCreevy ranks 61Before him are Éamonn Ceannt (1881), Seán Mac Diarmada (1883), John Redmond (1856), Phil Hogan (1960), William J. Duane (1780), and Mary Lou McDonald (1969). After him are Simon Coveney (1972).