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Chris Patten

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Christopher Francis Patten, Baron Patten of Barnes, (Chinese: 彭定康; born 12 May 1944) is a British politician who was the 28th and last Governor of Hong Kong from 1992 to 1997 and Chairman of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1992. He was made a life peer in 2005 and has been Chancellor of the University of Oxford since 2003. Patten was born in Thornton Cleveleys in Lancashire and subsequently raised in west London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Patten has received more than 1,797,684 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Chris Patten is the 5,557th most popular politician (up from 6,285th in 2019), the 1,177th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,364th in 2019) and the 198th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Chris Patten ranks 5,557 out of 15,577Before him are Rached Ghannouchi, Ugyen Wangchuck, Vologases VI, Ulpia Marciana, Latinus, and Micheline Calmy-Rey. After him are Peter Minuit, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Favila of Asturias, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, René Préval, and Eleanor de' Medici.

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Among people born in 1944, Chris Patten ranks 124Before him are Patrice Chéreau, Andris Bērziņš, Christian Boltanski, Jan-Michael Vincent, Albert Hammond, and John Densmore. After him are Chico Mendes, Ferenc Bene, Sam Elliott, Jan Guillou, Peter Lindbergh, and Carlos Pace.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Patten ranks 1,177 out of 7,765Before him are Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (1375), Frank Lloyd (1886), Alice Keppel (1868), Stephen Fry (1957), Robert Recorde (1512), and James Mirrlees (1936). After him are Peter Collins (1931), Edward Bach (1886), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), and Charles Bell (1774).

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