Chris Patten

1944 - Today

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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. Raised in west London, Patten studied history at Balliol College, Oxford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Patten has received more than 1,423,649 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Chris Patten is the 6,292nd most popular politician (up from 7,442nd in 2019), the 1,364th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,559th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Chris Patten ranks 6,292 out of 15,710Before him are Grimoald, King of the Lombards, Zhu Yujian, Zhang Jinghui, Ce Acatl Topiltzin, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, and Sulayman ibn al-Hakam. After him are Margaret of Hungary, Aleida March, Ceawlin of Wessex, Bernard I, Duke of Saxony, Katharine, Duchess of Kent, and Ulrich von Hassell.

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Among people born in 1944, Chris Patten ranks 135Before him are Albert Hammond, Herbert Wimmer, Terry Brooks, Willem van Hanegem, Johnny Winter, and Mordechai Spiegler. After him are Brian Tracy, Sergei Belov, Chico Mendes, Michel Polnareff, Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, and Peter Mayhew.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Patten ranks 1,364 out of 6,924Before him are Gary Lineker (1960), Ruth Belville (1854), John Bowring (1792), Christine Keeler (1942), John Martin (1789), and William Prout (1785). After him are William Sturgeon (1783), Martin Gore (1961), Ceawlin of Wessex (600), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), William Paley (1743), and Michael Jackson (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Chris Patten ranks 222Before him are Ed Miliband (1969), Lulach (1030), Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1388), Cerdic of Wessex (467), Ruth Belville (1854), and John Bowring (1792). After him are Ceawlin of Wessex (600), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), Arthur Drewry (1891), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), Joe Davis (1901), and Henry Pelham (1694).