Clement Attlee

1883 - 1967

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Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British statesman and Labour Party politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. Attlee was Deputy Prime Minister during the wartime coalition government under Winston Churchill, and Leader of the Opposition twice from 1935 to 1940 and from 1951 to 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clement Attlee has received more than 6,907,954 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Clement Attlee is the 1,027th most popular politician (down from 983rd in 2019), the 230th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 244th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Politician.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951. He is most famous for leading the Labour Party to victory in the 1945 general election, and for overseeing the creation of the National Health Service.

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Among politicians, Clement Attlee ranks 1,027 out of 19,576Before him are Ivan V of Russia, Abdullah Gül, Valdemar II of Denmark, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Bolesław I the Brave, and Zbigniew Brzezinski. After him are Harold Godwinson, Frederick V of the Palatinate, Sasaki Kojirō, Sergey Kirov, Maximinus Thrax, and Injo of Joseon.

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Among people born in 1883, Clement Attlee ranks 14Before him are Khalil Gibran, Anton Webern, Jaroslav Hašek, Nikos Kazantzakis, Lev Kamenev, and Grigory Zinoviev. After him are Victor Francis Hess, Pierre Laval, José Ortega y Gasset, Morihei Ueshiba, Otto Heinrich Warburg, and Semyon Budyonny. Among people deceased in 1967, Clement Attlee ranks 10Before him are Konrad Adenauer, Vivien Leigh, Puyi, Casimir Funk, Vladimir Komarov, and Mohammad Mosaddegh. After him are Ilse Koch, Spencer Tracy, Zoltán Kodály, Jack Ruby, André Maurois, and Edward Hopper.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Clement Attlee ranks 230 out of 8,785Before him are Laurence Olivier (1907), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), Alcuin (735), James Hunt (1947), Charles Glover Barkla (1877), and Stan Laurel (1890). After him are Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Harold Godwinson (1022), Syd Barrett (1946), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), and William Wordsworth (1770).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Clement Attlee ranks 44Before him are Robert the Bruce (1274), Tony Blair (1953), Arthur Henderson (1863), Charles II of England (1630), Henry I of England (1068), and Edward the Elder (871). After him are Harold Godwinson (1022), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), James II of England (1633), David Lloyd George (1863), and Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837).