Clement Attlee

1883 - 1967

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Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. He was three times Leader of the Opposition (1935–1940, 1945, 1951–1955). The son of a London solicitor, Attlee was born into a middle-class family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clement Attlee has received more than 4,117,629 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Clement Attlee is the 1,073rd most popular politician (up from 1,174th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 291st in 2019) and the 55th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Clement Attlee ranks 1,073 out of 15,710. Before him are Frederick I of Sweden, Grigory Zinoviev, Pedro II of Brazil, Octavia the Younger, Li Si, and Andrew Johnson. After him are Xuande Emperor, Baldur von Schirach, Isaac II Angelos, Robert I of France, Empress Gi, and Pierre Laval.

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Among people born in 1883, Clement Attlee ranks 18Before him are Lev Kamenev, Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, José Ortega y Gasset, Victor Francis Hess, and Grigory Zinoviev. After him are Pierre Laval, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Theo van Doesburg, Semyon Budyonny, Johannes Blaskowitz, and Maurice Utrillo. Among people deceased in 1967, Clement Attlee ranks 13Before him are Ilse Koch, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Spencer Tracy, Jack Ruby, Vladimir Komarov, and Mohammad Mosaddegh. After him are André Maurois, Gordon Allport, Zoltán Kodály, Ilya Ehrenburg, John Coltrane, and Felix Yusupov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Clement Attlee ranks 281 out of 6,924. Before him are Benjamin Britten (1913), Arthur Evans (1851), David Suchet (1946), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), Owen Willans Richardson (1879), and John Galsworthy (1867). After him are Gary Oldman (1958), Roger Taylor (1949), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), John Deacon (1951), Jane Birkin (1946), and Timothy Dalton (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Clement Attlee ranks 55Before him are Benjamin Disraeli (1804), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Tristan (535), Harold Godwinson (1022), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), and Richard Cromwell (1626). After him are Harold Macmillan (1894), David Lloyd George (1863), Oswald Mosley (1896), David II of Scotland (1324), Randal Cremer (1828), and Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220).