David Hurley

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General David John Hurley, (born 26 August 1953) is an Australian former senior officer in the Australian Army who serves as the 27th governor-general of Australia since 1 July 2019. He was previously the 38th Governor of New South Wales, serving from 2014 to 2019. In a 42-year military career, Hurley deployed on Operation Solace in Somalia in 1993, commanded the 1st Brigade (1999–2000), was the inaugural Chief of Capability Development Group (2003–2007) and Chief of Joint Operations (2007–2008) and served as Vice Chief of the Defence Force (2008–2011). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Hurley has received more than 641,713 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. David Hurley is the 10,759th most popular politician, the 107th most popular biography from Australia and the 4th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, David Hurley ranks 10,759 out of 15,710Before him are Trpimir II of Croatia, Odilo, Duke of Bavaria, Nawaz Sharif, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Momir Bulatović, and Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein. After him are Sergei Stepashin, Gerald Götting, Mwambutsa IV of Burundi, Valdis Dombrovskis, Iufni, and Apolinario Mabini.

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Among people born in 1953, David Hurley ranks 157Before him are Pat Benatar, René Houseman, Grete Waitz, Meng Hongwei, Arielle Dombasle, and Bruce Kulick. After him are Satoru Nakajima, René Vandereycken, Pamela Sue Martin, Dieter Hoeneß, Midge Ure, and Dragan Kićanović.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, David Hurley ranks 107 out of 790Before him are John Farrow (1904), Daevid Allen (1938), Roger Donaldson (1945), Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Baz Luhrmann (1962), and Mark Evans (1956). After him are James Harrison (1936), Ron Mueck (1958), Christopher Doyle (1952), Terence Tao (1975), Gregory David Roberts (1952), and Percy Grainger (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, David Hurley ranks 4Before him are John Howard (1939), Harold Holt (1908), and John Curtin (1885). After him are Bob Hawke (1929), Kevin Rudd (1957), Dawn Fraser (1937), Robert Menzies (1894), Scott Morrison (1968), Gough Whitlam (1916), Edmund Barton (1849), and Malcolm Turnbull (1954).