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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 has served 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 978,092 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). David Hurley is the 10,408th most popular politician (up from 10,742nd in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Australia (up from 107th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, David Hurley ranks 10,408 out of 15,577Before him are Khosrow III, Reuven Shiloah, Mesh-ki-ang-gasher, Prince Aage, Count of Rosenborg, Roberta Metsola, and Nina Rocheva. After him are Manius Valerius Maximus Corvinus Messalla, Maria Ilyinichna Ulyanova, Sancho Alfonso, 1st Count of Alburquerque, Yemelyan Yaroslavsky, Nino Burjanadze, and Mark Eyskens.

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Among people born in 1953, David Hurley ranks 133Before him are Leon Spinks, Myung-whun Chung, Nan Goldin, Ian Khama, Leonel Fernández, and Salvatore Garau. After him are Amy Irving, Midge Ure, Eric Tsang, Maurizio Malvestiti, Sergio Castellitto, and Kathleen Kennedy.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, David Hurley ranks 87 out of 925Before him are Jason Clarke (1969), Vernon Wells (1945), Toni Collette (1972), George Pell (1941), Scott Morrison (1968), and Elizabeth von Arnim (1866). After him are Christopher Doyle (1952), Roger Donaldson (1945), David Warren (1925), John Williams (1941), Judy Davis (1955), and John Curtin (1885).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, David Hurley ranks 4Before him are Harold Holt (1908), John Howard (1939), and Scott Morrison (1968). After him are John Curtin (1885), Kevin Rudd (1957), Malcolm Turnbull (1954), Bob Hawke (1929), Robert Menzies (1894), Edmund Barton (1849), Gough Whitlam (1916), and Malcolm Fraser (1930).