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David Lidington

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Sir David Roy Lidington (born 30 June 1956) is a British politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aylesbury from 1992 until 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he served as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office from 2018 to 2019 and was frequently described as being Theresa May's de facto Deputy Prime Minister.Between 2010 and 2016, he served as Minister of State for Europe holding the position for the entirety of David Cameron's premiership, a longer period than any of his predecessors. Theresa May appointed him to the cabinet for the first time in June 2016, where he held a number of roles including Leader of the House of Commons, and the joint title of Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Lidington has received more than 824,560 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. David Lidington is the 18,161st most popular politician (down from 15,471st in 2019), the 6,597th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,954th in 2019) and the 697th most popular British Politician.

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  • 15

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  • 1.50

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  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, David Lidington ranks 18,161 out of 15,577Before him are Charlie McCreevy, Petr Čajánek, Benjamin Darbelet, Tim Pawlenty, John Ratcliffe, and Kelly Loeffler. After him are Sylvain Guillaume, Gordon H. Smith, Des Browne, Xing Huina, Gadzhimurad Rashidov, and Gojko Pijetlović.

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Among people born in 1956, David Lidington ranks 678Before him are James D. Halsell, Garry Birtles, Phil Ford, Damian Green, Kevin Meaney, and Gerald Henderson. After him are George Burley, Lloyd Sherr, David Narey, Pat McCrory, Rajkumar Santoshi, and Bill Ritter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Lidington ranks 6,597 out of 7,765Before him are Ross Turnbull (1985), William Dalrymple (1965), Abdullah bin Mutaib Al Saud (1984), Oli McBurnie (1996), Shelley Conn (1976), and Jem (1975). After him are Milind Soman (1965), Jessie Ware (1984), Andrew Simpson (1976), George Burley (1956), Des Browne (1952), and Paul Manning (1974).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, David Lidington ranks 697Before him are Carwyn Jones (1967), Penny Mordaunt (1973), Damian Green (1956), Jack McConnell (1960), Zac Goldsmith (1975), and Nadine Dorries (1957). After him are Des Browne (1952), Chris Grayling (1962), Geoff Hoon (1953), Matt Hancock (1978), Eve Muirhead (1990), and Theresa Villiers (1968).

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