David Lloyd George

1863 - 1945

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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman and Liberal Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1916 to 1922. The last Liberal to hold the post of prime minister, he held the office during the final two years of the First World War and led the British delegation at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. Lloyd George was born on 17 January 1863 in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, to Welsh parents; he spoke Welsh as his first language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Lloyd George has received more than 3,662,029 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). David Lloyd George is the 1,131st most popular politician (up from 1,256th in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 309th in 2019) and the 57th most popular British Politician.

David Lloyd George was a British Liberal politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1916 to 1922. He was the last Liberal to hold that office. Lloyd George is most famous for his leadership during World War I and for the creation of the welfare state.

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Among politicians, David Lloyd George ranks 1,131 out of 15,710Before him are Fritz Sauckel, Manuel Noriega, Lothair of France, Gordian II, Valdemar II of Denmark, and Börte. After him are John Quincy Adams, Abdullah Gül, Lucius Junius Brutus, Valdemar IV of Denmark, John III Doukas Vatatzes, and Michael VII Doukas.

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Among people born in 1863, David Lloyd George ranks 12Before him are Paul Signac, Arthur Henderson, Pietro Mascagni, Henry van de Velde, George Herbert Mead, and Constantine P. Cavafy. After him are Swami Vivekananda, Alexandre Yersin, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Carlos I of Portugal, Werner Sombart, and Austen Chamberlain. Among people deceased in 1945, David Lloyd George ranks 28Before him are Clara Petacci, Pietro Mascagni, Subhas Chandra Bose, Heinrich Müller, Pierre Laval, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. After him are Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Hermann Fegelein, Ernst Busch, Hans Krebs, August von Mackensen, and Edgar Cayce.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, David Lloyd George ranks 291 out of 6,924Before him are Jane Birkin (1946), Timothy Dalton (1946), Harold Macmillan (1894), John Hurt (1940), Brian Jones (1942), and Alfred North Whitehead (1861). After him are Beatrix Potter (1866), Mary of Teck (1867), Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751), Thomas Andrews (1873), Calico Jack (1682), and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947).

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Among politicians born in United Kingdom, David Lloyd George ranks 57Before him are Tristan (535), Harold Godwinson (1022), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Richard Cromwell (1626), Clement Attlee (1883), and Harold Macmillan (1894). After him are Oswald Mosley (1896), David II of Scotland (1324), Randal Cremer (1828), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Anne Neville (1456), and Theresa May (1956).