David Trimble

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William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, (15 October 1944 – 25 July 2022) was a British politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from 1995 to 2005. He was also Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper Bann from 1990 to 2005 and Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Upper Bann from 1998 to 2007. Trimble began his career teaching law at The Queen's University of Belfast in the 1970s, during which time he began to get involved with the paramilitary-linked Vanguard Progressive Unionist Party (VPUP). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Trimble has received more than 631,872 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. David Trimble is the 10,418th most popular politician (down from 9,756th in 2019), the 2,205th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,204th in 2019) and the 345th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, David Trimble ranks 10,418 out of 15,577Before him are Yemelyan Yaroslavsky, Nino Burjanadze, Mark Eyskens, Zoe Zaoutzaina, John, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Amalaberga. After him are José Giral, Nicolò da Ponte, Nicolae Rădescu, Mahapadma Nanda, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, and Alfonso Fróilaz.

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Among people born in 1944, David Trimble ranks 263Before him are Sergei Solovyov, Connie Booth, Gary Glitter, Orlando Martínez, Rick Barry, and Sigiswald Kuijken. After him are Lena Nyman, Ignatius Joseph III Yonan, Peter Bieri, Elizabeth Loftus, Thom Mayne, and Lars Norén.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Trimble ranks 2,205 out of 7,765Before him are John Canton (1718), Noel Redding (1945), Peter Mayle (1939), Roy Salvadori (1922), Damian Lewis (1971), and John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort (1886). After him are George Bentham (1800), George Herbert (1593), J. B. Priestley (1894), John William Draper (1811), Peter Hammill (1948), and Sidney Smith (1764).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, David Trimble ranks 345Before him are Andrew Moray (1265), F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich (1782), Ruth Belville (1854), William Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford (1768), Ian Khama (1953), and Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1406). After him are John Owen (1616), Phil Taylor (1960), Prasutagus (50), Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham (1730), Prince William of Gloucester (1941), and Llywelyn the Great (1173).