Denis Healey

1917 - 2015

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Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey (30 August 1917 – 3 October 2015) was a British Labour Party politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1974 to 1979 and as Secretary of State for Defence from 1964 to 1970; he remains the longest-serving Defence Secretary to date. He was a Member of Parliament from 1952 to 1992, and was Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1980 to 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis Healey has received more than 882,928 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Denis Healey is the 13,996th most popular politician (down from 12,845th in 2019), the 4,494th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,747th in 2019) and the 530th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Denis Healey ranks 13,996 out of 15,710Before him are Jorge Del Castillo, Bill Nelson, Eddy Maillet, Levi Lincoln Sr., Ján Figeľ, and Nirmala Sitharaman. After him are Michael Jeffery, Tip O'Neill, Howard Dean, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, Seiko Hashimoto, and Milton Margai.

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Among people born in 1917, Denis Healey ranks 250Before him are Jerry Wexler, Francis Parker Yockey, Leonard Chess, David Hampshire, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Jack Lynch. After him are Walter Munk, Steve Cochran, Robert Merrill, Arthur Laurents, W. T. Tutte, and Robert La Caze. Among people deceased in 2015, Denis Healey ranks 371Before him are Harry Gallatin, Gerry Byrne, Kim Fowley, Nicolás Fuentes, Coleen Gray, and Valmir Louruz. After him are Nurlan Balgimbayev, Ernie Banks, Martin Milner, Rakhat Aliyev, George Clayton Johnson, and Lorena Rojas.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Denis Healey ranks 4,494 out of 6,924Before him are Andrew Robertson (1994), David Davis (1948), Ed O'Brien (1968), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951), and Chris Claremont (1950). After him are Harry Golombek (1911), Joe Spence (1898), Ben Hardy (1991), Francis Lee (1944), John Betjeman (1906), and Jonny Buckland (1977).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Denis Healey ranks 530Before him are Nigel Lawson (1932), George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823), Samuel Plimsoll (1824), George Galloway (1954), David Kelly (1944), and David Davis (1948). After him are Kenneth Clarke (1940), Harry Pollitt (1890), Nick Griffin (1959), Rhodri Morgan (1939), Lindsay Hoyle (1957), and Susie Wolff (1982).