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Des Browne

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Desmond Henry Browne, Baron Browne of Ladyton, (born 22 March 1952) is a Scottish politician who served in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown as Secretary of State for Defence 2006 to 2008 and Secretary of State for Scotland from 2007 to 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Des Browne has received more than 141,449 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Des Browne is the 18,164th most popular politician (down from 15,384th in 2019), the 6,602nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,767th in 2019) and the 698th most popular British Politician.

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  • 17

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  • 1.45

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  • 3.74

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Among politicians, Des Browne ranks 18,164 out of 15,577Before him are Tim Pawlenty, John Ratcliffe, Kelly Loeffler, David Lidington, Sylvain Guillaume, and Gordon H. Smith. After him are Xing Huina, Gadzhimurad Rashidov, Gojko Pijetlović, Mike Thompson, Peter Sunde, and Zeynep Sever.

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Among people born in 1952, Des Browne ranks 687Before him are Earl Ray Tomblin, Terence T. Henricks, Christine Prinsloo, Urvashi Butalia, David Jenkins, and Gordon H. Smith. After him are Pat Summitt, Eamonn Coghlan, Maleeha Lodhi, and Dave Loebsack.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Des Browne ranks 6,602 out of 7,765Before him are Jem (1975), David Lidington (1956), Milind Soman (1965), Jessie Ware (1984), Andrew Simpson (1976), and George Burley (1956). After him are Paul Manning (1974), Andrew Buchan (1979), David Narey (1956), Darcey Bussell (1969), Steven Fletcher (1987), and Juliet Rylance (1979).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Des Browne ranks 698Before him are Penny Mordaunt (1973), Damian Green (1956), Jack McConnell (1960), Zac Goldsmith (1975), Nadine Dorries (1957), and David Lidington (1956). After him are Chris Grayling (1962), Geoff Hoon (1953), Matt Hancock (1978), Eve Muirhead (1990), Theresa Villiers (1968), and Carl Hester (1967).