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Edward Heath

1916 - 2005

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Sir Edward Richard George Heath (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005), often known as Ted Heath, was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1975. Heath also served for 51 years as a Member of Parliament from 1950 to 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Heath has received more than 5,615,535 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Edward Heath is the 325th most popular politician (up from 3,054th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 710th in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Politician.

Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974. He is most famous for the Industrial Relations Act, which he introduced in 1971.

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Among politicians, Edward Heath ranks 325 out of 15,577Before him are Godfrey of Bouillon, Wu Zetian, Gerhard Schröder, Julian, Abdul Hamid I, and Louis XII of France. After him are Semiramis, Edward I of England, B. R. Ambedkar, Numa Pompilius, Edward V of England, and Charles VIII of France.

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Among people born in 1916, Edward Heath ranks 1After him are François Mitterrand, Kirk Douglas, Gregory Peck, Elena Ceaușescu, Francis Crick, Aldo Moro, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Olivia de Havilland, Roald Dahl, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, and Claude Shannon. Among people deceased in 2005, Edward Heath ranks 2Before him is Pope John Paul II. After him are Rosa Parks, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Peter Drucker, George Best, Claude Simon, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Paul Ricœur, Simon Wiesenthal, Arthur Miller, and Rinus Michels.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Heath ranks 85 out of 7,765Before him are David Bowie (1947), Mary Shelley (1797), Jeremy Bentham (1748), Roger Moore (1927), Maggie Smith (1934), and Elton John (1947). After him are Edward I of England (1239), Edward V of England (1470), Alan Rickman (1946), Roger Bacon (1220), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), and Walter Scott (1771).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward Heath ranks 20Before him are George VI (1895), Edward VI of England (1537), James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward III of England (1312), and Edward II of England (1284). After him are Edward I of England (1239), Edward V of England (1470), Edward VIII (1894), George V (1865), Henry VI of England (1421), and George III of the United Kingdom (1738).