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Enoch Powell

1912 - 1998

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John Enoch Powell, (16 June 1912 – 8 February 1998) was a British politician. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament (1950–1974) and was Minister of Health (1960–1963) then Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) MP (1974–1987). Before entering politics, Powell was a classical scholar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Enoch Powell has received more than 3,574,162 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Enoch Powell is the 12,369th most popular politician (down from 10,983rd in 2019), the 2,802nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,625th in 2019) and the 427th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Enoch Powell ranks 12,369 out of 15,577Before him are Ylva Johansson, Moritz Steinschneider, Vjosa Osmani, Ibrahim Mahlab, Fernand Bouisson, and Vinko Jelovac. After him are Prince Toneri, Tony Abbott, Acrotatus II, Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo, Geoffrey Howe, and Jaan Teemant.

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Among people born in 1912, Enoch Powell ranks 199Before him are Kulyash Baiseitova, Connie Sawyer, Ernst Lehner, Romain Maes, Herluf Bidstrup, and Lightnin' Hopkins. After him are Vlastimil Kopecký, Maksim Tank, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Louis Paul Boon, Nihat Erim, and Peter Walker. Among people deceased in 1998, Enoch Powell ranks 159Before him are Lev Dyomin, Ludvík Daněk, Fritz Buchloh, Maurice Schumann, Julio César Britos, and Leo Penn. After him are Nicolas Bouvier, Zezé Moreira, Tammy Wynette, Odette Bancilhon, Théodore Sindikubwabo, and Nicholas Kurti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Enoch Powell ranks 2,802 out of 7,765Before him are Nevile Henderson (1882), Gary Neville (1975), Charles Cameron (1746), Alicia Markova (1910), Isabella of Scotland, Duchess of Brittany (1426), and Ray Cooney (1932). After him are Tony Abbott (1957), Anne Hutchinson (1591), Chris Barber (1930), Rita Tushingham (1942), George Gissing (1857), and Geoffrey Howe (1926).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Enoch Powell ranks 427Before him are Konstantinos Paspatis (1878), Gerrard Winstanley (1609), Ian Paisley (1926), Cosmo Duff-Gordon (1862), Lambert Simnel (1477), and Nevile Henderson (1882). After him are Tony Abbott (1957), Geoffrey Howe (1926), Rosamund Clifford (1150), Abhisit Vejjajiva (1964), Matthew Hopkins (1620), and Ceolwulf of Wessex (600).