Ernest Bevin

1881 - 1951

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Ernest Bevin (9 March 1881 – 14 April 1951) was a British statesman, trade union leader, and Labour politician. He co-founded and served as General Secretary of the powerful Transport and General Workers' Union in the years 1922–1940, and served as Minister of Labour and National Service in the war-time coalition government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Bevin has received more than 535,735 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ernest Bevin is the 10,344th most popular politician (down from 9,163rd in 2019), the 2,373rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,964th in 2019) and the 360th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Ernest Bevin ranks 10,344 out of 15,710Before him are Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois, Hermann Muhs, Bagha Qaghan, Nedjemibre, Grigory Shelikhov, and Kamal Ganzouri. After him are Branko Crvenkovski, Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz, Manlio Brosio, Raimonds Vējonis, Princess Marie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel, and Artur Mas.

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Among people born in 1881, Ernest Bevin ranks 107Before him are Nasib Yusifbeyli, Yakov Protazanov, Marcello Piacentini, Ber Borochov, Móric Esterházy, and Jānis Balodis. After him are Rudolf Ramek, Harry Hillman, Gunnar Nordström, Gaston Gallimard, Ken McArthur, and Kristian Prestrud. Among people deceased in 1951, Ernest Bevin ranks 85Before him are Paula von Preradović, Lippo Hertzka, Bernhard Kellermann, Fréhel, Peter Cheyney, and Henry Carton de Wiart. After him are Charles Dillon Perrine, Selim Palmgren, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar, István Friedrich, Karl Koller, and Angelos Sikelianos.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ernest Bevin ranks 2,373 out of 6,924Before him are Llywelyn the Great (1173), William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (1773), Rufus Sewell (1967), Maurice Evans (1901), Renée Vivien (1877), and Kevin Ayers (1944). After him are Harry Seeley (1839), Matthew Locke (1621), Douglas Bader (1910), Barry Morse (1918), Mick Ronson (1946), and William Elford Leach (1791).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Ernest Bevin ranks 360Before him are Prince William of Gloucester (1941), Jeremy Thorpe (1929), Prince Maurice of Battenberg (1891), Henry Ireton (1611), Llywelyn the Great (1173), and William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (1773). After him are Wulfhere of Mercia (650), Ian Paisley (1926), Matthew Hopkins (1620), Dionysios Kasdaglis (1872), Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone (1874), and Ken Livingstone (1945).