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Frank Forde

1890 - 1983

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Francis Michael Forde (18 July 1890 – 28 January 1983) was an Australian politician who served as the 15th prime minister of Australia from 6 to 13 July 1945. He was deputy leader of the Australian Labor Party from 1932 to 1946 and served as prime minister in a caretaker capacity following the death of John Curtin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Forde has received more than 363,712 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Frank Forde is the 16,242nd most popular politician (down from 14,125th in 2019), the 329th most popular biography from Australia (down from 321st in 2019) and the 31st most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Frank Forde ranks 16,242 out of 15,577Before him are James McHenry, Aurelio Mosquera, Dietmar Woidke, Robert Lighthizer, Payne Stewart, and Janez Potočnik. After him are Nell Arthur, Abel Laudonio, Jan-Erik Enestam, James Seddon, Govan Mbeki, and Daniel Martínez.

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Among people born in 1890, Frank Forde ranks 216Before him are Bess Meredyth, Roberto Urdaneta Arbeláez, Angelo Zorzi, Fred M. Vinson, May Allison, and Clara Kimball Young. After him are Harry Pollitt, Marjorie Main, Marc Connelly, Edmund Lowe, Willie Applegarth, and Wheeler Oakman. Among people deceased in 1983, Frank Forde ranks 228Before him are Lynn Fontanne, Sabino Bilbao, Eubie Blake, Constantino Urbieta Sosa, Pedro Quartucci, and Kai Winding. After him are Marie Mosquini, Julio Rosales, Keith Holyoake, Alice White, William Demarest, and Henry M. Jackson.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Frank Forde ranks 329 out of 925Before him are Robbie McEwen (1972), Fanny Durack (1889), Jacob Elordi (1997), Alyssa Sutherland (1982), Virgil Donati (1958), and Mal Anderson (1935). After him are Louis Mandylor (1966), Craig Gillespie (1967), Claudia Black (1972), Wilberforce Eaves (1867), Kate Morton (1976), and Luke Bracey (1989).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Frank Forde ranks 31Before him are John McEwen (1900), Andrew Lesnie (1956), Ben Chifley (1885), Joseph Lyons (1879), Arthur Fadden (1894), and Gregory Mathews (1876). After him are John Kerr (1914), James Scullin (1876), Peter Hollingworth (1935), Michael Joseph Savage (1872), Bill Hayden (1933), and Joan Hartigan (1912).