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Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon

1866 - 1941

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Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon (12 September 1866 – 12 August 1941), was a British Liberal politician and administrator who served as Governor General of Canada, the 13th since Canadian Confederation, and as Viceroy and Governor-General of India, the country's 22nd. Freeman-Thomas was born in England and educated at Eton College and then the University of Cambridge before serving for 15 years in the Sussex Artillery. He then entered the diplomatic and political fields, acting as aide-de-camp to his father-in-law when the latter was Governor of Victoria and, in 1900, was elected to the British House of Commons. He thereafter occupied a variety of government posts, including secretary to the British prime minister and, after being raised to the peerage as Lord Willingdon, as Lord-in-waiting to King George V. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon has received more than 258,718 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon is the 13,414th most popular politician (down from 12,389th in 2019), the 4,034th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 493rd most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon ranks 13,414 out of 15,710Before him are Oliver Otis Howard, Feliciano Viera, Osric of Deira, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Guido Knopp, and Tom Clarke. After him are Dmitry Rogozin, Ulla Schmidt, Einar Arnórsson, François Asselineau, BP Koirala, and Andrei Kobyakov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1866, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon ranks 114Before him are Ole Østmo, Lena Rice, Antonios Pepanos, Maud Gonne, Antonio Luna, and Mahboob Ali Khan. After him are Saliamonas Banaitis, Matthew Henson, Georges de la Falaise, David Samanez Ocampo, Ernest Mangnall, and Hiram Johnson. Among people deceased in 1941, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon ranks 146Before him are Friedrich Engel, Hugh Walpole, Eduardo Schaerer, Anton Reichenow, Lucien Mérignac, and Simon Guggenheim. After him are Hamilton Harty, Franz Bartl, John Stanley Plaskett, Blind Boy Fuller, Bob Crompton, and Banjo Paterson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon ranks 4,034 out of 6,924Before him are Christopher Cockerell (1910), Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (1868), Mark Blundell (1966), Piers Sellers (1955), Michael Caton-Jones (1957), and Tom Clarke (1858). After him are John Clare (1793), Joe Mercer (1914), Winifred McNair (1877), J. I. Packer (1926), Richard Ashcroft (1971), and Jackie Milburn (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon ranks 493Before him are Henry Hyndman (1842), Michael Foot (1913), John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680), William Fox (1812), Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (1868), and Tom Clarke (1858). After him are Gayatri Devi (1919), Charles Townshend (1725), Stanley Sadie (1930), Joseph Cook (1860), John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun (1860), and Dru Drury (1725).