George Canning

1770 - 1827

George Canning

George Canning (11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827) was a British Tory statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from April to August 1827. He occupied various senior cabinet positions under numerous prime ministers, finally becoming Prime Minister for the last 118 days of his life. The son of an actress and a failed businessman and lawyer, Canning was supported financially by his uncle, Stratford Canning, which allowed him to attend Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Canning has received more than 463,081 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,097th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, George Canning ranks 5,067 out of 14,801Before him are Verginia, Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Antoine Barnave, Neferkasokar, Dieter Wisliceny, and Zillur Rahman. After him are Tukulti-Ninurta II, Ishbi-Erra, Hans-Rudolf Merz, Fu Hao, Æthelbald, King of Wessex, and Lucius Antonius.

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Among people born in 1770, George Canning ranks 21Before him are Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Princess Carolina of Parma, Anton Reicha, Thomas Johann Seebeck, Theodoros Kolokotronis, and Sequoyah. After him are Dominique Vandamme, Alexandre Brongniart, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, Jean Maximilien Lamarque, and François Étienne de Kellermann. Among people deceased in 1827, George Canning ranks 14Before him are Wilhelm Hauff, Ugo Foscolo, Maria Theresa of Austria, Wilhelm Müller, Samuel Crompton, and Ernst Chladni. After him are Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt, Robert Surcouf, Morten Thrane Brünnich, Michel-Gabriel Paccard, Thomas Rowlandson, and Georgios Karaiskakis.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Canning ranks 1,075 out of 5,347Before him are Peter Vaughan (1923), Henry Gray (1827), John Wilkins (1614), Jared Harris (1961), Domnall mac Ailpín (812), and David Edward Hughes (1831). After him are Æthelbald, King of Wessex (831), Adam Ferguson (1723), Margaret of York (1446), Edward Frankland (1825), Dusty Springfield (1939), and Dave Gahan (1962).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George Canning ranks 177Before him are Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Catherine Ashton (1956), Denis Thatcher (1915), John Bowring (1792), Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), and Domnall mac Ailpín (812). After him are Æthelbald, King of Wessex (831), Margaret of York (1446), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935), Louis Lucien Bonaparte (1813), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), and Penda of Mercia (606).