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George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

1859 - 1925

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George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, (11 January 1859 – 20 March 1925), styled Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911 and then Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, was a prominent British statesman, Conservative politician and writer who served as Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905. Born in Derbyshire into an aristocratic family, Curzon was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford, before entering Parliament in 1886. In the following years he travelled extensively in Russia, Central Asia and the Far East, and published several books on the region in which he detailed his geopolitical outlook and underlined the perceived Russian threat to British control of India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston has received more than 1,592,795 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston is the 2,544th most popular politician (down from 2,199th in 2019), the 546th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 505th in 2019) and the 94th most popular British Politician.

George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, was a British statesman and diplomat. He served as Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905. He was Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1919 and 1924.

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Among politicians, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 2,544 out of 19,576Before him are Lee Hsien Loong, Charibert I, Nectanebo I, Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria, Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Lentulus Batiatus. After him are Aybak, Krum, Ahaziah of Judah, Sa'id of Egypt, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1859, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 18Before him are Yuan Shikai, Billy the Kid, Sholem Aleichem, Verner von Heidenstam, Jean Jaurès, and Alexandre Millerand. After him are Jerome K. Jerome, Pierre Janet, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Hugo Junkers, Alexander Samsonov, and Anna Ancher. Among people deceased in 1925, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 20Before him are Mikhail Frunze, Camille Flammarion, Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Władysław Reymont, Léon Bourgeois, and Vajiravudh. After him are Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Wong Fei-hung, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Félix Vallotton, and Hjalmar Branting.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 546 out of 8,785Before him are Gregory Bateson (1904), Roger Glover (1945), Gustav Holst (1874), Stanley Rous (1895), Bruce Dickinson (1958), and Thomas Bayes (1702). After him are Betty Williams (1943), David McCallum (1933), David Lean (1908), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), Jane Seymour (1951), and Thomas Cranmer (1489).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 94Before him are Gordon Brown (1951), Henry the Young King (1155), William Wilberforce (1759), Ælla of Northumbria (800), Stanley Baldwin (1867), and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844). After him are David II of Scotland (1324), Eadwig (940), Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796), and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767).