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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), who was styled as Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911, and as Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, and was known simply as Lord Curzon, was a British Conservative statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905. During his time as Viceroy, Lord Curzon created the territory of Eastern Bengal and Assam, and fought with the British military commander Lord Kitchener. During the First World War, he served in the small War Cabinet of Prime Minister David Lloyd George as Leader of the House of Lords (from December 1916), as well as the War Policy Committee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston has received more than 895,924 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston is the 2,098th most popular politician (up from 3,127th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 692nd in 2019) and the 92nd 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 2,098 out of 15,710Before him are Sweyn II of Denmark, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress Wanrong, Cleomenes III, Wallia, and Maria Mandl. After him are Aeschines, Paul Biya, Nexhmije Hoxha, Adolf of Germany, Michael Collins, and Tianqi Emperor.

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Among people born in 1859, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 20Before him are Sholem Aleichem, Jean Jaurès, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Alexandre Millerand, Verner von Heidenstam, and Jerome K. Jerome. After him are Pierre Janet, Hugo Junkers, Bertha Pappenheim, Alexander Samsonov, Venustiano Carranza, and Francisco Ferrer. Among people deceased in 1925, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 18Before him are Mikhail Frunze, Felix Klein, Georgy Lvov, Camille Flammarion, Wong Fei-hung, and Alexander Friedmann. After him are Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Johann Palisa, Léon Bourgeois, H. Rider Haggard, and Vajiravudh.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 508 out of 6,924Before him are Kate Bush (1958), Eadred (923), Christopher Tolkien (1924), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), and Christopher Nolan (1970). After him are Ben Jonson (1572), Peter Gabriel (1950), John Barry (1933), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), Daniel Craig (1968), and Frank Williams (1942).

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Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ranks 92Before him are Offa of Mercia (800), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Arthur Balfour (1848), Eadwig (940), Eadred (923), and Sweyn II of Denmark (1020). After him are James Francis Edward Stuart (1688), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), James II of Scotland (1430), James III of Scotland (1451), Edmund Ironside (993), and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844).