Georges Vanier

1888 - 1967

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Georges-Philias Vanier (23 April 1888 – 5 March 1967) was a Canadian military officer and diplomat who served as governor general of Canada, the first Quebecer and second Canadian-born person to hold the position. Vanier was born and educated in Quebec. In 1906, he was valedictorian when he graduated with a BA from Loyola College. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Vanier has received more than 260,190 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Georges Vanier is the 17,418th most popular politician (down from 15,875th in 2019), the 707th most popular biography from Canada (down from 639th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Canadian Politician.

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Over the past year Georges Vanier has had the most page views in the with 29,244 views, followed by French (6,647), and Ukrainian (900). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (78.89%), Cantonese (56.86%), and Slovenian (46.59%)


Among politicians, Georges Vanier ranks 17,418 out of 19,576Before him are S. I. Hayakawa, Barbara Prammer, Désiré Rakotoarijaona, Connie Hedegaard, Süleyman Soylu, and Rick Santorum. After him are Wade Hampton III, Rasmus Paludan, John Bright, Cori Bush, Daniel Williams, and John Ballance.

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Among people born in 1888, Georges Vanier ranks 272Before him are Miles Mander, Miles Malleson, Nils Silfverskiöld, Asaf Ali, Chandrashekhar Agashe, and Monty Woolley. After him are Paul Cavanagh, Marguerite Marsh, Tor Lund, Clemence Dane, Lucien Hubbard, and John Crowe Ransom. Among people deceased in 1967, Georges Vanier ranks 278Before him are Alice Lake, Alexander Aitken, Grace Cunard, Kaaren Verne, Elmer McCollum, and George E. Stone. After him are Harry Hines Woodring, Patrick Kavanagh, Tom Conway, Stuart Erwin, Constance Titus, and Robert Henry Lawrence Jr..

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Among people born in Canada, Georges Vanier ranks 707 out of 1,622Before him are Ruby Keeler (1909), Petar Rajič (1959), Chris Taylor (1950), Sid Abel (1918), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), and Dean Crawford (1958). After him are Harold McMunn (1902), Finn Wolfhard (2002), Aaron Ashmore (1979), Jonathan de Guzmán (1987), Torri Higginson (1969), and Daniel Negreanu (1974).


Among politicians born in Canada, Georges Vanier ranks 63Before him are Jean Charest (1958), Jack Layton (1950), Chrystia Freeland (1968), Ken Dryden (1947), Hilda Cameron (1912), and S. I. Hayakawa (1906). After him are Beattie Ramsay (1895), Ted Lindsay (1925), Kathleen Wynne (1953), Conrad Black (1944), Hazel McCallion (1921), and Vincent Massey (1887).