Gladwyn Jebb

1900 - 1996

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Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn (25 April 1900 – 24 October 1996) was a prominent British civil servant, diplomat and politician who served as the acting secretary-general of the United Nations between 1945 and 1946. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gladwyn Jebb has received more than 325,751 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Gladwyn Jebb is the 3,144th most popular politician (up from 3,937th in 2019), the 672nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 866th in 2019) and the 118th most popular British Politician.

Gladwyn Jebb was a British diplomat who was the secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He is most famous for his role in the development of the Marshall Plan, which helped rebuild Europe after World War II.

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  • 3.37

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Among politicians, Gladwyn Jebb ranks 3,144 out of 19,576Before him are Hedvig Sophia of Sweden, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Emperor Cheng of Han, Louis II of Anjou, Polyxena, and Maurice, Elector of Saxony. After him are Emperor Zhezong, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Caroline of Brunswick, Ladislaus III of Hungary, Abbas III, and Edda Mussolini.

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Among people born in 1900, Gladwyn Jebb ranks 40Before him are Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Chiune Sugihara, Walther Wenck, Mahavatar Babaji, Ragnar Granit, and Julien Green. After him are Anna Seghers, W. Edwards Deming, Thomas Wolfe, Howard H. Aiken, Pedro Cea, and Raphael Lemkin. Among people deceased in 1996, Gladwyn Jebb ranks 33Before him are Artur Axmann, René Clément, Odysseas Elytis, Ademir de Menezes, Solomon Asch, and Andreas Papandreou. After him are Masaki Kobayashi, Nicu Ceaușescu, Mohammad Najibullah, Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Victor Ambartsumian, and William Vickrey.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Gladwyn Jebb ranks 672 out of 8,785Before him are John Snow (1813), Edgar Adrian (1889), Leslie Howard (1893), Bill Wyman (1936), Oliver Smithies (1925), and Thomas Chippendale (1718). After him are James Bradley (1693), Brian Cox (1946), Ben Jonson (1572), George Porter (1920), Roy Hodgson (1947), and James Francis Edward Stuart (1688).

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