Gordon Brown

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James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Blair government from 1997 to 2007. Brown was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 to 2015, first for Dunfermline East and later for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon Brown has received more than 5,975,206 page views. His biography is available in 99 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 98 in 2019). Gordon Brown is the 2,539th most popular politician (down from 2,129th in 2019), the 616th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 504th in 2019) and the 107th most popular British Politician.

Gordon Brown is most famous for being the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2007 to 2010.

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Among politicians, Gordon Brown ranks 2,539 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Auguste Mariette, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, Fuad Masum, Kitbuqa, and Haakon V of Norway. After him are Seleucus IV Philopator, Empress Suiko, Lütfi Pasha, Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Christopher II of Denmark, and Alexandre Colonna-Walewski.

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Among people born in 1951, Gordon Brown ranks 23Before him are Ayman al-Zawahiri, Claudio Ranieri, Paul Breitner, Mark Hamill, Karekin II, and Tommy Hilfiger. After him are Juan Manuel Santos, Aslan Maskhadov, Kenny Dalglish, Kathryn Bigelow, Anjelica Huston, and Akhmad Kadyrov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gordon Brown ranks 616 out of 6,924Before him are Samuel Richardson (1689), Julian Huxley (1887), John Langdon Down (1828), Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930), Sean Bean (1959), and Ian McEwan (1948). After him are Bobby Robson (1933), Gladwyn Jebb (1900), Saint Malachy (1094), H. Rider Haggard (1856), Tim Curry (1946), and Thomas Cranmer (1489).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Gordon Brown ranks 107Before him are Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (1415), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930). After him are Gladwyn Jebb (1900), Henry the Young King (1155), John Buchan (1875), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), William Wilberforce (1759), and Stanley Baldwin (1867).

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