H. H. Asquith

1852 - 1928

H. H. Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), generally known as H. H. Asquith, was a British statesman and Liberal politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916. He was the last prime minister to lead a majority Liberal government, and he played a central role in the design and passage of major liberal legislation and a reduction of the power of the House of Lords. In August 1914, Asquith took Great Britain and the British Empire into the First World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of H. H. Asquith has received more than 1,467,917 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,798th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, H. H. Asquith ranks 3,775 out of 14,801Before him are Agrippa Postumus, Bagrat III of Georgia, Ptolemy Philadelphus, Dion of Syracuse, Sabine Bergmann-Pohl, and João Manuel, Prince of Portugal. After him are Aleksey Kuropatkin, Aristagoras, Aslan Maskhadov, Blanche of Namur, Emperor Ingyō, and France-Albert René.

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Among people born in 1852, H. H. Asquith ranks 21Before him are William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Ferdinand von Lindemann, Julius Richard Petri, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, and Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant. After him are Constantin Fehrenbach, Christian Krohg, Terauchi Masatake, Tewfik Pasha, Daniel Burley Woolfall, and Paul Bourget. Among people deceased in 1928, H. H. Asquith ranks 24Before him are Stjepan Radić, Armando Diaz, Italo Svevo, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, and Álvaro Obregón. After him are Reinhard Scheer, Giovanni Giolitti, Ebenezer Howard, Pavel Axelrod, Mauritz Stiller, and Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, H. H. Asquith ranks 816 out of 5,347Before him are Oswald Mosley (1896), Jim Broadbent (1949), Henry Every (1659), E. E. Evans-Pritchard (1902), Ian Paice (1948), and David Coverdale (1951). After him are Tony Richardson (1928), Joseph Swan (1828), Thomas Reid (1710), Tom Hardy (1977), Thomas Mun (1571), and Richard Hamilton (1922).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, H. H. Asquith ranks 136Before him are Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850), Alexander II of Scotland (1198), Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), Richard of Cornwall (1209), Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), and Oswald Mosley (1896). After him are Malcolm III of Scotland (1031), Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), Norman Angell (1872), Guthrum (830), Duncan I of Scotland (1001), and Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850).