H. H. Asquith

1852 - 1928

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), generally known as H. H. Asquith, was a British politician and statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916. He was the last Liberal Party prime minister to command a majority government, and the most recent Liberal to have served as Leader of the Opposition. He played a major role in the design and passage of major liberal legislation and a reduction of the power of the House of Lords. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of H. H. Asquith has received more than 2,622,319 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). H. H. Asquith is the 3,442nd most popular politician (up from 4,090th in 2019), the 738th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 908th in 2019) and the 125th most popular British Politician.

He was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916. He is most famous for leading the UK through World War I.

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  • 5.71

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Over the past year H. H. Asquith has had the most page views in the with 338,819 views, followed by Spanish (15,812), and Russian (14,660). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Irish (668.09%), Classical Chinese (606.54%), and Chinese (278.43%)


Among politicians, H. H. Asquith ranks 3,442 out of 19,576Before him are Lu Xun, Ana Pauker, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Marcus Atilius Regulus, Janet Yellen, and Cao Mao. After him are Idomeneus of Crete, Mike Pence, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Salome Alexandra, Haakon Sigurdsson, and Jean de Dunois.

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Among people born in 1852, H. H. Asquith ranks 21Before him are Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Constantin Fehrenbach, Ferdinand von Lindemann, Alice Liddell, and Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant. After him are Tewfik Pasha, Terauchi Masatake, Paul Bourget, Calamity Jane, Julius Richard Petri, and Daniel Burley Woolfall. Among people deceased in 1928, H. H. Asquith ranks 22Before him are Giovanni Giolitti, Myrtle Corbin, Stjepan Radić, Antonio Abetti, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, and Luigi Cadorna. After him are Reinhard Scheer, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Álvaro Obregón, Loie Fuller, and Li Yuanhong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, H. H. Asquith ranks 738 out of 8,785Before him are Jude Law (1972), Alexander R. Todd (1907), James Mill (1773), Ronald Fisher (1890), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), and Thomas Mun (1571). After him are William John Macquorn Rankine (1820), Percy Fawcett (1867), Tom Jones (1940), Alfred Molina (1953), J. L. Austin (1911), and Arthur Cayley (1821).

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