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Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

1891 - 1969

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Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, (10 December 1891 – 16 June 1969), was a senior British Army officer who served with distinction in both the First and the Second World War and, afterwards, as Governor General of Canada and the first Lord Lieutenant of Greater London in 1965. Alexander was born in London to aristocratic parents and was educated at Harrow before moving on to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, for training as an army officer of the Irish Guards. He rose to prominence through his service in the First World War, receiving numerous honours and decorations, and continued his military career through various British campaigns across Europe and Asia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis has received more than 723,325 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis is the 454th most popular military personnel (down from 420th in 2019), the 914th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 809th in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Military Personnel.

Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis was a British Army officer who commanded the Allied forces in North Africa during the Second World War. He was also the 18th Governor-General of Canada from 1952 to 1958.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 454 out of 1,466Before him are Saburō Sakai, Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, Aegidius, Gongsun Zan, Hans Baur, and Vjekoslav Luburić. After him are He Jin, Alfred Redl, Huang Gai, William Westmoreland, Pierre Cambronne, and August Hirt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 39Before him are Ole Kirk Christiansen, Grant Wood, Max Amann, Pier Luigi Nervi, Otto Rasch, and Alexander Wienerberger. After him are Anton Dostler, John Langenus, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Hans Reichenbach, Antonio Segni, and Michael Polanyi. Among people deceased in 1969, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 43Before him are Walter Christaller, Robert Taylor, Raymond A. Spruance, Wacław Sierpiński, Eberhard von Mackensen, and Vjekoslav Luburić. After him are Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Erika Mann, Li Zongren, Vito Genovese, Radivoj Korać, and Enrique Ballestrero.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 914 out of 6,924Before him are Charles Spearman (1863), Ewan McGregor (1971), Steve Harris (1956), Ruth Rendell (1930), Tom Wilkinson (1948), and Natasha Richardson (1963). After him are Dominic Purcell (1970), Francis Walsingham (1532), George Biddell Airy (1801), Betty Williams (1943), George Fox (1624), and John Mayall (1933).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In United Kingdom

Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 16Before him are John Franklin (1786), Harold Lowe (1882), James Paul Moody (1887), Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (1861), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), and John Hawkins (1532). After him are John Hanning Speke (1827), Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861), Woodes Rogers (1679), William Bligh (1754), Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775), and Jack Phillips (1887).