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MILITARY PERSONNEL

Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

1891 - 1969

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis , (10 December 1891 – 16 June 1969) was a senior and highly decorated British Army officer who served in both of the world wars. In addition, following the end of his military career, he served as Governor General of Canada and became the first Lord Lieutenant of Greater London in 1965. Alexander was born in London and was educated at Harrow before moving on to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, for training as an army officer of the Irish Guards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis has received more than 1,055,323 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis is the 553rd most popular military personnel (down from 454th in 2019), the 1,048th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 913th in 2019) and the 20th 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 553 out of 1,468Before him are Qi Jiguang, August Hirt, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Jack Phillips, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, and Werner Ostendorff. After him are Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, Saitō Hajime, Aegidius, Heraclius the Elder, Maarten Tromp, and Joseph Gallieni.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 44Before him are Otto Rasch, Bronislava Nijinska, Anton Dostler, Grant Wood, Michael Polanyi, and Antonio Segni. After him are Moïse Kisling, Arthur Drewry, Otto Schmidt, Jacques Lipchitz, Takijirō Ōnishi, and Yevhen Konovalets. Among people deceased in 1969, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 48Before him are Allen Dulles, Zakir Husain, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Vito Genovese, Li Zongren, and Prince Konrad of Bavaria. After him are Enrique Ballestrero, René Barrientos, Erika Mann, Joseph Kosma, Leo McCarey, and Ernest Ansermet.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 1,048 out of 7,765Before him are Jack Phillips (1887), Geraldine McEwan (1932), John Horton Conway (1937), Charles Spearman (1863), Charles Webster Leadbeater (1854), and George Biddell Airy (1801). After him are Æthelbald, King of Wessex (831), Alan Parsons (1948), David Hamilton (1933), Michael Houghton (1949), Kim Wilde (1960), and Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In United Kingdom

Among military personnels born in United Kingdom, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis ranks 20Before him are John Hawkins (1532), James Paul Moody (1887), William Bligh (1754), Harold Lowe (1882), Paddy Roy Bates (1921), and Jack Phillips (1887). After him are Woodes Rogers (1679), Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Melita Norwood (1912), and Joseph Boxhall (1884).