Harold Holt

1908 - 1967

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Harold Edward Holt (5 August 1908 – 17 December 1967) was an Australian politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1966 until his disappearance in 1967. He was the leader of the Liberal Party during that time. Holt, born in Sydney, lived in Melbourne from 1920. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Holt has received more than 1,933,013 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Harold Holt is the 7,869th most popular politician (up from 8,049th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Australia (down from 68th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Harold Holt ranks 7,869 out of 15,710Before him are Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt, Duchess Amelia of Württemberg, Hitoshi Ashida, Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Patrona Halil, and Peter Högl. After him are Hyperbolus, Sengge Rinchen, Marcus Valerius Messala Barbatus, Lin Sen, Jose P. Laurel, and Ayad Allawi.

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Among people born in 1908, Harold Holt ranks 112Before him are Carlo Abarth, Arturo Frondizi, Victor Weisskopf, Teizo Takeuchi, Robert Rossen, and Baby Face Nelson. After him are Lupe Vélez, Jacques Massu, Afet İnan, Edgar Faure, John Tuzo Wilson, and Sam Giancana. Among people deceased in 1967, Harold Holt ranks 95Before him are Léon M'ba, Martine Carol, H. H. Kung, Robert J. Van de Graaff, Josef Frank, and Roger B. Chaffee. After him are Luis Somoza Debayle, Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder, John Nance Garner, George Lincoln Rockwell, Franz Waxman, and Joseph Cardijn.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Harold Holt ranks 70 out of 790Before him are Morris West (1916), John Howard (1939), Nellie Melba (1861), David Wenham (1965), Cassandra Harris (1948), and Bill Mollison (1928). After him are Sia (1975), Miranda Otto (1967), Bryan Brown (1947), Luís Vaz de Torres (1565), George Pell (1941), and Nick Vujicic (1982).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Harold Holt ranks 2Before him are John Howard (1939). After him are John Curtin (1885), David Hurley (1953), Bob Hawke (1929), Kevin Rudd (1957), Dawn Fraser (1937), Robert Menzies (1894), Scott Morrison (1968), Gough Whitlam (1916), Edmund Barton (1849), and Malcolm Turnbull (1954).