Harold Macmillan

1894 - 1986

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Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (10 February 1894 – 29 December 1986) was a British statesman and Conservative politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. Nicknamed "Supermac", he was known for his pragmatism, wit, and unflappability. Macmillan was seriously injured as an infantry officer during the First World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Macmillan has received more than 8,539,004 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Harold Macmillan is the 1,368th most popular politician (down from 1,189th in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 295th in 2019) and the 56th most popular British Politician.

Harold Macmillan was most famous for his time as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was the Prime Minister from 1957 to 1963.

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Among politicians, Harold Macmillan ranks 1,368 out of 19,576Before him are Ahaz, Scipio Aemilianus, Töregene Khatun, Andrei Zhdanov, Sarah Palin, and Ernst Thälmann. After him are Rodolfo Graziani, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Joachim Gauck, William II of England, Dionysius I of Syracuse, and Leo IV the Khazar.

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Among people born in 1894, Harold Macmillan ranks 17Before him are Moshe Sharett, Jean Renoir, Norbert Wiener, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Fritz Sauckel, and Joseph Roth. After him are Gala Dalí, Isaac Babel, Dietrich von Choltitz, Kiichiro Toyoda, Alfred Kinsey, and Satyendra Nath Bose. Among people deceased in 1986, Harold Macmillan ranks 13Before him are Mircea Eliade, Tenzing Norgay, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Joseph Beuys, Cliff Burton, and Jean Genet. After him are Frank Herbert, Urho Kekkonen, Henry Moore, Celâl Bayar, Jaroslav Seifert, and Edward Adelbert Doisy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harold Macmillan ranks 304 out of 8,785Before him are Randal Cremer (1828), Henry Morton Stanley (1841), John Keats (1795), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Peter Sellers (1925), and Rod Stewart (1945). After him are Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), John Herschel (1792), Thomas Becket (1119), Harold Wilson (1916), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), and Mary of Teck (1867).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Harold Macmillan ranks 56Before him are Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Liz Truss (1975), Richard Cromwell (1626), Æthelred the Unready (968), and Randal Cremer (1828). After him are Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), Harold Wilson (1916), Edmund Ironside (993), Edmund I (921), James V of Scotland (1512), and Halford Mackinder (1861).