Harold Macmillan

1894 - 1986

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Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (10 February 1894 – 29 December 1986) was a British Conservative politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. Caricatured as "Supermac", he was known for his pragmatism, wit and unflappability. Macmillan was badly 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 6,449,925 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Harold Macmillan is the 1,101st most popular politician (up from 1,952nd in 2019), the 288th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 463rd 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 1,101 out of 15,710Before him are Wang Mang, John McCain, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Brennus, Emperor Yingzong of Ming, and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria. After him are Patrice de MacMahon, Zedekiah, Artaxerxes III, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Alexander I of Macedon, and Park Geun-hye.

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Among people born in 1894, Harold Macmillan ranks 15Before him are Boris III of Bulgaria, Jean Renoir, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Norbert Wiener, John Ford, and Joseph Roth. After him are Fritz Sauckel, Alfred Kinsey, Gala Dalí, Moshe Sharett, Dietrich von Choltitz, and Isaac Babel. Among people deceased in 1986, Harold Macmillan ranks 14Before him are Mircea Eliade, Cary Grant, Tenzing Norgay, Joseph Beuys, Henry Moore, and Jean Genet. After him are Cliff Burton, Frank Herbert, Benny Goodman, Celâl Bayar, Urho Kekkonen, and Albert Szent-Györgyi.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Harold Macmillan ranks 288 out of 6,924Before him are Gary Oldman (1958), Roger Taylor (1949), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), John Deacon (1951), Jane Birkin (1946), and Timothy Dalton (1946). After him are John Hurt (1940), Brian Jones (1942), Alfred North Whitehead (1861), David Lloyd George (1863), Beatrix Potter (1866), and Mary of Teck (1867).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Harold Macmillan ranks 56Before him are Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Tristan (535), Harold Godwinson (1022), Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795), Richard Cromwell (1626), and Clement Attlee (1883). After him are David Lloyd George (1863), Oswald Mosley (1896), David II of Scotland (1324), Randal Cremer (1828), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), and Anne Neville (1456).