Henry Campbell-Bannerman

1836 - 1908

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Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (né Campbell; 7 September 1836 – 22 April 1908) was a British statesman and Liberal politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1905 to 1908 and Leader of the Liberal Party from 1899 to 1908. He also was Secretary of State for War twice, in the cabinets of Gladstone and Rosebery. He was the first First Lord of the Treasury to be officially called the "Prime Minister", the term only coming into official usage five days after he took office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Campbell-Bannerman has received more than 865,023 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Henry Campbell-Bannerman is the 5,749th most popular politician (up from 7,226th in 2019), the 1,151st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,515th in 2019) and the 195th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Campbell-Bannerman ranks 5,749 out of 19,576Before him are Ramiro III of León, Ernő Gerő, Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony, Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Andrei Karlov, and Rehavam Ze'evi. After him are Richard Glücks, Jinpyeong of Silla, Ma Liang, Béla Miklós, Ernesto Cardenal, and Antilochus.

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Among people born in 1836, Henry Campbell-Bannerman ranks 22Before him are Kalākaua, Joseph Chamberlain, Princess Anna of Prussia, Władysław Tarnowski, Jules Joseph Lefebvre, and Enomoto Takeaki. After him are Jarosław Dąbrowski, Nicholas of Japan, Norman Lockyer, Theodor Nöldeke, Ronglu, and Nikolay Dobrolyubov. Among people deceased in 1908, Henry Campbell-Bannerman ranks 23Before him are Radoje Domanović, Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Wilhelm Busch, Mikhail Chigorin, Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Enomoto Takeaki. After him are Pat Garrett, Jonas Lie, Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev, Khudiram Bose, John of Kronstadt, and Dersu Uzala.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Campbell-Bannerman ranks 1,151 out of 8,785Before him are Francis Walsingham (1532), Lord Alfred Douglas (1870), Evelyn Waugh (1903), Jeremy Clarkson (1960), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), and Keira Knightley (1985). After him are Oldfield Thomas (1858), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), Steven Gerrard (1980), Daniel Radcliffe (1989), Alan Watts (1915), and Robert Recorde (1512).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry Campbell-Bannerman ranks 195Before him are John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792), Alexander II of Scotland (1198), Warren Hastings (1732), Domnall mac Ailpín (812), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), and Francis Walsingham (1532). After him are Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1506), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935), William the Lion (1142), Ed Miliband (1969), Louis Lucien Bonaparte (1813), and Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341).