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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

1784 - 1865

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman, who was twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century. Palmerston dominated British foreign policy during the period 1830 to 1865, when Britain stood at the height of its imperial power. He held office almost continuously from 1807 until his death in 1865. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston has received more than 1,927,308 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston is the 20th most popular diplomat (up from 29th in 2019), the 625th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,048th in 2019) and the most popular British Diplomat.

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, is most famous for his role as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1830 to 1834 and again from 1835 to 1841.

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Among DIPLOMATS

Among diplomats, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ranks 20 out of 51Before him are Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Mohamed ElBaradei, Madeleine Albright, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Chiune Sugihara, and Alva Myrdal. After him are George F. Kennan, Chaim Herzog, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Thomas Klestil, Megasthenes, and John Mott.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1784, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ranks 9Before him are Zachary Taylor, Friedrich Bessel, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Marie-Antoine Carême, Karl Thomas Mozart, and Louis Spohr. After him are Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Leo von Klenze, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, François Rude, Rafael del Riego, and Ferdinand Ries. Among people deceased in 1865, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ranks 9Before him are John Wilkes Booth, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Leopold I of Belgium, Emil Lenz, William Rowan Hamilton, and Anna Pavlovna of Russia. After him are Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Johann Franz Encke, Robert FitzRoy, Elizabeth Gaskell, Shoqan Walikhanov, and Christian Jürgensen Thomsen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ranks 625 out of 6,924Before him are Saint Malachy (1094), H. Rider Haggard (1856), Tim Curry (1946), Thomas Cranmer (1489), A. A. Milne (1882), and Thomas Malory (1405). After him are Edgar Wallace (1875), William Oughtred (1574), Leslie Howard (1893), Wilkie Collins (1824), Henry the Young King (1155), and David Irving (1938).

Among DIPLOMATS In United Kingdom

Among diplomats born in United Kingdom, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ranks 1After him are Chaim Herzog (1918) and Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (1864).