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Henry McMahon

1862 - 1949

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Sir Arthur Henry McMahon (28 November 1862 – 29 December 1949) was a British Indian Army officer and diplomat who served as the High Commissioner in Egypt from 1915 to 1917. He was also an administrator in British India and served twice as Chief Commissioner of Baluchistan. McMahon is best known for the McMahon-Hussein Correspondence with Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, the McMahon Line between Tibet and India, and the Declaration to the Seven in response to a memorandum written by seven notable Syrians. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry McMahon has received more than 119,567 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Henry McMahon is the 6,954th most popular politician (down from 6,029th in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from India (down from 169th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry McMahon ranks 6,954 out of 15,577Before him are Gaius Cassius Longinus Varus, Mekh, Sophia Eleonore of Saxony, Nicholas Murray Butler, Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, and Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. After him are Heinz Jost, Richard de Bures, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Anton Korošec, Hannelore Kohl, and Regalianus.

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Among people born in 1862, Henry McMahon ranks 49Before him are Eugen Ehrlich, August Oetker, Mikhail Nesterov, Infanta María de la Paz of Spain, Frederick Delius, and Nicholas Murray Butler. After him are Anton Ažbe, René Viviani, Nitobe Inazō, Cao Kun, Adolphe Appia, and Edvard Westermarck. Among people deceased in 1949, Henry McMahon ranks 53Before him are Hanns Albin Rauter, Prince Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria, Vítězslav Novák, Walter Buch, Hans Pfitzner, and Ellery Harding Clark. After him are Prince Harald of Denmark, Ivan Poddubny, Jacques Copeau, Wilhelm Adam, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, and Maria Cebotari.

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Among people born in India, Henry McMahon ranks 219 out of 1,493Before him are Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942), Raja Ravi Varma (1848), Harivansh Rai Bachchan (1907), Hyder Ali (1720), Jayaprakash Narayan (1902), and Mithun Chakraborty (1950). After him are Surdas (1478), Anna Mani (1918), Tilopa (928), Rajaraja I (947), Hemachandra (1089), and Jamsetji Tata (1839).


Among politicians born in India, Henry McMahon ranks 71Before him are Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905), Ibrahim Lodi (1450), Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913), Shah Alam II (1728), Ahilyabai Holkar (1725), and Hyder Ali (1720). After him are Tilopa (928), Rajaraja I (947), Khaleda Zia (1945), Shankar Dayal Sharma (1918), Charan Singh (1902), and Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910).