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Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel

1870 - 1963

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Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, (6 November 1870 – 5 February 1963) was a British Liberal politician who was the party leader from 1931 to 1935. He was the first nominally-practising Jew to serve as a Cabinet minister and to become the leader of a major British political party. Samuel had promoted Zionism within the British Cabinet, beginning with his 1915 memorandum entitled The Future of Palestine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel has received more than 277,582 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel is the 6,914th most popular politician (up from 7,162nd in 2019), the 1,438th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,561st in 2019) and the 229th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 6,914 out of 15,577Before him are Géraud Duroc, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen, Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre, Jovinus, and Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon. After him are Hendrik Verwoerd, Chōsokabe Motochika, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Igor II of Kiev, Ivan Susanin, and Inge II of Norway.

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Among people born in 1870, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 57Before him are Princess Henriette of Belgium, Vladimir Purishkevich, Helge von Koch, Florent Schmitt, Vítězslav Novák, and Alexandre Benois. After him are Herbert Kilpin, François Georges-Picot, Reginald Lee, Georges Claude, Kitaro Nishida, and Masabumi Hosono. Among people deceased in 1963, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 53Before him are Remedios Varo, Sylvanus Olympio, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Jacobus Oud, Alexander Marinesko, and Berthold, Margrave of Baden. After him are Fritz Reiner, Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin, Georg Lindemann, Jacob Gade, Ferenc Fricsay, and Rikidōzan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 1,438 out of 7,765Before him are Patrick Macnee (1922), Alvin Lee (1944), Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Lucinda Riley (1965), Gordon Ramsay (1966), and Matthew Flinders (1774). After him are Gilbert Ryle (1900), Edward Fox (1937), George Young (1946), Beorhtric of Wessex (800), Thomas Arne (1710), and Penda of Mercia (606).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 229Before him are Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883), Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), Herbert Pitman (1877), Ed Miliband (1969), Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), and Ælle of Sussex (500). After him are Beorhtric of Wessex (800), Penda of Mercia (606), Edward the Exile (1016), Jeffrey Archer (1940), Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763), and Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933).