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-practicing 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 252,709 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel is the 7,169th most popular politician (down from 6,683rd in 2019), the 1,562nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,398th in 2019) and the 261st most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 7,169 out of 15,710Before him are Iullus Antonius, Marina Ginestà, Fradique de Menezes, Pōmare IV, Ashurnasirpal I, and Hildeprand. After him are Henry A. Wallace, Valerian II, Washington Luís, Sabium, Giorgio Perlasca, and Sālote Tupou III.

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Among people born in 1870, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 60Before him are Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, Alexandre Benois, Géza Maróczy, Herbert Kilpin, Michael Rostovtzeff, and Vladimir Purishkevich. After him are Princess Henriette of Belgium, Marianne Weber, Leonid Krasin, Kitaro Nishida, Emil Orlík, and David Riazanov. Among people deceased in 1963, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 56Before him are Sivananda Saraswati, Georg Lindemann, Ferenc Fricsay, Rikidōzan, Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin, and Alexander Marinesko. After him are Berthold, Margrave of Baden, Jacques Villon, Gustaf Gründgens, Fritz Reiner, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, and Ernesto Lecuona.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel ranks 1,562 out of 6,924Before him are James McAvoy (1979), Peter Bonetti (1941), Louise d'Orléans (1869), Alan Shearer (1970), Catherine Ashton (1956), and George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737). After him are Fraser Stoddart (1942), Thomas Hill Green (1836), Ælle of Sussex (500), Matthew Arnold (1822), Malcolm McLaren (1946), and Elizabeth Siddal (1829).

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