James Connolly

1868 - 1916

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James Connolly (Irish: Séamas Ó Conghaile; 5 June 1868 – 12 May 1916) was an Irish republican, socialist and trade union leader. Born to Irish parents in the Cowgate area of Edinburgh, Scotland, Connolly left school for working life at the age of 11, and became involved in socialist politics in the 1880s. Although mainly known for his position in Irish socialist and republican politics, he also took a role in Scottish and American politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Connolly has received more than 1,353,137 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. James Connolly is the 7,435th most popular politician (down from 6,334th in 2019), the 1,621st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,336th in 2019) and the 269th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, James Connolly ranks 7,435 out of 15,710Before him are Malyuta Skuratov, Ammi-Ditana, Konstanty Kalinowski, Mwai Kibaki, Abd al-Rahman V, and Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt. After him are Prince August, Duke of Dalarna, H. H. Kung, Said Halim Pasha, Publius Decius Mus, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, and Gian Giacomo Trivulzio.

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Among people born in 1868, James Connolly ranks 73Before him are Ernst Linder, Otto von Lossow, Robert W. Wood, Jane Avril, Francis Jammes, and Wilhelm Schmidt. After him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria, Giovanni Giacometti, Infanta Blanca of Spain, Lin Sen, Edgar Lee Masters, and Stanisław Przybyszewski. Among people deceased in 1916, James Connolly ranks 66Before him are Hetty Green, Nedeljko Čabrinović, Fredrik Idestam, August Leskien, Huang Xing, and William Foulke. After him are Marie Bracquemond, Friedrich Ernst Dorn, Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Higaonna Kanryō, Oskar Backlund, and Petar Kočić.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, James Connolly ranks 1,621 out of 6,924Before him are John Kemp Starley (1854), Alan Sillitoe (1928), William Kent (1685), James Gillray (1756), Terry Eagleton (1943), and William Renshaw (1861). After him are Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), Gary Glitter (1944), Christina Rossetti (1830), Matthew Festing (1949), Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), and Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694).

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