Jeremy Thorpe

1929 - 2014

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John Jeremy Thorpe (29 April 1929 – 4 December 2014) was a British politician who served as the Member of Parliament for North Devon from 1959 to 1979, and as leader of the Liberal Party from 1967 to 1976. In May 1979 he was tried at the Old Bailey on charges of conspiracy and incitement to murder, arising from an earlier relationship with Norman Scott, a former model. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremy Thorpe has received more than 4,152,216 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jeremy Thorpe is the 10,205th most popular politician (up from 11,617th in 2019), the 2,319th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,891st in 2019) and the 355th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Jeremy Thorpe ranks 10,205 out of 15,710Before him are Merkawre Sobekhotep, Jim Gray, Hassan Ali Khayre, Móric Esterházy, Jüri Uluots, and Khumarawayh ibn Ahmad ibn Tulun. After him are Gisela of Burgundy, Pat Buchanan, Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Johan Wilhelm Rangell, Thomas I Komnenos Doukas, and Hormizd VI.

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Among people born in 1929, Jeremy Thorpe ranks 227Before him are David Doyle, Walter Berry, Luigi Taveri, Patricia Routledge, George Crumb, and Lyudmila Zykina. After him are Lolita Torres, Józef Glemp, Shakuntala Devi, Duje Bonačić, Leila Abashidze, and Cecil Taylor. Among people deceased in 2014, Jeremy Thorpe ranks 158Before him are Durdy Bayramov, Vaçe Zela, Rafael Addiego Bruno, Stanisław Mikulski, Carmelo Simeone, and Michael Sata. After him are Knut Nystedt, James R. Schlesinger, Ryhor Baradulin, Ian Paisley, Jean Béliveau, and Glen A. Larson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Thorpe ranks 2,319 out of 6,924Before him are John Winthrop (1588), Edwin Landseer (1802), Prince William of Gloucester (1941), Egon Pearson (1895), Colin Renfrew (1937), and J. B. Priestley (1894). After him are Willehad (735), Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon (1863), Edmund Gunter (1581), John Hick (1922), Peter Hammill (1948), and Gerry Rafferty (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Thorpe ranks 355Before him are Ernst Wilhelm Bohle (1903), Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton (1831), Margaret Bondfield (1873), Ralph Abercromby (1734), Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886), and Prince William of Gloucester (1941). After him are Prince Maurice of Battenberg (1891), Henry Ireton (1611), Llywelyn the Great (1173), William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (1773), Ernest Bevin (1881), and Wulfhere of Mercia (650).