John Ballance

1839 - 1893

John Ballance

John Ballance (27 March 1839 – 27 April 1893) was an Irish-born New Zealand politician who was the 14th Premier of New Zealand, from January 1891 to April 1893, the founder of the Liberal Party (the country's first organised political party), and a Georgist. In 1891 he led his party to its first election victory, forming the first New Zealand government along party lines, but died in office three years later. Ballance supported votes for women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Ballance has received more than 53,496 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,886th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John Ballance ranks 12,835 out of 14,801Before him are Oleh Tyahnybok, Syarhey Rumas, Jorge Quiroga, Jonathan Dayton, Álvaro Noboa, and Vitaly Mutko. After him are Pablo Iglesias Turrión, Dmitry Rogozin, Richard Rush, Francis James Child, Markus Rühl, and Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría.

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Among people born in 1839, John Ballance ranks 65Before him are Ludwig Mond, Karl Alfred von Zittel, Tage Reedtz-Thott, Ignacio Andrade, John Aitken, and Ivan Kuratov. After him are Redvers Buller, Almon Brown Strowger, and Frances Willard. Among people deceased in 1893, John Ballance ranks 58Before him are Benjamin Butler, Lucy Stone, Aleksey Pleshcheyev, Hamilton Fish, Duleep Singh, and John Rae. After him is Edmund Kirby Smith.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Ballance ranks 3,667 out of 5,347Before him are Martin Litchfield West (1937), Bradley James (1983), William Gemmell Cochran (1909), Mark Lester (1958), Tommy Docherty (1928), and Mark Selby (1983). After him are Zak Starkey (1965), Sam Taylor-Johnson (1967), Steve Ovett (1955), Alex James (1901), Bobby Smith (1933), and Dennis Taylor (1949).