John Bowring

1792 - 1872

John Bowring

Sir John Bowring (Chinese translated name: 寶寧, 寶靈 (for Mandarin speakers) or 包令 (for Cantonese)) (Thai: พระยาสยามมานุกูลกิจ สยามมิตรมหายศ) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, writer, literary translator, polyglot and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Bowring has received more than 113,323 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,989th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John Bowring ranks 4,959 out of 14,801Before him are Quintus Mucius Scaevola Pontifex, Erwig, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Fidel Ramos, Derviş Eroğlu, and Yao Wenyuan. After him are Lucius Antonius Saturninus, Inukai Tsuyoshi, Psusennes II, Ivan Sratsimir of Bulgaria, Labashi-Marduk, and Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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Among people born in 1792, John Bowring ranks 20Before him are Francisco de Paula Santander, William, Duke of Nassau, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Peter Eckermann, Maria Beatrice of Savoy, and Victor Cousin. After him are John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Carlos Antonio López, Francisco Morazán, Gustav Schwab, Joseph Mohr, and George M. Dallas. Among people deceased in 1872, John Bowring ranks 18Before him are N. F. S. Grundtvig, Aleksis Kivi, George Robert Gray, Ljudevit Gaj, Zeng Guofan, and Immanuel Nobel. After him are Handrij Zejler, Prince Albert of Prussia, Vladimir Dal, Mary Somerville, Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, and Charles-Eugène Delaunay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Bowring ranks 1,059 out of 5,347Before him are Edmund Leighton (1852), Emilia Clarke (1986), Lena Headey (1973), James Edward Smith (1759), Freeman Dyson (1923), and Henry Briggs (1561). After him are Alfred Molina (1953), Susan Boyle (1961), Adelard of Bath (1075), Keira Knightley (1985), Gary Lineker (1960), and Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, John Bowring ranks 174Before him are Jeremy Corbyn (1949), Joseph Chamberlain (1836), William the Lion (1142), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Catherine Ashton (1956), and Denis Thatcher (1915). After him are Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), Domnall mac Ailpín (812), George Canning (1770), Æthelbald, King of Wessex (831), Margaret of York (1446), and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935).