John Bowring

1792 - 1872

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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 149,264 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). John Bowring is the 6,284th most popular politician (down from 4,954th in 2019), the 1,360th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,059th in 2019) and the 221st most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, John Bowring ranks 6,284 out of 15,710Before him are Mehmed Emin Âli Pasha, Jack Kemp, Mykola Azarov, Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon, Matsukata Masayoshi, and Ruth Belville. After him are Alfonso Jordan, Grimoald, King of the Lombards, Zhu Yujian, Zhang Jinghui, Ce Acatl Topiltzin, and Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.

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Among people born in 1792, John Bowring ranks 21Before him are Maria Beatrice of Savoy, Matteo Carcassi, Johann Peter Eckermann, Victor Cousin, Francisco de Paula Santander, and John Russell, 1st Earl Russell. After him are Carlos Antonio López, Gustav Schwab, Francisco Morazán, Joseph Mohr, Mangas Coloradas, and Frederick Marryat. Among people deceased in 1872, John Bowring ranks 21Before him are Princess Feodora of Leiningen, Aleksis Kivi, George Robert Gray, Prince Albert of Prussia, Ljudevit Gaj, and Immanuel Nobel. After him are Handrij Zejler, Vladimir Dal, William H. Seward, Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, George Meade, and Charles-Eugène Delaunay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Bowring ranks 1,360 out of 6,924Before him are Charles Rolls (1877), P. F. Strawson (1919), Emilia Clarke (1986), John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713), Gary Lineker (1960), and Ruth Belville (1854). After him are Christine Keeler (1942), John Martin (1789), William Prout (1785), Chris Patten (1944), William Sturgeon (1783), and Martin Gore (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, John Bowring ranks 221Before him are Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (1375), Ed Miliband (1969), Lulach (1030), Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1388), Cerdic of Wessex (467), and Ruth Belville (1854). After him are Chris Patten (1944), Ceawlin of Wessex (600), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), Arthur Drewry (1891), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), and Joe Davis (1901).