John Bruton

1947 - Today

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John Gerard Bruton (born 18 May 1947) is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 1994 to 1997, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States from 2004 to 2009, Leader of Fine Gael from 1990 to 2001, Leader of the Opposition from 1990 to 1994 and 1997 to 2001, Deputy Leader of Fine Gael from 1987 to 1990, Minister for the Public Service from January 1987 to March 1987, Minister for Finance from 1981 to 1982 and 1986 to 1987, Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Tourism from 1983 to 1986, Minister for Industry and Energy from 1982 to 1983, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1973 to 1977. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1969 to 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Bruton has received more than 231,766 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). John Bruton is the 14,162nd most popular politician (down from 12,661st in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 231st in 2019) and the 50th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, John Bruton ranks 14,162 out of 15,710Before him are Vano Merabishvili, Pandeli Majko, Karin Kneissl, Jim Bolger, Eric Chu, and Jenny Shipley. After him are Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Peter Hardeman Burnett, Rahm Emanuel, Giovanni Battista Rabino, Alexander Bustamante, and Patrice Trovoada.

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Among people born in 1947, John Bruton ranks 592Before him are Helena Takalo, Reno Olsen, Flemming Jørgensen, Ajit Pal Singh, Mike Burton, and Tillman Thomas. After him are Emlyn Hughes, Gary Herbert, Stephanie Beacham, Theodore Katsanevas, Olga Pall, and Ian Millar.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, John Bruton ranks 297 out of 460Before him are Sharon Corr (1970), Milo O'Shea (1926), Geoffrey Keating (1569), Nicky Byrne (1978), Henry Kellett (1806), and Micheál Martin (1960). After him are Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (1116), Dave Allen (1936), Róisín Murphy (1973), Christy Moore (1945), Stephen Gately (1976), and Becky Lynch (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, John Bruton ranks 50Before him are Albert Reynolds (1932), Jack Lynch (1917), Richard Mulcahy (1886), Leo Varadkar (1979), William Paterson (1745), and Micheál Martin (1960). After him are Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (1116), Edward Carson (1854), Thomas Fitzsimons (1741), Seán Lemass (1899), Éamonn Ceannt (1881), and Seán Mac Diarmada (1883).