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John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry

1844 - 1900

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John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (20 July 1844 – 31 January 1900), was a British nobleman of the Victorian era, remembered for his atheism, his outspoken views, his brutish manner, for lending his name to the "Queensberry Rules" that form the basis of modern boxing, and for his role in the downfall of the Irish author and playwright Oscar Wilde. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry has received more than 1,146,684 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry is the 14,516th most popular politician (down from 14,106th in 2019), the 3,619th most popular biography from Italy (down from 3,462nd in 2019) and the 845th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry ranks 14,516 out of 19,576Before him are John Rutledge, Julius Malema, Mishaal bint Fahd Al Saud, Richard Lugar, Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, and Chaekgye of Baekje. After him are William Christian Bullitt Jr., Eight Deer Jaguar Claw, Prosper Avril, Gerald Patterson, Hannah Van Buren, and Crin Antonescu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1844, John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry ranks 97Before him are Dankmar Adler, Leonid Sobolev, Ahmet Mithat, Marie Spartali Stillman, Émile Oustalet, and Marie Hankel. After him are Edmonia Lewis, Alexei Fedchenko, Vassily Maximov, Klaus Berntsen, Edward Carpenter, and Simon Gregorčič. Among people deceased in 1900, John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry ranks 83Before him are Émile Blanchard, Dankmar Adler, Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent, Albert Bernhard Frank, Hannibal Goodwin, and John Anderson. After him are Victoire Léodile Béra, William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong, Charles Piazzi Smyth, Nicolae Crețulescu, József Szlávy, and Ernest Dowson.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry ranks 3,619 out of 5,161Before him are Antonio Pesenti (1908), Luigi Cevenini (1895), Angelo Conterno (1925), Enrichetta d'Este (1702), Jovanotti (1966), and Paolo Portoghesi (1931). After him are Dario Marianelli (1963), Italo Santelli (1866), Carlo Annovazzi (1925), Lyda Borelli (1884), Nek (1972), and Gianfranco Terenzi (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry ranks 845Before him are Liberius (465), Giovanni Battaglin (1951), Gnaeus Octavius (-200), Titus Aebutius Elva (-600), Vittorio Sgarbi (1952), and Enrichetta d'Este (1702). After him are Gianfranco Terenzi (1941), Fausta Morganti (1944), Nicola Mancino (1931), Rocco Buttiglione (1948), Nichi Vendola (1958), and Jakob Philipp Fallmerayer (1790).