John Gorton

1911 - 2002

John Gorton

Sir John Grey Gorton (9 September 1911 – 19 May 2002) was the nineteenth Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1968 to 1971. He led the Liberal Party during that time, having previously been a long-serving government minister. Gorton was born out of wedlock and had a turbulent childhood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Gorton has received more than 320,717 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,941st most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, John Gorton ranks 12,821 out of 14,801Before him are Adel Safar, Barbara Hendricks, Miri Regev, Silke Möller, Brigitte Zypries, and Anton Rop. After him are Akwasi Afrifa, Robert J. Walker, Abraham Baldwin, Henry Puna, Lorenzo Snow, and Jill Biden.

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Among people born in 1911, John Gorton ranks 219Before him are Jeanette Nolan, Ashok Kumar, Harry Golombek, Dudley Senanayake, Charles Walters, and Eric Williams. After him are Mitch Miller, Ruth Hussey, Phil Silvers, Jean Muir, Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, and Gail Patrick. Among people deceased in 2002, John Gorton ranks 209Before him are Neal E. Miller, Johnny Unitas, R. A. Lafferty, Vladimir Vasyutin, Katya Paskaleva, and Daniel Pearl. After him are Tom Dowd, W. T. Tutte, Katrin Cartlidge, George Alec Effinger, Harry Hay, and Sergei Bodrov Jr..

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Gorton ranks 249 out of 575Before him are Herb Elliott (1938), Zeljko Kalac (1972), Iggy Azalea (1990), Helen Quinn (1943), Ruby Payne-Scott (1912), and Greg Norman (1955). After him are Ben Chifley (1885), Darren Hayes (1972), David Walker (1941), Peta Wilson (1970), Matthew Bingley (1971), and Essie Davis (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, John Gorton ranks 25Before him are Stanley Bruce (1883), Andrew Lesnie (1956), Michael Jeffery (1937), Frank Forde (1890), Earle Page (1880), and Arthur Fadden (1894). After him are Ben Chifley (1885), Michael Joseph Savage (1872), Joseph Lyons (1879), Fiona Graham (1961), John McEwen (1900), and James Scullin (1876).

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