John Howard

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John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) is an Australian former politician who served as the 25th prime minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007, holding office as leader of the Liberal Party of Australia. His eleven-year tenure as prime minister is the second-longest in history, behind only Sir Robert Menzies, who served for eighteen non-consecutive years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Howard has received more than 2,015,912 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). John Howard is the 7,654th most popular politician (down from 7,143rd in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Australia (down from 56th in 2019) and the most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, John Howard ranks 7,654 out of 15,710Before him are Odo de St Amand, Peter I, Duke of Brittany, Sunifred, Count of Barcelona, Valdis Zatlers, Henry Beaufort, and Alfonso López Michelsen. After him are Gotō Shinpei, Isagoras, Richard Hildebrandt, Ludovic Orban, K. Kamaraj, and Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal.

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Among people born in 1939, John Howard ranks 149Before him are Bertrand Blier, Maria Bueno, Ljiljana Petrović, Lili Ivanova, Nikola Pilić, and Frank Vincent. After him are John Badham, Sal Mineo, Irina Press, Heinz Holliger, James Fox, and Charles Jencks.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Howard ranks 65 out of 790Before him are Rhonda Byrne (1945), Ken Rosewall (1934), Peter Norman (1942), David Bruce (1855), Diane Cilento (1933), and Morris West (1916). After him are Nellie Melba (1861), David Wenham (1965), Cassandra Harris (1948), Bill Mollison (1928), Harold Holt (1908), and Sia (1975).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, John Howard ranks 1After him are Harold Holt (1908), John Curtin (1885), David Hurley (1953), Bob Hawke (1929), Kevin Rudd (1957), Dawn Fraser (1937), Robert Menzies (1894), Scott Morrison (1968), Gough Whitlam (1916), Edmund Barton (1849), and Malcolm Turnbull (1954).