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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. He held office as leader of the Liberal Party of Australia, having previously served as the treasurer of Australia from 1977 to 1983 under Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser. His eleven-year tenure as prime minister is the second-longest in Australian history, behind only Sir Robert Menzies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Howard has received more than 2,726,150 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). John Howard is the 9,314th most popular politician (down from 7,647th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Australia (down from 65th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, John Howard ranks 9,314 out of 15,577Before him are Ignaz Seipel, Ioannis Palaiokrassas, Gevork Vartanian, Flavio Cotti, François-Xavier Ortoli, and Aulus Postumius Albinus. After him are Arnoldo Alemán, Leo IV, King of Armenia, Suleiman Frangieh, Mir Jafar, Galindo Aznárez I, and Helena of Bulgaria, Empress of Serbia.

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Among people born in 1939, John Howard ranks 181Before him are Paul Winfield, Glauber Rocha, John Badham, Ron Rifkin, Hércules Brito Ruas, and Flavio Cotti. After him are Jason Miller, John Amos, Russell Means, William Devane, Zeng Qinghong, and Dean Corll.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Howard ranks 77 out of 925Before him are Germaine Greer (1939), Diane Cilento (1933), Miranda Otto (1967), Bryan Brown (1947), Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark (1972), and James Aldridge (1918). After him are David Wenham (1965), Bill Mollison (1928), Morris West (1916), Jason Clarke (1969), Vernon Wells (1945), and Toni Collette (1972).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, John Howard ranks 2Before him are Harold Holt (1908). After him are Scott Morrison (1968), David Hurley (1953), John Curtin (1885), Kevin Rudd (1957), Malcolm Turnbull (1954), Bob Hawke (1929), Robert Menzies (1894), Edmund Barton (1849), Gough Whitlam (1916), and Malcolm Fraser (1930).