John Hume

1937 - 2020

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John Hume (18 January 1937 – 3 August 2020) was an Irish nationalist politician from Northern Ireland, widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the recent political history of Ireland, as one of the architects of the Northern Ireland peace process. A native of Derry, he was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), and served as its second leader from 1979 to 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hume has received more than 919,267 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). John Hume is the 6,590th most popular politician (up from 8,290th in 2019), the 1,444th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,752nd in 2019) and the 235th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, John Hume ranks 6,590 out of 15,710Before him are Yen Chia-kan, Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia, Omar Ali Saifuddien III, Mstislav II of Kiev, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, and Sophia Eleonore of Saxony. After him are Vaso Čubrilović, Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, Phillipe de Plessis, Jacob van Artevelde, Kim Pyong-il, and Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia.

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Among people born in 1937, John Hume ranks 116Before him are Facundo Cabral, Edward Fox, Jay Rockefeller, Monkey Punch, Francis Veber, and Emerich Jenei. After him are Rudi Altig, John Kennedy Toole, Franz Vranitzky, Lorraine Gary, Lajos Portisch, and Suzanne Pleshette. Among people deceased in 2020, John Hume ranks 174Before him are Jean Raspail, Cecil Bødker, Julian Bream, Pierino Prati, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and Stanisław Kania. After him are Olga Tass, Rolf Hochhuth, Mario Corso, Conchata Ferrell, Hans-Jochen Vogel, and Alfred Worden.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Hume ranks 1,444 out of 6,924Before him are Donovan (1946), John Nelson Darby (1800), Glenn Tipton (1947), Peter Vaughan (1923), Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), and Robert Filmer (1588). After him are Tom Pryce (1949), Michael Ventris (1922), Julian of Norwich (1342), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Yates (1929), and Jeremy Corbyn (1949).

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