John Key

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Sir John Phillip Key (born 9 August 1961) is a New Zealand retired politician who served as the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 2008 to 2016 and as Leader of the New Zealand National Party from 2006 to 2016. After resigning from both posts in December 2016 and leaving politics, Key was appointed to board of director and chairmanship roles in New Zealand corporations. Born in Auckland before moving to Christchurch when he was a child, Key attended the University of Canterbury and graduated in 1981 with a bachelor of commerce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Key has received more than 1,204,039 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). John Key is the 13,050th most popular politician (down from 10,402nd in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 28th in 2019) and the 8th most popular New Zealander Politician.

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Among politicians, John Key ranks 13,050 out of 15,710Before him are Taki Inoue, Apisai Ielemia, Juan Antonio Pezet, Abdulla Yameen, Sahra Wagenknecht, and Koto Matsudaira. After him are Æscwine of Essex, José Joaquín Trejos Fernández, Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Douglas Slocombe, Serhiy Tihipko, and Toshikatsu Matsuoka.

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Among people born in 1961, John Key ranks 240Before him are Alison Moyet, Jon Secada, Jim Hanks, Kjell Westö, Yuri Milner, and Campbell Scott. After him are Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Paolo Barilla, Guru, Simon West, Ally Walker, and Werner Günthör.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, John Key ranks 58 out of 206Before him are Raymond Firth (1901), Fran Walsh (1959), John Nicholson (1941), Margaret Mahy (1936), Hugh Walpole (1884), and Yvette Williams (1929). After him are Rupert Julian (1879), Geoff Murphy (1938), Bill English (1961), Te Atairangikaahu (1931), Martin Henderson (1974), and Murray Halberg (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In New Zealand

Among politicians born in New Zealand, John Key ranks 8Before him are Patsy Reddy (1954), Helen Clark (1950), Jacinda Ardern (1980), Mike Moore (1949), Wallace Fard Muhammad (null), and Jean Batten (1909). After him are Bill English (1961), Te Atairangikaahu (1931), David Lange (1942), John Gorton (1911), Bill Pickering (1910), and Anand Satyanand (1944).

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