John Key

1961 - Today

John Key

Sir John Phillip Key (born 9 August 1961) is a New Zealand former 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 1,107,262 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,473rd most popular politician.

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  • 4.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, John Key ranks 10,417 out of 14,801Before him are Ulises Heureaux, Pak Song-chol, Sheila Dikshit, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Hammer DeRoburt, and Norbert Ratsirahonana. After him are Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, Dora Bakoyannis, Hau Pei-tsun, Johann Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, István Friedrich, and Ólafur Thors.

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Among people born in 1961, John Key ranks 110Before him are Dragiša Binić, Walter Mazzarri, Tom Sizemore, Isiah Thomas, Eric Stoltz, and Marc Levy. After him are Claude Puel, Andrey Korotayev, Ferenc Gyurcsány, Katherine Kelly Lang, Graham McTavish, and Kazuki Takahashi.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, John Key ranks 28 out of 145Before him are Manu Bennett (1969), Roy Kerr (1934), Karl Urban (1972), Andrew Niccol (1964), Peter Snell (1938), and William Phillips (1914). After him are Cliff Curtis (1968), Anthony Wilding (1883), Wynton Rufer (1962), Temuera Morrison (1960), Ngaio Marsh (1895), and Patsy Reddy (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In New Zealand

Among politicians born in New Zealand, John Key ranks 3Before him are Burt Munro (1899) and Helen Clark (1950). After him are Patsy Reddy (1954), Jean Batten (1909), Wallace Fard Muhammad (null), David Lange (1942), Jim Bolger (1935), Keith Holyoake (1904), Anand Satyanand (1944), Jerry Mateparae (1954), and Jenny Shipley (1952).

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