John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

1718 - 1792

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John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, PC, FRS (13 November 1718 – 30 April 1792) was a British statesman who succeeded his grandfather Edward Montagu, 3rd Earl of Sandwich as the Earl of Sandwich in 1729, at the age of ten. He held various military and political offices, including Postmaster General, First Lord of the Admiralty, and Secretary of State for the Northern Department. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich has received more than 1,433,763 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich is the 5,078th most popular politician (down from 4,962nd in 2019), the 1,027th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,056th in 2019) and the 176th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich ranks 5,078 out of 19,576Before him are Artemisia II of Caria, Itamar Franco, Francesc Macià, Etana, Mateusz Morawiecki, and Stefan Czarniecki. After him are Neferure, Bezmiâlem Sultan, Bakir Izetbegović, Mas'ud I of Ghazni, Henry I of Castile, and Isidor Straus.

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Among people born in 1718, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich ranks 7Before him are Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Mariana Victoria of Spain, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Thomas Chippendale, Alexander Roslin, and Anna Leopoldovna. After him are Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux, John Canton, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Jacob Christian Schäffer, and Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg. Among people deceased in 1792, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich ranks 9Before him are Gustav III of Sweden, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Joshua Reynolds, Maria Luisa of Spain, Richard Arkwright, and Johann van Beethoven. After him are Jacques Cazotte, Nguyễn Huệ, Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Tiradentes, Robert Adam, and Joseph Martin Kraus.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich ranks 1,027 out of 8,785Before him are Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), Samuel Crompton (1753), Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime (1849), Emperor Norton (1818), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), and Mary Mallon (1869). After him are Ricky Gervais (1961), Woodes Rogers (1679), Jeremy Brett (1933), Michael Palin (1943), Anna Atkins (1799), and George Robert Gray (1808).

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