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John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon

1873 - 1954

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John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon, (28 February 1873 – 11 January 1954), was a British politician who held senior Cabinet posts from the beginning of the First World War to the end of the Second World War. He is one of only three people to have served as Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer, the others being Rab Butler and James Callaghan. He also served as Lord Chancellor, the most senior position in the British legal system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon has received more than 220,860 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon is the 13,781st most popular politician (down from 12,939th in 2019), the 4,324th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,809th in 2019) and the 513th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon ranks 13,781 out of 15,710. Before him are Dominique Baudis, Rita Barberá, Francisco Flores Pérez, Kaj Leo Johannesen, Russell Carpenter, and Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge. After him are Charles Rabemananjara, Meir Sheetrit, Mike Huckabee, Dmitry Peskov, Bruno Gollnisch, and James Seddon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1873, John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon ranks 155Before him are Luise Fleck, George Orton, Boyd Alexander, Harry Spanjer, Dorothy Richardson, and Alphonse Kirchhoffer. After him are Charles Schlee, Enoch Sontonga, Robert Wrenn, Ellen Glasgow, and John W. Davis. Among people deceased in 1954, John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon ranks 120Before him are Karl Taylor Compton, Alain LeRoy Locke, Gladys George, Irving Pichel, Johnny Ace, and Vagn Walfrid Ekman. After him are Cornelia Sorabji, Moroni Olsen, and Miles Franklin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon ranks 4,324 out of 6,924. Before him are Robert Edmond Grant (1793), Ronnie Allen (1929), Tony Barton (1937), Laurie Cunningham (1956), Gareth Barry (1981), and Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge (1785). After him are Bob Crompton (1879), Sam Houser (1972), Diana Wynyard (1906), Billy Fury (1940), David C. Jewitt (1958), and Henry Seebohm (1832).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon ranks 513Before him are John Smith (1938), Keir Hardie (1856), Mackenzie Bowell (1823), James Oglethorpe (1696), George Reid (1845), and Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge (1785). After him are Jeremy Hunt (1966), Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860), Reginald McKenna (1863), Charles Rosher (1885), Princess Claire of Belgium (1974), and Nick Leeson (1967).