John Whittingdale

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John Flasby Lawrance Whittingdale, (born 16 October 1959) is a British politician serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for Maldon since 1992. A member of the Conservative Party, Whittingdale has served the Minister of State for Media and Data at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since 2020, having previously served at DCMS as Culture Secretary in the Cabinet from 2015 to 2016, until he was fired by Theresa May. Whittingdale has been an MP since the 1992 general election, for a series of constituencies centred on the town of Maldon, Essex. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Whittingdale has received more than 290,890 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Whittingdale is the 15,570th most popular politician, the 6,204th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 621st most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, John Whittingdale ranks 15,570 out of 15,710Before him are Liz Truss, Douglas Alexander, Sainjargalyn Nyam-Ochir, Bill Shorten, Alistair Carmichael, and Roman Golovchenko. After him are Chris Sununu, Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Riin Tamm, Yakup Kılıç, and Josh Hawley.

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Among people born in 1959, John Whittingdale ranks 602Before him are Victoria Jackson, Rowdy Gaines, Brian Goodell, Steve Whitmire, Keith Olbermann, and Lynette Woodard. After him is Aileen Baviera.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Whittingdale ranks 6,204 out of 6,924Before him are Alistair Carmichael (1965), James Collins (1983), Andrew Flintoff (1977), Kathy Smallwood-Cook (1960), Luke Donald (1977), and James Ward-Prowse (1994). After him are Jason Roberts (1978), Reiss Nelson (1999), Abi Morgan (1968), Harry Wilson (1997), Marlon Harewood (1979), and Sally Gunnell (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, John Whittingdale ranks 621Before him are Penny Mordaunt (1973), Matt Hancock (1978), Omar Abdullah (1970), Liz Truss (1975), Douglas Alexander (1967), and Alistair Carmichael (1965). After him are Ruth Kelly (1968), Jo Swinson (1980), Gavin Williamson (1976), Tim Farron (1970), Leanne Wood (1971), and Yvette Cooper (1969).

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