Joseph Lyons

1879 - 1939

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Joseph Aloysius Lyons (15 September 1879 – 7 April 1939) was an Australian politician who served as the 10th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1932 until his death in 1939. He began his career in the Australian Labor Party (ALP), but became the founding leader of the United Australia Party (UAP) after the 1931 ALP split. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Lyons has received more than 283,959 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Joseph Lyons is the 13,986th most popular politician (down from 12,886th in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from Australia (down from 260th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Lyons ranks 13,986 out of 15,710Before him are Suthep Thaugsuban, C. Douglas Dillon, Edward Seaga, Richard Rush, David Paterson, and David Davis. After him are Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Alfred Francis Russell, Pat Brown, Jorge Del Castillo, Bill Nelson, and Eddy Maillet.

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Among people born in 1879, Joseph Lyons ranks 191Before him are Edward Dillon, Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Hamilton Harty, Adolf Spinnler, Sid Grauman, and Bob Crompton. After him are Frank Greer, King Baggot, Vachel Lindsay, Terence MacSwiney, and Miles Franklin. Among people deceased in 1939, Joseph Lyons ranks 117Before him are Owen Moore, Bautista Saavedra, Jens Bratlie, Chick Webb, Siegfried Flesch, and Charles Eastman.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Joseph Lyons ranks 303 out of 790Before him are Earle Page (1880), Luke Mitchell (1985), Adelaide Kane (1990), Edward Clancy (1923), Iggy Azalea (1990), and Josip Šimunić (1978). After him are Peter McNamara (1955), Michael Jeffery (1937), Xavier Samuel (1983), Frank Gardner (1931), Paul Hawkins (1937), and Mark Viduka (1975).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Joseph Lyons ranks 28Before him are Stanley Bruce (1883), Gregory Mathews (1876), Peter Garrett (1953), Ben Chifley (1885), Arthur Fadden (1894), and Earle Page (1880). After him are Michael Jeffery (1937), John McEwen (1900), Frank Forde (1890), Michael Joseph Savage (1872), James Scullin (1876), and Bill Hayden (1933).