Kevin Rudd

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Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957) is an Australian Labor Party politician who was the 26th Prime Minister of Australia, serving twice, from December 2007 to June 2010 and again from June 2013 to September 2013. Born in Nambour, Queensland, Rudd graduated from the Australian National University with honours in Chinese studies, and is fluent in Mandarin. Before entering politics, he worked as a diplomat and public servant for the Goss Government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin Rudd has received more than 1,935,565 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Kevin Rudd is the 11,114th most popular politician (down from 10,126th in 2019), the 122nd most popular biography from Australia (down from 101st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Kevin Rudd ranks 11,114 out of 15,710Before him are Ignacy Potocki, Morgan Tsvangirai, Jane Dee Hull, Mart Laar, Publius Cornelius Cethegus, and Horace Greeley. After him are Dragan Đokanović, Alejandro Maldonado, Shehbaz Sharif, Dobri Bozhilov, Machanidas, and Æthelheard of Wessex.

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Among people born in 1957, Kevin Rudd ranks 139Before him are Seve Ballesteros, Goodluck Jonathan, Genie, Alu Alkhanov, Kumar Sanu, and Ruy Ramos. After him are Eric S. Raymond, Silvio Orlando, Alaa Al Aswany, Víctor Muñoz, Jackie Shroff, and Bruce Rauner.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Kevin Rudd ranks 122 out of 790Before him are Peter Cosgrove (1947), Bob Hawke (1929), Jack Crawford (1908), Tim Schenken (1943), Rick Springfield (1949), and Julian McMahon (1968). After him are Yagan (1800), Dawn Fraser (1937), Ron Clarke (1937), Phillip Noyce (1950), Jesse Spencer (1979), and Robert Menzies (1894).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Kevin Rudd ranks 6Before him are John Howard (1939), Harold Holt (1908), John Curtin (1885), David Hurley (1953), and Bob Hawke (1929). After him are Dawn Fraser (1937), Robert Menzies (1894), Scott Morrison (1968), Gough Whitlam (1916), Edmund Barton (1849), and Malcolm Turnbull (1954).

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