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Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

1900 - 1979

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Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (born Prince Louis of Battenberg; 25 June 1900 – 27 August 1979), was a British Royal Navy officer and statesman, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth II. During the Second World War, he was Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command. He was the last Viceroy of India and the first governor-general of independent India. Born in Windsor to a prominent aristocratic family, Mountbatten attended the Royal Naval College, Osborne before entering the Royal Navy in 1916. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma has received more than 15,040,467 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma is the 828th most popular politician (up from 1,545th in 2019), the 218th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 361st in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma ranks 828 out of 15,710. Before him are Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, Nikolai Bukharin, Shapur I, Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Dilma Rousseff, and Ancus Marcius. After him are Justinian II, Jiaqing Emperor, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Jerry Brown, John V Palaiologos, and Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1900, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma ranks 11Before him are Martin Bormann, Luis Buñuel, Wolfgang Pauli, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Hans Frank, and Adolf Dassler. After him are Charles Francis Richter, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Spencer Tracy, Vasily Chuikov, Margaret Mitchell, and Jacques Prévert. Among people deceased in 1979, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma ranks 9Before him are John Wayne, Giuseppe Meazza, Herbert Marcuse, Talcott Parsons, Nino Rota, and Jean Renoir. After him are Jean Monnet, Dennis Gabor, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, and Hafizullah Amin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma ranks 218 out of 6,924. Before him are James George Frazer (1854), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Charles II of England (1630), Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Catherine Howard (1523), and Anne Brontë (1820). After him are Joe Cocker (1944), J. K. Rowling (1965), Keith Richards (1943), Edward the Black Prince (1330), Anthony Giddens (1938), and Catherine Parr (1512).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma ranks 46Before him are Boudica (33), Henry I of England (1068), Harold Wilson (1916), James V of Scotland (1512), Ælla of Northumbria (800), and Charles II of England (1630). After him are Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), Arthur Henderson (1863), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), Tristan (535), and Harold Godwinson (1022).