Michael Howard

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Michael Howard, Baron Howard of Lympne, (born Michael Hecht; 7 July 1941) is a British politician who served as Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition from November 2003 to December 2005. He previously held cabinet positions in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including Secretary of State for Employment, Secretary of State for the Environment and Home Secretary. Howard was born in Swansea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Howard has received more than 1,055,631 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Michael Howard is the 12,428th most popular politician (down from 11,792nd in 2019), the 3,338th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,997th in 2019) and the 433rd most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Michael Howard ranks 12,428 out of 15,710Before him are Dimitrios Rallis, Felix Kulov, Mithridates III of Commagene, Lajos Dinnyés, Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice, and Pen Sovan. After him are Hans-Peter Tschudi, Alicia Moreau de Justo, José Miguel de Velasco Franco, Gordon Bajnai, Gavril Dejeu, and Roy Jenkins.

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Among people born in 1941, Michael Howard ranks 359Before him are Florence Delay, François Weyergans, Walter Block, Long John Baldry, João Ubaldo Ribeiro, and Alberto Mario González. After him are Pat Patterson, Ivanka Khristova, King Tubby, James Hansen, Mike Honda, and Jorma Kinnunen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Howard ranks 3,338 out of 6,924Before him are Annie Kenney (1879), Brian Ferneyhough (1943), Sarah Kane (1971), Beryl Markham (1902), Niall Ferguson (1964), and Val McDermid (1955). After him are Leonard Meredith (1882), Peter Crouch (1981), Saint Mungo (518), John Christie (1899), Alicia Moreau de Justo (1885), and Joanne Harris (1964).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Michael Howard ranks 433Before him are Hywel Dda (880), Charles Booth (1840), James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin (1811), Centwine of Wessex (643), Phil Taylor (1960), and Tony Abbott (1957). After him are Alicia Moreau de Justo (1885), Roy Jenkins (1920), Pybba of Mercia (570), John Taylor (1808), Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858), and Cadwallon ap Cadfan (591).