Michael Ignatieff

1947 - Today

Michael Ignatieff

Michael Grant Ignatieff (; born May 12, 1947) is a Canadian author, academic and former politician. He was the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition from 2008 until 2011. Known for his work as a historian, Ignatieff has held senior academic posts at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard, and Toronto. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Ignatieff has received more than 554,829 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,485th most popular politician.

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  • 550k

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  • 46.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Michael Ignatieff ranks 11,416 out of 14,801Before him are Dominique Mbonyumutwa, Jacob Hübner, Paul Kummer, Nikola Špirić, Zenón Noriega Agüero, and Black Kettle. After him are Nikol Pashinyan, Oliver Ivanović, Manuel Márquez Sterling, Gyula Kállai, Porcius Festus, and Fritz Graebner.

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Among people born in 1947, Michael Ignatieff ranks 320Before him are Frank J. Tipler, Lydia Davis, Ian Scheckter, Stephen Collins, Michael McKean, and Gunnar Hansen. After him are Irmgard Möller, Deborah Lipstadt, Daishiro Yoshimura, António Marto, Kiki Dee, and Peter Chen.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Michael Ignatieff ranks 263 out of 840Before him are Michael Ontkean (1946), Neil Peart (1952), Barry Pepper (1970), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), Michael Wincott (1958), and Steven Erikson (1959). After him are Roddy Piper (1954), Ted Lindsay (1925), Edward Belcher (1799), Kim Campbell (1947), Alexander Knox (1907), and Stephen Amell (1981).


Among politicians born in Canada, Michael Ignatieff ranks 23Before him are John Diefenbaker (1895), Robert Borden (1854), Terry Sawchuk (1929), Joe Clark (1939), John Abbott (1821), and Lawrence Lambe (1863). After him are Ted Lindsay (1925), Kim Campbell (1947), Tommy Burns (1881), John Sparrow David Thompson (1845), R. B. Bennett (1870), and Arthur Meighen (1874).

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