Neville Chamberlain

1869 - 1940

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Arthur Neville Chamberlain (; 18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940 and Leader of the Conservative Party from May 1937 to October 1940. He is best known for his foreign policy of appeasement, and in particular for his signing of the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938, ceding the German-speaking Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia to Nazi Germany led by Adolf Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neville Chamberlain has received more than 9,829,212 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Neville Chamberlain is the 485th most popular politician (down from 260th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 70th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Politician.

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1937 to 1940. He is most famous for signing the Munich Agreement in 1938, which allowed Nazi Germany to annex the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.

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Among politicians, Neville Chamberlain ranks 485 out of 19,576Before him are Hongwu Emperor, Idi Amin, Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Licinius, John Hunyadi, and Letizia Ramolino. After him are Yazid I, Fulgencio Batista, Edward VIII, Nicolas Sarkozy, Syngman Rhee, and Norodom Sihanouk.

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Among people born in 1869, Neville Chamberlain ranks 6Before him are Mahatma Gandhi, Henri Matisse, Grigori Rasputin, André Gide, and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. After him are Nadezhda Krupskaya, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Gustaf Dalén, Karl Haushofer, Emma Goldman, and Fritz Pregl. Among people deceased in 1940, Neville Chamberlain ranks 6Before him are Leon Trotsky, Selma Lagerlöf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Paul Klee, and Walter Benjamin. After him are J. J. Thomson, Mikhail Bulgakov, Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Carl Bosch, and Peter Behrens.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain ranks 115 out of 8,785Before him are Terry Pratchett (1948), Ian McKellen (1939), H. G. Wells (1866), Maggie Smith (1934), Ada Lovelace (1815), and Blackbeard (1680). After him are Edward VIII (1894), Ringo Starr (1940), Edward II of England (1284), J. J. Thomson (1856), Bon Scott (1946), and Charles I of England (1600).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain ranks 23Before him are George VI (1895), Edward VI of England (1537), Edward I of England (1239), Henry VII of England (1457), Edward III of England (1312), and George V (1865). After him are Edward VIII (1894), Edward II of England (1284), Charles I of England (1600), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Henry VI of England (1421), and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830).