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Neville Chamberlain

1869 - 1940

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Arthur Neville Chamberlain (; 18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British politician of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 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 8,419,817 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Neville Chamberlain is the 262nd most popular politician (up from 523rd in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 135th in 2019) and the 17th 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 262 out of 15,577Before him are Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Antoninus Pius, Empress Dowager Cixi, Louis XVII of France, Björn Ironside, and Charles VII of France. After him are Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Tolui, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Philippe Pétain, Rüstem Pasha, and Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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Among people born in 1869, Neville Chamberlain ranks 4Before him are Mahatma Gandhi, Grigori Rasputin, and Henri Matisse. After him are André Gide, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Karl Haushofer, Emma Goldman, Fritz Pregl, and Hans Spemann. Among people deceased in 1940, Neville Chamberlain ranks 4Before him are Leon Trotsky, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Selma Lagerlöf. After him are Paul Klee, Mikhail Bulgakov, Walter Benjamin, J. J. Thomson, Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Emma Goldman, and Carl Bosch.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain ranks 70 out of 7,765Before him are Virginia Woolf (1882), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), Edward VI of England (1537), Lewis Carroll (1832), Alex Ferguson (1941), and James VI and I (1566). After him are David Livingstone (1813), J. M. W. Turner (1775), Edward III of England (1312), Ridley Scott (1937), Edward II of England (1284), and William of Ockham (1285).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain ranks 17Before him are Oliver Cromwell (1599), Alfred the Great (849), Henry VII of England (1457), George VI (1895), Edward VI of England (1537), and James VI and I (1566). After him are Edward III of England (1312), Edward II of England (1284), Edward Heath (1916), Edward I of England (1239), Edward V of England (1470), and Edward VIII (1894).