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 7,637,757 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia. Neville Chamberlain is the 523rd most popular politician (down from 406th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 108th in 2019) and the 31st 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 523 out of 15,710Before him are Valerian, Fulgencio Batista, Olaf Tryggvason, Emperor Wu of Han, Constantius Chlorus, and Umar II. After him are Valens, Anna of Russia, Philip III of France, Moon Jae-in, George III of the United Kingdom, and Ptolemy II Philadelphus.

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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 Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Emma Goldman, Karl Haushofer, Fritz Pregl, and Gustaf Dalén. Among people deceased in 1940, Neville Chamberlain ranks 8Before him are F. Scott Fitzgerald, Selma Lagerlöf, Paul Klee, Walter Benjamin, J. J. Thomson, and Mikhail Bulgakov. After him are Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Emma Goldman, Peter Behrens, Carl Bosch, and Gerda Wegener.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain ranks 135 out of 6,924Before him are Elizabeth of York (1466), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), James II of England (1633), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), and Aleister Crowley (1875). After him are Arthur C. Clarke (1917), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Judi Dench (1934), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Brian May (1947), and Henry IV of England (1367).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain ranks 31Before him are Charles I of England (1600), John, King of England (1166), Æthelstan (895), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), and James II of England (1633). After him are George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), Robert the Bruce (1274), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), and Olav V of Norway (1903).