Nigel Lawson

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Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby, (born 11 March 1932) is a British Conservative politician and journalist. He was a Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Blaby from 1974 to 1992, and served in the cabinet of Margaret Thatcher from 1981 to 1989. Prior to entering the Cabinet, he served as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from May 1979 until his promotion to Secretary of State for Energy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nigel Lawson has received more than 1,398,659 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Nigel Lawson is the 13,911th most popular politician (down from 12,824th in 2019), the 4,420th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,727th in 2019) and the 524th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Nigel Lawson ranks 13,911 out of 15,710Before him are Pete Hoekstra, Edward Natapei, Tipper Gore, Jean Kambanda, Gilles Duceppe, and Luis de Guindos. After him are Hubert Minnis, Matthias Platzeck, Dedumose II, Talorc I, Fred M. Vinson, and Greg Abbott.

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Among people born in 1932, Nigel Lawson ranks 388Before him are Andrew Young, Sheree North, Anatoli Isayev, Edward Egan, János Parti, and Henry Taylor. After him are Albert Reynolds, Padmini, Bailey Olter, Mehmood, Gaudencio Rosales, and Susan Oliver.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nigel Lawson ranks 4,420 out of 6,924Before him are Henry Taylor (1932), Parminder Nagra (1975), Paul McGuigan (1963), Simon Singh (1964), Isaac Roberts (1829), and Mackenzie Crook (1971). After him are Edmund Gosse (1849), Malcolm Gladwell (1963), Charles Mackay (1814), Dani Filth (1973), Adrian Biddle (1952), and Rag'n'Bone Man (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Nigel Lawson ranks 524Before him are Princess Claire of Belgium (1974), Nick Leeson (1967), Dominic Raab (1974), John Ballance (1839), Paul Radmilovic (1886), and Neil Kinnock (1942). After him are George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823), Samuel Plimsoll (1824), George Galloway (1954), David Kelly (1944), David Davis (1948), and Denis Healey (1917).