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Nigel Lawson

1932 - 2023

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Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby, (11 March 1932 – 3 April 2023) was a British politician and journalist. A member of the Conservative Party, he served as Member of Parliament for Blaby from 1974 to 1992, and served in Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet 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 2,159,852 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Nigel Lawson is the 16,084th most popular politician (down from 13,885th in 2019), the 4,951st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,411th in 2019) and the 594th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Nigel Lawson ranks 16,084 out of 15,577Before him are John Kasich, Valery Asapov, Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga, Pete Wilson, Moses Nagamootoo, and Matilda Howell. After him are Hama Amadou, Roman Dzindzichashvili, Andrew Young, S. I. Hayakawa, Nicolas Tiangaye, and Carmen Barth.

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Among people born in 1932, Nigel Lawson ranks 453Before him are Alberto Dines, Michael McClure, Edward Egan, Jack Smith, Guido Vincenzi, and Marcia Neugebauer. After him are Andrew Young, Coxsone Dodd, Albert Reynolds, Otis Davis, Daniel Kleppner, and Duke Pearson. Among people deceased in 2023, Nigel Lawson ranks 360Before him are Terry Dischinger, Rolf Harris, Benjamin Zephaniah, Sergio Gori, James Hartle, and Charlie Dominici. After him are Tom Courtney, Dick Butkus, Ama Ata Aidoo, Barrett Strong, Stéphane Demol, and Viktor Mamatov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nigel Lawson ranks 4,951 out of 7,765Before him are Wes Brown (1979), Ted Morgan (1906), Harry Hay (1912), Binnie Barnes (1903), Max Horton (1883), and Terry McDermott (1951). After him are Mel Smith (1952), Bartholomew Gosnold (1572), Francis Walker (1809), Passenger (1984), John Stainer (1840), and Thomas Linacre (1460).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Nigel Lawson ranks 594Before him are Steve O'Rourke (1940), Dru Drury (1725), Nick Clegg (1967), John Ballance (1839), Priti Patel (1972), and Edwin Montagu (1879). After him are William Fox (1812), Erskine Childers (1870), Walter Rutherford (1857), James McHenry (1753), Jo Cox (1974), and Eric Bristow (1957).