Owen Arthur

1949 - 2020

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Owen Seymour Arthur, PC (17 October 1949 – 27 July 2020) was a Barbadian politician who served as the fifth prime minister of Barbados from 6 September 1994 to 15 January 2008. He was the longest-serving Barbadian prime minister at the time of his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Owen Arthur has received more than 110,535 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Owen Arthur is the 10,874th most popular politician (up from 13,017th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Barbados (up from 8th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Barbadian Politician.

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  • 2.98

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Among politicians, Owen Arthur ranks 10,874 out of 15,710Before him are Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury, Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen, Semenkare Nebnuni, Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia, Mohammad-Javad Bahonar, and Maria Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp. After him are Lucius Caecilius Metellus Denter, Jeannette Rankin, Nicaea of Macedon, Guru Har Rai, Erik Eriksen, and Pyotr Durnovo.

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Among people born in 1949, Owen Arthur ranks 241Before him are Sabine Azéma, Sally Potter, Ed O'Ross, John Illsley, Würzel, and Brigitte Mohnhaupt. After him are Minette Walters, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Bernhard Cullmann, Bernd Eichinger, Simon Callow, and Veronica Cartwright. Among people deceased in 2020, Owen Arthur ranks 352Before him are Naya Rivera, Valdir Espinosa, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Agnes Simon, Sam Lloyd, and Yuri Orlov. After him are Tony Dunne, Brent Scowcroft, Aleksandr Aksinin, Shere Hite, José Jiménez Lozano, and Nikolay Shmatko.

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In Barbados

Among people born in Barbados, Owen Arthur ranks 4 out of 14Before him are Rihanna (1988), Stede Bonnet (1688), and Clifford Husbands (1926). After him are Grandmaster Flash (1958), Sandra Mason (1949), Sue Gardner (1967), Freundel Stuart (1951), Elliott Belgrave (1931), Mia Mottley (1965), Garfield Sobers (1936), and Obadele Thompson (1976).

Among POLITICIANS In Barbados

Among politicians born in Barbados, Owen Arthur ranks 2Before him are Clifford Husbands (1926). After him are Sandra Mason (1949), Freundel Stuart (1951), and Mia Mottley (1965).