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Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester

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Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, (Richard Alexander Walter George; born 26 August 1944) is a member of the British royal family. He is the second son of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, and the youngest of the nine grandchildren of King George V and Queen Mary. He is currently 30th in the line of succession to the British throne, and the highest person on the list who is not a descendant of George VI, who was his uncle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester has received more than 5,493,909 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester is the 7,154th most popular politician (down from 6,924th in 2019), the 1,482nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,506th in 2019) and the 237th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester ranks 7,154 out of 15,577Before him are Giorgi Saakadze, Daniel Inouye, Kristján Eldjárn, Song Jiaoren, John B. Kelly Sr., and Berenguer Ramon II, Count of Barcelona. After him are Man Chong, Ashur-uballit II, Fethi Okyar, Henry III, Duke of Brabant, Helena Kantakouzene, and William H. Seward.

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Among people born in 1944, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester ranks 161Before him are Alvin Lee, Willem van Hanegem, Frances de la Tour, Michel Polnareff, John Glover, and Masanobu Izumi. After him are Leif Segerstam, Dennis Wilson, G. W. Bailey, Bernard Tschumi, Herbert Wimmer, and António Mascarenhas Monteiro.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester ranks 1,482 out of 7,765Before him are Peter Barlow (1776), Andrew Lincoln (1973), Thomas Hill Green (1836), John Lindley (1799), Martin Freeman (1971), and Robert Wyatt (1945). After him are Michael Apted (1941), Reginald Lee (1870), Adrian Lyne (1941), Jared Harris (1961), Emma Darwin (1808), and Charles Macintosh (1766).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester ranks 237Before him are Penda of Mercia (606), Edward the Exile (1016), Jeffrey Archer (1940), Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), and John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (1404). After him are Emma Darwin (1808), Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770), Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), Lord William Bentinck (1774), Constantine II of Scotland (801), and Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836).