R. B. Bennett

1870 - 1947

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Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett (3 July 1870 – 26 June 1947), was a Canadian lawyer, businessman and politician who served as the 11th prime minister of Canada from 1930 to 1935. He led the Conservative Party from 1927 to 1938. Bennett's premiership was marked primarily by the Great Depression that it overlapped and by an unsuccessful initiative to establish an imperial preference free trade agreement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. B. Bennett has received more than 402,283 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). R. B. Bennett is the 12,227th most popular politician (down from 11,747th in 2019), the 312th most popular biography from Canada (down from 291st in 2019) and the 24th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, R. B. Bennett ranks 12,227 out of 15,710Before him are Johan Ramstedt, Muhammetnazar Gapurow, Alexander Zakharchenko, Raila Odinga, David Dinkins, and Raúl Cubas Grau. After him are Joshua Brookes, Andrej Bajuk, Annette Lu, Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, Nikola Gruevski, and Alexander Lebedev.

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Among people born in 1870, R. B. Bennett ranks 110Before him are Erik Adolf von Willebrand, Max Berg, Hermann Harms, Frank Norris, Jüri Jaakson, and Jędrzej Moraczewski. After him are José María Moncada, Harry Vardon, Edwin Foster Coddington, Verner Järvinen, Major Ritchie, and DeLisle Stewart. Among people deceased in 1947, R. B. Bennett ranks 138Before him are Ellsworth Huntington, Grace Moore, José Pardo y Barreda, Harry Carey, Riichi Yokomitsu, and Willem Pijper. After him are Ossi Oswalda, Anna von Mildenburg, Frank Heller, Georg Schnéevoigt, Tefta Tashko-Koço, and Stanislav Kostka Neumann.

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Among people born in Canada, R. B. Bennett ranks 312 out of 1,130Before him are Marie Avgeropoulos (1986), John Peters Humphrey (1905), Seth Rogen (1982), Kenneth E. Iverson (1920), Jean-Claude Turcotte (1936), and Lance Kinsey (1954). After him are Linda Thorson (1947), Frances Bay (1919), Steven Erikson (1959), Marie-Josée Croze (1970), Corey Haim (1971), and William Kahan (1933).


Among politicians born in Canada, R. B. Bennett ranks 24Before him are John Diefenbaker (1895), Joe Clark (1939), Robert Borden (1854), Terry Sawchuk (1929), Kim Campbell (1947), and Tommy Burns (1881). After him are Arthur Meighen (1874), Michael Ignatieff (1947), John Abbott (1821), John Sparrow David Thompson (1845), Lawrence Lambe (1863), and Jacques Parizeau (1930).