Ramsay MacDonald

1866 - 1937

Ramsay MacDonald

James Ramsay MacDonald (né James McDonald Ramsay; 12 October 1866 – 9 November 1937) was a British politician who was the first Labour Party member to become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leading minority Labour governments for nine months in 1924 and then in 1929–31. From 1931 to 1935, he headed a National Government dominated by the Conservative Party and supported by only a few Labour members. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ramsay MacDonald has received more than 1,262,391 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,569th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ramsay MacDonald ranks 2,552 out of 14,801Before him are Emperor Ling of Han, Kim Jong-suk, Mentuhotep I, Alfonso IX of León, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, and Bartolomeo Colleoni. After him are Barbara of Portugal, Theodahad, Piye, Emperor Ōjin, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, and Jeong Dojeon.

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Among people born in 1866, Ramsay MacDonald ranks 20Before him are Ferruccio Busoni, Hans von Seeckt, Jacinto Benavente, Aleksandr Ulyanov, Anne Sullivan, and Nathan Söderblom. After him are Lev Shestov, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Léon Bakst, Butch Cassidy, Emilio De Bono, and Antoine Meillet. Among people deceased in 1937, Ramsay MacDonald ranks 24Before him are J. Bruce Ismay, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Karol Szymanowski, Austen Chamberlain, Gaston Doumergue, and Jean Harlow. After him are Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Charles-Marie Widor, Albert Roussel, Wallace Carothers, Louis Vierne, and Rudolf Otto.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ramsay MacDonald ranks 585 out of 5,347Before him are Diana Rigg (1938), Maud of Wales (1869), John Fowles (1926), Tony Buzan (1942), John Franklin (1786), and Edgar Wallace (1875). After him are Bruce Dickinson (1958), Wilkie Collins (1824), John Gurdon (1933), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), Peter Greenaway (1942), and H. Rider Haggard (1856).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Ramsay MacDonald ranks 99Before him are Robert Peel (1788), John Major (1943), Edmund Ironside (993), Marie of Romania (1875), Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), and David Cameron (1966). After him are Gladwyn Jebb (1900), Olaf III of Norway (1050), Eadwig (940), John Buchan (1875), Stanley Baldwin (1867), and Henry the Young King (1155).