Robert Menzies

1894 - 1978

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Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (; 20 December 1894 – 15 May 1978), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966. He played a central role in the creation of the Liberal Party of Australia, defining its policies and its broad outreach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Menzies has received more than 1,108,450 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Robert Menzies is the 11,244th most popular politician (down from 10,860th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Australia (down from 115th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Menzies ranks 11,244 out of 15,710Before him are Peter Pellegrini, Hiempsal I, Áedán mac Gabráin, Piotr Jaroszewicz, Bernard Cazeneuve, and Per Borten. After him are Bruce Rauner, Jacob Hübner, Nikola Kljusev, Khin Nyunt, Stasanor, and Louis Buffet.

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Among people born in 1894, Robert Menzies ranks 151Before him are Semyon Bogdanov, Willem Schermerhorn, José Bustamante y Rivero, Giuseppe Tucci, Ecaterina Teodoroiu, and C. R. Swart. After him are Edwin Linkomies, Nita Naldi, Florbela Espanca, Billy Bishop, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, and Yakov Frenkel. Among people deceased in 1978, Robert Menzies ranks 146Before him are Jerzy Kuryłowicz, Nico Diederichs, Liane Augustin, Victor Hasselblad, Eric Frank Russell, and Roman Karmen. After him are Rudolf Svensson, Willy Hansen, O. E. Hasse, Léon Damas, Giuseppe Impastato, and Ali Soilih.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Robert Menzies ranks 128 out of 790Before him are Kevin Rudd (1957), Yagan (1800), Dawn Fraser (1937), Ron Clarke (1937), Phillip Noyce (1950), and Jesse Spencer (1979). After him are Bob Morley (1984), Mick Doohan (1965), Arthur Benjamin (1893), Anthony LaPaglia (1959), Albert Namatjira (1902), and Richard Roxburgh (1962).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, Robert Menzies ranks 8Before him are Harold Holt (1908), John Curtin (1885), David Hurley (1953), Bob Hawke (1929), Kevin Rudd (1957), and Dawn Fraser (1937). After him are Scott Morrison (1968), Gough Whitlam (1916), Edmund Barton (1849), Malcolm Turnbull (1954), Malcolm Fraser (1930), and Quentin Bryce (1942).