Robert Peel

1788 - 1850

Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834–35 and 1841–46) and twice as Home Secretary (1822–27 and 1828–30). He is regarded as the father of modern British policing, owing to his founding of the Metropolitan Police Service. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Peel has received more than 2,483,086 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,255th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Peel ranks 2,239 out of 14,801Before him are Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Antonio José de Sucre, Isabella Jagiellon, Amyntas III of Macedon, Philipp Scheidemann, and Theudebert I. After him are Paul Reynaud, Anund Jacob, Muwatalli II, György Dózsa, Dzhokhar Dudayev, and Lamoral, Count of Egmont.

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Among people born in 1788, Robert Peel ranks 6Before him are Arthur Schopenhauer, Lord Byron, Sarah Baartman, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, and Jean-Victor Poncelet. After him are Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Antoine César Becquerel, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, and Ranavalona I. Among people deceased in 1850, Robert Peel ranks 13Before him are Daoguang Emperor, Zachary Taylor, William Wordsworth, Louise of Orléans, Frédéric Bastiat, and Lin Zexu. After him are Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Germain Henri Hess, José Gervasio Artigas, Nikolaus Lenau, Józef Bem, and Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Peel ranks 529 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Laughton (1899), James Hutton (1726), Tony Scott (1944), John Barry (1933), Aubrey Beardsley (1872), and Patrick White (1912). After him are John Cockcroft (1897), John Major (1943), Patrick Blackett (1897), Hugh Grant (1960), John Surtees (1934), and Bobby Robson (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Robert Peel ranks 93Before him are Gordon Brown (1951), Nigel Farage (1964), Austen Chamberlain (1863), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Harold Wilson (1916), and George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592). After him are John Major (1943), Edmund Ironside (993), Marie of Romania (1875), Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), David Cameron (1966), and Ramsay MacDonald (1866).