Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh

1769 - 1822

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Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry, (18 June 1769 – 12 August 1822), usually known as Lord Castlereagh, derived from the courtesy title Viscount Castlereagh (UK: KAH-səl-ray) by which he was styled from 1796 to 1821, was an Irish politician and a British statesman. As secretary to the Viceroy of Ireland, he worked to suppress the Rebellion of 1798 and to secure passage in 1800 of the Irish Act of Union. As the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom from 1812, he was central to the management of the coalition that defeated Napoleon, and was British plenipotentiary at the Congress of Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh has received more than 503,705 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh is the 7,630th most popular politician (up from 8,212th in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh ranks 7,630 out of 15,710Before him are Duchess Louise Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Joan, Duchess of Brittany, Elephant, Hugh III of Cyprus, Mithridates IV of Pontus, and Fan Ye. After him are Johann VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, Shibi Khan, Yaakov Litzman, Idris II of Morocco, Paavo Lipponen, and Spyros Kyprianou.

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Among people born in 1769, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh ranks 18Before him are William Smith, Thomas Lawrence, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Józef Elsner, and Ernst Moritz Arndt. After him are Lotf Ali Khan, Aleksey Arakcheyev, Edward Daniel Clarke, Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, François Séverin Marceau, and Frederick Ferdinand, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen. Among people deceased in 1822, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh ranks 17Before him are René Just Haüy, Paolo Ruffini, Valentin Haüy, Jean-Robert Argand, Karl August von Hardenberg, and Johann Matthäus Bechstein. After him are Edward Daniel Clarke, Sophie de Condorcet, Dmitry Levitzky, Hồ Xuân Hương, Johann Gottlob Theaenus Schneider, and Józef Wybicki.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh ranks 87 out of 460Before him are Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845), Charles Maturin (1780), Bertie Ahern (1951), Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie (1810), James Hoban (1762), and Saint Kilian (640). After him are Vergilius of Salzburg (700), Peter Lacy (1678), Andrew Graham (1815), Grace O'Malley (1530), Aidan Gillen (1968), and Arthur Guinness (1725).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh ranks 15Before him are Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Edmund the Martyr (841), Brian Cowen (1960), Eystein II of Norway (1125), Mary Robinson (1944), and Bertie Ahern (1951). After him are Grace O'Malley (1530), Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785), William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737), Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751), Douglas Hyde (1860), and Constantine III of Scotland (971).