Thomas Cromwell

1485 - 1540

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, (; c. 1485 – 28 July 1540) was an English lawyer and statesman who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII from 1532 to 1540, when he was beheaded on orders of the king. Cromwell was one of the strongest and most powerful proponents of the English Reformation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Cromwell has received more than 5,539,071 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular public worker.

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Among public workers, Thomas Cromwell ranks 10 out of 16Before him are Emperor Taishō, Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, and François Guizot. After him are Ali Hassan al-Majid, Markus Wolf, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Pascal Lamy, and Chelsea Clinton.

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Among people born in 1485, Thomas Cromwell ranks 6Before him are Hernán Cortés, Catherine of Aragon, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Dragut, and Sebastiano del Piombo. After him are Pedro de Alvarado, Clément Janequin, Johannes Bugenhagen, Balthasar Hubmaier, Joos van Cleve, and Wolf Huber. Among people deceased in 1540, Thomas Cromwell ranks 5Before him are John Zápolya, Parmigianino, Rosso Fiorentino, and Angela Merici. After him are Juan Luis Vives, Francesco Guicciardini, Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Tristão da Cunha, Guillaume Budé, Tomé Pires, and Joos van Cleve.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Cromwell ranks 509 out of 5,347Before him are William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), Gordon Brown (1951), Nigel Farage (1964), Austen Chamberlain (1863), Nigel Mansell (1953), and Thomas Cranmer (1489). After him are Tilda Swinton (1960), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Charlie Watts (1941), Karl Pearson (1857), Antony Hewish (1924), and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767).

Among PUBLIC WORKERS In United Kingdom

Among public workers born in United Kingdom, Thomas Cromwell ranks 2Before him are Robert Walpole (1676). After him are John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713).

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