Tony Benn

1925 - 2014

Tony Benn

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014) was a British politician, writer and diarist who served as a Cabinet minister in the 1960s and 1970s. A member of the Labour Party, he was Member of Parliament for Bristol South East and Chesterfield respectively between 1950 and 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Benn has received more than 1,832,239 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,994th most popular politician.

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  • 44.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Tony Benn ranks 11,914 out of 14,801Before him are Esperanza Aguirre, Danuta Hübner, Erich Mende, Joshua Chamberlain, Mario Cuomo, and Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst. After him are Surendranath Banerjee, Marcus Plautius Silvanus, Vazgen Manukyan, Manuel Felipe de Tovar, Jón Magnússon, and Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad.

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Among people born in 1925, Tony Benn ranks 279Before him are Joseph Sargent, Károly Makk, Dany Dauberson, Nanni Loy, James Mellaart, and Eugene Garfield. After him are Evelyn Berezin, Steve Forrest, John Shepherd-Barron, Paul Kurtz, Brent Scowcroft, and Gunther Schuller. Among people deceased in 2014, Tony Benn ranks 279Before him are Carmen Zapata, Billie Whitelaw, Bert Williams, Suchitra Sen, Bobby Womack, and Mary Anderson. After him are Piero D'Inzeo, Valeriya Novodvorskaya, Juanita Moore, James Brady, Carla Laemmle, and Jürgen Kurbjuhn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Benn ranks 3,073 out of 5,347Before him are Winifred McNair (1877), Denny Laine (1944), Granville Bantock (1868), Stephen Leacock (1869), Chris Wolstenholme (1978), and Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858). After him are Richard Price (1723), Gemma Arterton (1986), Matthew Macfadyen (1974), Fay Weldon (1931), Ray Reardon (1932), and William Yarrell (1784).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Tony Benn ranks 413Before him are Michael Howard (1941), Geoffrey Howe (1926), Emil Voigt (1883), Tony Abbott (1957), William Camden (1551), and Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858). After him are Erskine Hamilton Childers (1905), Jack Straw (1946), Stanley Sadie (1930), Grantley Goulding (1874), Ceolwulf of Wessex (600), and John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough (1926).