POLITICIAN

Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire

1868 - 1938

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Victor Christian William Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (31 May 1868 – 6 May 1938), known as Victor Cavendish until 1908, was a British peer and politician who served as Governor General of Canada. A member of the Cavendish family, he was educated at Eton College and the University of Cambridge. After the death of his father in 1891, he entered politics, winning his father's constituency unopposed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire has received more than 272,220 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire is the 13,411th most popular politician (down from 12,260th in 2019), the 4,030th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,341st in 2019) and the 491st most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire ranks 13,411 out of 15,710Before him are Karmenu Vella, John Kasich, Feleti Sevele, Oliver Otis Howard, Feliciano Viera, and Osric of Deira. After him are Guido Knopp, Tom Clarke, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon, Dmitry Rogozin, Ulla Schmidt, and Einar Arnórsson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1868, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire ranks 149Before him are Granville Bantock, Hélène de Pourtalès, Annie S. D. Maunder, Augusto Pestana, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, and Karl Röderer. After him are Charles Wallace Richmond, Spottiswoode Aitken, Sophia Hayden, Mariano Trías, and Emily Murphy. Among people deceased in 1938, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire ranks 158Before him are Harry Myers, Ricardo Samper, Ekaterine Gabashvili, Alma Gluck, John Kunkel Small, and Warner Oland. After him are Tom Crean, Andreas Michalakopoulos, Zitkala-Sa, Pauline Frederick, Benjamin N. Cardozo, and George Lyon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire ranks 4,030 out of 6,924Before him are William Fox (1812), Malcolm Sargent (1895), George Peacock (1791), Thomas Clarkson (1760), Bruce Payne (1957), and Christopher Cockerell (1910). After him are Mark Blundell (1966), Piers Sellers (1955), Michael Caton-Jones (1957), Tom Clarke (1858), Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon (1866), and John Clare (1793).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire ranks 491Before him are Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend (1674), Philip Hammond (1955), Henry Hyndman (1842), Michael Foot (1913), John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680), and William Fox (1812). After him are Tom Clarke (1858), Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon (1866), Gayatri Devi (1919), Charles Townshend (1725), Stanley Sadie (1930), and Joseph Cook (1860).