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William Deane

1931 - Today

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Sir William Patrick Deane, (born 4 January 1931) is an Australian barrister and jurist who served as the 22nd governor-general of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2001. He was previously a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1982 to 1995. Deane received his undergraduate education at the University of Sydney, and later studied international law at The Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Deane has received more than 219,849 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). William Deane is the 13,531st most popular politician (down from 13,256th in 2019), the 162nd most popular biography from Australia (up from 231st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, William Deane ranks 13,531 out of 15,577Before him are Vladan Đorđević, Adda of Bernicia, Serge Telle, José Mariano Salas, Alfredo Baldomir, and Smail Hamdani. After him are Peter Šťastný, Luis Eduardo Pérez, Ariobarzanes II of Cius, Heinrich Schmid, Kim Kielsen, and Georg Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Altenburg.

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Among people born in 1931, William Deane ranks 323Before him are Imrich Stacho, Redha Malek, Mamie Van Doren, Diana Dors, Ahmed Laraki, and Klaus Rifbjerg. After him are Lindy Remigino, Tullio Regge, Louis Pouzin, Jerry Van Dyke, Yoshiko Kuga, and Dana Wynter.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, William Deane ranks 162 out of 925Before him are Ruby Rose (1986), Graham Arnold (1963), Poppy Montgomery (1972), Arthur Benjamin (1893), Tony Roche (1945), and Emily Browning (1988). After him are Essie Davis (1970), Luke Hemsworth (1980), Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Rebel Wilson (1980), Bob Morley (1984), and Casey Stoner (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, William Deane ranks 14Before him are Bob Hawke (1929), Robert Menzies (1894), Edmund Barton (1849), Gough Whitlam (1916), Malcolm Fraser (1930), and Dawn Fraser (1937). After him are Paul Keating (1944), Alfred Deakin (1856), William McMahon (1908), Quentin Bryce (1942), Peter Garrett (1953), and Gerald Patterson (1895).