William Deane

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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 148,219 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). William Deane is the 13,280th most popular politician (down from 12,572nd in 2019), the 231st most popular biography from Australia and the 20th most popular Australian Politician.

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Among politicians, William Deane ranks 13,280 out of 15,710Before him are Mahmud Shah Durrani, Alfred Raoul, Androulla Vassiliou, Vitali Davydov, Ruth Perry, and Miguel Arias Cañete. After him are Theodotus I of Constantinople, William Barr, Israel Katz, Galina Starovoytova, Hans Eichel, and József Sákovics.

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Among people born in 1931, William Deane ranks 370Before him are Te Atairangikaahu, Skeeter Davis, Mirja Hietamies, Vasily Rudenkov, Frank Ramsey, and E. C. George Sudarshan. After him are Christopher George, Nadezhda Konyayeva, Chiharu Igaya, Ray Bryant, Mitzi Gaynor, and Janice Rule.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, William Deane ranks 231 out of 790Before him are Kyrie Irving (1992), John Bromwich (1918), Neil Robertson (1982), Rachel Griffiths (1968), Dannii Minogue (1971), and Claire Holt (1988). After him are Pat Cash (1965), Stan Rowley (1876), Lew Hoad (1934), Mervyn Rose (1930), Fiona Graham (1961), and Henry Lawson (1867).

Among POLITICIANS In Australia

Among politicians born in Australia, William Deane ranks 20Before him are Quentin Bryce (1942), William McMahon (1908), Gerald Patterson (1895), Alfred Deakin (1856), Andrew Lesnie (1956), and Paul Keating (1944). After him are Fiona Graham (1961), Stanley Bruce (1883), Gregory Mathews (1876), Peter Garrett (1953), Ben Chifley (1885), and Arthur Fadden (1894).