William Hobson

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William Hobson

Captain William Hobson (26 September 1792 – 10 September 1842) was a British Royal Navy officer who served as the first Governor of New Zealand. He was a co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi.Hobson was dispatched from London in July 1839, with instructions to take the constitutional steps needed to establish a British colony in New Zealand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Hobson has received more than 133,912 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,817th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William Hobson ranks 12,703 out of 14,801Before him are Nathaniel P. Banks, Titus Oates, Jürgen Trittin, Roger B. Taney, Earle Page, and Māris Gailis. After him are Kenneth Clarke, Benjamin Harrison V, José Montilla, Charles Sumner, Patrice Trovoada, and Yahya Ould Hademine.

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Among people born in 1792, William Hobson ranks 44Before him are James Francis Stephens, Thomas Bell, José María Carreño, Gulab Singh, Vicente Ramón Roca, and Thaddeus Stevens. After him is Thomas Mitchell.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, William Hobson ranks 234 out of 366Before him are Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964), Richard Mulcahy (1886), Stuart Townsend (1972), John Bruton (1947), Cecelia Ahern (1981), and Niall Horan (1993). After him are Charlie McGettigan (1950), Andrew Scott (1976), Evanna Lynch (1991), Jack Gleeson (1992), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), and Graham Norton (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, William Hobson ranks 45Before him are Cathal Brugha (1874), Charles Haughey (1925), Albert Reynolds (1932), Jack Lynch (1917), Richard Mulcahy (1886), and John Bruton (1947). After him are William Paterson (1745), Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (1116), Phil Hogan (1960), Seán Lemass (1899), Edward Carson (1854), and Joseph Plunkett (1887).

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