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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

1779 - 1848

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, (15 March 1779 – 24 November 1848), in some sources called Henry William Lamb, was a British Whig statesman who served as Home Secretary (1830–1834) and Prime Minister (1834 and 1835–1841). He is best known for being prime minister in Queen Victoria's early years and coaching her in the ways of politics, acting almost as her private secretary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne has received more than 4,016,765 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,143rd most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ranks 2,128 out of 14,801Before him are Milan I of Serbia, Šuppiluliuma I, Sahure, Tamar, Vincent Auriol, and Juho Kusti Paasikivi. After him are Joannes, Gordon Brown, Otto Strasser, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Isabella II of Jerusalem, and Emperor Hui of Han.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1779, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ranks 6Before him are Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Mustafa IV, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Carl Ritter, and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia. After him are Elizabeth Alexeievna, Francis IV, Duke of Modena, Thomas Moore, Adam Oehlenschläger, Antoine-Henri Jomini, and Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily. Among people deceased in 1848, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ranks 11Before him are François-René de Chateaubriand, John Quincy Adams, Christian VIII of Denmark, Bernard Bolzano, Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt, and Nicolas Oudinot. After him are Caroline Herschel, María Isabella of Spain, Vissarion Belinsky, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Khachatur Abovian, and Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ranks 503 out of 5,347Before him are Muriel Spark (1918), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), G. E. Moore (1873), Boris Karloff (1887), Brook Taylor (1685), and David Attenborough (1926). After him are Gordon Brown (1951), Nigel Farage (1964), Austen Chamberlain (1863), Nigel Mansell (1953), Thomas Cranmer (1489), and Thomas Cromwell (1485).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ranks 86Before him are Arthur Balfour (1848), James III of Scotland (1451), Anne Neville (1456), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), and Sweyn II of Denmark (1020). After him are Gordon Brown (1951), Nigel Farage (1964), Austen Chamberlain (1863), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Harold Wilson (1916), and George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592).