Winston Peters

1945 - Today

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Winston Raymond Peters (born 11 April 1945) is a New Zealand politician who has been the leader of New Zealand First since it was founded in 1993. He was re-elected for a fifteenth time at the 2023 general election, having previously been a member of Parliament (MP) from 1979 to 1981, 1984 to 2008 and 2011 to 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winston Peters has received more than 1,338,476 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Winston Peters is the 17,243rd most popular politician (down from 15,706th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 96th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular New Zealander Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Winston Peters by language

Over the past year Winston Peters has had the most page views in the with 311,698 views, followed by Chinese (7,080), and Spanish (3,843). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (298.15%), English (211.16%), and Catalan (98.82%)


Among politicians, Winston Peters ranks 17,243 out of 19,576Before him are Ljubčo Georgievski, Ivar Lykke, Stanislav Gross, Alfredo Lim, Sergei Ponomarenko, and Isabel Díaz Ayuso. After him are Chris Coons, Marisol Touraine, Nandini Satpathy, Uddhav Thackeray, Ken Dryden, and Paul Bérenger.

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Among people born in 1945, Winston Peters ranks 622Before him are Pat Conroy, Surekha Sikri, Walden Bello, Elizabeth Moon, Leonardo Véliz, and Raúl Rivero. After him are Paul Bérenger, Roger C. Field, Susan Bassnett, Shekhar Mehta, Hanan al-Shaykh, and Patty McCormack.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Winston Peters ranks 110 out of 303Before him are Alexander Aitken (1895), Tony Hurt (1946), Mike Moore (1949), Catherine Tizard (1931), Callan Mulvey (1975), and Richard Pearse (1877). After him are Kerry Fox (1966), Jerry Mateparae (1954), Trevor Coker (1949), Keith Holyoake (1904), Jim Bolger (1935), and Georgina Beyer (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In New Zealand

Among politicians born in New Zealand, Winston Peters ranks 22Before him are Jenny Shipley (1952), Chris Hipkins (1978), Bill English (1961), Tūheitia Paki (1955), Mike Moore (1949), and Catherine Tizard (1931). After him are Jerry Mateparae (1954), Keith Holyoake (1904), Jim Bolger (1935), Georgina Beyer (1957), Geoffrey Palmer (1942), and Robert Muldoon (1921).