Profession: British Politician
Why Famous: Mayor of London between 2008 and 2016, and as well known for his scruffy hairstyle as for his many controversies. Johnson's unique style and active contributions to journalism throughout his tenure as a politician have made him one of the most well-known and visible political figures in modern Britain.
One of the primary proponents of Brexit, Johnson was appointed as Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary by Prime Minister Theresa May.
- 2016-05-09 Boris Johnson resigns as Mayor of London, succeeded by Sadiq Khan
- 2016-06-30 British political candidates announce their bids for leader of Conservative party, including Theresa May and Michael Gove, Boris Johnson rules himself out
- 2018-07-09 UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns after Teresa May takes a softer Brexit stance