Boris Johnson

British Politician Boris Johnson
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Profession: British Politician

United States of America
United Kingdom

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.

Born: June 19, 1964
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Age: 54 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Events in the Life of Boris Johnson

  • 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 Theresa May takes a softer Brexit stance
  • 2018-07-09 Jeremy Hunt becomes UK Foreign Secretary after Boris Johnson's resignation

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