Boris Johnson

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 Juin 1964) is an Inglis politeecian, popular historian an jurnalist that haes sert as Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick an Conservative Pairty leader syne Julie 2019,[4] an as Member o Pairlament (MP) for Uxbridge an Sooth Ruislip syne 2015.[5] Johnson previously servit as Mayor o Lunnon (2008–2016)[6] an Secretar o State for Furrin an Commonweel Affairs (2016[7]–2018).[8] He campaigned in favour o Brexit in 2016,[9] an his comments hae aften brocht on controversy.[10]

Boris Johnson

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Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
Assumed office
24 Julie 2019
MonarchElizabeth II
DeputeDominic Raab
Precedit biTheresa May
Leader o the Conservative Pairty
Assumed office
23 Julie 2019
Precedit biTheresa May
Secretar o State for Furrin an Commonweel Affairs
In office
13 Julie 2016 – 9 Julie 2018
Prime MeenisterTheresa May
Precedit biPhilip Hammond
Succeedit biJeremy Hunt
2nt Mayor o Lunnon
In office
4 Mey 2008 – 9 Mey 2016
DeputeRichard Barnes
Victoria Borwick
Roger Evans
Precedit biKen Livingstone
Succeedit biSadiq Khan
Member o Pairlament
for Uxbridge an Sooth Ruislip
Assumed office
7 Mey 2015
Precedit biJohn Randall
Majority5,034 (10.8%)
Member o Pairlament
for Henley
In office
9 Juin 2001 – 4 Juin 2008
Precedit biMichael Heseltine
Succeedit biJohn Howell
Personal details
BornAlexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
(1964-06-19) 19 Juin 1964 (age 57)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyConservative
Spoose(s)Allegra Mostyn-Owen (1987–1993)
Marina Wheeler (1993–present)
BairnsAt least 6[a]
Alma materBalliol College, Oxford
ReligionKirk o Ingland
WabsteidGovrenment wabsteid

Candidacy for Prime MeenisterEdit

Boris Johnson conseestantly won the maist votes amang Conservative Pairty MPs durin his candidacy for Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick in 2019;[citation needit] he defeatit Jeremy Hunt in the leadership election in Julie an succeedit Theresa May as Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick an Conservative Pairty leader in Julie.[11]

NotesEdit

  1. Johnson haesna sayed how mony bairns he haes. He is kent tae hae fower bairns wi his saicont wife, Marina Wheeler; a fifth bairn frae a extramarital amour wi Helen MacIntyre; and a saxth bairn wi his fiancée Carrie Symonds.[1] Thare hae been allegations o anither bairn fae anither extramarital amour while married tae Wheeler, but Johnson haesna gien comment on these.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Proctor, Kate (29 Apryle 2020). "Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds announce birth of baby boy". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  2. Buchan, Lizzy (29 November 2019). "Boris Johnson refuses to say how many children he has in live radio interview". The Independent. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  3. Walker, Peter (29 November 2019). "Johnson dodges LBC radio host's questions about his children". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  4. "Boris Johnson replaces Theresa May as the UK's new prime minister". BBC News. 25 Julie 2019. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  5. Townsend, Mark (17 November 2019). "The view from Uxbridge: young voters battle to oust Johnson from his own seat". The Observer. ISSN 0029-7712. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  6. Walker, Peter (12 Juin 2019). "Was Boris Johnson as successful as London mayor as he claims?". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  7. "Boris Johnson made foreign secretary by Theresa May". BBC News. 13 Julie 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  8. "Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary". BBC News. 9 Julie 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  9. Birnbaum, Michael; Booth, William (13 December 2019). "Boris Johnson campaigned for Brexit and against the E.U. Now Europe's leaders are delighted by his victory". Washington Post. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  10. Bienkov, Adam (9 Juin 2020). "Boris Johnson called gay men 'tank-topped bumboys' and black people 'piccaninnies' with 'watermelon smiles'". Business Insider. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  11. "Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM". BBC News. 23 Julie 2019. Retrieved 26 November 2020.