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Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson July 2015.jpg
Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
Assumed office
24 Julie 2019
MonarchElizabeth II
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 55)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyConservative
Spoose(s)Allegra Mostyn-Owen (1987–1993)
Marina Wheeler (1993–present)
Bairns6
Alma materBalliol College, Oxford
ReligionKirk o Ingland
WabsteidGovrenment wabsteid

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 Juin 1964) is an Inglis politeecian, popular historian an jurnalist wha haes served as Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick an Conservative Pairty leader syne Julie 2019, an as Member o Pairlament (MP) for Uxbridge an Sooth Ruislip syne 2015. Johnson is ane o the maist prominent politeecians in the Unitit Kinrick, haein previously servit as Mayor o Lunnon (2008-2016) an Secretar o State for Furrin an Commonweel Affairs (2016-2018). He campaigned in favour o Brexit in 2016, an his comments hae aften attractit controversy.

Candidacy for Prime Meenister[eedit | eedit soorce]

Boris Johnson conseestantly won the maist votes amang Conservative Pairty MPs durin his candidacy for Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick in 2019; 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.