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Boris Johnson

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2019 to 2022. He previously served as Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and as Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015, having previously been MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008.
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  • Fun facts 

  • Personal 

  • Childhood: 1964–1977 

  • Eton and Oxford: 1977–1987 

  • ''The Times'' and ''The Daily Telegraph'': 1987–1994 

  • Political columnist: 1994–1999 

  • ''The Spectator'' and MP for Henley: 1999–2008 

  • Becoming an MP 

  • Second term 

  • Mayoral election: 2007–2008 

  • First term: 2008–2012 

  • Policies 

  • Relations with police, finance, and the media 

  • Re-election campaign 

  • Second term: 2012–2016 

  • Return to Parliament 

  • Brexit campaign: 2015–2016 

  • Foreign secretary: 2016–2018 

  • Return to the backbenches: 2018–2019 

  • Journalism 

  • Allegations of racism and Islamophobia 

  • 2019 Conservative Party leadership election 

  • First term (July–December 2019) 

  • Brexit policy 

  • Cabinet 

  • Spending plans 

  • Foreign policy 

  • Loss of working majority 

  • 2019 general election 

  • COVID-19 pandemic 

  • Political positions and ideology 

  • Environmentalism 

  • Immigration and the European Union 

  • Unionism and devolution 

  • Public persona 

  • Relationships 

  • Family and ancestors 

  • Reception 

  • Depictions 

  • Honours 

  • Bibliography