Boris Johnson Biography

Boris Johnson (Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnsona) a British conservative politician. He became the prime minister of the United Kingdom in July 2019. He served as the mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. He previously served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and is serving as the MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015.

Boris Johnson Age

Boris Johnson was born on June 19th 1964, in New York City, USA.

Boris Johnson Career

Boris became embroiled in several controversies. However, he continued to enjoy popularity in the eyes of his supporters.In 2012 mayoral election, he sought re-election, and trounced Livingstone. Boris won the re-election quite easily due to massive support from his followers.

On his second term, he was appointed the co-chair of an Olympic board which oversaw the 2012 ‘London Olympic Games.’ before the games, took inititive to improve the transport around London and introduced more buses for thousands of visiting spectators.

In 2015, got elected as an MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip, Despite numerous allegations pertaining to extra-marital affairs and other controversies, he remained a popular politician. The period of 2015-16 Brexit campaign, Boris supported the ‘Vote Leave’ campaign, and won , given a mantle to vie for the prime minister post. However, he refused the Conservative candidacy and Theresa May became the prime minister.

Boris served as a foreign secretary under Theresa May’s government from 2016 to 2018. During his term, he courted controversies, thanks to his comments on the five-year prison sentence of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratclifle
Upon Theresa May’s resignation, Johnson confirmed and launched his campaign for the upcoming election.

He then won the election against Jeremy Hunt on 22 July 2019 with 66% votes As prime minister, Johnson proposed to leave the European Union by 31 October 2019 with or without a deal. He then called for a general election in September under ‘Fixed-term Parliament Act’ to prevent a no deal exit.

Being a mayor of London, Boris Johnson introduced ‘Boris Bikes,’ a public bicycle hire scheme. With hopes that the bikes would become as common as black cabs and red buses in the capital.” In July 2010,over 90,000 users registering one million cycle rides in the first ten weeks of operation.

Serving as a mayor, he introduced the ‘New Routemaster,’ a hybrid diesel-electric double-decker bus that was similar to the original Routemaster bus modernised to meet the required starndards for to be be fully accessible. Originally referred to as the ‘New Bus for London,’ the first ‘New Routemaster’ bus was launched in February 2012

Boris Johnson Net Worth

Johnson estimated net worth is under review.

Boris Johnson Family

Boris being the fourth born of Stanley Johnson and Charlotte Johnson Wahl, was the eldest among the four children. At birth, he was granted both American and British citizenship. The family moved to the U.K. when he was young.

Boris Johnson Wife

Boris information a bout his love life is publicly unknown. However, this section will be updated as soon as possible

Boris Johnson Education

Boris schooled at ‘Ashdown House,’ a preparatory boarding school in East Sussex, proven to be a good student. He excelled at Ancient Greek and Latin and developed a love for rugby. Boris got a ‘King’s Scholarship’ to study at the prestigious ‘Eton College.’ being a popular student Performing poorly in mathematics and science, performed well in English and Classics. Began writing for his college newspaper ‘The Chronicle’ and was appointed as an editor.

Further studied Classics at ‘Balliol College,’ Oxford, on a scholarship. Being a popular figure , was elected secretary of the ‘Oxford Union’ in 1984 . Specialized in the study of Ancient Literature and Classical Philosophy and graduated with an upper second-class degree

Boris Johnson Achievements

  • In 1997, honorary awards with the ‘Commentator of the Year Award.’
  • He was named ‘Pagan Federation of Great Britain National Journalist of the Year’ in 1998.
  • He was’ ‘Editor of the Year’ in 2003

Boris Johnson Resignation

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