Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, author, and former journalist who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, he identifies as a one-nation conservative. Johnson was born in New York City to upper-middle-class English parents and educated at Eton College. He read Classics at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was elected President of the Oxford Union in 1986. He began his career in journalism at The Times newspaper, from which he was dismissed for falsifying a quotation. Later he became the Brussels correspondent for The Daily Telegraph newspaper, where his articles exerted a strong influence on growing Eurosceptic sentiment on the British right.
|Born:||Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, June 19, 1964, New York City, U.S.|
|Citizenship:||British, United States (1964–2016)|
|Domestic partner:||Carrie Symonds (2018–present, engaged)|
|Children:||At least 6|
|Parents:||Stanley Johnson (father), Charlotte Fawcett (mother)|
|Relatives:||Rachel Johnson (sister), Jo Johnson (brother), James Fawcett (grandfather), Ali Kemal (great grandfather)|
|Residence:||10 Downing Street|
|Alma mater:||Balliol College, Oxford|
|Preceded by:||Theresa May|
|Twitter:||Boris Johnson's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Boris Johnson's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Boris Johnson's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Boris Johnson's IMDb|
About Boris Johnson
English politician from the British Conservative Party who became the UK Prime Minister in 2019. He was previously installed as the Mayor of London in 2008. He was also the editor of The Spectator, a weekly British conservative magazine from 1999 to 2005.
He began his career as a journalist and newspaper editor at The Times and then The Daily Telegraph after graduating a King's Scholar from Eton College.
As mayor, he introduced a bicycle sharing system called Barclays Cycle Hire and banned the use of alcohol on public transportation.
He married his second wife, Marina Wheeler, in 1993 and they raised five children together.
He appeared on an episode of The Daily Show with John Stewart in 2012.
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