Nigel Paul Farage is a British politician and broadcaster serving as leader of the Brexit Party since 2019. He was leader of the UK Independence Party from 2006 to 2009 and 2010 to 2016 and served as Member of the European Parliament for South East England from 1999 until the United Kingdom's exit from the EU in 2020. He is also a vice-chairman of the pro-Brexit organisation Leave Means Leave, and is the host of a radio phone-in on the Global-owned talk radio station LBC. Known as a prominent Eurosceptic in the UK since the early 1990s, Farage campaigned for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union. Farage was a founder member of UKIP, having left the Conservative Party in 1992 after the signing of the Maastricht Treaty, which furthered European integration and founded the European Union. After campaigning unsuccessfully in European and Westminster parliamentary elections since 1994, he was elected MEP for South East England in the 1999 European Parliament election.
|Born:||Nigel Paul Farage, April 3, 1964, Farnborough, Kent, England|
|Political party:||Brexit (2019–present)|
|Other political affiliations:||Independent (2018–2019), UKIP (1993–2018), Conservative (1978–1993)|
|Residence:||Chelsea, London, England|
|Preceded by:||Catherine Blaiklock|
|Twitter:||Nigel Farage's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Nigel Farage's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Nigel Farage's Youtube channel|
About Nigel Farage
Former UKIP leader, and a top rated right-winger in a poll by The Daily Telegraph who began leading the UK Independence Party in 2010. He was known for his impassioned speeches in European Parliament which often became very contentious. In 2016, he was very instrumental in getting the UK to announce it would be withdrawing from the European Union.
He helped found the United Kingdom Independence Party.
He was accused of racism while attending Dulwich College in 1981 and he has refused to stand during an ovation for Prince Charles.
He has been married twice; first to Gráinne Hayes in 1988, and then to Kirsten Mehr in 1999, and has four children.
When John Major's Government signed the Treaty on European Union, Farage left the Conservative Party.
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