English politician from the British Conservative Party who was 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.