How many times has the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest?

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How many times has the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest?

5

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Ireland has won all of seven times, with four victories within a five-year span (1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996). Ireland is followed by Sweden, France, Luxembourg and the UK who have won 5 times each. In 1969, victory was shared between 4 countries: The UK, Spain, the Netherlands and France. In total, 51 different countries have participated in the ESC altogether, and of these, only half have managed to win. Norway has come last most times (11 times).

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