Al Smith

1873 - 1944

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Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who served four terms as Governor of New York and was the Democratic Party's candidate for president in 1928. The son of an Irish-American mother and a Civil War veteran and Italian American father, Smith was raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bridge. He resided in that neighborhood for his entire life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al Smith has received more than 1,454,254 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Al Smith is the 12,012th most popular politician (down from 11,657th in 2019), the 5,790th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,413th in 2019) and the 363rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Al Smith ranks 12,012 out of 15,710Before him are Jens Christian Christensen, Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester, Publius Sempronius Tuditanus, Murtala Mohammed, Enrique Barón Crespo, and Jo Cals. After him are Jagat Gosain, Valentin Mankin, Palden Thondup Namgyal, Cai Xiang, Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, and Paek Nam-sun.

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Among people born in 1873, Al Smith ranks 127Before him are Rudolf Tobias, Max Švabinský, Carl Vaugoin, Vladimir Bonch-Bruyevich, Marcel Boulenger, and Ivan Babushkin. After him are Frank Wild, Michel Giacobini, Ivan Shmelyov, Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Ioannis Chrysafis, and Julieta Lanteri. Among people deceased in 1944, Al Smith ranks 203Before him are Jurgis Baltrušaitis, Aino Ackté, Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne, Benedicto de Moraes Menezes, Dénes Berinkey, and Rudolf Harbig. After him are Jędrzej Moraczewski, Oszkár Gerde, Andrey Toshev, Jaan Kikkas, Endre Steiner, and Alejandro Villanueva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Al Smith ranks 5,790 out of 15,968Before him are Scott Patterson (1958), Theresa Russell (1957), Carol Ann Susi (1952), Iva Toguri D'Aquino (1916), Nick Carter (1980), and Paul Whiteman (1890). After him are Lon Chaney Jr. (1906), Darlanne Fluegel (1953), Marvelous Marvin Hagler (1954), Annabella Sciorra (1960), Charlie Byrd (1925), and Rockwell Kent (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Al Smith ranks 363Before him are Bill Weld (1945), Andrew Mellon (1855), Vernon A. Walters (1917), Caroline Harrison (1832), Thaddeus Stevens (1792), and Dan Sullivan (1964). After him are Richard Helms (1913), Charles Bolden (1946), Enoch L. Johnson (1883), Strom Thurmond (1902), Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann (1933), and Helen Herron Taft (1861).