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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 Italian-American father, Smith was raised on 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 1,666,745 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Al Smith is the 13,468th most popular politician (down from 11,995th in 2019), the 6,142nd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,786th in 2019) and the 397th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Al Smith ranks 13,468 out of 15,577Before him are Shah Jahan II, José María Vargas, Tudiya, Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman, Paek Nam-sun, and Andrej Bajuk. After him are Jacob Hübner, Alexander II of Epirus, Gayatri Devi, Gottlieb von Jagow, Ankhesenpepi I, and Enlil-nasir I.

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Among people born in 1873, Al Smith ranks 133Before him are Frank Wild, Rosa Sensat, Oscar von Sydow, Ivan Babushkin, Jurgis Baltrušaitis, and Jaap Eden. After him are Luise Fleck, Carl Vaugoin, Antonina Nezhdanova, Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Marcel Boulenger, and Étienne Desmarteau. Among people deceased in 1944, Al Smith ranks 227Before him are Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, Andrey Toshev, Jean Cavaillès, Paul-Émile Janson, Wim Anderiesen, and Jurgis Baltrušaitis. After him are Benedicto de Moraes Menezes, Ralph H. Fowler, Jacques Roumain, Oszkár Gerde, Dénes Berinkey, and Ferenc Kemény.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Al Smith ranks 6,142 out of 18,182Before him are Steven Culp (1955), David Wayne (1914), Charles Martinet (1955), Kevin Pollak (1957), Sonia Sotomayor (1954), and Scott Eastwood (1986). After him are Mike D'Antoni (1951), Don Wilson (1954), Charles Lloyd (1938), Rory Calhoun (1922), Frankie Knuckles (1955), and Paige Turco (1965).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Al Smith ranks 397Before him are Rick Perry (1950), Larry O'Brien (1917), Salmon P. Chase (1808), Freddie Spencer (1961), Shirley Chisholm (1924), and Charles Lang (1902). After him are Anna Harrison (1775), John Ashcroft (1942), Vernon A. Walters (1917), Jay Garner (1938), Sarah Childress Polk (1803), and Paul H. O'Neill (1935).