Alben W. Barkley

1877 - 1956

Alben W. Barkley

Alben William Barkley (; November 24, 1877 – April 30, 1956) was an American lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served in both houses of Congress and as the 35th vice president of the United States from 1949 to 1953. In 1905, he was elected county attorney for McCracken County, Kentucky. He was chosen County Judge/Executive in 1909 and U.S. representative from Kentucky's First District in 1912. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alben W. Barkley has received more than 780,120 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,787th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Alben W. Barkley ranks 5,752 out of 14,801Before him are Bruno Streckenbach, Virgilio Barco Vargas, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Liu Cong, Zimri-Lim, and Kuroda Kiyotaka. After him are Zoltán of Hungary, Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, Ammi-Saduqa, Saitō Makoto, Stefan Czarniecki, and Jamasp.

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Among people born in 1877, Alben W. Barkley ranks 42Before him are Ulrich Salchow, Endre Ady, James Jeans, Otto Gross, Rudolf Hilferding, and Sadao Araki. After him are Wilhelm Filchner, Isabelle Eberhardt, Edmund Landau, Charles Rolls, Vasil Kolarov, and Petar Kočić. Among people deceased in 1956, Alben W. Barkley ranks 55Before him are Otto Schmidt, Gustave Charpentier, Pío Baroja, Gianpiero Combi, David Seymour, and Art Tatum. After him are Mahmud Barzanji, Alexander Fadeyev, Michael Ventris, Drastamat Kanayan, Julien Benda, and Ludwig Klages.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alben W. Barkley ranks 1,860 out of 12,171Before him are James Spader (1960), Richard Jordan Gatling (1818), Bruce Nauman (1941), Danny Elfman (1953), Robert F. Engle (1942), and Michael Emerson (1954). After him are Serena Williams (1981), Liv Tyler (1977), Michael Phelps (1985), Lester Young (1909), Frank Stella (1936), and Betty White (1922).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Alben W. Barkley ranks 116Before him are Curtis LeMay (1906), Janet Yellen (1946), Kalākaua (1836), Walter Mondale (1928), Sam Houston (1793), and John Dickinson (1732). After him are Lynne Cheney (1941), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Mitt Romney (1947), William A. Wheeler (1819), Hubert Humphrey (1911), and Cus D'Amato (1908).