Ben Carson

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Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American retired neurosurgeon and politician who served as the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2017 to 2021. He was a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 Republican primaries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Carson has received more than 13,832,221 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ben Carson is the 4,577th most popular politician (up from 6,222nd in 2019), the 1,546th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,022nd in 2019) and the 105th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Ben Carson ranks 4,577 out of 15,710Before him are Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Julius Schaub, Georgios Papandreou, Lucius Antonius Saturninus, Aristobulus I, and Stepan Shaumian. After him are Madame Nhu, Amyntas I of Macedon, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Cyril Ramaphosa, and Sviatoslav II of Kiev.

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Among people born in 1951, Ben Carson ranks 46Before him are Olivia Hussey, Salva Kiir Mayardit, Mark Harmon, Jean-Claude Duvalier, René van de Kerkhof, and Johnny Rep. After him are Elio Di Rupo, Willy van de Kerkhof, Kevin Keegan, Jarmila Kratochvílová, Gustavo Santaolalla, and Joey Ramone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben Carson ranks 1,546 out of 15,968Before him are Edward W. Morley (1838), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), James Oliver Curwood (1878), Joseph Losey (1909), Avery Brundage (1887), and Henry Rollins (1961). After him are Temple Grandin (1947), Gene Roddenberry (1921), Thornton Wilder (1897), Sonny Bono (1935), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), and Cybill Shepherd (1950).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ben Carson ranks 105Before him are Steve Bannon (1953), Caroline Kennedy (1957), Cus D'Amato (1908), Paul Ryan (1970), Cochise (1805), and Avery Brundage (1887). After him are Aaron Burr (1756), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Kalākaua (1836), Bess Truman (1885), John Dickinson (1732), and Paul P. Harris (1868).

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