Ben Nelson

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Earl Benjamin Nelson (born May 17, 1941) is an American attorney, businessman, and politician who served as the 37th governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1999 and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 2001 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Nelson was an insurance executive before he entered politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Nelson has received more than 351,072 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ben Nelson is the 14,956th most popular politician (down from 13,635th in 2019), the 12,208th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,005th in 2019) and the 909th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Ben Nelson ranks 14,956 out of 15,710Before him are Fernando de Araújo, Børge Brende, Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet, Edward Lowassa, Ella Grasso, and José Manuel Soria. After him are Mahamat Kamoun, Marianna Madia, Graham Watson, Peter Hollingworth, Benjamin Fitzpatrick, and Amir Ohana.

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Among people born in 1941, Ben Nelson ranks 469Before him are Martha Reeves, Jim "Bad News" Barnes, Ed Bradley, Keith Newton, Paul Tsongas, and Frederick D. Gregory. After him are Ted Strickland, Dorothy Hyman, Asko Parpola, Brian Holland, Christine Truman, and Menzies Campbell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben Nelson ranks 12,208 out of 15,968Before him are Ella Grasso (1919), Mýa (1979), Kathleen Hanna (1968), Christopher Daniels (1970), Alex Band (1981), and Peter Hedges (1962). After him are Dedee Pfeiffer (1964), Maya Hawke (1998), Rocky Gray (1974), Faith Ford (1964), Joey McIntyre (1972), and Doja Cat (1995).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ben Nelson ranks 909Before him are Lincoln Chafee (1953), Tom Carper (1947), Ed Schafer (1946), Lawton Chiles (1930), William P. Fessenden (1806), and Ella Grasso (1919). After him are Benjamin Fitzpatrick (1802), Mark Warner (1954), Jim Bridenstine (1975), Ryan Zinke (1961), Ron Wyden (1949), and Sandy Berger (1945).