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Benjamin N. Cardozo

1870 - 1938

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Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (May 24, 1870 – July 9, 1938) was an American lawyer and jurist who served on the New York Court of Appeals from 1914 to 1932 and as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1932 until his death in 1938. Cardozo is remembered for his significant influence on the development of American common law in the 20th century, in addition to his philosophy and vivid prose style. Born in New York City, Cardozo passed the bar in 1891 after attending Columbia Law School. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin N. Cardozo has received more than 799,860 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Benjamin N. Cardozo is the 63rd most popular lawyer (down from 58th in 2019), the 10,132nd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,584th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Benjamin N. Cardozo ranks 63 out of 68Before him are George Hadley, Louise Arbour, Michael Cohen, Christopher A. Wray, A. V. Dicey, and Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw. After him are Alberto Nisman, Richard Wagner, Dario Franceschini, Judy Sheindlin, Hauwa Ibrahim, and Irene Khan.

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Among people born in 1870, Benjamin N. Cardozo ranks 145Before him are Harry Vardon, Bautista Saavedra, James M. Cox, Henri Bouckaert, Hisashi Kimura, and Liberato Marcial Rojas. After him is Erskine Childers. Among people deceased in 1938, Benjamin N. Cardozo ranks 187Before him are Thomas Dewing, Oscar Dessomville, Oscar Apfel, John Kunkel Small, Albertson Van Zo Post, and Jacob Opdahl. After him are Matilda Howell, Pauline Frederick, George Lyon, Patrick Joseph Hayes, James Weldon Johnson, and Zona Gale.

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Among people born in United States, Benjamin N. Cardozo ranks 10,132 out of 18,182Before him are Ken Ribet (1948), Rulon Gardner (1971), Edward Hennig (1879), Arthur Laurents (1917), Dee Bradley Baker (1962), and George Rogers Clark (1752). After him are Nicole Richie (1981), Lynn Harrell (1944), Ellie Kemper (1980), Bill Laswell (1955), Ethel Clayton (1882), and Jeremiah Denton (1924).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Benjamin N. Cardozo ranks 17Before him are Wendell Willkie (1892), Clarence Darrow (1857), Ken Starr (1946), Michael Cohen (1966), Christopher A. Wray (1966), and Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (1959). After him are Judy Sheindlin (1942), William O. Douglas (1898), Robert Treat Paine (1731), Scooter Libby (1950), Amy Chua (1962), and Anita Hill (1956).