Bob Dole

1923 - 2021

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Robert Joseph Dole (July 22, 1923 – December 5, 2021) was an American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996. He was the Republican Leader of the Senate during the final 11 years of his tenure, including three non-consecutive years as Senate Majority Leader. Prior to his 27 years in the Senate, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Dole has received more than 9,608,090 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Bob Dole is the 9,046th most popular politician (down from 5,937th in 2019), the 3,071st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,024th in 2019) and the 195th most popular American Politician.

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  • 54.70

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  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bob Doles by language

Over the past year Bob Dole has had the most page views in the with 618,789 views, followed by German (17,728), and Spanish (16,133). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Irish (104.79%), Welsh (56.20%), and Neapolitan (54.09%)


Among politicians, Bob Dole ranks 9,046 out of 19,576Before him are Presian I of Bulgaria, Reginald I of Guelders, Albert Pintat, R. Budd Dwyer, Abe no Nakamaro, and Ernest Bevin. After him are Diodotus II, Christopher Lekapenos, Kashta, Franz Kutschera, Andregoto Galíndez, and George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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Among people born in 1923, Bob Dole ranks 144Before him are Tito Puente, Diana Douglas, Hans Riegel, Peter Lawford, Peter Vaughan, and Edward Mulhare. After him are Joseph Weizenbaum, Gordon Mitchell, Pahiño, Faas Wilkes, Maria Gripe, and Ferenc Szusza. Among people deceased in 2021, Bob Dole ranks 167Before him are Vladimir Menshov, Horst Eckel, Rodney Alcala, Jaan Kaplinski, Ronald Inglehart, and Jozef Vengloš. After him are Andrey Myagkov, Yuan Longping, János Kornai, DMX, Michael Apted, and Pilar Bardem.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Dole ranks 3,071 out of 20,380Before him are Eric Maskin (1950), Mortimer J. Adler (1902), Tiny Tim (1932), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Debra Paget (1933), and R. Budd Dwyer (1939). After him are Melinda Gates (1964), Florence Owens Thompson (1903), John Stockton (1962), Tom Savini (1946), Jackie Stallone (1921), and Walton Walker (1889).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Bob Dole ranks 195Before him are Jesse Ventura (1951), Oliver Winchester (1810), George Mason (1725), Levi P. Morton (1824), Mangas Coloradas (1792), and R. Budd Dwyer (1939). After him are James S. Sherman (1855), George Koval (1913), Daniel Inouye (1924), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), Victoria Woodhull (1838), and Dean Rusk (1909).