Calvin Coolidge

1872 - 1933

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Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; ; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929. Born in Vermont, Coolidge was a Republican lawyer who climbed the ladder of Massachusetts politics, becoming the state's 48th governor. His response to the Boston police strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight as a man of decisive action. The next year, Coolidge was elected the country's 29th vice president and succeeded to the presidency upon President Warren G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Calvin Coolidge has received more than 12,243,513 page views. His biography is available in 126 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 121 in 2019). Calvin Coolidge is the 1,065th most popular politician (down from 861st in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from United States (down from 251st in 2019) and the 47th most popular American Politician.

Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the United States. He is most famous for being the president during the Great Depression.

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Among politicians, Calvin Coolidge ranks 1,065 out of 19,576Before him are Alfonso VI of León and Castile, As-Saffah, Klement Gottwald, Volodymyr Zelensky, Olaf II of Norway, and Maurice. After him are James I of Aragon, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Dagobert I, False Dmitry I, Lysimachus, and Valdemar IV of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1872, Calvin Coolidge ranks 7Before him are Roald Amundsen, Piet Mondrian, Bertrand Russell, Haakon VII of Norway, Alexandra Kollontai, and Alexandra Feodorovna. After him are Johan Huizinga, Charles Greeley Abbot, Paul Langevin, Marcel Mauss, Anton Denikin, and Emil Hácha. Among people deceased in 1933, Calvin Coolidge ranks 3Before him are Clara Zetkin, and Li Ching-Yuen. After him are Adolf Loos, Faisal I of Iraq, Constantine P. Cavafy, 13th Dalai Lama, John Galsworthy, Paul Ehrenfest, Sándor Ferenczi, Mohammed Nadir Shah, and Nikolai Yudenich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Calvin Coolidge ranks 307 out of 20,380Before him are Miles Davis (1926), Coen brothers (null), Burt Lancaster (1913), Clinton Davisson (1881), Oliver Hardy (1892), and David Woodard (1964). After him are Billy the Kid (1859), B.B. King (1925), Norbert Wiener (1894), Eli Whitney (1765), Rita Hayworth (1918), and J. Edgar Hoover (1895).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Calvin Coolidge ranks 47Before him are James A. Garfield (1831), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), George Marshall (1880), William Howard Taft (1857), William Jennings Bryan (1860), and Jerry Brown (1938). After him are James Buchanan (1791), Grover Cleveland (1837), Zachary Taylor (1784), Warren G. Harding (1865), Henry Clay (1777), and William Henry Harrison (1773).