Calvin Coolidge

1872 - 1933

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Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; ; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929. Born in Vermont, Coolidge was a Republican lawyer from New England who climbed up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming the 48th governor of Massachusetts. His response to the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. The next year, he was elected the 29th vice president of the United States, and he succeeded to the presidency upon the sudden death of Warren G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Calvin Coolidge has received more than 9,514,742 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 114 in 2019). Calvin Coolidge is the 1,047th most popular politician (down from 960th in 2019), the 329th most popular biography from United States (down from 277th in 2019) and the 46th 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 1,047 out of 15,710Before him are Cassander, Theophilos, Maurice, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Letizia Ramolino, and Rafic Hariri. After him are Leo V the Armenian, Hua Guofeng, Alexander Kolchak, Decebalus, Onan, and Vasili III of Russia.

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Among people born in 1872, Calvin Coolidge ranks 8Before him are Bertrand Russell, Piet Mondrian, Alexandra Kollontai, Johan Huizinga, Haakon VII of Norway, and Alexandra Feodorovna. After him are Djemal Pasha, Sergei Diaghilev, Marcel Mauss, Anton Denikin, Léon Blum, and Louis Blériot. Among people deceased in 1933, Calvin Coolidge ranks 5Before him are Clara Zetkin, Li Ching-Yuen, Adolf Loos, and Constantine P. Cavafy. After him are John Galsworthy, Faisal I of Iraq, 13th Dalai Lama, Sándor Ferenczi, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Albert Calmette, and Stefan George.

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Among people born in United States, Calvin Coolidge ranks 329 out of 15,968Before him are Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Zachary Taylor (1784), Paul Simon (1941), Grover Cleveland (1837), Rock Hudson (1925), and Dan Brown (1964). After him are Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), J. P. Morgan (1837), J. Paul Getty (1892), Joe Frazier (1944), and Martin Sheen (1940).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Calvin Coolidge ranks 46Before him are William Henry Harrison (1773), William Jennings Bryan (1860), William Howard Taft (1857), James Madison (1751), Zachary Taylor (1784), and Grover Cleveland (1837). After him are Andrew Johnson (1808), James A. Garfield (1831), Henry Clay (1777), John Quincy Adams (1767), Jim Mattis (1950), and Jefferson Davis (1808).