Dan White

1946 - 1985

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Daniel James White (September 2, 1946 – October 21, 1985) was an American politician who assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, on Monday, November 27, 1978, at City Hall. White was convicted of manslaughter for the deaths of Milk and Moscone. White served five years of a seven-year prison sentence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dan White has received more than 2,411,848 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Dan White is the 13,974th most popular politician (down from 12,968th in 2019), the 9,439th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,925th in 2019) and the 627th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Dan White ranks 13,974 out of 15,710Before him are Paul Nitze, Pia Cramling, Themba Dlamini, Jack Lynch, Pete Wilson, and Andrea Chiesa. After him are David Kelly, Gabriele Zimmer, Nasir ud din Mahmud, Yuriy Lutsenko, Robert Abela, and Suthep Thaugsuban.

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Among people born in 1946, Dan White ranks 555Before him are Oganes Zanazanyan, Loudon Wainwright III, Dave Mason, Michael Mullen, Aleksandr Gorshkov, and Sverre Kjelsberg. After him are Georgi Markov, Michael Coats, Justin Hayward, Robert Jarvik, Comunardo Niccolai, and Rick Adelman. Among people deceased in 1985, Dan White ranks 213Before him are Helmut Niedermayr, C. B. van Niel, Andy Stanfield, Nicholas Colasanto, Dragomir Tošić, and Leatrice Joy. After him are Jack Medica, Phil Silvers, Harold Whitlock, Emerson Spencer, Carlos P. Romulo, and William Stevenson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dan White ranks 9,439 out of 15,968Before him are Bill Watterson (1958), Braun Strowman (1983), Patti Davis (1952), Dorothy Poynton-Hill (1915), Kim Rhodes (1969), and Lorenzo di Bonaventura (1957). After him are Rudy Vallée (1901), Patrick Leonard (1956), Pauline Frederick (1883), T Bone Burnett (1948), Evelyne Hall (1909), and Audrey Landers (1956).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Dan White ranks 627Before him are William Bradford (1755), Gene Okerlund (1942), Jay Inslee (1951), William Livingston (1723), Paul Nitze (1907), and Pete Wilson (1933). After him are Edward Seaga (1930), Richard Rush (1780), David Paterson (1954), Alfred Francis Russell (1817), Pat Brown (1905), and Bill Nelson (1942).