Ed Koch

1924 - 2013

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Edward Irving Koch ( KOTCH; December 12, 1924 – February 1, 2013) was an American politician, lawyer, political commentator, film critic, and television personality. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977 and was mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. Koch was a lifelong Democrat who described himself as a "liberal with sanity". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ed Koch has received more than 2,877,112 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ed Koch is the 11,379th most popular politician (down from 10,062nd in 2019), the 4,398th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,989th in 2019) and the 277th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Ed Koch ranks 11,379 out of 15,577Before him are Cersobleptes, Norbert Walter-Borjans, Adone Zoli, Akhtar Mansour, Andronikos Doukas Angelos, and Giovanni Gradenigo. After him are Rodrigo Borja Cevallos, Wan Li, Sabah I bin Jaber, Christian Schmidt, Ariarathes VII of Cappadocia, and Juan Bautista Aznar-Cabañas.

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Among people born in 1924, Ed Koch ranks 214Before him are Wiel Coerver, Raoul Coutard, Eduardo Paolozzi, Yasuzo Masumura, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, and Rainer Barzel. After him are Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, Klaus Huber, Jean-Michel Charlier, Mike Bongiorno, J. J. Johnson, and Vilgot Sjöman. Among people deceased in 2013, Ed Koch ranks 207Before him are Alla Kushnir, Joanna Chmielewska, George Duke, Domenico Bartolucci, Nílton de Sordi, and Ignacio Eizaguirre. After him are Hans Hass, Jetty Paerl, John Tavener, Vincenzo Cerami, Arik Einstein, and Franca Rame.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ed Koch ranks 4,398 out of 18,182Before him are Jean Smart (1951), Kristanna Loken (1979), Susannah Mushatt Jones (1899), Denis O'Hare (1962), Dakota Fanning (1994), and Bert Patenaude (1909). After him are Jon Polito (1950), Christina Hendricks (1975), Edna Parker (1893), John D. Rockefeller III (1906), Louis C.K. (1967), and Marilyn Burns (1949).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ed Koch ranks 277Before him are Florence Harding (1860), Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823), William R. King (1786), Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850), Robert Smith (1757), and Susannah Mushatt Jones (1899). After him are Jim Gray (1944), Elihu Yale (1649), Robert Mueller (1944), Elizabeth Monroe (1768), Sanford B. Dole (1844), and Lee Radziwill (1933).

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