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 2,512,073 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ed Koch is the 10,078th most popular politician (up from 10,192nd in 2019), the 3,991st most popular biography from United States (down from 3,933rd in 2019) and the 245th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Ed Koch ranks 10,078 out of 15,710Before him are Çandarlızade Ali Pasha, Jaime Roldós Aguilera, Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden, Cecrops II, Lord Leopold Mountbatten, and Nasib Yusifbeyli. After him are Shefqet Vërlaci, Victoria Kent, Demetrius I of Bactria, Alexander von Benckendorff, Johan Ludwig Mowinckel, and Chen Jiongming.

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Among people born in 1924, Ed Koch ranks 193Before him are Fud Leclerc, Dennis Weaver, Mike Bongiorno, Werner Kohlmeyer, José Donoso, and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia. After him are István Nyers, Girija Prasad Koirala, Klaus Huber, Gevork Vartanian, Jean-Michel Charlier, and Viktor Astafyev. Among people deceased in 2013, Ed Koch ranks 193Before him are Anatoly Onoprienko, Enzo Jannacci, Tony Musante, Domenico Bartolucci, Hjalmar Andersen, and Dokka Umarov. After him are Eero Mäntyranta, Bruno Metsu, Seki Matsunaga, Joanna Chmielewska, Ricardo María Carles Gordó, and Arik Einstein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ed Koch ranks 3,991 out of 15,968Before him are Peter Hyams (1943), Nile Rodgers (1952), Bill W. (1895), Joe Walsh (1947), Tim Russ (1956), and Henry Cowell (1897). After him are Michael Winslow (1958), Cherry Jones (1956), Peter Strauss (1947), Edward MacDowell (1860), Rob Lowe (1964), and Billy Vaughn (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Ed Koch ranks 245Before him are Garret Hobart (1844), Lawrence Eagleburger (1930), Dianne Feinstein (1933), Julia Gardiner Tyler (1820), James S. Sherman (1855), and Black Hawk (1767). After him are Maurice Hilleman (1919), Thomas E. Dewey (1902), Lee Radziwill (1933), Joseph Brant (1742), Nick Bollettieri (1931), and Robert Smith (1757).

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