Eleanor Roosevelt

1884 - 1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt ( EL-in-or ROH-zə-velt; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat, and activist. She was the first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, during her husband former president Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest-serving first lady of the United States. Through her travels, public engagement, and advocacy, she largely redefined the role of first lady. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eleanor Roosevelt has received more than 13,232,150 page views. Her biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Eleanor Roosevelt is the 5th most popular social activist (up from 9th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from United States (up from 41st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Social Activist.

Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served as First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She was also a political activist, diplomat, and author.

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Among social activists, Eleanor Roosevelt ranks 5 out of 840Before her are Che Guevara, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Malcolm X. After her are Jan Hus, Rosa Luxemburg, Henry Dunant, Mother Teresa, Helen Keller, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, and Martin Luther King Jr..

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Among people born in 1884, Eleanor Roosevelt ranks 1After her are Harry S. Truman, Amedeo Modigliani, Isoroku Yamamoto, Edvard Beneš, İsmet İnönü, Hideki Tojo, Bronisław Malinowski, Casimir Funk, Édouard Daladier, Anton Drexler, and Max Brod. Among people deceased in 1962, Eleanor Roosevelt ranks 2Before her is Marilyn Monroe. After her are Hermann Hesse, Niels Bohr, Adolf Eichmann, William Faulkner, Karen Blixen, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Lucky Luciano, Georges Bataille, Yves Klein, and Gaston Bachelard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eleanor Roosevelt ranks 31 out of 20,380Before her are Franklin Pierce (1804), Elvis Presley (1935), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), John F. Kennedy (1917), Neil Armstrong (1930), and Benjamin Franklin (1706). After her are Ronald Reagan (1911), Pocahontas (1595), George Washington (1732), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Walt Disney (1901), and Lee Harvey Oswald (1939).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Eleanor Roosevelt ranks 2Before her are Malcolm X (1925). After her are Helen Keller (1880), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Jane Addams (1860), Rosa Parks (1913), Emily Greene Balch (1867), Angela Davis (1944), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Harriet Tubman (1820), Susan B. Anthony (1820), and Jody Williams (1950).