Eliot Ness

1903 - 1957

Eliot Ness

Eliot Ness (April 19, 1903 – May 16, 1957) was an American Prohibition agent, famous for his efforts to bring down Al Capone and enforce Prohibition in Chicago, Illinois, and the leader of a famous team of law enforcement agents from Chicago, nicknamed The Untouchables. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eliot Ness has received more than 3,360,570 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,334th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Eliot Ness ranks 2,318 out of 14,801Before him are Gennady Yanayev, Merneith, Dagobert II, Lucius Aemilius Paullus, Roman Herzog, and Ottokar I of Bohemia. After him are Daniel of Galicia, Abdelkader Bensalah, Li Keqiang, King Zhaoxiang of Qin, Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Constantine III.

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Among people born in 1903, Eliot Ness ranks 36Before him are Georg Elser, Irène Némirovsky, Raymond Queneau, Matthias Sindelar, Hugo Theorell, and Kane Tanaka. After him are Lars Onsager, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Ernest Walton, George Beadle, John Eccles, and Empress Kōjun. Among people deceased in 1957, Eliot Ness ranks 28Before him are Alfred Döblin, Irving Langmuir, Curzio Malaparte, František Kupka, Jože Plečnik, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. After him are Heinrich Hoffmann, Erich von Stroheim, Joseph McCarthy, Maurice Garin, Richard E. Byrd, and José Leandro Andrade.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eliot Ness ranks 735 out of 12,171Before him are Tippi Hedren (1930), Wes Craven (1939), Muddy Waters (1913), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), Robert E. Howard (1906), and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null). After him are Dalton Trumbo (1905), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Edmund Phelps (1933), Chick Corea (1941), Michael Cimino (1939), and Babe Ruth (1895).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Eliot Ness ranks 68Before him are Sarah Palin (1964), Kamehameha I (1758), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), and Colin Powell (1937). After him are Boris Johnson (1964), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), John Sherman (1823), Bill de Blasio (1961), and Nancy Pelosi (1940).