Elliot Richardson

1920 - 1999

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Elliot Lee Richardson (July 20, 1920 – December 31, 1999) was an American lawyer and public servant who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney General, he was a prominent figure in the Watergate Scandal, and resigned rather than obey President Nixon's order to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox. Born in Boston, Richardson attended Harvard University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elliot Richardson has received more than 636,461 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Elliot Richardson is the 15,871st most popular politician (down from 13,843rd in 2019), the 9,770th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,106th in 2019) and the 634th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Elliot Richardson ranks 15,871 out of 15,577Before him are Theodric of Bernicia, Erra-imitti, Manuela Schwesig, Themba Masuku, Forbes Burnham, and John Haglelgam. After him are Aladár Kovácsi, Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II, Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, Eshaq Jahangiri, Peyton Randolph, and Daniel Ona Ondo.

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Among people born in 1920, Elliot Richardson ranks 360Before him are Virginia Christine, Julio Bolbochán, Hemanta Mukherjee, Edy Reinalter, Dorothy Abbott, and Keith Andes. After him are Kamisese Mara, J. J. C. Smart, Jimmy Witherspoon, Shelly Manne, Vera Ralston, and Simon Pimenta. Among people deceased in 1999, Elliot Richardson ranks 256Before him are Vanessa Brown, Brian Moore, Basil Hume, Brian Shawe-Taylor, Yakov Rylsky, and João Carlos de Oliveira. After him are Rick Rude, Akhtar Hameed Khan, Maria Sander, Roderick Chisholm, Davor Dujmović, and Clayton Moore.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elliot Richardson ranks 9,770 out of 18,182Before him are Jeff Garlin (1962), George Siegmann (1882), Eubie Blake (2), Martin Davis (1928), Lisa Zane (1961), and Florence La Badie (1888). After him are Alma Bennett (1904), Leonidas Polk (1806), Sleepy John Estes (1899), James Rector (1884), Booth Tarkington (1869), and Sid Grauman (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Elliot Richardson ranks 634Before him are Lisa Murkowski (1957), John O. Brennan (1955), Spark Matsunaga (1916), Ted Sorensen (1928), John Henninger Reagan (1818), and John Brown Gordon (1832). After him are Peyton Randolph (1721), Fred M. Vinson (1890), Richard Blumenthal (1946), Ted Kaufman (1939), Susan Collins (1952), and Lorenzo Snow (1814).