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Eunice Kennedy Shriver

1921 - 2009

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Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009) was an American philanthropist and a member of the Kennedy family. She was the founder of the Special Olympics, a sports organization for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities. For her efforts on behalf of disabled people, Shriver was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1984. She was a sister of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward Kennedy, Rosemary Kennedy, and U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eunice Kennedy Shriver has received more than 4,833,045 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Eunice Kennedy Shriver is the 7,251st most popular politician (down from 6,726th in 2019), the 2,463rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,372nd in 2019) and the 152nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Eunice Kennedy Shriver ranks 7,251 out of 15,577Before her are Bechara El Khoury, Meir Dagan, Roman of Bulgaria, Wu Peifu, Sayf al-Dawla, and Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria. After her are Jaromír, Duke of Bohemia, Nitobe Inazō, Shō Tai, Suleiman II, Gaius Terentius Varro, and Alexander Gauland.

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Among people born in 1921, Eunice Kennedy Shriver ranks 121Before her are Esther Williams, Virgilio Barco Vargas, Shin Kyuk-ho, Alex Haley, Ralph Asher Alpher, and Pierre Clostermann. After her are Manitas de Plata, Eugenio Coșeriu, César Baldaccini, Gavriil Ilizarov, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, and Angelo Dundee. Among people deceased in 2009, Eunice Kennedy Shriver ranks 85Before her are Frank McCourt, Andrew Wyeth, Bea Arthur, Edwin G. Krebs, Alicia de Larrocha, and Lino Lacedelli. After her are Joseph Wiseman, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Prince Alexandre of Belgium, Claude Berri, Félix Malloum, and Brittany Murphy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eunice Kennedy Shriver ranks 2,463 out of 18,182Before her are Allan Kaprow (1927), Lynda Carter (1951), King Oliver (1881), Ross Macdonald (1915), Charles Grodin (1935), and Shirley Jackson (1916). After her are Richard R. Schrock (1945), J. T. Walsh (1943), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Chris Pine (1980), Peter Diamond (1940), and Percy Sledge (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Eunice Kennedy Shriver ranks 152Before her are Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), Daniel Inouye (1924), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), William H. Seward (1801), Leo Ryan (1925), and James Baker (1930). After her are Ron Johnson (1955), Lloyd Austin (1953), Ronald Inglehart (1934), David Duke (1950), Robert H. Jackson (1892), and Cyrus Vance (1917).