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Fiorello H. La Guardia

1882 - 1947

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Fiorello Henry La Guardia (; born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia, Italian pronunciation: [fjoˈrɛllo enˈriːko la ˈɡwardja]; December 11, 1882 – September 20, 1947) was an American attorney and politician who represented New York in the House of Representatives and served as the 99th Mayor of New York City from 1934 to 1945. Known for his irascible, energetic, and charismatic personality and diminutive, rotund stature, La Guardia is acclaimed as one of the greatest mayors in American history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fiorello H. La Guardia has received more than 919,410 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Fiorello H. La Guardia is the 8,064th most popular politician (down from 6,737th in 2019), the 2,789th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,378th in 2019) and the 175th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Fiorello H. La Guardia ranks 8,064 out of 15,577Before him are Marcus Valerius Corvus, Alcetas I of Macedon, Flavius Bauto, John I, Duke of Brittany, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, and Kashta. After him are Margaret of Foix, Józef Haller, Hitoshi Ashida, Alfred Meyer, Chen Gongbo, and Nikolay Chkheidze.

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Among people born in 1882, Fiorello H. La Guardia ranks 103Before him are Volin, Christian Mortensen, Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, August Kopff, Aurel Vlaicu, and Maximiliano Hernández Martínez. After him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Max Decugis, Vilém Mathesius, Kâzım Karabekir, Walther Meissner, and Otto Weddigen. Among people deceased in 1947, Fiorello H. La Guardia ranks 87Before him are Karol Świerczewski, Constantin Sănătescu, Friedrich Paschen, William Moulton Marston, Lilly Reich, and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield. After him are Lucjan Żeligowski, August Eigruber, Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt, Harukichi Hyakutake, Carl Hilpert, and Lyuh Woon-hyung.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fiorello H. La Guardia ranks 2,789 out of 18,182Before him are Machine Gun Kelly (1990), Philo Farnsworth (1906), Jack Johnson (1878), Dan Quayle (1947), Darlene Hard (1936), and Gerry Mulligan (1927). After him are Ernest Guiraud (1837), Alfre Woodard (1952), John Savage (1949), Mary Astor (1906), Kristin Davis (1965), and Jane Powell (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Fiorello H. La Guardia ranks 175Before him are Ronald Lauder (1944), Mike Pompeo (1963), Henry Wilson (1812), Thomas R. Marshall (1854), Susan Wojcicki (1968), and Dan Quayle (1947). After him are Mitch McConnell (1942), Jeb Bush (1953), Kamehameha III (1814), Hannibal Hamlin (1809), Babushka Lady (1930), and Winfield Scott (1786).