George Wallace

1919 - 1998

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George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician who served as the 45th governor of Alabama for four terms. A member of the Democratic Party, he is best remembered for his staunch segregationist and populist views. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Wallace has received more than 7,881,253 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). George Wallace is the 6,658th most popular politician (down from 6,477th in 2019), the 2,257th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,283rd in 2019) and the 139th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, George Wallace ranks 6,658 out of 15,577Before him are Artur da Costa e Silva, Carlos Lacoste, Tsutomu Hata, Emperor Juntoku, Anaximenes of Lampsacus, and Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen. After him are Hans-Gert Pöttering, He Zizhen, Miltiades the Elder, Feng Guozhang, Democedes, and Peter Wittgenstein.

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Among people born in 1919, George Wallace ranks 76Before him are Maurice Herzog, Charles Sweeney, François Périer, Merce Cunningham, Licio Gelli, and Joe Weider. After him are Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Abdel Hakim Amer, Frederik Pohl, Christoph Probst, Rubén González, and Joop den Uyl. Among people deceased in 1998, George Wallace ranks 73Before him are Ferenc Deák, Haxhi Lleshi, Jerome Robbins, Ted Hughes, László Szabó, and Adem Jashari. After him are Shotaro Ishinomori, Kunitaka Sueoka, Don Taylor, Carl Perkins, J. T. Walsh, and Maureen O'Sullivan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Wallace ranks 2,257 out of 18,182Before him are Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Chris Sarandon (1942), Fred Haise (1933), William A. Wellman (1896), Pat Hingle (1924), and Joe Lynn Turner (1951). After him are Jessica Biel (1982), Kanye West (1977), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Gia Carangi (1960), Duane Allman (1946), and Daniel McFadden (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, George Wallace ranks 139Before him are Prescott Bush (1895), Henry A. Wallace (1888), Oliver Winchester (1810), Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), Henry L. Stimson (1867), and Meir Kahane (1932). After him are Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Paul Bremer (1941), Clyde Tolson (1900), Kamehameha II (1797), William Joyce (1906), and Harry Dexter White (1892).