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Gus Hall

1910 - 2000

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Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg; October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was the General Secretary of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and a perennial candidate for president of the United States. He was the Communist Party nominee in the 1972, 1976, 1980, and 1984 presidential elections. As a labor leader, Hall was closely associated with the so-called "Little Steel" Strike of 1937, an effort to unionize the nation's smaller, regional steel manufacturers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gus Hall has received more than 611,990 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gus Hall is the 12,388th most popular politician (down from 11,118th in 2019), the 5,141st most popular biography from United States (down from 4,834th in 2019) and the 331st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Gus Hall ranks 12,388 out of 15,577Before him are Publius Ostorius Scapula, Balaji Baji Rao, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Domenico II Contarini, Ariarathes X of Cappadocia, and Izmail Sreznevsky. After him are Ognyan Gerdzhikov, Eddie Lawson, Kigeli V of Rwanda, Hannes Hafstein, Mohammed Magariaf, and Abhisit Vejjajiva.

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Among people born in 1910, Gus Hall ranks 194Before him are Edwin O. Reischauer, Fei Xiaotong, Pál Turán, Lupita Tovar, Elmar Klos, and Alicia Markova. After him are Robert Cummings, Willy Ronis, Attilio Pavesi, Stanislaus Kobierski, Nathan Alterman, and Diosdado Macapagal. Among people deceased in 2000, Gus Hall ranks 157Before him are Spyros Markezinis, Carlos Guastavino, Jacqueline Auriol, Werner Klemperer, Anne Hébert, and Antonio Buero Vallejo. After him are Liane Haid, Rinaldo Martino, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński, Hidetoki Takahashi, Robert Dienst, and Frédéric Dard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gus Hall ranks 5,141 out of 18,182Before him are Yusuf Estes (1944), Frank Frazetta (1928), Steve Stevens (1959), Daniela Ruah (1983), Philip Showalter Hench (1896), and Leland Sklar (1947). After him are Eddie Lawson (1958), Eli Roth (1972), James Marsters (1962), Brandi Love (1973), Catharine MacKinnon (1946), and Dann Florek (1950).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Gus Hall ranks 331Before him are William J. Donovan (1883), Sargent Shriver (1915), Margaret Taylor (1788), Julia Grant (1826), Newt Gingrich (1943), and Horace Mann (1796). After him are Eddie Lawson (1958), Quanah Parker (1845), Edward Stettinius Jr. (1900), William Perry (1927), Charles Bolden (1946), and Joe Manchin (1947).