Gus Hall

1910 - 2000

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Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg; October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was a leader and chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate. 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. During the Second Red Scare, Hall was indicted under the Smith Act and was sentenced to eight years in prison. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gus Hall has received more than 427,417 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gus Hall is the 11,135th most popular politician (down from 10,936th in 2019), the 4,836th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,528th in 2019) and the 303rd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Gus Hall ranks 11,135 out of 15,710Before him are Wolfgang Larrazábal, Rafael Paasio, Aurel Popovici, Rafael Erich, Hermann, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Ruben III, Prince of Armenia. After him are Ariarathes III of Cappadocia, Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García, Ali Al-Naimi, Titus Didius, Georg I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Islam Shah Suri.

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Among people born in 1910, Gus Hall ranks 182Before him are Edmund Leach, Rachel Kempson, Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark, Lupita Tovar, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, and Lothar Collatz. After him are Cahit Arf, Attilio Pavesi, Stanislaus Kobierski, Lee Wallard, Genrikh Kasparyan, and Carlo Ceresoli. Among people deceased in 2000, Gus Hall ranks 150Before him are Gustaw Herling-Grudziński, Carmen Martín Gaite, Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky, Ansumane Mané, Henry Eriksson, and Ioannis Andreou. After him are Jacqueline Auriol, Liane Haid, Antonio Buero Vallejo, Charles Antenen, Rodolfo Pini, and Henck Arron.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gus Hall ranks 4,836 out of 15,968Before him are Dennis Lehane (1965), Barry Dennen (1938), Robert Barro (1944), Vincent Gallo (1961), Robert Richardson (1955), and Zane Grey (1872). After him are Terry Bozzio (1950), Linda McMahon (1948), Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930), Jonathan Littell (1967), Ginger Lynn (1962), and Lupe Ontiveros (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Gus Hall ranks 303Before him are Ida Saxton McKinley (1847), Alger Hiss (1904), William Wirt (1772), Jane Dee Hull (1935), Horace Greeley (1811), and Daniel Webster (1782). After him are Sargent Shriver (1915), Fred Thompson (1942), Jill Biden (1951), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), Bruce Rauner (1957), and W. Averell Harriman (1891).