Harry Blackmun

1908 - 1999

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Harry Andrew Blackmun (November 12, 1908 – March 4, 1999) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1970 until 1994. Appointed by Republican President Richard Nixon, Blackmun ultimately became one of the most liberal justices on the Court. He is best known as the author of the Court's opinion in Roe v. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Blackmun has received more than 888,940 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Harry Blackmun is the 36th most popular judge, the 11,184th most popular biography from United States and the 20th most popular American Judge.

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Among judges, Harry Blackmun ranks 36 out of 39Before him are Richard Goldstone, Elena Kagan, David Souter, Harlan F. Stone, George Wythe, and Michael Mukasey. After him are Ranjan Gogoi, Samuel Chase, Neil Gorsuch, Nasirul Mulk, and Thomas Hoeren.

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Among people born in 1908, Harry Blackmun ranks 319Before him are Imogene Coca, Robert O'Brien, Dennis O'Keefe, Jackie Fields, Arthur Goldberg, and Rufino Santos. After him are Dennis Morgan, Raja Rao, and Ed Gordon. Among people deceased in 1999, Harry Blackmun ranks 245Before him are Dennis Brown, Walter Lini, Guy Tunmer, Walter Payton, Allen Stack, and Laurie Scott. After him are Bruce Fairbairn, Gene Siskel, Mary Kay Bergman, Zoë Lund, John Chafee, and Tomoo Kudaka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harry Blackmun ranks 11,184 out of 15,968Before him are Vince Gill (1957), Charles Baker (1971), Billy Taylor (1921), Kurtis Blow (1959), Lucille Bliss (1916), and Noodles (1963). After him are Mae Whitman (1988), Kasey Keller (1969), Birdman (1969), Jace Norman (2000), Fat Mike (1967), and Jesse Lee Soffer (1984).

Among JUDGES In United States

Among judges born in United States, Harry Blackmun ranks 20Before him are Walter Q. Gresham (1832), Brett Kavanaugh (1965), Elena Kagan (1960), David Souter (1939), Harlan F. Stone (1872), and Michael Mukasey (1941). After him are Samuel Chase (1741) and Neil Gorsuch (1967).