Harry S. Truman

1884 - 1972

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO. Truman grew up in Independence, Missouri, and during World War I was sent to France as a captain in the Field Artillery. Returning home, he opened a haberdashery in Kansas City, Missouri and was later elected as a Jackson County official in 1922. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry S. Truman has received more than 13,470,633 page views. His biography is available in 127 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 146th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Harry S. Truman ranks 144 out of 14,801Before him are Ho Chi Minh, Clovis I, Paul von Hindenburg, Napoleon II, Brutus the Younger, and Anne, Queen of Great Britain. After him are Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Louis XVIII of France, Murad II, Joseph Goebbels, Darius III, and Reinhard Heydrich.

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Among people born in 1884, Harry S. Truman ranks 1After him are Amedeo Modigliani, Isoroku Yamamoto, İsmet İnönü, Edvard Beneš, Bronisław Malinowski, Hideki Tojo, Eleanor Roosevelt, Édouard Daladier, Anton Drexler, Peter Debye, and Franz Halder. Among people deceased in 1972, Harry S. Truman ranks 1After him are M. C. Escher, Ip Man, Yasunari Kawabata, Edward VIII, Ezra Pound, Frederick IX of Denmark, Maria Goeppert Mayer, J. Edgar Hoover, Igor Sikorsky, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, and Kwame Nkrumah.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harry S. Truman ranks 43 out of 12,171Before him are Janis Joplin (1943), John Wilkes Booth (1838), Wallis Simpson (1896), Morgan Freeman (1937), Stan Lee (1922), and Andy Warhol (1928). After him are Jack London (1876), Steve Jobs (1955), Al Capone (1899), Noam Chomsky (1928), Robert Frost (1874), and Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Harry S. Truman ranks 13Before him are Hillary Clinton (1947), John F. Kennedy (1917), James K. Polk (1795), George Washington (1732), Benjamin Franklin (1706), and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882). After him are Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Richard Nixon (1913), Al Gore (1948), George H. W. Bush (1924), George W. Bush (1946), and Theodore Roosevelt (1858).